How Capital Gains Tax Works

How Capital Gains Tax Works

Failing to understand capital gains tax can not only have serious implications for your business, it can also affect your personal taxes. And believe it or not, they’re a lot easier to figure out than you might have guessed.

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How to Deal With Employees Who Are Bad Apples

How Deal Employees Who Bad Apples

The toxic atmosphere created by just one employee can hurt your entire team, and frankly a small business has fewer layers of protection from the impact of a problem employee than a large corporation. Here's how to handle them.

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April Fools Marketing Tactics that Worked

April Fools Marketing Tactics Worked

April 1st is a day for fools, but there have been some pretty smart marketing ideas over the years. Many businesses have used April Fools’ Day jokes to increase their recognition, likeability and ultimately boost sales. Here’s a round-up of some of the more successful pranks.

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Ten Common Restaurant Problems, and How to Fix Them

Ten Common Restaurant Problems How Fix Them

Opening a restaurant is stressful, it’s noisy, you depend on people who are highly undependable, and your chances for success aren’t exactly “good”. It’s an exercise in patience, and most restaurant owners will say they feel like all their time is spent putting out fires. Sometimes literally.

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How Small Businesses Help the Economy

How Small Businesses Help Economy

You hear it all the time from politicians and cable news talking heads: “Small business is the backbone of the U.S. economy.” And as a small business owner, you don’t really question it. Of course you’re the backbone of the economy!

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