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Simone Johnson

Staff writer
New York City, NY
I've written for finance outlets, HerMoney and Black Enterprise in the past. Today I cover a range of topics from payroll to entrepreneurship.
Introduction
About Me

Simone Johnson is a business.com and Business News Daily writer who has covered a range of financial topics for small businesses, including on how to obtain critical startup funding and best practices for processing payroll. Simone has researched and analyzed many products designed to help small businesses properly manage their finances, including accounting software and small business loans. In addition to her financial writing for business.com and Business News Daily, Simone has written previously on personal finance topics for HerMoney Media.

Simone's Activity
What Is a Hard Money Loan? - thumbnail
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What Is a Hard Money Loan?
Hard money loans make sense for businesses that need fast capital or can't access other financing, but a payback plan is key for this type of lending.
Updated March 06, 2024
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Tips for Setting Better Business Goals
Learn how to create better business goals that can help guide your company.
Updated April 10, 2024
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How to Accept Credit Card Payments Using Your Phone
Learn how to accept credit card payments from your smartphone or tablet.
Updated February 06, 2024
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A Guide to Payroll Forms
Managing payroll forms is a necessary part of owning and running a business. Learn about the payroll tax and report forms business owners must understand.
Updated January 31, 2024
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Pros and Cons of Monitoring Your Employees
Employee monitoring can help improve workplace productivity, but employees may feel violated or resentful. Learn the pros and cons of monitoring employees.
Updated April 04, 2024
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Business Loan Terms You Should Know
When seeking a business loan for your small business, it's important to understand the terms banks use. Learn the most important business loan terms.
Updated March 06, 2024
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How Is a Cash Flow Statement Prepared?
Find out what to include in a cash flow statement, as well as its limitations and how cash flow is calculated.
Updated January 05, 2024
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In Pursuit of Profit: Applications and Uses of Break-Even Analysis
A break-even analysis helps you identify how much your business must sell to recoup costs. Learn how to use it to make smart decisions for your business.
Updated February 21, 2023
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Top Small Business Grants
Small business grants are basically free money from federal, state or privately funded programs. Learn about small business grants and how to apply.
Updated March 06, 2024
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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Direct Deposit
Direct deposit is popular among large employers, but what options exist for small businesses? Learn more about direct deposit, including the pros and cons.
Updated May 17, 2023
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How to Stay Motivated to Start a Business
What makes a good entrepreneur? Characteristics such as flexibility, control and motivation all help. Here is how to stay inspired when starting your business.
Updated April 10, 2024
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What Is a High-Risk Business Loan and What Industries Can It Help?
If your company is considered too risky by traditional lenders, a high-risk business loan might offer financing options.
Updated February 08, 2024