Getting ready to file your first tax return for your new business? Regardless of what type of business you started last year, there are some important things that you should be doing to get ready to file your first return.
Archives for January 2011
These days, everyone seems to be talking about Joint Venture Partnerships, yet there is little definition surrounding what joint ventures are and how you can make them work for you. Let’s shed a little light, shall we?
Despite U.S. unemployment rates that hover around 10 percent, one segment of the population is not being hit as hard: employees age 55-plus. At its peak in December 2009, the unemployment rate for this group was 7.2 percent. As of December, 2010, it was 6.9 percent. These statistics will no doubt come as a surprise to all the 55-plus job seekers who are still struggling to find work.
But while the stock market has been rising, tax cuts have been extended and business is picking up, these are far from ideal times. High unemployment persists, and the economy still has a cautious, uncertain feeling to it. Today’s business environment remains somewhat perilous, but at the same time, there are great prospects for those who play their cards right. That’s why it is so important for you to build your personal brand and create opportunities.
Small businesses often have an entire laundry list of expenses, and commercial auto insurance can certainly be amongst the top. But getting affordable coverage for the company car is not unlike finding the same thing for a privately owned vehicle.
Businesses can use Twitter as a marketing tool in a variety of ways. Many business owners struggle with social media as a marketing medium. Learn how to use Twitter effectively.
Business leaders complain all the time that nothing seems to have changed in their organizations, despite their best efforts to make things happen. Yet they continue to do the same things and receive the same results. Well, it’s no wonder why nothing has changed!
LinkedIn has the world’s largest audience of affluent, influential professionals from large and small companies and every type of business and industry imaginable. But are you maximizing your LinkedIn presence? Learn how you can use your LinkedIn profile to attract more prospects.
When you own a business it is extremely important to get your name and business brand out to the public. We, as business owners, are always looking for new and cost effective ways of doing that. We do not want to settle into a routine because it works. We should always be looking for fresh new ideas to spread the word about what we offer with our business.
The mobile food industry has seen a massive resurgence, especially in big urban areas. They’re serving everything from crème brulee to escargots to gourmet cupcakes to cuisines from all over the world. If you are looking to start your own mobile food truck business, here are some things to consider.