What Are the Benefits of Having a Business Address as a Startup?
Startups Spike in 2022
During the first half of 2022, over 817,000 applications were filed to form new businesses likely to hire employees. The pandemic served as a positive boost to Americans seeking to launch new businesses. Job losses in certain sectors were a key factor driving professionals to form businesses. Other issues such as new economic opportunities as a result of changing consumer preferences and supply chain issues were also factors.Read more
Can You Operate a Business from Home? [What to Know]
More and more people are choosing to work from home for a variety of reasons. Additional time with family, a flexible schedule or to ditch the commute. Working from home as an employee is one thing, but what if you're an entrepreneur? Can you fully operate a business from home?Read more
Getting a Business Address for Your Online Store [What to Know]
Small business growth since the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has been dramatic. The number of new business filings shot up 20% in 2020 (over 2019) and another 35% in 2021. At the same time, the volume of e-commerce sales skyrocketed during the pandemic and has continued since. E-commerce sales hit $820 billion in the U.S. in 2021 (or 13.2% of all retail sales in the U.S.)—a 14.2% increase over 2020 and 50.5% jump over 2019. 43% to $815.4 billion (from $571.2 billion in 2019).Read more
I Need a Business Address for My Business: What Are My Options?
New Business Startups and Home-based Businesses Surge
There is a good reason for this blog post. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy, around 50% of small businesses in the U.S. are home-based businesses, and this number increases to over 60% for businesses without any employees. Further, more than half of small businesses start at home, and 69% of startups are home-based businesses.Read more
How to Save Money as a Small Business Owner
We are hearing a lot of about how consumers are feeling a significant pinch because of spiraling inflation costs. Small businesses are facing their own constraints—from higher prices to delays in supplies. These typically have a bigger impact on small businesses than larger businesses. Specifically, unlike bigger counterparts, small businesses have fewer options and less leverage.Read more