Business Management

Service business ideas from a business owner 

Top 40 Service Business Ideas

Looking for a profitable service business idea? Here’s a list of 40 small businesses that can use your skills to hit the ground running.

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Send Late Payment Notices with these Free Email Scripts

Late payments affect your business’s cash flow. Use these tips and email scripts to send late payment notices and collect payments today.

Where to find free legal advice for your business.

Ways to Get Free Legal Advice for Your Small Business

Discover new ways to get affordable legal advice before launching your small business. You may uncover free ways to get legal advice, too.

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File A Schedule K-1 Tax Form for Your LLC, Partnership & S-Corp

You must report all income and losses from your business to the IRS. Here’s how to file a Schedule K-1 tax form, with instructions on submitting yours completely and accurately.

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Best High-Yield Business Savings Accounts to Consider

High-yield business savings accounts help your money grow. Find out which banks offer the best interest rates and lowest fees.

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You may be considering cutting back on the number of full-time employees (W2 employees) and using contractors (1099 employees) to do the work at fixed rates and without paying benefits.

1099 Worker vs. W2 Employee: Learn About the Differences

You may be considering cutting back on the number of full-time employees (W2 employees) and using contractors (1099 employees) to do the work at fixed rates and without paying benefits. Many businesses have done just that. The Bureau of Labor Statistics counts 10.6 million independent contractors representing nearly 7% of total employment.  It’s estimated companies using independent contractors […]

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Create an Easy Bookkeeping System With Our Excel Template

Building an accounting structure requires the right tools. Fortunately, the free accounting software in Excel might be perfect for you.

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Joint Ventures Explained and Applied

Joint venturing can be one of the fastest ways to jumpstart your business. Instead of relying exclusively on your own resources, a joint venture (JV) allows you to tap into established partners who may have superior marketing, sales, production or operational capability. This empowers you to seize opportunities that would be beyond your grasp if […]

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Women-Owned Business Certification: What You Need to Know

Women-owned business certification gives a boost to your bottom line. Learn how it can help bring in customers and win government contracts.