Taxes and Your Small Business

Like it or not, every small business owner needs to deal with tax rules at some point, and the more successful you become, the more important it becomes to have good tax management strategies in place. In this article by guest writer Valerie Jocums we look at some of the basic tax concepts you need…

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The Importance of a Clean Home Office

This guest post from Ankush highlights one of those small tasks that happen around you when you work in an office but fall to you to organise when you work from home. Who is going to keep your home office clean if you don’t do it? Almost one in seven people work from home nowadays…

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8 Reasons Visual Elements Are Essential For Start-Up Business

Surprisingly, many small business still do not own an effective website! In this article, guest writer Anna Rodriguez explains why the visual elements of your website are at least as important as the content. There is no overstating the importance of an online presence in running businesses effectively. If your business, regardless of size, is…

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Rising Restaurant: How to Succeed in the Hardest Business Known to Man

If you are looking to startup a small business in the restaurant industry, this guest post from Hannah Whittenly points out some of the key things you need to focus on to make sure you do not become one of the business failure statistics! It should come as no surprise to any entrepreneur that the…

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Cheapest Ways to Promote Your Business Start-Up

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All small business owners look for cheap and effective ways to promote their business. It is even more critical for business start-ups. In this guest post from Ryan Duffy he outlines 4 very easy and cheap marketing options for you to consider. A well-known fact when it comes to running a business is that it…

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5 Mistakes Start-ups Make When Getting Off The Ground

In this guest post, Walt Capel talks about some of the common mistakes made by small business start-ups, and in particular, the need to spend some time getting your insurance needs correct. People who are brave enough to start their own business generally have different personality traits from other people.  Confidence is usually one of…

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How to Choose a Business Name

When the time comes to choose a business name you might wonder how on Earth to get started. The task of choosing a great business name is something that can cause a lot more hassle than you might think However, this process can be a great deal easier and could even be fairly enjoyable if…

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The Biggest Problems Faced By a New Small Business

Starting up a new small business is always a risk, no matter where you do it and what product or service you offer. However, that doesn’t stop thousands of brave entrepreneurs from doing exactly this every month. In fact, figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics suggest that 400,000 new businesses start up each…

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