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How to Start an LLC in Florida

Florida offers business owners a diverse economy, a large workforce, and several large cities to choose from to open a business. Starting an LLC in Florida can be a wise decision, but there are a few steps involved in the process.  There are also a few fees to know about and other important details you […]

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Doing Business As: What is a DBA?

What’s in a name? The names you use for your business can communicate so much about who you are and what you do, and customers can use your name to share with others and spread the word.  Choosing a name for your business is a relatively straightforward decision, but it can have a significant impact […]

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Open an Online Store for Your Small Business in 6 Easy Steps

Small businesses are using online stores as another way to market products. While brick-and-mortar stores are still a popular way to conduct business, a more efficient way to conduct business is to open an online store. Opening an online store offers several advantages that brick-and-mortar stores may not provide. Here’s the process of opening an […]

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Purchase Order: What It Is and How It Works

Purchase orders can help both buyers and sellers track a transaction. It offers legal protection for buyers and is also helpful for sellers. There are things you may not know about purchase orders, such as the four purchase order types, when to use one over another, and their pros and cons. Here’s what you should […]

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How to Consolidate Small Business Debt

Small business debt is something that affects businesses in every industry. When it’s challenging to pay several loans, consolidating your debt may seem like an appropriate option to manage debt over time.  If you want to consolidate your small business debt, it’s critical that you know you have options to consider and things you should […]

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The Complete Small Business Guide to Bookkeeping

No business can survive without bookkeeping, but few small business owners get excited about doing it. Instead, it’s one of those secondary considerations many entrepreneurs assume they’ll have to pick up along the way.  And for many business owners, it continues to be an afterthought. You started your business because you had an idea and […]

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How and Why You Should Use Google My Business

For business owners in the United States today, having an online presence is no longer optional. Even if you do all of your business in person, many people will use the internet to find you or to help them decide if they’ll choose you or a competitor.  To be competitive, and even to connect with […]

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Insurance 101: Cyber Liability

Today’s age, in which technology runs so much of our world, opens up a whole new set of digital risks that we may not have considered a few years ago. With so much of our communication, transactions, and storage of information done over the internet, we must take the time to ensure that it is […]

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Paying Employees: How to Run Payroll for Your Small Business

If you want your small business to grow, you’re going to need to find employees you can trust to work with you. You can’t carry an expanding business alone! Hiring an employee is an opportunity to expand your team and invite others into your vision.  While hiring employees lets you share the responsibilities of your […]