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  • 5 Ways Small Businesses Can Improve Their Accounting Practices

    Finances are almost never an easy thing to deal with, and this is especially true of those running a small business. Just because you love sporting goods doesn't mean you're a whiz at accounting, but if pursuing your passion means opening up your own second hand sports equipment shop, then you...

  • Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Job Fresh Out of College

    It's not as hard as it might seem to set yourself up as a prime candidate for employment before you even put on the old cap and gown. Plenty of college graduates (and students nearing graduation) worry needlessly about their post-college career, seeing a vast expanse stretching out before them...

  • Seven Steps to Setting up your Retail Store

    Are you ready to make the leap and create your own retail environment? If so, it's time to put in place your plan. Do you have an existing craft or hobby you'd like to find new customers for? Do you have an online business that you want to put into a popup store or brick-and-mortar location?...

  • The Top 5 Reasons Your Business Should Be Blogging

    You've finally broken out of the wage world and started your own business. Congratulations! You'll love the flexible schedule, and your family will love seeing you less stressed and more passionate about your work. But while you've done the social networking thing and your website is gorgeous...

  • Update your Resume Month

    SEPTEMBER IS INTERNATIONAL UPDATE YOUR RESUME MONTH 

    Career Coach and Author Ford R. Myers Offers Five Tips to Develop Attention-Getting Resumes

     

    Haverford, PA  (August 29, 2012) - September marks the 12th  annual celebration of "...

  • Top 5 Tips for Selecting an Accountant for Your Business

    Choosing an accountant for you business is no easy matter. It can be overwhelming to keep track of all financial matters on your own, and you may not be especially suited for the task besides. Accountants are trained and well versed in this field, and they can make life a lot easier for you....

  • Freelancers can be an economical way to make your business grow

     As the owner of a small business, I don’t have all the skills my business needs and I don’t have a budget to staff up.  That’s why I use freelancers. I have used freelancers for web developments, web design and for accounting. 

    But the question I always have is where can I find the...

  • How to Select the Right Data Backup Solution for Your Business

    Backing up data is one of those things that we all understand we should be doing, but just can't be bothered to do until it's too late. If you dilly-dally on backing up personal data, you run the risk of losing irreplaceable pictures and expensive media files in a catastrophic hard drive...

  • The Pros and Cons of a Virtual Employee

    Whether you’re working within a small business or are part of a large corporation, you may decide to hire a virtual employee. A virtual employee is someone who works remotely for a business. Hiring a virtual employee is nerve-racking for any business owner. If your employee isn’t in the office...

  • Successful Woman Update: Pinterest, Tips for Reducing Stress and Advice for Small Businesses

    Dear Subscriber,

    Have you been caught up in the Olympics?  I have. And it's made me think again about the meaning of success. 

    Of course all the athletes who are representing their countries in the Olympic games are successful in their chosen sport. It was talent, hard, hard...

  • Hiring for Success

    As a business expands, it needs to bring in more employees to meet the demand.  But, there is so much that goes into hiring an employee. Small businesses owners, who are often focused on making a business profitable, can benefit from...

  • Pin It to Win It

    Social media newcomer Pinterest has stolen the spotlight when it comes to online marketing. One early 2012 report from Shareaholic indicated that Pinterest drives more referral traffic than Google+, LinkedIn and...

  • How Much Will Corporate Relocation Cost?

    So, you got the job that you've always wanted. Congratulations, that's great! It's good pay, it will provide you with more work experience, and it's in a city that you've always wanted to live in. There's just one catch: The company that you will soon be working for is not offering to totally...

  • Do you have to incorporate your business?

    Whether you run a small business on the side while working full-time for an employer, or you work full-time from home, you may be considering the benefits of incorporating your business, or trying to determine what your legal responsibilities are.

    Depending on what your business is,...

  • Productivity Apps on the Windows Phone

    I've been using my Windows Phone for the last month on an AT&T plan and I think I've finally settled on how I want the layout to be: it's now juuuuusssst right, including my colors, ring tones, and the order of the first "landing screen" and my most frequently-used tiles, which are:

    ...

  • Are You Making This Mistake with Your Website?

    Your website can be an amazingly powerful tool for marketing your business and attracting lots of raving fans and ideal clients. It can help you grow your business, make more money and get your big message out into the world to help those you are meant to help.

    Your website needs to...

  • 7 Tips for Proper Phone Etiquette

    Treat a phone call (or Skype session or Facetime communication or whatever) the same as you would treat a face-to-face conversation.

    1) Identify yourself and ask if it is a good time.
    If you are calling without an appointment, immediately identify yourself with...

  • Women in Forensic Psychology

    As a popular song reminds us, this is a man's world. Unfortunately, this continues to be particularly apparent in the sciences. However, although women continue to lag behind in hard science courses, in the so-called soft sciences the advancement of women has been slow but sure.

    ...

  • Your Five-Year Plan - How You're Going to Get Where You Want to Go

    You either have a five-year plan, or you don't. It may be written down in great detail, it may be an idea in your mind, or it may be a scrap of paper you carry around in your wallet -- or it may be just something you're interested in right now.

    Here are eight steps to help you get...

  • Recruiting the Best and Brightest Women for Your Organization

    These days there are more women than men entering colleges and universities, which means that businesses that want to move into the future need to start thinking about how they can recruit these qualified candidates.  In addition to filling a quota in the diversity roster of any company,...

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