4 Insurance Plans Every Small Business Should Carry

Today’s business owners face an ever-evolving set of challenges. Those challenges could lead you to seek out additional insurance policies so you’re covered in case those issues impact your bottom line. Traditional business insurance policies only cover the basics like basic liability and property damage due to theft or certain natural disasters. However, […]

Cash maketh the SMB: How to ensure your small business always has cash in the bank

In the words of a successful entrepreneur, profit may be optional, but cash is mandatory. All decisions regarding customers and contracts impact the amount of cash the business generates. SME owners dislike losing orders. The fear of losing the order occasionally clouds decisions about the order profitability or its capability to […]

Learn With Facebook Aims To Train 1 Million People And Small Business Owners By 2020

Technology has changed the way we learn and teach. Any type of class, prior to the digital era was restricted to brick and mortar, professional lectures, and in-person discussions. Today, there are various ways of delivering information, learning and even engaging with other students. Classes no longer have to be […]

Slack Goes Public, FreshBooks Expands…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1— Workplace messaging app Slack to go public. Early this week, California-based workplace messaging startup Slack said it had filed a confidential registration for an IPO. The company claims […]

On Ease Of Doing Business, PM Modi’s Advice To Bureaucrats

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked bureaucrats to improve last mile delivery and focus on streamlining procedures to improve the country’s ‘ease of doing business’ rankings, his office has said. He also said that besides improving the ease of doing business rankings, it would also increase the ‘ease of […]

Small Business Saturday isn’t a novelty anymore – independent retailers depend on it

For Mackenzi Farquer, Small Business Saturday is a big deal. The owner of Queens, New York-based Lockwood gift shop, which sells kitchenware, clothing and paper goods, says there’s often barely room to stand in her locations on the retail holiday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. “It’s our busiest day […]