Friday 5 for the Week of July 27th, 2015

Paid Vacations: A Guide for Small Businesses By: ADP While employers are not required to provide employees with paid vacations, most offer at least some vacation time. In fact, according to the BLS, more than 90% of full-time employees… 5 minute read Small Biz Stories: The Evolution of a Brand By: Dan Fontaine Brands don’t […]

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Business Trip 101

A business trip is a good opportunity to do productive work for your business while earning substantial deductions. But it’s important to know the rules and limitations of deductions for business trips. You need to be aware of what constitutes a business trip, what things are deductible, and what you need to do to support […]

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Consultant’s Corner: 7 Ways to Strengthen Your Twitter Marketing

Question: What are some strategies to market my business on Twitter? This answer focuses on marketing through Twitter, however, we would recommend that you consider an integrated marketing approach utilizing a Facebook business page and possibly other social media sites to increase your exposure and allow for the most impressions possible. Here are important Twitter […]

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Small Biz Stories: The Evolution of a Brand

Brands don’t stay the same. They change and evolve over time, responding to both external and internal factors. Simms Jenkins of BrightWave Marketing says that his brand has been influenced by many of his team members, and evolved in very positive ways. “I’ve certainly been influenced a lot on our brand by our Creative Director […]

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Midweek Reading: USA-Made, Management Fads, and SBA Loans

July is nearly over, but small business news keeps on coming. Here’s some of the best midweek reading for small business entrepreneurs this week. With more and more people freelancing as part of the “Gig Economy,” some self-employed freelancers are working to recreate some of the structures of traditional business. David Politis was interviewed by […]

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