Tax Planning Issues for Small Businesses

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Eva Rosenberg @taxmama. Eva Rosenberg, known as the TaxMama®, is an award-winning author of business tax books. Find her at […]

Best Sources for Small Business Funding

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Guest Article When you are in business eventually you are going to need money. Finding the best funding sources for your small business depends upon many factors.  Often times, the key to determining the right capital source depends which stage of growth your business is in.  As you move from start up to expansion, your […]

Who’s on #Smallbizchat in April 2017

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#Smallbizchat is a weekly conversation where small business owners can get answers to their questions. The focus of #Smallbizchat is to end small business failure by helping participants succeed as your own boss. Please join us live on Twitter every Wednesday 8-9 pm ET. Here’s how: follow @SmallBizChat on Twitter and follow the hashtag #Smallbizchat […]

How to Use Media to Grow Your Business

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Tianna Mañón @TiannaMañón. Tianna Mañón is the Editor-in-Chief of Open Mic Rochester, an online black-interest magazine located in Upstate New […]

10 Ways to Turn Your Website into a Money-Maker

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Guest Article Modern websites are a prime opportunity for making money, especially now that tools like WordPress, Tumblr and BlogSpot make it so easy for people to set one up. All you have to do is turn your ideas and experience into money. To make a good living online, you need to have a combination […]

Why Your Small Business Needs a Lawyer

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When it comes to legal matters, DIY won’t cut it. Sure, you can download forms full of legalese from the internet.  You can Google questions about a potential lawsuit or legal issue. However, a legal misstep can effectively put an end to your small business, so why would you put it in the hands of […]

How to Really Differentiate Your Product or Service

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Deb Gabor @Sol_Marketing. Deb Gabor is the CEO of Sol Marketing and author of Branding is Sex. This brand dominatrix […]

Startup Marketing for New Entrepreneurs

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Guest Article Starting a new business is an exciting and exhilarating affair, but it comes packed with a lot of risks and challenges. The ‘newcomer’s luck’ won’t play in favor as one believes, and the overnight success stories you may have heard about were actually of those who were there behind the scenes for years […]

Are You Ready to Grow Your Small Business?

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Lately, your business has felt like those too-tight skinny jeans at the back of your closet. You feel like you’re going to bust at the seams, or that you might not be able to breathe if you start walking around. That what your business feels like too when it isn’t quite big enough to accommodate […]