If you're a small business owner, then you know the importance of technology in running your business. Together the U.S. Small Business Administration and Microsoft developed a new resource with you – the small business owner -- in mind to help you more effectively use technology to run and grow your business. The Business Technology Simplified online course series teaches the benefits of using modern technology that can help take your business to the next level of success.
This past week, over 300 of our SCORE volunteers, comprised of chapter chairs, district directors and regional vice presidents from across the country, assembled in Dallas, Texas to kick off the 2013 National Leadership Conference. This fantastic annual three-day conference brings together our incoming and experienced SCORE leaders so that they may share their experiences and best practices for achieving small business success.
If you’re running a business, it doesn’t matter whether you’re an independent contractor or a growing company, managing accounts payable is a key part of your everyday business administration.
Simply put, accounts payable is the process of tracking money owed by your business to suppliers. As a new business owner or sole proprietor, this can be done with a simple spreadsheet. But as your business grows, so does the complexity of your accounts payable process.
If you’re like most busy small business owners, you’re always looking for fast and easy ways to market your business and get new customers. One of the fastest and easiest is right under your nose: Your existing, satisfied customers can be a great source of referrals to new business—provided you handle the referral process right.
NOTE: This blog is by U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and first appeared at Hud.gov on August 19, 2013.
From New Orleans to Cedar Rapids to Tuscaloosa to Minot – I have walked the streets and looked in the eyes of families whose lives have come crashing down around them under nature’s wrath.
Not sure how the health care law may impact your business in Oregon? SBA and Cover Oregon are teaming up to bring you three Google+ Hangouts that will dive into specific topics of the Affordable Care Act like the Marketplace and the small business tax credit. In case you missed it, the first Hangout discussed what businesses need to know about the new Health Care Marketplace in Oregon, Cover Oregon.
The second Hangout on August 27 will cover what businesses need to know about the small business tax credit and eligibility requirements under the Affordable Care Act.