9 Small Business Practices to Instate in 2022 to Make Tax Season Simple

Tax season is just around the corner, which means you’re probably dreading tax prep right now. While there’s not much you can do for 2021 taxes, you can start practicing better habits throughout 2022 so you’re better prepared next year. Here are some of the best small business accounting practices to help make tax season simple.
Posted on Jan 20, 2022 by Susan Ranford

Small Business Email Marketing Tips

In today's day and age, small businesses need to leverage any tool that they can to build their brand and customer base. Email marketing was, is, and will be one of the most powerful tactics that professionals use to acquire leads and make sales online. Considering that there are emailing tools that are essentially free for businesses just starting out, there is simply no good reason not to use email marketing as part of your selling strategy.
Posted on Jan 19, 2022

Overhaul Your SEO Strategy With Google Analytics

Web analytics tools aren't just the preserve of big business. Even the smallest entrepreneurial enterprise can benefit from analytics technology. Google Analytics is one of the most used tools on the web, offering a full suite of features that can be readily adapted to bolster your SEO strategy.
Posted on Jan 19, 2022

Given IRS’ Announcement, NASE Encouraging Small Businesses to Start Preparing Now for Upcoming Tax Season

With the news from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) there may be delays in processing 2021 tax returns and in response opening of the tax season two weeks earlier on January 24th, Keith Hall, president and CEO of the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today offered the following advice for the American public and the nation’s small business community in filing this year’s tax returns on time:
Posted on Jan 11, 2022

8 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays as a Small Business Owner

The Holidays have looked a little different this year and last year, but with the help of mitigation tools like masks and social distancing and the wide availability of COVID-19 vaccines, things are looking brighter on the horizon. We all remain cautious and put our families, friends, and communities’ safety first, but as the weather cools and the vaccine numbers grow, so does our ability to return to a semblance of normal.
Posted on Dec 16, 2021

December Government Affairs Update

Earlier this month our country lost a statesman, war hero — former United States Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (R-KS) at the age of 98. Senator Dole was one of the greatest in the Greatest Generation of World War II veterans who have long inspired our country with their dignity, determination and courage.
Posted on Dec 16, 2021

Key Elements to Consider while Preparing a Financial Plan

Finance management plays a crucial role in any business, especially for its smooth functioning and sustainable financial stability. As a significant and integral part of financial management, financial planning works like a medium that helps business owners ensure better utilization of finances in order to keep their company financially secure for the future.
Posted on Dec 15, 2021

As Small Businesses Continue COVID Recovery, National Association Awards $16K in Growth Grants

As the small business community continues to recover from the COVID pandemic, the National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, announced today $16,000 in Growth Grants to four local small businesses for the third quarter of 2021. Today’s announcement also includes a partnership with DELL Small Business who generously has sponsored $4,000 for one of the Growth Grant awards.
Posted on Dec 12, 2021

New Data Shows American Economy Transformed by Surge in Self-Employed Workforce During Pandemic

Data from the Labor Department reported in The Wall Street Journal indicates there has been a significant surge among new entrepreneurs into the self-employment workforce. The report states: “The pandemic has unleashed a historic burst in entrepreneurship and self-employment. Hundreds of thousands of Americans are striking out on their own as consultants, retailers and small-business owners.”
Posted on Dec 02, 2021

How Managed Print Services Can Benefit Small Businesses

Managed print services (MPS) have long been a staple of big business. By handing over day-to-day management of in-house printing, companies can save themselves considerable time, money, and manpower. However, smaller businesses are increasingly turning to managed print services to streamline their document output. Provided you've chosen a reliable MPS, you look forward to improved quality control, guaranteed security of your printed assets, and dramatically lower printing costs. Interested in exploring the benefits of a managed print service for yourself? Below, we break down the key benefits for smaller businesses.
Posted on Dec 02, 2021

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