By Deborah Sweeney on September 26th, 2014
Back in the day, it was the norm for most businesses to stick to a script when talking on the phone. Each employee would answer the phone the same exact way, hang up the same way, and, really, go in the same general direction throughout the conversation. Though, I’m happy to report, when I walk… Read the full article.
By Deborah Sweeney on August 18th, 2014
The infographic has taken the online world by storm. It seems there’s an infographic for just about every topic; from strange cat facts to food portion size suggestions. But they’re also a great tool for the small business owner. An infographic is easy to digest and fun to look at, making them an excellent resource… Read the full article.
Our business began after we took our three still-at-home children and moved to South Africa for a year, after Mandela’s election. We wanted to take our multi-racial family to the new multi-racial South Africa. Over the years, we built a million dollar online business selling African art, baskets, textiles, beadwork and beads. eBay is a… Read the full article.
Once you have a registered agent and an EIN, you’ll actually be able to file the paperwork to establish your business. But before you can open your doors, you’ll need to obtain the correct business licenses. First of all, what exactly is a business license? A business license is any government issued permit or registration… Read the full article.
Your registration paperwork likely asked you to designate a registered agent and your Employee Identification Number. If you don’t have either of these, it’s vital that you apply for them before anything can be processed. First of all, what is a registered agent and what do they do? Well, once a business is formed on… Read the full article.