Do I Need to File For a Foreign Qualification?

Maybe you’ve heard the term foreign qualification before, but aren’t exactly sure what it means. How does your business qualify to file as a foreign qualification? What do you need to do in order to foreign qualify? If you’re not sure, you’ve come to the right place—here’s a look at what you need to know […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Business Entity Selection

Question: “How should I go about choosing a business entity type?” Many small businesses are structured as unincorporated sole proprietorships and General Partnerships due to their formation and maintenance simplicity and costs; however, the primary disadvantage with a sole proprietorship or General Partnership is that it is not a separate legal entity, even when it […]

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Friday 5 for September 21st, 2018

GoSmallBiz Podcast Episode 2: Gen Y Employees and Customers By GoSmallBiz                    Listen as Will Adams talks with Whitney Wrona about her research into Generation Y in the workforce, and how you can understand, engage with, and attract Millennial employees and customers… Listen now “Don’t Blame Me, I Just Work Here!” By Shep Hyken Have you […]

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Encourage Independent Thinking

An important element of an open corporate culture is a team full of people who are all thinking about ways to help the business. Encouraging independent thinking among your team members will generate new ideas and give everyone a stake in your business’s success. Benefits of Encouraging Independent Thinking There are many benefits to encouraging independent thinking […]

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The Conversations That Build Extraordinary Performance

We all want extraordinary performance from our teams. Extraordinary performance requires productive behavior. And to get productivity, you need engaged employees. One of the most important tools for driving employee engagement is simple: conversations. But not just any conversations. Learn why the check-in conversation is the most powerful five minutes you can spend, and how […]

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Episode 2: Gen Y Employees and Customers

In today’s episode, Will Adams of GoSmallBiz chats with author and learning and innovation expert Whitney Wrona about her research into Generation Y—also known as Millennials—in the workforce. Whitney shares what she’s learned about how business owners can be better prepared to understand, engage with and attract “Millennial” employees and customers. You can learn find […]

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“Don’t Blame Me, I Just Work Here!”

Have you ever tried to report a problem and gotten the response, “Don’t blame me, I just work here!”? Maybe it wasn’t those exact words, but you can recognize the sentiment behind them. If you or anyone on your team ever gives that response, it’s a big mistake. There will always be problems—it’s how they’re […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Photography Pricing Strategies

Q: I’m a photographer and videographer in Atlanta. How do I determine how much I should charge? There are several factors that potentially influence wedding photography prices, including hours of service, number of events, locations(s), photo format (album, digital file, video, etc.), and photographer experience and name recognition. Due to the variables, a form of […]

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Friday 5 for September 14th, 2018

Which 5 Cities Are Best for Small Businesses? By Deborah Sweeney This August, Fios by Verizon released a study on the 10 best cities for entrepreneurs to start a small business. The data gathered by the company examined factors from nearly 300 cities across the country including… Read article 6 Tips to Get Customers to Come […]

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6 Tips to Get Customers to Come Back Again

Every business is always looking for one more customer. However, a new customer isn’t always the best answer to growing your business. Your existing customers are every bit as important to improving your growth and profitability. Existing customers are your best prospects. Turning a one-time customer into a regular and loyal customer is incredibly valuable […]

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