How to Avoid a Common Small Business Mistake

After years of helping clients, we've found that the most common small business mistake is poor cash flow management. Cash flow is one of the key financial documents you should monitor and keep up to date. Your accountant can...

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HRA Changes: What Every Small Business Should Know

The HRA changes can mean big things for Small Businesses. Why? The new HRA changes allow small businesses to fund employee premiums, using the individual health insurance market. Of the crazy things proposed to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, this...

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How Not to Get Hooked by a Phishing Attack

Getting hooked by phishing attacks are costly.  In fact, the average cyber attack costs small businesses $53,987. Phishing attacks are the most common. So, how do you not get hooked by one? We created a short video, highlighting the key...

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How Can NYC Help Small Businesses

“NYC is one of the BEST cities for Small Business”.  While this is true, NYC can always do better to help small businesses.  If we wish to continue using tax incentives to drive economic growth, we may need...

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Three Awesome Tips For Cutting Costs in Your Small Business

Even when the economy or your business is going strong, cutting costs in your small business is never a bad idea.  In fact, here are three awesome tips for cutting cost. The economy is hit or miss — one minute it’s up,...

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Small Business Cyber Security & Why Be Concerned

Small business cyber security & attacks rarely make the news, but small businesses are among the biggest targets. Having had to deal with one ourselves, we know.  In fact, “43% of cyber-attacks target small businesses” according to the Verizon...

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Avoid Wasting Money: Small Business Tips

Unless you’re a non-profit, all small businesses are the same.  They all need to turn a profit.  The easiest way to turn a profit is to avoid wasting money as a small business. If you are looking for help,...

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Use Social Media to Improve Small Business Customer Service

Social media interactions can make or break a small business. So, here are some simple ways to use social media effectively to improve customer service in your small business. If you are looking for help, please contact us...

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Why Small Businesses Fail While Others Succeed

Why do some small businesses fail while others succeed? We would like to build on the point raised in Mr. Nugid’s article “Avoid These 4 Big Reasons Small Businesses Fail” in Inc. magazine. Plus, we add others...

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Google Small Business Portal: Gimmick or Value-Add?

In June 2019, Google launched the Google Small Business Portal.  We were intrigued by it, so we gave it a try.  Here’s what we learned. What is it? This quote from Anthony Ha from Techcrunch sums it up well. So, on the new site,...

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