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4 ways an entrepreneur can prepare for the best year ever

by Guest Author  |  January 20/2014  | 
5 ways an entrepreneur can make this the best year ever

5 ways an entrepreneur can make this the best year ever Want this year to be your best one ever? Here are four actions you can start today to help make that happen: 1. Create a business budget I’m sure you already know the …

6 steps to creating a freelance profile that wins business

by Guest Author  |  November 12/2013  |  ,

6 steps to creating a freelance profile that wins business More and more people are going freelance every day, which means that the competition to land freelance gigs is getting fiercer. If you’re like a lot of …

7 steps to hiring the right person

by Evan Horowitz  |  November 5/2013  | 

7 steps to hiring the right person Small businesses that grow into big businesses all have one thing in common—they hire great employees. If you talk to the CEOs of successful companies, they’ll tell you that one of their most important jobs is finding the right …

5 accounting mistakes that put your small business at risk


Accounting mistakes can impede the growth of your small business and put it on shaky ground. Unfortunately, mistakes are all too common, especially for new or young businesses. In this roundup, five accounting experts from the FreshBooks Accountant Network share the most common …

9 great ways to find freelance jobs

9 great ways to find freelance jobs featured

9 great ways to find freelance jobs When it comes to freelance job opportunities, there are lots of them to be discovered if you know where—and how—to look. Whether you just want to see what’s out there, make some income …

An introduction to paid search marketing for small businesses

by Kristi Hines  |  September 11/2013  |  ,
Paid Search Marketing for small businesses

If you’re looking to boost your traffic, or you’ve lost your search engine rankings in one of the latest Google algorithm updates, then paid search marketing could be a good option for your business. Even allocating $50 – $100 each month could be a worthwhile …

Is It Time to Hire Your First Employee?

by Guest Author  |  June 25/2013  | 

Are you running a successful business all by yourself?  Then you’ve got your hands full, to say the least. (If we’re being honest, sometimes you’re totally overwhelmed.) And even though you’re working your butt off, you’re still missing a lot of opportunities because …

How-to: Package Your Services Like a Pro


Service providers sometimes find it tough to actually sell their services, especially when it comes to selling them online. The services offered may, in fact, be the best in the industry, or even in high demand, but people just aren’t clicking to buy. Why is …

7 Small Biz Expenses: What to Keep and What to Cut

by Guest Author  |  June 6/2013  | 

For the past few years, companies have been cutting costs aggressively to maintain healthy profits in a slow-moving economy. This is for everyone, from the biggest multinational conglomerate to the small pizza shop on the corner. When money’s tight business owners are smart …

Can your business succeed with a team that works remotely?

by Guest Author  |  May 30/2013  |  ,

Hiring remote workers may seem like the Holy Grail for small business productivity at first glance. Your team can avoid the daily commute to work. You can reduce overhead costs such as office space and equipment. These are some obvious perks of doing business …

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