The Internet provides plenty of information about all. So the present consumers are interested to use Internet for making decisions and finding information more than any other source. So online marketing is become a must for every business regardless of its industry. Businesses need to have a strong Internet presence to gain the customers. Previously advertising through online was expensive. Fortunately… Continue reading
Do you know about exempt employee? Your small business may need them to run a successful business. According to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) an employer has the right to make their exempt employees work for any amount of time and at any schedule. Because you may need them at any moment to complete a task or project. In… Continue reading
There had been a growth in employment in small businesses in August 2010. However, when compared with the gain in the quarter from January through April, there had been a declining rate. It was found by the reports of Intuit Inc. Small Business Employment Index that, the hours worked and compensation per employee were steady while the job growth slowed.
It reported that the growth of… Continue reading
It was found that the CBIZ Small Business Employment Index was decreased by 1.01 percent in August 2010. According to the CBIZ Payroll Services, this was found to be a second consecutive monthly decline in employee payrolls within the small businesses surveyed. It indicates the cautious feature of small businesses.
According to the data provided by the CBIZ Payroll Services, 28 percent of the companies managed… Continue reading
Use of web-conferencing solutions such as GoToMeeting, WebEx, and LiveMeeting are being used by small businesses in the U.S. A challenge is provided for many web-conferencing providers. A report made by the AMI-partners in 2010, found that about half of the small businesses in the U.S. were using web-conferencing solutions. It was expected that the usage would grow to 80 percent in 2011. AMI reported a forecast that… Continue reading
The standard definition of a small business is the firm having less than 500 employees. This definition is given by the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy. This definition is often used by the standard politicians. According to the SBA in 2010, 99.7 percent of approximately 6 million businesses with employees are small businesses. About 80 percent of the small businesses had less than 10 employees.… Continue reading
Protection of insurance is not only for large business, this is also for small businesses. Getting some type of small business owner insurance should be considered by owner of the small business. It is compulsory to have some sort of minimum insurance to get operating license in some jurisdictions. Not only for that, there are some advantages also with the small business owners insurance.
The NACHA — The Electronic Payments Association and PayIt Green conducted a survey on which pay system is useful for small businesses. These survey results were published in June. This survey indicates mainly the small businesses need to adopt direct deposit system in employees pay.
The survey’s key points
- Less than three-quarters of employees receive their paychecks by Direct Deposit.
Small businesses in US play a major role in economy and they are a major source of innovation and job growth. Small businesses are facing many troubles because of current health care system in US. There was also a recommendation by the Council of Economic Advisers to health care system and they also discussed the impact that it was having on implementation of health care system in small… Continue reading
A survey by Elance in which 500 companies participated showed that 87 percent of the respondents were interested in offsite hiring as it cuts the need to pay for phones, computers for new hires and office space.
According to a Elance survey on small and medium sized businesses which recruit online contractors, many companies are using freelance talent because of its flexibility and affordability. 87 percent… Continue reading