Tag: small business advice

File This Paperwork to Prep Small Businesses for 2020 by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Entrepreneurs are on the cusp of more than a new year. We’re approaching a whole new decade! How exciting is that? As small business owners say goodbye to 2019, it’s crucial that they enter the next decade in compliance. Forgetting to file or update outstanding documents could result in their […]

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Stages of Success by @SBSLEducSoltns

[ ‘S o S’ ] = Leveraging Stages to Earn Something More: Significance   Flying @ 35K ft   As entrepreneurs, we’ve often heard how important it is to be successful.   And, as so many of us also know, success is defined in so many different ways, through lots of different life experiences & […]

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Mompreneurs Educating Kids by @SBSLEducSoltns

  So, you’re a mom with a business …   … & you want them to understand your why .    Aspirations   You’re already the CEO, COO, & CFO of your household. Yet, you desire to create a legacy, being remembered as more than just a mom-preneur who provides a product/s, service/s, or specialized knowledge […]

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3 Questions Small Businesses Need To Ask Before Hiring Fall Interns by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Autumn is right around the corner, and many small businesses are preparing to recruit interns for the fall semester. Hiring an intern is exciting for a small business. Interns bring fresh perspectives and ideas for projects to revitalize departments that may be getting stagnant. Some internships are so successful that […]

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Why Does My Business Need State Unemployment Insurance? by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Small businesses have no shortage of items to check off their initial to-do list. The journey begins once they have incorporated or formed an LLC. Then, they must look into registering trademarks, obtaining employer identification numbers (EINs), and getting relevant business licenses. Filing for state unemployment insurance might be a […]

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Consumer v. Producer : Which are YOU? by @SBSLEducSoltns

Stretching your Entrepreneurial Thinking While entrepreneurs will always consume certain resources, no different from our staff, or other citizens,, we shouldn’t think through a consumer lens nor should we spend precious time being one. So, let’s shake things up!   While reading, please invest time to ask yourself some questions. As I often advise mentees, […]

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Angel Investors In America: 3 Facts Entrepreneurs Should Know About These Financers by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor You may already know the definition of an angel investor. This is an individual who invests in a startup using a portion of their existing finances. Chances are you may also be familiar with an angel investor’s involvement with a business, too. Most investors, once they have provided a startup […]

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Should Entrepreneurs Act As Their Own Registered Agent? by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor “To act as your own registered agent or to work with a third party? That is the question.” We might have paraphrased this famous quote from William Shakespeare to fit into the present day, but we have a feeling the Bard might have shared similar musings if he had been […]

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What’s the Difference Between DBAs and Trademarks? by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor Many entrepreneurs new to the world of small business may find themselves easily mixing up the industry’s terminology and assorted acronyms. Trademarks, copyrights, dissolutions, EINS, DBAs, SUI, LLC… You may need to write the definitions down in order to memorize them at first! Trademarks and DBAs, in particular, often get […]

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3 Traits to Look For in a Great Business Partner by @DeborahSweeney

by Deborah Sweeney | Featured Contributor The business world was rocked to the core on January 30th when three corporations — Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase — announced they were partnering together to form an independent health care company for their U.S. employees. While the initiative is still in its early stages (so early that nobody […]

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