Recommended Reading: Get Ready for the New Gmail!

An update to your Gmail: Google will begin rolling out an update to your Gmail, including new features like a Confidential Mode that lets you put time limits on how long the recipient can access an email, un-forwardable messages, “nudges” that prompt you to respond to important messages, and more. Amazon’s new delivery option: Same-day […]

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Don’t Do These 4 Things When Business is Booming

Success in business is just as much cautionary as it is celebratory. When you start breaking even and gradually grow used to business being on the up and up, naturally you’ll be inclined to spend more money. Sometimes this spending is done for the greater good of the company’s ROI, like hiring new employees. Other […]

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Do You Have the Licenses You Need?

What kind of licenses will you need when you start your new business? We’ve put together a simple breakdown of the licenses and registrations you may need, include business registration, tax registrations, state business licenses, licenses to sell products, renewals, and more. Don’t let these basic requirements become a stumbling block to getting your new […]

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Recommended Reading for January 10, 2018

Keeping up with all the latest news and advice isn’t easy—so we’re here to help with some recommendations for the essential reading for small business owners and entrepreneurs this week. We’ve got it all, from books to news to insights and features. Don’t miss out on the most important things going on today! New Books: […]

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Small Biz Stories: Training and Education

Many professions and businesses require additional training and education above and beyond the knowledge necessary to start and run a business every day. Louie Northern of Ascend Aerials needed specific training in several different aspects of using UAS, or drones, to get his company off the ground. First, he had to attend flight school, learning […]

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Unique Funding Opportunities for Women-Owned Businesses

While women own 30 percent of small businesses in the United States and are expected to generate a third of the new jobs, they receive less than 5 percent of the small business loan money each year. To fill this gap, organizations, nonprofits, and other groups are stepping up to offer funding opportunities specifically for […]

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