Guest Posts

5 Creative Ways to Avoid Holiday Debt

If you've visited any retail shops lately, you may have noticed holiday decorations starting to fill the shelves. As retailers are launching holiday décor and sales earlier than ever before, it can be tempting to splurge during the holidays. Unfortunately,...
Thinking About Buying an Existing Business?

Thinking About Buying an Existing Business? Do Your Research!

For potential entrepreneurs, buying an existing business may be the best way to get started quickly by skipping most of the startup work. The good part of buying an existing business could be positive brand recognition, a strong customer base,...

Tax-Deductible Advertising Expenses for Your Business

Advertising your business can cost big money. Fortunately, the Internal Revenue Service recognizes these business expenses and allows you to deduct the cost on your taxes. Increased advertising is believed to boost sales and generate more taxable income in the...
5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own Business

5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own Business

There are many reasons that people choose to become small business owners. The reasons vary from financial possibilities to a lack of job opportunities. Whatever the reason, it takes a lot of time, energy, and sacrifice to become a successful...
Tax and Record Keeping Tips for Your Small Business

Tax and Record Keeping Tips for Your Small Business

Small business owners face a great deal of challenges, but taxes always appears at the top of the list. Small business owners need to make sure they are paying what they should and taking the appropriate deductions to reduce their...
Top 3 Social Media Blunders to Avoid

Top 3 Social Media Blunders to Avoid

Social media is often the most affordable marketing tool available to small businesses. Businesses have hopes of gaining tons of followers and generating new business. Unfortunately, you may not be getting your desired results because you may be making one...
Protecting Your Business Reputation Online

Protecting Your Business Reputation Online

Do you know what current and potential customers will find when they do an online search for your business name? As much as the Internet can help build your small business, it can also cause irrevocable harm if you’re not...
Alternative Financing: Peer-to-peer Lending

Alternative Financing: Peer-to-peer Lending

Many small business owners find it challenging to obtain financing from banks or other traditional lending institutions. Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is an alternative financing option changing the process of borrowing money by allowing businesses to pitch to an online audience...
Five Tips to Increase Online Sales

Five Tips to Increase Online Sales

Expanding your business to include online sales can offer great opportunities. While having an online store can increase sales and generate more interest in your company, it can also be a bit overwhelming. Ensuring you have several fundamental elements in place...
Three Easy Ways to Manage Your Small Business Taxes

Three Easy Ways to Manage Your Small Business Taxes

A new year brings about new resolutions. This year, I have resolved to become more efficient about managing my small business, especially in regard to tax planning. Better tax planning can minimize tax liability and save money. By starting the...