Here’s Why Business Founders Should Pay Themselves

As a business founder, it may be tempting to reinvest every dollar you make back into your startup. However this is not a wise idea. When business founders make the mistake of paying themselves zilch, anticipating that one day they’ll be able to suddenly draw millions when business is booming, they cause themselves nothing but trouble. The truth is that the magical day when business is booming may not come, especially if you plan to expand your business. There will no doubt always be bills to be paid, investments to make, new equipment to buy or staff to pay. Although for a while you may need to sacrifice your salary, you shouldn’t do so indefinitely. As a business founder you should pay yourself once your company has grown sufficiently. Here is why you need to start taking a salary.

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Virtual Office for Legal Professionals

Law firms (large and small) and solo legal practitioners alike can use virtual office services and spaces to run their entire legal operations or as a supplement to a home office or traditional brick-and-mortar offices. Virtual office services can be particularly useful during trial preparation
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Traveling Entrepreneur

As business people and entrepreneurs continually strive to grow their business, doing so frequently involves traveling around the country to attend networking or tradeshow events, meeting clients and prospects on their own turf, and getting some face-time with colleagues, contractors or employees who may operate in a remote location. Preparation
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3 Tools for Generating Blog Content Ideas

Regularly producing blog posts and posting them on your website, then promoting them using social media has become an integral part of marketing for any successful business these days. If you own a website but don’t blog regularly you need to start, or if you started blogging but ran out of ideas and stopped, then you need to resume writing blog posts. Not being able to think of any good topics to write about is not an excuse. Of course everyone struggles with generating new ideas to write about, but nowadays there aretoolsto ensure you never run out of material for blog posts. Here are 4 amazing tools to help you write your blog posts.

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Virtual Office Eguide

Have you ever wondered why some small businesses are successful and others are not and what do these successful companies do to gain an edge over their competition? Through our years of experience
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4 Tech Tasks Small Business Should Outsource

Outsourcing, when done right, can save a business time and money. By outsourcing the right tech tasks, your staff will have more time to focus on more important tasks, thereby improving productivity and profits. However not every tech task should be outsourced; if the wrong jobs are outsourced it could end up costing you more time and money rather than less. In order to work out which tech tasks you should outsource and which should stay in-house, read this article to find out more.

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success Part 1

For entrepreneurs and small business owners, navigating the tricky terrain of creating a sound business plan, forecasting for growth and developing an operative growth strategy can be a major challenge. Fortunately, American entrepreneurs and operators have access to one of the most effective resources in the worldwide market...

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5 Best Tips for Successful Facebook Contests

A successful Facebook contest is an excellent addition to your marketing strategy. It can bring manifold benefits to your business from increased engagement, new clients and boosting brand image just to name a few. But it takes careful planning and promotion to set up and guarantee that you get the impact you want. Here are some tips and tricks to ensure your Facebook contest has maximum impact.

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success, Part 2

Navigating the complex terrain of creating a sound business plan, forecasting for growth and developing an operative growth strategy can be a challenge for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Fortunately, American entrepreneurs have access to one of the most effective resources in the world via the Small Business Administration (SBA).
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Impact of Ad Blockers on Marketing

Online marketing strategies, and the positional use of adverts on the web, have always been a key tool for businesses to promote their products, reach new clients and ultimately increase profits. Many businesses invest significant amounts in their online marketing schemes. However, ad blocking technology is becoming increasingly popular amongst Internet users, posing a major obstacle to online marketers. Advertisers spend significant amounts of money, time and energy to create, promote and implement online advertising, yet many are slow to react to this significant threat. Advertisers need to respond to this challenge, as ad blocking interferes with your marketing strategy by preventing ads from appearing, likely resulting in financial losses. This article will explore what measures advertisers have taken to mitigate the impact of ad blocking.

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success, Part 3

Congratulations! You have gotten your small business up and running. Now what? This part of our four-part series on leveraging the Small Business Administration to help you launch and manage a small business will focus on the operational aspects of running a business. Whether you need leadership strategies, day-to-day decision making skills
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Small Business - 5 Year End Financial Tips

If you want the year ahead to be a success, it’s important to gauge where your small business stands financially as the year comes to a close and to build on improving your weaknesses and harnessing your strengths. These small business year end financial tips will ensure that your transition into the next year is smooth and that you are ready to reap success.

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What is the SBA & How to Leverage it For Success Part 4

Understanding marketing and sales as well as the technical complexity of our Internet-driven society gives entrepreneurs a distinct advantage over the competition. This final segment of our four-part report will take a deeper dive into the logistics and philosophy of marketing and sales and their impact on your business success.
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DIY Marketing Tools

If a business isn’t marketing, its potential customers are not finding it. Small to medium size businesses often struggle with spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on marketing. New DIY marketing tools, however, have eliminated the need to spend astronomical amounts on online and traditional marketing. These tools
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