Archives for October 2013

IRS WARNING – TELEPHONE SCAM

From the IRS Newswire comes a warning about a telephone scam that targets taxpayers. The scammers tell victims that they are from the IRS and they owe money that needs to be paid immediately. The whole story: IRS Warns of Pervasive Telephone Scam WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, … [Read more...]

ALL COMPANIES SHOULD HAVE A BUSINESS BUDGET

As the end of the year approaches, it is the perfect time to update your small business budget. Surprisingly though, many companies go without a business budget at all. There are plenty of reasons owners give for not creating one: “The business just started, there is no way I can project revenue.” “Our expenses and overhead are small enough that it doesn’t matter.” “We … [Read more...]

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN ENHANCE YOUR BUSINESS

SOCIAL MEDIA AND SMALL BUSINESSES Small businesses are turning to social media for networking opportunities more than ever. In the recent 2013 Small Business Technology Survey by the National Small Business Association (www.nsba.biz) , nearly 75% of small business owners use one or more social media sites on a regular basis. Over 800 small business owners were asked, … [Read more...]