Small businesses are pushing for Congressional leaders to back a part of the tax code that allows them to write off part or all of the money they spend on new equipment to expand or maintain their business.
Ed Lieber is a staff writer for Small Business Trends. He is a journalist and marketing copywriter with 20 years of experience writing, editing and managing for both print and digital vehicles.
Ed also writes a pseudonymous blog about organized crime in America and has authored a Kindle best-seller.
Everyone seems to be on social media, at least on one platform. Finding someone to fill a job opening at your small business on one or more of these sites seems like a natural thing to do. Here are thing to do and not do when scouring social sites to find the right person for your company.Sep 27, 2015 1.3k Shares
Small Business Trends was able to get an exclusive insider look at Skype for Business, a new tool from Microsoft that offers more functionality to the traditional VOiP service you may already be accustomed to using.Sep 24, 2015 681 Shares
Your small business is growing and you're in need of some extra help to get all your work done. Hiring an employee may just not be feasible at the moment, either. Luckily, freelancers are everywhere these days and there are plenty of sources to find the help you need AND keep your costs low.Sep 22, 2015 370 Shares
eBay is testing a subscription-based free shipping program that could eventually rival similar retailers like Amazon and Walmart.Sep 21, 2015 325 Shares
New research commissioned by GoDaddy reveals that more than half of all small businesses in the U.S. -- a total of 55 percent -- do not have a website. Why is it important to have a website for your small business? Most startups include a site as part of their initial plans; that's why.Sep 16, 2015 360 Shares
If you think running a small business means mandatory all-nighters all the time and disrupting your entire life just to keep the operation going, think again. There are plenty of ways to strike a balance to be successful and at peace at the same time.Sep 14, 2015 402 Shares
A new contest from MyBlogU encourages Internet entrepreneurs to create a new blog from scratch and build its traffic with help from MyBlogU. The winner -- based on traffic data -- will get a one-on-one coaching session with MyBlogU experts to double the site's traffic.Sep 7, 2015 413 Shares
The Pew Research Center reports on the new trend that may eventual eclipse social media. Here are some numbers on the growing popularity of social messaging app. What will this trend mean for your business?Sep 6, 2015 450 Shares
GoDaddy is following the trend of website companies offering more add-ons to their services available to small businesses. The company has unveiled a trio of services that small businesses can use to boost their Web presence and integrate their sites more into their daily operations.Sep 3, 2015 428 Shares
You don't have to be in the office or in the midst of brainstorming session with your team to get great ideas. Sometimes a leisurely lunch, a trip to your favorite destination or a nice afternoon walk can do the trick. You never know where o when inspiration will strike.Aug 31, 2015 485 Shares
When you're deciding to expand your small business, one of your most momentous decisions will be to hire your first sales rep. These insider tips, including numbers and lessons learned, will help minimize the risks inherent in hiring a salesperson to increase your all-important sales revenue.Aug 28, 2015 410 Shares