Tax Deductions for Tradesmen and Contractors

25 Tax Deductions for Tradesmen and Contractors

Unless you’re uber-organized (or have a terrific accountant on speed-dial), you’re probably dreading April 15th—particularly if you’re a 1099 contractor, business owner, or have been picking up side jobs in the last year. While tax season is a headache, there … Read More

HOW SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS ARE KEEPING THE AMERICAN DREAM ALIVE

Small Business Owners Like You Are Keeping The American Dream Alive

When life gets busy, it can be all-too-easy to get bogged down and tied up in day-to-day operations and forget what lit the fire in your belly and motivated you to become a small business owner. Perhaps you wanted to … Read More

Pros and cons of outsourcing for small businesses

Outsourcing Small Business Tasks: The Pros And Cons

These days, it’s easier and more affordable than ever for entrepreneurs to outsource business tasks. While outsourcing can save you a great deal of time and may even help you save money on personnel costs, outsourcing certain tasks isn’t without … Read More

Is green certification worth it

Is Green Certification Worth It?

Given the steady increase in green initiatives across the country, many general contractors, builders, business owners and even remodelers are wondering: is green certification worth it? And if so, which green certification program is best? Green Building: A Passing Fad? … Read More

how to create a customer-follow-up system for a service repair business

How to Create a Customer Follow-Up System

When you’re busy running a small business, it can be all-too-easy for things to fall through the cracks — unpaid invoices, follow-up phone calls, and yes, even new leads. In fact, lack of communication is a huge cause of lost … Read More