The COVID-19 pandemic prompted the federal government to develop economic relief loan programs. Here's what you need to know about the Paycheck Protection Program and an Economic Injury Disaster Loan.
Shama Patel launched a successful skin care company with no outside funding. Here's how she did it.
As Congress moves to infuse more cash into the depleted Paycheck Protection Program, Paychex is working with online lenders to quickly get that funding to small businesses.
The Paycheck Protection Program, a COVID-19 economic relief program created under the CARES Act, received $310 billion in additional funding.
Learn about the benefits of remote work and why more small businesses may permanently integrate it after the pandemic is over.
Have you ever wondered how a virtual answering service can help your small business? Learn more about answering services and call centers, what they have to offer, and how much they cost.
Learn how to conduct constructive exit interviews that give you frank insights into what employees think about your business and their reasons for leaving.
Working from home can be challenging under the best of circumstances, but even more so in the midst of a global crisis. Here, experts share their best tips for working from home.
The Paycheck Protection Program burned through $349 billion in funding in just 13 days. Here are real stories from entrepreneurs who applied for funding.
Being prepared to pivot when necessary and adapt to changing times is critical for your business's survival.
In tough times, entrepreneurs, especially, need to practice mindfulness to keep their businesses running in a global recession.
Follow these six steps to protect your business's cash flow in uncertain times.
2020 is dealing business owners a number of unexpected challenges. Here are seven actions businesses should be doing right now to survive and thrive.
Stay productive with this list of helpful advice and resources from working parents and educators.
Looking for the latest video conferencing trends? Find out what's new and available now.
Urgently needing to hire as the pandemic rages? Here are steps to strengthen your employee screening process even during a crisis.
Learn what severance pay is and when you should offer it.
Learn what you can do to help other small businesses survive the economic stress caused by COVID-19. Here are some initiatives you can support.
To keep their businesses afloat, brick-and-mortar retailers are looking for new ways to reach customers in their homes.
Learn what information to include in your employee handbook – and what phrases to avoid.
As telecommuting becomes increasingly popular, having a well-thought-out remote work policy is critical.
During this time of uncertainty, it's imperative for business owners to communicate with their customers, employees and the media. Here's how to ensure you're communicating with all of your audiences...
Learn what an employee handbook is and why your company needs one.
Do you want to improve the reputation of your online business? Let's look at five smart tactics you should practice to build trust and rapport with your target audience.
In a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses and their customers are left in the lurch. Follow these steps to communicate effectively with your audience during this or any other crisis.
Talk about opportunities for innovation with all team members.
If you're suddenly managing your team remotely, these tips can help you communicate effectively, calm fears and keep your business running smoothly.
Recent events have led to a massive movement to socially distance and move toward digital platforms for both work and learning. Let's look at various sectors and ways to embrace their digital...
Managing images is one of the most important activities an e-commerce site has to carry out. Let's explore how computer vision and digital asset management can boost your e-commerce conversions.
Online shops are great, but there are also plenty of reasons to choose a brick-and-mortar store.
Learn three effective ways small to medium-sized businesses can implement and benefit from corporate social responsibility.
Are you violating your employees' rights? Find out which violations are the most common and what you need to know to avoid making them.
You can't control the pandemic or the economy, but you can control your business's actions. Focus on these three areas.
The COVID-19 crisis has made it necessary for many commercial companies to shift their business models quickly. Many are repurposing their assets to create new value, protect the brand and survive.
You have a legal and ethical duty to keep your employees safe during the coronavirus.
Many businesses experience financial ups and downs. Here are tips to help you stay afloat when business slows down.
Open offices haven't necessarily improved communication and collaboration. True collaboration depends less on what your office looks like than on how it operates.
Your whole team may now work from home, but company culture is as vital as ever. If you maintain a culture of trust and empathy, it will strengthen the backbone of your company.
The Paycheck Protection Program is an element of the CARES Act, a $2 trillion stimulus package passed in March. How will it help small businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic?
We asked small business owners how their businesses are faring in the wake of the coronavirus. Here's what we found out.
Growth doesn't have to happen at lightning speed. Startups can celebrate the small wins on their growth journey (as well as the big ones).
Choosing when to start your fiscal year is one of the first things you need to do when setting up a new business. It may sound like the easiest thing to do, but this small step has a big impact.
Vast Conference is a video conferencing platform that makes meetings and presentations easy. Here's a guide to Vast Conference and how it can improve your workflow.
Freelancers have more to consider when it comes to accounting than the average employee. Here's how to keep your business and personal expenses separate as a freelancer.
Cash flow management is essential to a small business's survival. Here's how to improve your own cash flow management.
Diversity introduces fresh perspectives and challenges old thinking. Learn how to create a diverse board of directors for your business, and find out how it can improve your bottom line.
Selling your product or service is often the hardest part of business, but it doesn't have to be. These 17 effective sales tricks will help your business generate more conversions and sales.
The type of PTO policy you choose has a strong effect on your company culture.
As the federal government tries to deal with the coronavirus disruption, officials extended the tax filing deadline to July 15. Here's what that means for your small business.
In the face of COVID-19, it's more important than ever to protect and maintain your online business against changing market conditions as well as malicious threats.