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Challenges of Owning a Business

Dear M & M:  It seems the longer I stay in business the tougher it gets. Any ideas of what I should be doing to make it a little easier? 393 more words


Michelle Ranavat, Ranavat Botanics

Tell us a little about yourself and the road that led you to starting Ranavat Botanics. What inspired you to make skincare products?

My mother-in-law, a veteran esthetician, was battling hyper pigmentation and tried all the products in her spa without results. 900 more words

Call Me Bossy

Is insurance for employees a requirement?

Dear M & M: Do I have to provide health insurance to my employees? – Jack

Dear Jack: As of January 1, 2016 no business has to provide or offer health insurance to your employees. 211 more words


4 Easy SEO Hacks to Boost Your Business Right Now

I’ve learned to wear a lot of hats while starting my business: bookkeeping, marketing, advertising, social media, website creation, business development, sales, etc. Everyday there’s something new, but there’s only ONE thing that I’ve decided to outsource—Search Engine Optimization. 309 more words

Call Me Bossy

Big Decision: What type of business do you want to be in?

Ask M & M: What kind of a business should I start? – Jackson

Dear Jackson:  This is one of those questions that you will be the only person that will be able to answer. 264 more words


No "Line in the Sand"

“Have you drawn a “line in the sand” on when to close your business?”

Small Business Week is April 30 – May 6.  Intuit’s QuickBooks, a company best known for their accounting software,

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