When you start a home business, it is important to understand the distinction between a product and a service. This is because this distinction could affect how you are paid. Consider: Most people ... Read More about Home Business: Are You Providing a Product or a Service?
We live in an information age where most companies welcome the dissemination of information about their products and services. And why not? So long as they can back it up, companies only have ... Read More about When Companies Go Too Far
One of the great things about working from home, and running your own business, is that you have a great deal of flexibility. Your dress code is flexible. Your schedule is largely flexible. The types ... Read More about Working from Home: Do You Have a Back-Up Plan?
One of the most important things you can do when you own a business is separate your business and personal income. This is important for many reasons, the most important of which are to make things ... Read More about How to Open a Business Checking or Savings Account
As a general rule of thumb, I don't like contracts. Oh sure, I understand their importance. What I don't like is navigating through paragraph after paragraph of legalese. Unfortunately, as a small ... Read More about The Art of the Contract – How to Quickly and Efficiently Read a Contract
Chances are, you will need a lawyer at some point in your life. It could be something as minor as representing you in court for a traffic ticket or you may need a lawyer for something major, such as ... Read More about How to Hire a Lawyer
Do you need a business credit card? If you are a small business owner, you have probably asked yourself this question. And the answer obviously depends on your line of work and the nature of your ... Read More about Do You Need a Business Credit Card?
There are two major categories of people who work from home. First, there are the employed who are either full time or part time working from their own home. Many companies are starting to allow ... Read More about How To Successfully Work From Home
If you are a small business owner looking to outsource something you either don't have the time or the skills to do, or if you are a freelancer or contractor looking for work, then I highly recommend ... Read More about Looking for Freelance Work – Check out oDesk
Many small businesses face a similar question shortly after they open their doors - how do we manage our money? Like your personal finances, there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach to manage your ... Read More about How to Organize Your Small Business Finances