PPP Forgiveness: What You Need to Know

It’s important to understand the instructions and fill out the PPP loan forgiveness application. While the current form will need to be updated based on the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act, this application needs to be submitted to the PPP lender you are working with.

Are You Using the Best Time Tracking System for Your Organization?

If you have hourly employees, you know how important it is to keep an accurate and compliant record of employee hours. On paper, this is challenging, and it has traditionally created a significant administrative burden for the human resources (HR), payroll, or project management departments.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Marketing

Social media is an ideal way to engage with customers and potential customers, and drive people to your business site. But that doesn’t make it simple. There are plenty of potential potholes in social media marketing. Maybe your Facebook page is popular, but your Instagram account isn’t. Perhaps you’ve noticed that your competitors have been amassing followers at a higher rate than you.

Simple Ways to Refresh Your Brand

A brand refresh is critical for all companies, from worldwide organizations to small local businesses. “As businesses grow and change, it’s important for their brands to reflect the current marketplace.

Why Every Startup Needs to Shift Its Focus From the Checkbook to Cash Flow

After 24 years of raising children, my wife and I will become empty nesters soon. When I see a young couple with children, I think, “How the heck did we raise three kids into responsible adults?” That feeling reminds me of what starting a business can be like: It’s expensive.

Should You Fear Outsourcing Your Software Development?

Yes. But only if you are not clear on how to make the correct partner selection. Written by Mike Scott, co-founder and CEO of NONA, a software development studio based in South Africa.

Worried About Regulation? How to Prep Your Business Early for Lifelong Compliance

hortly after the European Union enacted its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), France’s regulators fined Google $57 million for violating the privacy law. That fine might not be a huge deal for a company the size of Google, but the message to the world was loud and clear: All companies will be held accountable for compliance.

3 Ways to Apply an Agile Mindset

I admit it. I was a traditionalist. For a long time, I followed a one-step-at-a-time approach to project management.

5 Critical Steps to Solving Your Business Problems for Good

Are you a small business entrepreneur whose leadership team lacks cohesion or focus? Or maybe you’re running a start-up that can’t reach your next revenue goal? Is your company’s leadership team constantly seeing the same issues popping up?

Work On Your Business, Not In Your Business

If you’re like most business owners who often search for opportunities and business advice at odd hours of the night, you’ve probably come across the advice that you should spend more time “working on your business, not in your business.”