Should Small Business Owners Go it Alone?Are you sweating the small stuff when you should be focusing on the big picture on how to grow your small business? If you are like many small business owners in Canada, the answer is yes.
According to the quarterly American Express Small Business Monitor, entrepreneurs recognize planning, hiring, and marketing as key business functions but admit to spending a big part of their day on tasks such as office administration, cleaning and rep... Read more
Six Tips to Help Your Small Business ThriveAs we conclude National Small Business Week, it’s important to head into the rest of the year strong. After all, more than half of Americans own or work for a small business, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. And if we don’t own a small business or work for one, it’s likely that someone close to us does.
With that in mind, Optimum Business, a high-speed broadband Internet service provider, is offering 12 tips—and not j... Read more
Smart Ways to Expand Your Small BusinessA new ADP survey says companies with fewer than 50 employees increased payrolls by 117,000 last month. That's the biggest hiring surge since 2006.
Want more good news? Paychex, a company that manages payroll accounting for companies with fewer than 100 workers, said checks per client rose 2.8 percent from a year ago in the first quarter of 2011. That's the biggest gain in two years.
For many small businesses, particularly sole p... Read more