Is Entrepreneurship in Decline?

Is Entrepreneurship in Decline?

Measuring entrepreneurship is a more complicated endeavor than it may first appear. Is American entrepreneurship in decline? Data shows that there are fewer startups, which suggests that it is. However, that isn’t the whole picture. Fewer Startups If new jobs are an...
When Co-Employment Isn’t Enough

When Co-Employment Isn’t Enough

Co-employment frees business owners from administrative tasks so they can concentrate on the actual work of their business. But what happens when co-employment isn’t enough? Often, business owners find themselves contracting out to a web of service providers. However,...
SMB-Friendly States and Cities

SMB-Friendly States and Cities

Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) want a lot of the same things that bigger businesses do. They want business-friendly regulations, tax rates, et cetera. But SMB owners have slightly different concerns than large corporations do. Here are some of the main...
Business-Friendliness Just Taxes?

Business-Friendliness Just Taxes?

What makes a state business-friendly? It’s not just taxes, although taxes are a big factor. Variables affecting business-friendliness include the obvious tax rates, tax regulations and labor laws. But they also include the less-obvious infrastructure, quality of life...
8 Keys to Great Content Marketing [Infographic]

8 Keys to Great Content Marketing [Infographic]

Real content marketing isn’t repurposed advertising, it is making something worth talking about. …I think that [real content marketing is] human, it’s personal, it’s relevant, it isn’t greedy and it doesn’t trick people. If the recipient knew what the sender knows,...
Poor Financial Management [Infographic]

Poor Financial Management [Infographic]

Poor Financial Management: Negatively affects cash flow Causes late payments Damages relationships with business partners, customers and employees Prevents you from making timely strategic investments Hinders your growth Gets you in trouble with the IRS Bad Financial...