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Financing your Business

Accounts Receivable Financing

May 23, 2018

Via: Investopedia

What is ‘Accounts Receivable Financing’ Accounts receivable financing is a type of asset-financing arrangement in which a company uses its receivables — outstanding invoices or money owed by customers — as collateral in a financing agreement. The company receives an […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

How to Become a Certified Bookkeeper

May 22, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

A certified bookkeeper is someone who has demonstrated they have the knowledge, skills and work experience to perform the duties required of a bookkeeper. The best way to become a certified bookkeeper is via one of the two top professional […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

When Larger Rivals Come for Your Business, Use These 6 Tactics to Stay Ahead

May 21, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

I love data. As a data scientist, I connect the dots. I also value relationships. So, when we launched Apt Marketing 10 years ago, we built our company on both science and art. Client partner relationships — people and communication […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

First-Time Buyers Get Tax-Advantaged Savings Accounts in Some States

May 21, 2018

Via: Investopedia

The spring real estate market has been tough for first-time buyers. With rising mortgage rates, a dearth of affordable homes and home prices that continue to increase, lots of price-sensitive buyers have been shut out of the market. According to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Employment Probation Period: Definition, Template & How to Implement

May 16, 2018

Via: Fit Small Business

An employment probation period, referred to as a probationary period, is a time frame used to determine whether a new hire will work out. A probationary period may be risky if set up incorrectly, as it may violate local labor […]


Financing your Business

4 Ways Predictive Analytics Can Boost Your Sales

May 16, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Big Data has been a buzzword in sales and marketing for quite a while now. Thought leaders often mention how Big Data can transform businesses and empower teams. But that’s only true when the data is used correctly. It’s easy […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

May 15, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, :”How can my company pay no taxes, and legally, too?” According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Amazon “paid no U.S. […]


Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor, Workplace Safety & Health

Want to Create a Trans-Inclusive company? Invest in These 2 Things.

May 14, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Even as pop culture and mass media feature more and more transgender representation, the workplace remains a hotbed of discrimination. In a 2015 study, 30 percent of trans people reported being fired, denied a promotion or otherwise mistreated in the […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

The Essential Elements Every Business’s Website Should Contain

May 9, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Broadly speaking, your business’s website should tell visitors two things: what they need to know to make an intelligent decision about buying your products and what you want to tell them. A website can have a virtually limitless number of […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

Tiny Business Is Serious Business

May 9, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Our cultural myths drive us to build, perform and scale; but they drop us like a hot potato when we fail. When we win, everyone’s a fan. When we fail, things get awfully quiet. The media contributes to this culture, […]