Small Business

ZenPayroll (Now Gutso) Lives Up To Their Name – Gutso Review

by Ryan Guina March 31, 2014

Update: ZenPayroll is now known as Gusto. They changed their name and added more features, including Payroll, Benefits, Compliance, Workers Comp, integration with accounting tools such as FreshBooks, Zero, and QuickBooks. There are other features as well, making them a one-stop shop for many small businesses. I’m still a happy user, and recommend them without […]

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7 Reasons to Start Your Own Business

by Kevin Mercadante October 14, 2013

Right now, you probably have a business idea you would just love to try out. Go ahead – admit it – nearly everyone has an idea like this floating around somewhere in their brains. What stops you from trying it? Maybe it’s a lack of motivation – you simply don’t have sufficient reasons to start […]

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Are You Really Work from Home Material?

by Miranda Marquit August 1, 2013

One of the benefits I have as a freelance writer is the fact that I get to work from home. I enjoy working from home because it fits my personality. My small home business is doing well enough to pay the bills and leave some left over for things that my family enjoys. And I […]

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5 Online Business Ideas for College Students

by Kevin Mercadante June 3, 2013

With the cost of a college education now hovering well out into the stratosphere, many college students are looking for income sources to not only help pay for their education, but also to minimize the amount of debt they will carry after graduation. While a part-time job is usually the preferred source of income for […]

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PayPal vs. Dwolla: Which is Right for You?

by Kevin Mulligan May 1, 2013

PayPal is one of the largest financial transaction tools available online. Boasting over 128 million accounts and exchanging payments in 25 currencies, PayPal is a dominate leader in online commerce. Of course everyone loves to hate PayPal, too. The company has had its fair share of negative press: from high costs for users to incompetent […]

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How to Conduct Productive Meetings

by Kevin Mercadante April 23, 2013

Do you ever feel that most of the meetings you attend at work are something close to a waste of time? Do you ever feel that meetings that you are conducting are not terribly effective? Unfortunately, that probably describes most meetings. But there are ways to conduct productive meetings . . . . 1. Keep […]

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5 Low-Cost Business Ideas You Can Start Today

by Miranda Marquit April 10, 2013

Economic troubles, combined with recent leaps in technology, have provided unprecedented opportunities for entrepreneurs to step out on their own. The idea of owning a business is a powerful one. When you own a business, you have greater control over your income, and the ability to boost your earning power in accordance with your business […]

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