Jaimy Ford is a business writer focused on professional development, leadership, and productivity.
How to Form a Sole Proprietorship
New businesses are automatically classified as sole proprietorships, but there are a few steps to make them completely legal. Learn those steps here.
How Much Should I Charge for My Service?
How Much Should You Charge for Your Product?
9 Signs You Need an Accountant
As a small-business owner, you must manage your money as you grow. Here are nine signs that help you determine if it's time to hire an accountant.
Can You Afford a New Employee?
Top Tax Write-Offs for Small Business Owners
With each tax deduction you take, you reduce your overall tax burden. Learn how to take advantage of these top tax write-offs this tax season.
Am I Ready?
How to start a service business: 11 steps on the path to success
If you have a special skill or area of expertise, a service business could be for you. Determine the unique services you could provide to your customers.
Online and Digital Products
What Is a Minimum Viable Product (MVP)?
Many companies release a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to test the waters and get customer feedback before they finely tune their product or service.
7 Tips for Improving Your Local Marketing
Learn how to focus on dominating your local market to gain the confidence and revenue to tackle bigger markets. Learn more about local marketing.
What Is the Sales Cycle?
How to Engage Customers Through Your Yelp Profile
A well-constructed Yelp profile can help make prospective customers choose your business over another. Get tips to get started on your Yelp profile.
How to Test Your Copy