Small Business Experts

Small business owners and startup founders share their expertise on everything it takes to build successful businesses.

  • Getting Started With Small Business Payroll — 7 Simple Steps

    Getting Started With Small Business Payroll — 7 Simple Steps

    How do you get set up for small business payroll and how do you know if you're doing it the right way? Find out with tips on registering your business, payroll taxes and more.

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  • 6 Simple Tips to Improve Customer Communication

    6 Simple Tips to Improve Customer Communication

    If you run a service business and are looking for ways to improve your customer communication, these simple tactics will help your customer service shine.

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  • Top Areas to Target to Control Labor Costs

    Top Areas to Target to Control Labor Costs

    Time tracking, scheduling, payroll and training — they can all be used to your advantage to control labor costs.

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  • Why Company Culture Matters and What to Do About It

    Why Company Culture Matters and What to Do About It

    You can't simply define company culture with a few simple sentences and walk away. Learn how company culture is defined by actions and how you can make your culture stronger.

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  • Your Restaurant Year-End Checklist

    Your Restaurant Year-End Checklist

    While January is the start of the year for some, for businesses like restaurants, it's also time for year-end payroll and accounting processes. This checklist will help you make it through.

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  • The Comprehensive List of Small Business Tax Deductions

    The Comprehensive List of Small Business Tax Deductions

    A must-read for small business owners and those who are self-employed. This list of small business tax deductions will prepare you for your conversations with bookkeepers, accountants and tax experts.

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  • Avoid a Tax Season Nightmare with 5 Simple Steps

    Avoid a Tax Season Nightmare with 5 Simple Steps

    Tax season doesn’t have to be a nightmare, especially if you plan ahead. If you take care of these five points you'll be well on your way to breathing easier when April rolls around.

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  • 29 Books That Need to be on Every Entrepreneur's List

    29 Books That Need to be on Every Entrepreneur's List

    Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting to turn over an idea in your mind, these books on entrepreneurship will help give you the insights to make the impossible, possible.

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  • Small Business Tips — What to Love and What to Leave

    Small Business Tips — What to Love and What to Leave

    Google small business advice... we dare you. You'll get more advice than you could ever read in a lifetime. However, we've saved you the trouble with this list of advice to actually follow.

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  • 15 of the Most Popular Employee Perks [Spoiler: Some are Free!]

    15 of the Most Popular Employee Perks [Spoiler: Some are Free!]

    Medical insurance or a mental health day — which perks top the list with employees? Find out with this fun, informative infographic.

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  • Spicy, Sweet, Sophisticated? How What You Eat Says Who You Are

    Spicy, Sweet, Sophisticated? How What You Eat Says Who You Are

    Spicy, sweet, bitter or exotic. A little food tech on the side? Are you what you eat? Find out with these detailed personality profiles and clever quizzes.

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  • Epic Guide to Employee Management

    Epic Guide to Employee Management

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  • The 10 Tax Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

    The 10 Tax Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

    Are you comingling your business and personal finances? Not sure what payroll taxes are, but haven't really taken the time to find out? Learn about these and other common small business tax mistakes.

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  • 5 Reasons to go Paperless with Restaurant Software

    5 Reasons to go Paperless with Restaurant Software

    Traditionally, the rate of adoption for restaurant software has been slow — until now. While there are many reasons to automate and go paperless, this article lists five of the main arguements.

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  • 3 Simple Hacks for a Happy Restaurant Kitchen

    3 Simple Hacks for a Happy Restaurant Kitchen

    Learn how to hack your ordering, inventory and menu pricing for a happier restaurant kitchen and bottom line.

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  • Determining Your Payroll Dates — What You Need to Know

    Determining Your Payroll Dates — What You Need to Know

    Once a month, twice a month, every other week, weekly? How are payroll schedules determined and what's best for your business? Find out with this guest post we did for Fundbox.

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  • How to Reduce Company Expenses and the Pain of Fixed Costs

    How to Reduce Company Expenses and the Pain of Fixed Costs

    Business owners constantly wrestle with the challenge of how to reduce company expenses. While income fluctuates, expenses, like fixed costs, are something you can exercise some control over.

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  • 8 Small Business Funding Options That Solve A Cash Flow Crisis

    8 Small Business Funding Options That Solve A Cash Flow Crisis

    There are many reasons why small businesses encounter cash flow problems. But, in terms of funding options, the answer doesn't always have to mean a trip to the bank.

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  • How Restaurant Tech Can Save You Time and Money

    How Restaurant Tech Can Save You Time and Money

    Remember what the invention of the car did for personal transportation? Rapid innovations in software and technology are about to do the same for restaurants.

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  • How Small Businesses Should Be Using Big Data

    How Small Businesses Should Be Using Big Data

    Big data isn't the just the realm of big businesses, small businesses can also gain actionable insights by examining the data they already have or developing novel ways to gather more information.

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