Private Business Blog

Blogs October 31, 2017 Four Benefits of Outsourcing Your IT Function

Businesses are increasingly outsourcing information technology to third parties for hosting, as well as technical support, network monitoring and messaging. There are several benefits including cost savings, and outsourcing risk.

Blogs October 30, 2017 The Employee/Contractor Classification Conundrum

Worker classification continues to be a top-of-mind issue for the federal government, specifically the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service. There can often be a fine line between what makes someone an employee or a contractor.

Blogs October 16, 2017 Should Your Business Offer an HSA/HRA?

The decision to incorporate an HSA/HRA into your business can provide many benefits to you as the owner and to your employees. As an employer, there are many considerations to keep in mind when making this decision.

Blogs October 02, 2017 9 Information Technology Needs to Budget for

As a small business owner, one of the hats you probably wear is chief information officer (CIO). While technology is not a revenue center, a technology budget does have to demonstrate some ROI. Here's what to keep in mind when developing your tech bu…

Blogs September 06, 2017 Converting Personal Residence into Rental Property

If you would like to convert your personal residence into a rental property, be sure to take the appropriate steps. From insurance to tax considerations, here is what you need to know about converting your personal residence into rental property.

Blogs August 17, 2017 6 Tips for Choosing a Small Business Credit Card

A credit card might be a vital financial conduit for small businesses or start-ups that have trouble getting access to other funding sources. Here are a few things to keep in mind when looking for a business card.

Blogs August 01, 2017 A Dozen Apps for Small Businesses

With more apps than ever for small businesses to take advantage of, here are some worth checking out.

Blogs July 12, 2017 The Importance of Having a Disaster Recovery Plan

Fire, flood, cyberattack, terrorism or epidemic can severely impact a business. In fact, statistics show that approximately 40% of businesses do not reopen following a major disaster. As such, developing a business continuity plan is essential.

Blogs June 28, 2017 Reaping the Rewards of a Customer Loyalty Program

The good thing about a customer loyalty program is that you can benefit from one whether you sell widgets or window cleaning services. However, due to such competition, you really need to think strategically when considering a loyalty program.