Back to Menu
Connecting You To Opportunity
What can we help you find?

Business Basics

Article
The Best Places for Purchasing Office Supplies
BY business.com editorial staff

Here are some solid purchasing programs for your business.

Advice
What features should an online vendor marketplace include?
QUESTION | BY Vendorbazaar Marketplace | 8 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/27/20

Interested to know if there is a vendor bookmarking website or vendor marketplace online. We are looking to start a vendor marketplace, a full fledged directory with tips and advice for the vendor...

Sponsored Advertisement
Online Trading Academy
Online Trading Academy provides in person and online training courses and materials for stock, forex, and other financial trading opportunities.
Advice
Any recommendations for a web based HR software?
QUESTION | BY Prashant Telang | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/27/20

We are looking for a web based HR software with all features like payroll management / employee self help portal etc. So far we have seen all windows based software which are good, but we would like...

Article
HSA vs. FSA: What Impact Does It Have on Employers?
BY Andrew Martins

The American healthcare system is expensive and confusing, but for most employers, the choice boils down to HSA or FSA. Both have benefits and shortcomings, so it's important to know the difference.

Article
What Small Businesses Can Learn from the Success of Independent Bookstores
BY Bill Brunelle

In order to stand out from the crowd, you need to find a way to highlight what makes your business unique.

Sponsored Advertisement
Tomie Raines, Inc. REALTORS®
A leader in mid-Michigan real estate since 1977. The company and agents are Quality Service Certified and ranks in the top ten in the nation.
Article
Businesses 'LinkedIn' Together During a Crisis
BY Eric Leopardi

Now, more than ever, LinkedIn is a powerful tool, if you use it properly.

Advice
As a business leader, how do you define your purpose?
QUESTION | BY Eric D. Jammer | 56 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/24/20

I have recently found myself pondering my professional purpose and very interested in the feedback from others. I am sure I am not the first to wonder, am I doing what I am supoosed to be doing...

Advice
Shall I invest on molds cost?
QUESTION | BY Victoria Ye | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/24/20

My client wants to place me the orders of some scale shipping containers, I agree to pay molds myself to produce the products for them. It is the type of popular products have demand in the...

Sponsored Advertisement
Carlson & Dumeer, LLC
It's your future on the line, so why are you still waiting? Pick up the phone without any further delay and contact Carlson & Dumeer, LLC today.
Article
Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 3
BY Adam Uzialko

COVID-19 upended economic activity and disrupted small business owners' lives. Here are stories from real entrepreneurs about how the novel coronavirus pandemic is impacting them.

Advice
How do I start a blog on my Facebook Fanpage ?
QUESTION | BY James Wong | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/22/20

I want to start a blog on my Facebook Fanpage to write about my rooms sublet experiences and to promote my rooms sublet training workshops online and offline.

Advice
What service can I use to monitor work-owned cell phones?
QUESTION | BY Scott Birk | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/22/20

I have a business that relies on a small sales force to book and collect deposits and final payment from customers who charter large yachts. It has come to my attention that 1 or more employees may...

Article
The Future of Grocery After Coronavirus
BY Michael Begg

In a post-COVID-19 world, retailers need to evolve quickly to manage peak orders and stay relevant in this competitive market.

Advice
I am setting up starting with the LLC for my prospective business partner and I, what liabilities and drawbacks are there to being the MGRM?
QUESTION | BY Frank Johnson | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/21/20

I am setting up starting with the LLC for my prospective business partner and I, what liabilities and drawbacks are there to being the MGRM? My old business partner wants to get out of the...

Advice
What is the best format for a business plan?
QUESTION | BY Kirk Williams | 24 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/21/20

We have been building our business plan and want to know the best format to put it in. Trying to figure out the flow and proper length for the sections.

Article
SEO Tactics for the Do-It-Yourself Entrepreneur
BY Marc Felgar

SEO remains a highly effective strategy for DIY entrepreneurs to compete with larger companies. To do so effectively, you have to play by a different set of rules.

Article
How to Start a Business With an Invention
BY Mona Bushnell

Learn how entrepreneur Grace Eleyae created a product that she wanted and couldn't find elsewhere, and how it led her to start a successful business in the beauty and hair care industry.

Advice
What is a good strategy to get free content for the blog on my website?
QUESTION | BY Vini Raj | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/20/20

I have a new listing directory website that has a 'blog' tab. I am looking for help getting articles on the blog. How can I find authors who would be willing to write free content for me in return...

Advice
Where would I find legit/genuine Call Center campaigns?
QUESTION | BY Joselito Roque | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/20/20

I am working in a newly established call center. I am having troubles finding genuine campaigns as there are numerous scammers taking advantage of newcomers in this industry. Your expert advises...

Advice
How should you format and write a rate increase letter?
QUESTION | BY Amy King | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/19/20

I am a legal billing coordinator running my business as an independent contractor. I currently have four separate law firms that I do monthly billing for. I am trying to come up with a way to...

Advice
Are credit card processors instituting excessive reserve deposits due to Covid19?
QUESTION | BY William Walker | 1 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/19/20

We've been a very happy Payjunction merchant for 8 years. We are a retail/wholesale tile distributor. Our total MCV volume > $6M in 2018 & 2019. Rarely do we have disputes and/or chargebacks....