Robert Moskowitz is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.
on September 27, 2013
As a small-business owner, you may require the specialized know-how of technical, creative, or subject-matter experts – either as full-time employees, part-timers, or consultants – from time to time. Although these professionals know way more about their s…Read » Views: 224
on September 26, 2013
Whether or not you’re looking for investors, a key factor in judging the future potential of any small business is “will it scale?” This is a shorthand way of asking whether your business has the potential to get a lot bigger in a short period of time.
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on September 25, 2013
If you run a business where customers are likely to linger, offering free Wi-Fi access can help you build loyalty and boost sales. But you can’t just set up a wireless network and forget about it. You must be on the lookout for a few potential problems —…Read » Views: 627
on September 24, 2013
Want the telephony capabilities of a giant corporation for a fraction of the price? Consider installing a virtual phone system.
A virtual phone system delivers traditional business features (such as handling multiple calls from different lines in varying ways…Read » Views: 522
on September 16, 2013
You’ve been putting in 12-hour days for the past month, yet you feel as if you still haven’t made a dent in that big project you need to finish. You’re tired, overwhelmed, and distracted — and wish you could figure out a more efficient way to get thing…Read » Views: 357
on September 13, 2013
The Small Business Credit Card Act of 2013 is unlikely to become law, but it marks a valiant attempt by U.S. legislators to update the venerable Truth in Lending Act and bring business credit cards more in line with those issued to individuals.
So, while t…Read » Views: 591
on September 10, 2013
Hashtags provide some interesting and effective ways for small-business owners to network, interact, and share information with people they’d otherwise never reach. In fact, savvy social media marketers attach hashtags to nearly all of their updates to inc…Read » Views: 583
on September 9, 2013
If you’re having your products made in China, or even just thinking about it, you’ll want to protect yourself from a few common problems that U.S.-based companies often experience there.
For example, U.S.-based companies like The Little Yoga Mat and 100…Read » Views: 283