Wednesday, February 1, 2023

What is an EIN Number, and Does Your Small Business Need One?

Small Business Trends     •     February 1, 2023, 2:00 pm
If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably heard of an EIN number but may not know what it is or if your business even needs one. In this article, we will examine what is an EIN number and…
Small Business Trends     •     February 1, 2023, 12:30 pm
There are many communications agencies that help businesses convey important messaging. However, Humanity Communications Collective goes even deeper. The company focuses specifically on groups and…
Small Business Trends     •     February 1, 2023, 11:00 am
Advertising and marketing campaigns help businesses in nearly every location and industry spread the word about their offerings. The marketing strategy of a local business is likely to look different…

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Social Media Marketing Benefits (2023)

Small Business Bonfire     •     January 31, 2023, 1:42 am
It’s no secret that social media is one of the most effective marketing tools. But have you ever wondered what it could do for your business? I’ve run hundreds of successful social media marketing…
Small Business Bonfire     •     January 28, 2023, 10:01 pm
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Monday, January 30, 2023

15 Reasons to Start a Business in 2023

Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     January 30, 2023, 9:30 am
At the end of December, I posted a list of my most-read blogs of 2022. Topping the list was this article about 9 reasons to start a business in 2022. I get it! After the downturn that resulted from…
Small Business Trends     •     January 29, 2023, 5:00 pm
When you’re a freelancer, it’s crucial to set client expectations upfront to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship. Not setting realistic boundaries and outcomes at the start can lead to critical…
Small Business Trends     •     January 29, 2023, 2:00 pm
The Restaurant Revitalization Tax Credit Act has been reintroduced to provide payroll tax relief to eligible small businesses. Senate Bill Would Give Payroll Tax Relief to Some Small Businesses The…
Small Business Bonfire     •     January 28, 2023, 6:14 pm
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Sunday, January 29, 2023

The Basics of Cloud Security For SMBs: Zero Trust, CNAAP, and More

Small Business Trends     •     January 29, 2023, 11:00 am
As a small business that relies on cloud computing technology, what have you done to prepare for a possible data breach or hacking attempt? Cloud technology has been a lifesaver for cost-effective…
Small Business Trends     •     January 28, 2023, 5:00 pm
Brand recognition is one of the hardest achievements of any sized business. However, once it is achieved it has a huge payoff. As the longest-running brand marketing conference in the United States,…

Saturday, January 28, 2023

Ways to Recognize Employees: Their Tax Implications

Small Business Trends     •     January 28, 2023, 11:00 am
It doesn’t cost you anything to say “thank you” to employees who do a good job for your company, and there are no tax implications here. But if you want to do more to recognize their accomplishments…
Small Business Trends     •     January 27, 2023, 5:00 pm
Pandemic-related grants have tens of thousands of small businesses with timely needed funds for the past couple of years. And these grants continue to be available because small businesses are still…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     January 27, 2023, 5:00 pm
What is standing in the way of your success? What lies do you need to overcome when they try to sneak into your Business Brain? Join us as we destroy these myths and share with you methods to avoid…

Friday, January 27, 2023

Justice Dept. Sues Google for Digital Ad Monopoly

Small Business Trends     •     January 27, 2023, 11:00 am
The Justice Department recently filed a civil antitrust suit against Google for monopolizing multiple digital advertising technology products, allegedly in violation of Sections 1 and 2 of the…
Small Business Trends     •     January 27, 2023, 12:00 am
Texas Republican Roger Williams, newly appointed chair of the House’s Small Business Committee, has been a life-long small business owner. His family owns a car dealership and also a cattle…

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Federal Income Tax Brackets for 2022 and 2023

Small Business Trends     •     January 26, 2023, 2:00 pm
With the start of a new year, it’s important to be aware of any changes to federal income tax brackets that may affect you and your family. For 2022 and 2023, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has…

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

How to File Taxes for the 2022 Tax Year

Small Business Trends     •     January 25, 2023, 2:00 pm
It’s said that the longest journey starts with a single step. How to file taxes? Whether you’re going to file your own taxes, 0r use tax preparation services, your first step before you prepare and…

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Handyman Tools – Everything You Need to Start a Business

Small Business Trends     •     January 24, 2023, 11:00 am
Fixing small or big issues is something every homeowner understands too well. No matter how old the house is, repairs and improvements are a constant challenge. Some homeowners prepare a complete…
Small Business Trends     •     January 23, 2023, 6:30 pm
Ecommerce sales hit a record high during the recent holiday season, with consumers spending a total of $211.7 billion online between the beginning of November and the end of December. Ecommerce Sales…
Small Business Trends     •     January 23, 2023, 5:00 pm
Are you an entrepreneur looking to take advantage of the incredible opportunities social media provides to start a social media business? In this article, we’ll go over 25 ideas on how to create and…
Small Business Trends     •     January 23, 2023, 3:30 pm
Even though some independent retail businesses rely mainly on high-tech point-of-sale systems, traditional cash registers can still offer value to small businesses. Cash registers are generally…

Monday, January 23, 2023

How to Establish Business Credit

Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     January 23, 2023, 9:30 am
It is important to establish business credit as soon as you decide to go into business. Having good business credit is always important, and you also need to understand how bad credit can affect your…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     January 20, 2023, 5:00 pm
How much would you pay for the website address of your name? What’s it worth to you? It was worth $1000 to Dave Hamilton. How much did Shannon Jean have to pay for his domain name? Listen in to find…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     January 19, 2023, 9:30 am
#Smallbizchat Podcast LIVE is a monthly video chat where small business owners can get answers to their questions. The focus of #Smallbizchat Podcast LIVE is to end small business failure by helping…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     January 18, 2023, 5:00 pm
Join us for another bite-sized episode of Business Brain as we ask: “Can you manage ALL email with just one mail application?” Listen in as Dave Hamilton explains how he manages one single mailbox…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     January 16, 2023, 9:30 am
2023 is another opportunity to grow your business and glorify the Lord. If you have been following this blog for a long time, you know that every year on Martin Luther King Day, I publish the bible…

