Start a Business


5 Secrets to Franchise Success

No matter what type of franchise you own, there are a few best practices you can employ to help your business boom. Check out t...


Why You Should Buy a Franchise

Based on your personality, your long-term business goals, and your experience, owning a franchise could be a great fit for you.



No Kidding: This Week IRS starts Punishing Businesses for Helping Workers Buy Insurance

NFIB today warned businesses that they could be penalized up to half a million dollars starting Wednesday for helping workers b...


Supreme Court Rules On Obamacare; Colorado Reacts

Ruling Upholding Obamacare Subsidies Said To Have Little Effect On State

Sell a Business


How to Tell Employees You Sold Your Business

Follow these simple steps to navigate this difficult conversation.


Are Your Digital Assets Secure?

Digital assets require special consideration during business succession and estate planning. Here’s how to protect them.

Marketing & Advertising


Marketing Speak: Experts Dish on Industry Terms to Know

Learn marketing jargon that pops up in pitches, emails and client communication.


Small Business Book Club: Book Yourself Solid

Michael Port’s book helped a counselor who specializes in treating eating disorders identify the value of her business.

Government Issues & Contracting


Video: Top 3 Small Business Issues in 2015

Lower healthcare costs, tax reform and regulatory certainty would go a long way to providing owners relief.


VIDEO: The New Congress Is in Full Swing

The 114th Congress has already taken action on several small business issues, including regulations, healthcare and energy. Wat...

Finance & Accounting


Dwolla: Can This Online Payment System Help Businesses?

This e-commerce company offers a cheaper way to process payments.


Apple Pay: Boon or Bust?

Apple’s payment system has been adopted by consumers and retailers—how’s it working?

Staffing & Workplace Issues


4 Ways Summer Hires Can Help Your Small Biz

Seasonal employees can offer major benefits—even if your business is slow in the summer.


The 6 Most Common Cybersecurity Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Avoid these errors to help prevent a cyberattack.

Insurance & Healthcare


Supplemental Insurance Benefits Are a Valuable Employer Tool

A loaded benefits package can help attract and retain employees. Offering supplemental insurance benefits is an affordable way ...


Infographic: April 2015 Small Business Scorecard

A ranking of the issues affecting small business this month.

Legal Help


Equal Opportunity Laws: How to Fulfill Requirements

Use these tips to comply with fair employment and recruiting laws at your small business.


What Your Small Business Can Learn From Abercrombie & Fitch

The once-popular retailer is suffering from declining sales. Learn how not to follow suit.

Owners & Leadership


How to Conduct a Small Business Waste Audit

How much waste does your small business create? Find out with our simple step-by-step audit guide.


Video: Don’t Work Yourself to Death

The modern workplace is taking a toll on our health. Fortunately, a healthy office is just a few steps away.

Tax Help


Video: Top 3 Small Business Issues in 2015

Lower healthcare costs, tax reform and regulatory certainty would go a long way to providing owners relief.


Will 2015 Be a Good Tax Year For Small Business?

Experts are divided following positive and negative regulations.

Technology & Office Support


3 Tech Tweaks that Offer Big Convenience

These easy additions have helped business owners save time, boost efficiency and cut costs.


4 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Computers

Could your small business benefit from new equipment? Here’s how to tell.

NFIB, a small business association, provides discounts, research, online forums, networking, state and federal lobbying for small businesses across the US.


Do you use a CRM to manage customer information?

Yes, I use a CRM. - ( 216 votes )

CRM? I use Excel. - ( 115 votes )

Excel? I use paper and pencil! - ( 38 votes )

No, I don't use any CRM system. - ( 145 votes )

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