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6+ Tips for Creating a Safer Workplace and Reducing Workers’ Compensation Claims

Workers’ Compensation insurance is required in most states to provide no-fault coverage for employees suffering job-related injuries or illness. More than that, it is also designed to help protect businesses from employer’s liability lawsuits and other potential costs associated with workplace accidents. Even with this required expense there are ways you can minimize the filing [...]

Looking for Payroll Services? Here are 5 Things to Consider

One of the most important parts of owning a business is payroll. It’s can also be very costly if not done correctly. In 2013 alone, the IRS issued $4.5 billion dollars in penalties to businesses who incorrectly calculated their payroll taxes. Not only that, but there are also varying salaries, shift differentials, benefit contributions, and many other [...]

3 Things to Keep in Mind When Modernizing Your Payment Processing System

As your business prospers, it’s important to stay on top of current trends and technologies that are relevant to your business including the solutions you use to transact payments. Here are a few things to think about as you bring your payments capabilities into the modern age. Consumers have more options than ever to pay. [...]

4 Things Business Owners Should Do for a Successful 2018

A new year means new goals for your business. While the goals may be obvious (increase revenue, greater customer satisfaction, etc.), how to achieve them may be a bit harder to nail down. Here are 4 less things to consider that can have a major impact on your ability to put 2018 in the “Win” [...]

3 Tips for Employee Retention in the Gig Economy

In a gig economy, attracting talent can be easy. Keeping them, however, can be tricky. And, yes, short term employees can seem attractive: lower pay, less time off, etc., but there is a tradeoff. The more employees move on, the more time you spend hiring than running your business. The hiring process is costly and [...]

13 Types of Insurance For The Small Business Owner

If you are a small business owner, insurance is something you will eventually need to address. It can be stressful to think about the additional costs involved in getting your business up and running. However, every business owner should have some basic type of business insurance in order to safeguard your business and your livelihood. [...]

Your Business is Live Now

Facebook is a great place to get engagement with potential customers. From ads to boosted posts and Call To Actions, Facebook is definitely a place for business, and new features are being added every day to make advertising feel less like advertising and more like natural communication with people you do business with. Facebook's latest [...]

5 Digital Tools That Tell What Your Website Visitors Really Think

Successful brands effectively collect consumer feedback and use it to make incremental improvements to their product. While customer feedback is important, often users aren’t sure about what they want; or, users claim to want one thing, but really want another. The best brands not only collect customer feedback, but also gather user data in order to [...]

Is Your Business Growing? 3 Tips on How to Scale

Scaling a growing business can be as challenging as starting one. These tips can help you navigate the roadblocks that come with success. You would think growing pains are a nice problem to have, but the challenges of scaling a business can trip up even the savviest of entrepreneurs. Sure, your store has grown forty percent [...]

The Depreciation Deduction, What SMB Should Know

An important new change to U.S. tax law quietly passed before the end of the year. I know, it sounds dull, but it’s actually quite exciting; the change is intended to help small and mid-sized businesses and might even work to stimulate the economy. The boost for SMB owners comes from an adjustment to Section 179 of [...]