Smart HR: Employee Motivation and Team Morale


What motivates you? Humans are often motivated by things like achievement, affiliation, and power. The better you understand and cater to the unique needs of each individual on your team, the better your chances for collective success. As a leader, doing what is right for your people and your … [Read more...]

Six Video Marketing Tips for YouTube Success


Today, we close the “one million YouTube views” celebration and announce the lucky winner of an iPad mini.  For those of you who didn’t win the iPad, we bestow upon you the gift of knowledge. Read on for a few helpful tips your small business can use to reach your customer on YouTube. A little … [Read more...]

Section 179 for 2013


What is Section 179? This little jewel in the tax code allows small- and medium-sized businesses to expense capital purchases in the year of purchase rather than depreciating over three or five or whatever number of years. This applies to material goods used in your business, … [Read more...]

SMB News Recap January 2013


Small Business Owners: The IRS Says You Are Tax Cheats Small Business Trends Small Business does a lot for America, accounting for roughly half of private sector GDP and employment. Their economic contributions probably account for part of the reason that small business is our country’s most … [Read more...]