Tim Parker is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.
on August 15, 2013
If your small business employs or plans to employ virtual workers, check out the recent article by software analyst Ashley Verrill on TechCrunch. In it, Verrill says she emailed more than 40 current and former employees of Apple’s At-Home Advisor program to …Read » Views: 2,433
on August 14, 2013
If you believe everything you read or see on TV, you have to work every moment you’re awake, subsist on leftovers, and live out of your car at some point in order to become a successful business owner.
Although that may be the route to success for a few en…Read » Views: 3,287
on August 13, 2013
According to Entrepreneur, the number of Twitter users has doubled in the last three years. 18 percent of adult internet users use Twitter, while 30 percent of people aged 18 to 29 report regular use. That translates to more than 140 million accounts in the U….Read » Views: 7,678
on August 7, 2013
You may use your smartphone or tablet for just about everything — from tracking billable hours to attending meetings — these days, but chances are you still rely on your laptop or desktop to print documents.
But you don’t have to. Here’s how to print …Read » Views: 2,643
on August 5, 2013
An estimated 8 million unauthorized workers were employed in the U.S. in 2010, constituting 5.2 percent of the nation’s labor force, according to a 2013 report by the Migration Policy Institute. Although it can be tempting to hire undocumented immigrants to …Read » Views: 2,872
on August 5, 2013
How many resumes have you received from job applicants who claim to be “creative” and “effective” professionals with “extensive experience”? How frequently do incoming sales pitches promise to help you “leverage your assets”? How often does you…Read » Views: 2,405
on July 26, 2013
Anyone who uses an inkjet printer knows that the cost of ink adds up fast. Ever wonder why those expensive little cartridges don’t last very long? Consumer Reports did — and wanted to find out why. It found that much of the ink never makes it onto a printed …Read » Views: 2,058
on July 19, 2013
Sometimes a business name just doesn’t work out: You thought the clever moniker you chose would truly represent your brand, but customers didn’t make the connection. Or maybe you used your own name in the company’s title, and you now want to change it to…Read » Views: 2,097