Looking back, many small business owners have no regrets about starting their business, according to the most recent SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard®, which surveyed small business owners nationwide last month.
The NFL Draft is upon us, with the Cleveland Browns set to take the top pick. As teams start trading picks and shuffling the draft order, it’s interesting to look at the ROI the top teams realized last season.
With March Madness in full swing, there is no better time than now to be a college basketball fan.
There is also no better time to be a Division I college basketball coach. The highest paid coaches are pulling in quite a bit of money, with several earning in excess of $3 million per year.
In a perfect world, you would never have to worry about your company being the victim of a data breach.
In the real world, however, this is a concern for companies of all sizes spanning every industry imaginable.
As a small business owner, you might be thinking about the best way to save for your retirement, as well as your employees. Only half of all Americans are set to meet their retirement saving goals—the earlier you start planning, the better.
Twitter can be a powerful tool for businesses. Fifty-seven percent of users have discovered a new small- or medium-sized business on Twitter, and of those people, half followed through and shopped at the company’s store or website. Furthermore, your followers can be a powerful force for your bottom line: three out of five followers made a purchase based on something they saw on their feed, and 43% plan to make multiple purchases from companies they follow.
The headlines about data breaches and network hacks almost feel ubiquitous these days, which is why more and more online service providers – from social networks to banks to grocery delivery services – are building multifactor authentication (also called “two step verification”) into user security options.
Did your small business face any security related challenges in 2016? Were you able to avoid a major disaster that cost your company both time and money?
As an individual or small business owner, tax season is never fun. From collecting receipts to preparing for the months to come, there is a lot on your plate.
You’ve likely heard of Periscope, the app owned by Twitter that lets users share and see live video streams on their mobile devices. Every day, 350,000 hours of video is streamed, and Periscope alone has 1.9 million daily active users. This app and others like it have transformed social media sharing.
In a perfect world, the tax system would remain the same from year to year. For individuals and small business owners, this would make life much easier. Unfortunately, this isn’t reality.
As you plan for 2017, you don’t want to lose sight of what’s required of you (and your company) to finish up the current year in the appropriate manner.
If you rely heavily on referrals to grow your business, don’t hesitate to devote more time and energy to this aspect of your sales and marketing strategy.