As a small business owner, there’s one thing you’ve probably learned over the past four (economically volatile) years: your ability to succeed hinges at least in part on your ability to adapt. If you’re still able to sustain your business through the most recent downturn in our economy, you’ve realized the importance of the processes you rely on within your business. Today’s post provides tips on three processes you should consider upgrading in your small business. By upgrading your processes periodically, you can ensure you are utilizing the most efficient, effective programs available.

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There are countless options available now thanks to computer technology and web-based tools for small businesses. It’s often difficult to upgrade a process that has…

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Are you looking to reduce your overhead expenses for your start-up? Or are you wanting to cut down costs by adapting your small business to modern times? There are a number of ways you can reduce your monthly expenses by adopting new, more efficient programs and practices for your business. Ranging from cloud computing to electronic filing, the modern trend is to reduce your business to the size of a laptop, roughly 9” x 12”. Whether you’re currently operating your business from your home (or a local coffee shop) or you’re situated in a traditional office space, it may be time to explore coworking spaces as a cost-effective, efficient way to run your business. Today’s post will highlight some of…

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Over the last decade it has become increasingly easy, and generally more efficient, to outsource your HR responsibilities in your business. More and more entrepreneurs and business owners (across a variety of industries) are outsourcing HR needs and opting to ask experts to manage their employees, while they concentrate more on their expertise, growing a business.

General HR services include payroll, benefits, hiring, firing, and keeping up to date with state and federal employment tax laws. Business owners are often reluctant to delegate responsibilities to an outside company. It’s difficult to trust another company to run (or at least keep track of) an important part of your business. Any complications with the HR department of your business can cause major legal…

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