Cool Social Media Apps: Periscope

Periscope is one of social media’s newest darlings.  It enables cell phone users (iPhone and Android) to capture and steam live video from their phone.  Periscope was acquired by Twitter in February 2015, and it launched in March.  As of August 12, 2015, Periscope announced they had

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All About Past Due Tax Returns

Taxpayers neglect to file returns for countless reasons. If you’re one of them, here’s what you need to know. Believe it or not, there are individuals who don’t file tax returns even though they’re owed a refund. (They do have three years to claim it.) It’s more

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5 Ways to Delight Your Customers

Providing great service can make a huge difference in a small business. For companies like Zappos, Nordstrom, and Southwest Airlines, customer service is a differentiator from their competitors. Done right, good customer service can bring lots of referrals that lead to increased revenue. Here are five tips

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Do You Need to File Form 1099s?

There are a number of situations where you’ll have to create and/or file Form 1099s. Are you affected? If you’ve been sending Form 1099s for years, you’re probably already working on them or have completed them. If you receive them regularly, they should be on their way

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Is Your Website Mobile-Friendly?

You may have heard that Google has rolled out a new search algorithm that ranks mobile-friendly websites higher than sites that are not mobile-friendly. You don’t need to worry too much about this unless you rely on website leads for new clients to build your business. If

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Get Finance-Savvy with 10 Accounting Terms

It’s good to know some basic accounting terms, and here are ten terms with friendly definitions for your review. Asset:  Essentially, assets are what you own.   These include your bank accounts, business equipment, and even the amounts that customers owe you. Revenue:  Revenue is what you make. 

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