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Leadership

Lessons in Discipline

Quit with the planning and the talking—and get to work

Marketing

The Color of Marketing

The right color can say a lot about your business and motivate a customer to buy

 

Healthcare

Economy

Four Small Business Owners Take D.C. Politics Into Their Own Hands

If you think small business owners can’t make a difference in politics, think again. These NFIB members hold office, run a bu...

Economy

Will Local Issues Dominate Midterm Elections?

The still-struggling U.S. economy and other national political issues may play a larger role.

Sell a Business

Marketing

How to Vet Your Business’ Potential Buyer

Identify your own strengths and weaknesses to determine your ideal buyer’s must-have traits.

BUSINESS VALUATION

3 Ways to Value a Business for Sale

Entrepreneurs ready to sell must decide whether an asset, income or market-valuation approach makes the most sense for their bu...

Marketing & Advertising

Marketing

Company Names with a Naughty Edge

Risqué company names are one way to get attention, but what are the risks?

Technology

The Internet of Things Could Change How Small Businesses Operate

The interconnection of computing-like devices poses exciting opportunities—and a few risks—for business owners

Sales & Customer Service

Marketing

Want More Loyal Customers? Show Them Some Love

We know you love your customers. After all, they are what keeps your business going. But do your customers know you love them? ...

Staffing

6 Ways to Kick Your Sales Force into High Gear

Motivating your sales team doesn't have to difficult. Learn 6 new ways to kick your sales force into high gear. Contact NFIB fo...

Government Issues & Contracting

Staffing

Policing Employees’ Use of Social Media

Should online comments be cause for termination?

Staffing

Why Small Business Owners Should Care About Employee Misclassifications

To avoid problems, consult an accountant, tax professional or tax attorney specializing in worker classification

Finance & Accounting

Staffing

Why Small Business Owners Should Care About Employee Misclassifications

To avoid problems, consult an accountant, tax professional or tax attorney specializing in worker classification

Staffing

Combating ‘That’s Not My Department’ Mindset

Give Employees a Broader Sense of the Operation

Staffing & Workplace Issues

Staffing

Policing Employees’ Use of Social Media

Should online comments be cause for termination?

Economy

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Tap New Talent

Small business hiring continues to rise, but it can be expensive and time-consuming to bring in fresh blood

Insurance & Healthcare

Staffing

Why Small Business Owners Should Care About Employee Misclassifications

To avoid problems, consult an accountant, tax professional or tax attorney specializing in worker classification

Economy

INFOGRAPHIC: Should Small Business Owners Have Maximum Rage on Minimum Wage?

The minimum wage debate is heating up in a city near you. Here’s how an increase could affect you.

Legal Help

Staffing

Policing Employees’ Use of Social Media

Should online comments be cause for termination?

Staffing

Why Small Business Owners Should Care About Employee Misclassifications

To avoid problems, consult an accountant, tax professional or tax attorney specializing in worker classification

Owners & Leadership

Staffing

Making Meetings Work for Small Business

We’ve all regretted the meetings that were terrible—and appreciated the ones that went well

Staffing

Combating ‘That’s Not My Department’ Mindset

Give Employees a Broader Sense of the Operation

Tax Help

Taxes

A Midyear Tax Checklist for Small Business Owners

With 2014 almost halfway over, it’s time to start thinking about taxes—if you want to save money.

Taxes

Orange County Not Considering Gas Tax Increase

Little Interest Despite Funding Needs

Technology & Office Support

Technology

The Internet of Things Could Change How Small Businesses Operate

The interconnection of computing-like devices poses exciting opportunities—and a few risks—for business owners

Technology

Outgrown Excel? You're Ready for a Customer Relationship Management System

Quick access to data and notes provides a competitive advantage

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