Republican Business Tax Overhaul on the Horizon

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As the new Republican-controlled U.S. Congress gets up and running, Republican Senators and Representatives are gearing up to overhaul the current American tax system. This overhaul has the potential to reach every citizen at every level of income and/or business size. According to Republican leaders, the goal of this overhaul would be to ... More >

22 States Increase Minimum Wages

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As of January 1, 2017, new minimum wage laws have gone into effect that will increase the minimum amount paid to employees across 22 states, including the District of Columbia and numerous cities around the country. These laws are effective for companies who staff people in more than one city or state. Raising minimum wages have been a political ... More >

3 Social Media Marketing Mistakes for Small Businesses

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Social media marketing is tricky. It can be as easy as using a Facebook business page to help sell a product or service, or be much more complicated than that with paid ads. To make social media work for your business, you’ll need to find the fine line between what works and what doesn’t. Three common mistakes small business owners make when ... More >

A Review of PayPal’s New Small Business App

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Recently the innovators at PayPal have had a new mission: to help make it easier to run a small business. One way they’re hoping to accomplish this is their new PayPal Business app. The app boasts a number of features that can help entrepreneurs keep their accounts organized through their mobile phones. PayPal’s new app has two user levels: ... More >

How Small Businesses Are Affected by Adverse Weather

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Bad sales and negative reviews are not the only ways a business can be negatively affected by outside forces—bad weather can also be detrimental. Take the recent flooding in North Carolina and Louisiana that has left small businesses struggling to recover. Unlike other aspects of the business world, there’s little business owners can do to avoid ... More >