Close

Start a Business

Money

What to Say When a Client Says ‘No’

‘No’ doesn’t have to be the final word. Here’s how to negotiate with naysaying clients.

Economy

INFOGRAPHIC: The State of Women-Owned Businesses

Successful women entrepreneurs are changing the face and the pace of small business growth in the United States.

 

Healthcare

Healthcare

IRS Releases Draft of ACA Employer Mandate Compliance Forms

Final drafts and detailed instructions for the forms are expected to be released in the coming months.

Healthcare

VIDEO: Obamacare SHOP exchanges plagued with delays and problems

Obamacare SHOP exchanges plagued with delays and problems

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

Technology

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

Quick access to data and notes provides a competitive advantage

Economy

1 Question, 3 Answers: How Did You Turn Your Business Around?

A willingness to change is critical to survival

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

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.

Regulation

Zoning Laws Are Annoying

But fail to follow local zoning ordinances, and your small business could fail before it even begins.

Finance & Accounting

Staffing

1 Question, 3 Answers: How Do You Maintain Smooth Business Operations During Employee Vacations?

Take these steps to maintain continuity and productivity during the lazy days of summer

Money

What to Say When a Client Says ‘No’

‘No’ doesn’t have to be the final word. Here’s how to negotiate with naysaying clients.

Staffing & Workplace Issues

Technology

10 Tips to Help Prevent a Data Breach

Minimize the business risk of data breach by taking essential steps.

Technology

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

Quick access to data and notes provides a competitive advantage

Insurance & Healthcare

Technology

10 Tips to Help Prevent a Data Breach

Minimize the business risk of data breach by taking essential steps.

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

Legal

4 Pieces of Legal Advice That Sound Good … But Small Business Owners Should Ignore

Tread carefully on legal matters, and always read the fine print

Legal

The Best Legal Advice I’ve Ever Received

Binding arbitration clauses helped Joe Geiger’s aviation business fly on in lawsuit-happy California

Owners & Leadership

Staffing

1 Question, 3 Answers: How Do You Maintain Smooth Business Operations During Employee Vacations?

Take these steps to maintain continuity and productivity during the lazy days of summer

Technology

Should You Hire an IT Staffer?

First ask if you have enough work to keep a specialist busy

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

10 Tips to Help Prevent a Data Breach

Minimize the business risk of data breach by taking essential steps.

Technology

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

Quick access to data and notes provides a competitive advantage

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