The cost of oil, in terms of both money and political strife, has the government looking for ways to spur individuals and small businesses to use energy more efficiently. Take advantage of the taxes your business already pays and appeal to your environmentally conscious consumers (the number of which increases daily) by claiming the following tax incentives and marketing your more...

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As the Pacific Northwest continues to see white, it’s a perfect time to support your local ski resort. Take advantage of the massive Washington snowfall over the last five days. It’s been a slow season for ski resorts like Crystal Mountain, Stevens Pass, and Snoqualmie Pass due to a long dry spell since Thanksgiving. However, all three resorts have...

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You’re tired of the stress and financial pressures of running a small business. You’ve considered your exit options. You’re ready to sell out and cash in. You’re waiting for the potential buyers to line up at your door ready to pay your asking price. If this is your approach, you’ll likely have a tough time selling your business. The...

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The Upsides and Downsides of a Business Opportunity Franchising a business can be an expensive, time-consuming, and rather complex option for most businesses. Perhaps you’re looking to expand your small business, but you don’t have the capital necessary for the legal fees and other costs associated with franchising. Another way you can grow is through a business opportunity. Today’s post...

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