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Get the Most Out of Your Business at SmallBizFluence “Find Your Freedom” Event

Small Business Trends     •     January 21, 2023, 5:00 pm
How efficient is your business? Achieving a highly efficient business takes a lot of know-how, being decisive, and maximizing the resources available to you. The goal of the SmallBizFluence “Find…
Small Business Trends     •     January 21, 2023, 3:30 pm
Say goodbye to cluttered, disorganized tools and hello to ultimate productivity with a rolling tool box! Whether you’re a carpenter, a pro mechanic, or a DIY enthusiast, keeping all your tools in one…
Small Business Trends     •     January 21, 2023, 2:00 pm
Small businesses often have small budgets to work with. This means you have to get more done with fewer resources. And you’re often left with less time each day as a result. Luckily, members of the…
Small Business Trends     •     January 20, 2023, 5:00 pm
When a vital industry to the national economy such as the trucking industry is struggling, public and private segments come together by providing grants and other forms of assistance. This is…

Saturday, January 21, 2023

New Pandemic Relief Grant Programs for Small Businesses

Small Business Trends     •     January 21, 2023, 11:00 am
Small business grants can help entrepreneurs overcome a variety of challenges, from construction to economic hardships. This week, several cities and local organizations around the U.S. launched…
Small Business Trends     •     January 20, 2023, 9:00 pm
Attention employers with salaried employees: The deadline for filing your W2 forms and W3s to the Social Security Administration is Tuesday, January 31. For business owners who pay subcontractors,…

Friday, January 20, 2023

There’s a Market for Literally Everything

Small Business Trends     •     January 20, 2023, 11:00 am
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Thursday, January 19, 2023

31 Paternity Leave Out of Office Message Examples

Small Business Trends     •     January 19, 2023, 2:00 pm
We know how important paternity leave is for fathers to bond with their newborns and establish a relationship between parent and child. Setting an effective out-of-office email message is an…
Small Business Trends     •     January 19, 2023, 11:00 am
If you’re considering starting your own plumbing business, there is a lot of demand for it. Most homeowners are looking for reliable plumbers that can do high-quality work in their homes. If you have…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     January 19, 2023, 9:30 am
Joanne Black is America’s leading authority on referral selling. She’s not bragging – her publisher gave her that moniker, and she’s taking it! Referrals work whether you’re looking for a job, want a…

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Your Income Statement Guide: Examples, Guidance, and Definitions

Small Business Trends     •     January 18, 2023, 2:00 pm
Having a solid understanding of your income statement is one of the most important steps you can take as a business owner. This guide provides detailed examples, guidance, and definitions to help you…

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

What is a Hashtag, and How Do You Use Them?

Small Business Trends     •     January 17, 2023, 2:00 pm
Social media is one of the most powerful tools we have available to connect with friends, family, and businesses. As a result, platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram have seen exponential…

Monday, January 16, 2023

What is a 1040 Form? How to File and Different Types

Small Business Trends     •     January 16, 2023, 2:00 pm
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur or business owner looking to ace your taxes? Great news: the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) makes filing an annual income tax return easier than ever with the 1040…

Sunday, January 15, 2023

11 Ways to Reward Hardworking Employees (and Encourage More Exemplary Behavior)

Small Business Trends     •     January 15, 2023, 2:00 pm
When an employee succeeds at work, leaders should make sure that employee feels recognized for their efforts. Rewarding your staff members for a job well done not only motivates them to continue to…
Small Business Trends     •     January 15, 2023, 11:00 am
Digital marketing is unique on many levels. Unlike any traditional form of marketing, it can be totally free (which means small businesses can compete with huge brands). Unlike most other forms of…

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Thinking of Starting a New Business? Focus on These Areas of Experience First

Small Business Trends     •     January 14, 2023, 2:00 pm
Every new stage of business ownership comes with unique challenges. There are things to figure out before you even launch. And then new challenges arise every time you hit a new growth milestone.…
Small Business Trends     •     January 14, 2023, 11:00 am
Small business grants can help entrepreneurs achieve a huge range of goals, from energy upgrades to hosting special events. Amounts for these grants can also vary widely depending on what each…
Small Business Trends     •     January 14, 2023, 9:30 am
The award-winning fitness and wellness service Apple Fitness+ have introduced several new ways for users to get and stay fit while improving their overall well-being in the new year. Apple Fitness…

Friday, January 13, 2023

Conferences and Trade Shows

Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     January 11, 2023, 5:00 pm
Dave is back from CES, and Shannon reminds us why meeting people in person is critical to building relationships for you and your team. Join us as we discuss techniques for success and how to…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     January 5, 2023, 9:30 am
David C. Barnett loves to say that it took him 10 years to unlearn what he learned in business school. After a career in advertising sales, Barnett started several businesses, including a commercial…
Business Brain – The Entrepreneurs’ Podcast     •     January 4, 2023, 5:00 pm
Happy New Year! We’re going way back to start 2023 with some techniques to create a Charmed Life that you should have learned in Kindergarten. Then it’s on to a discussion of how we love our…
Succeed As Your Own Boss     •     January 2, 2023, 9:30 am
When you are a single mom, you often have three full-time jobs: mother, father, and full-time business owner. No, it’s not easy, but you are an amazing woman making it happen in your business and for…

What is an EIN Number, and Does Your Small Business Need One?

What is an EIN Number, and Does Your Small Business Need One? Small Business Trends     •     February 1, 2023, 2...