A year ago, the Federal Reserve Board agreed to dramatically lower the fee that banks can charge businesses to accept debit cards. However, the new law which goes into effect on October 1st, has a loophole that allows credit card processors to intercept the savings intended for small businesses.
Deciding to hire your first permanent employee can be an exciting new step for your small business. But if you have already looked into the hiring process that excitement may quickly give way to overwhelm. This post is a compass to help you wade through all the steps and considerations. The Frugal Small Business Start-up Series has [...]
The creative, idealistic, and passionate world of entrepreneurship often leaves little room for mundane things like accounting. But how you go about arranging and maintaining your financial records will set the tone for how your business operates and help you avoid future headaches and expenses. The Frugal Small Business Start-up Series has been updated and combined into [...]
Have you ever used one of those online domain worth calculators to see how much you could get for a website? Whether you want to buy or sell a domain or are just curious to see what your site could sell for, keep in mind that most of these sites serve little more than entertainment [...]
If your small business involves a considerable amount of mailing and shipping, then chances are you are throwing money down the drain. By making a few simple changes, you can reap significant savings.