Small Market Business
Marketing / November 21, 2021

Small Market Business

Targeting the right customer base is essential to any entrepreneur’s success. But within the startup community, it often seems like there are only two markets getting attention from tech entrepreneurs: consumer and enterprise. However, there is another lucrative market out there, growing at a rapid pace and eager for new technologies: small businesses. Below are four…

Grants to START Small Business
Start / November 1, 2021

Grants to START Small Business

We’ve all seen the late night TV commercials targeted at entrepreneurs touting “free money from Uncle Sam”. Unfortunately, for the most part, there is no such thing. I say “for the most part” because government grants for small businesses do exist, but the opportunity to secure one is limited to a narrow field of candidates. Here’s what you need to know about government…

Retirement Plan Options for Small Business
Business Planning Tools / October 12, 2021

Retirement Plan Options for Small Business

Credit: vinnstock/Shutterstock Offering a company-sponsored retirement savings plan has benefits that extend beyond your own well-being. Considering that only 14 percent of small businesses offer any sort of retirement plan for their employees, you can distinguish your business and attract top talent by providing this incentive. Though certain types of plans do not…

How to START a Small Food Business?
Start / September 22, 2021

How to START a Small Food Business?

Starting a food business has to be one of the most challenging businesses to get into. The harsh reality is that most fail within the first year. The restaurant business in notoriously tough, but where there is a will there is often a way! While vision and ambitions are important, turning that ambition into success requires research, planning, capital, business acumen…

Small Business Planning Tools
Business Planning Tools / September 2, 2021

Small Business Planning Tools

Starting a new entrepreneurial endeavor is always exciting but the hard part is making a business successful. That requires a clear vision and the people and resources to implement it. To acquire those resources, you need a business plan to explain the transformation from your vision into reality. For many people, making an idea come true isn t intimidating. But asking…

Small Business Dental Plan
Business Planning Tools / August 13, 2021

Small Business Dental Plan

How does the Affordable Care Act Affect Small Businesses But prepare to do some math. First, determine your SHOP eligibility. As noted above you must have 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees (FTEs). And, to use the Federal marketplace (Healthcare.gov) you have to do business in the United States. Affordable Care Act SHOP Employee Head Count Now, we’re ready…

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