New to the freelance game? Know these 5 basics about freelance taxes

Let me tell you a little story about freelance taxes: Last year I wrote a check to the IRS for $14,000. It wasn’t because I failed to withhold the proper amount from my salaried day job or that I won the lottery. Instead, my freelance writing income exploded through the …

Reseller marketing strategies created for the end goal

Your business was born out of your passion and interest in an industry where you are an expert. Whether you are serving a new yoga studio, doctor’s office or restaurant, it was similarly launched because of the owner’s love and expertise for exercise, medicine or food. If someone mentioned online …

How to Get the Most Out of Participation at an Exhibition or Trade Show

When you haven’t prepared for a trade show or exhibition before, it can be a little daunting. However, thousands of businesses every year participate in these types of events successfully and pull them off nicely, so don’t panic! Running an exhibition stand is something completely different to anything else. For …

Five Common Issues That Arise During Language Translation

If you operate on the global stage, language is likely one of your biggest barriers. You need to communicate effectively across borders to convey your brand with the consistency, accuracy, and professionalism necessary to succeed. However, this is not as simple as translating word for word thanks to the many …

Should your church use a website to attract church donations?

Churches need lots of money to maintain operations, whether it’s to keep people on payroll, make repairs to the building, improve community awareness, or fund outreach efforts. And with more than $390 billion given to charitable causes per year, there’s no shortage of people willing to donate their money to opportunities …

McDonald's National Owners Association Annual Meeting

McDonald’s National Owners Association Annual Meeting BMM Staff Wed, 05/08/2019 – 16:48 Event Description McDonald’s National Owners Association second annual meeting. “Details coming soon.” Dates known, but times aren’t set yet. Information Event Date Mon, 10/07/2019 – 11:00 – Wed, 10/09/2019 – 01:00 Event Summary McDonald’s National Owners Association second …

SBA Global Webinar Series: Opportunities in International Development

SBA Global Webinar Series: Opportunities in International Development BMM Staff Wed, 05/08/2019 – 16:05 Event Description SBA Go Global Webinar Series (4)   Opportunities in International Development Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EDT) Presenters: TBD Description: Small business exporters can truly make the world a …

SBA Global Webinar Series: Online Tools for Finding New Markets

SBA Global Webinar Series: Online Tools for Finding New Markets BMM Staff Wed, 05/08/2019 – 15:50 Event Description SBA Global Webinar Series 3)   Manage Challenges in the Global Marketplace Date: May 23, 2019 Time: 2-3 p.m. EDT Discover the power of data for finding foreign market opportunities. Get a hands-on …

Using Puppeth, the Ethereum Private Network Manager

We’ve previously written about Geth, one of the most popular Ethereum nodes. When you install Geth with helper tools, it comes with a handy tool called Puppeth, which you can use to maintain and install various helper tools for managing and deploying your private blockchain. Puppeth can also be installed …

5 international business practices to adopt in America

The world is a big place breeding infinite cultures and ways of life. This leads to different business customs in and out of the office. Business etiquette varies across borders. What seems normal in one country might seem crazy in another. However, there are some international business practices that American …

Shortage of tech skills and 600,000 job vacancies costing UK economy £63 billion a year

An estimated 600,000 vacancies in digital technology are costing the country £63 billion a year, according to information provided by techUK in a report on skills shortages published by the Edge Foundation.The second of the education charity’s bulletins on the UK’s skills shortages, shines a spotlight on the tech industry …

What Should You Look for in a Stand Builder?

What marketing strategies can a company use to increase brand recognition and attract more customers? Paid advertisements, making use of social media, the list is actually endless. But there is no way a company can have a conversation on business marketing without including trade shows and exhibitions. Why? Organizing for …

Top 3 Advantages That Every Online Essay Provider Can Offer

For people in the business world, writing an essay is commonplace. Even though it is a normal task, the majority of people think that writing a short piece is a bit challenging and a dreadful necessity for marketing their business. Though some may find writing an article as simple as …

A Frugal Athlete founder Amobi Okugo drives home need for personal financial playbook

For professional soccer player Amobi Okugo, financial intelligence is the goal — on a global scale. This hardworking entrepreneur launched Sacramento-based A Frugal Athlete with the mission of increasing personal financial prudency and literacy amongst student and pro athletes. Read his story below. Q&A with Amobi Okugo, founder of A …

Short-Term Focus of Activist Investors Hurting Companies

Short-Term Focus of Activist Investors Hurting Companies Ron Schaich, founder and chairman of Panera Bread, is a frequent speaker on the dangers of today’s rampant investor activism with its short-term outlook and the quarter-to-quarter thinking it has inspired. In 2017 about one in five publicly traded restaurant companies were set …

Lifestyle Tips for Entrepreneurs: Expert Guide to Home Window Glass Repair

If you have broken window glass in your house, you need to know the best way to repair and replace it. Having a broken window is a stressful situation because it will affect the overall appearance of your living place and even your entire residence. A disorderly house will break …

5 Ways to Find Meaningful Influencers on a Budget

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, you probably know the value in influencer marketing. Consumers today check in with friends and family before making purchases. Social media has turned into a recommendation engine. Review sites are consulted, blogs are read, and posts are scanned before credit cards are handed over. According …

Improving Performance Perception with Pingdom and GTmetrix

This article is part of a series on building a sample application — a multi-image gallery blog — for performance benchmarking and optimizations. (View the repo here.) In this article, we’ll analyze our gallery application using the tools we explained in the previous guide, and we’ll look at possible ways …

4 Things to Consider Before Your Business Switches to Digital Signatures

There are many benefits to switching to e-signatures and digital contracts. Turnaround time for signing and approval increases when customers and employees alike are able to save copies and return to them later. However, moving too quickly to the ease of digital contacts with electronic signatures might not be the …

Now’s the time to start marketing for Valentine’s Day sales

We’re coming up on the end of 2018, and that means it’s time for online retailers to start thinking about how they’re going to position themselves for Valentine’s Day sales — and yes, it’s worth planning this early. In 2018, Valentine’s Day was responsible for injecting more than $19.6 billion …

Canadians Choose Restaurants Based on Best Online Reviews

Canadians Choose Restaurants Based on Best Online Reviews The biggest factor when Canadians choose a restaurant to patronize is its online reviews, a new survey reveals. Coming in second is the one that’s closest. When given the choice between 10 different restaurants near them, an astounding 39.2% of respondents indicated that they …

Episode 68 – Design, UX and Conversion Boosters with Ross Beyeler

Ross Beyeler knows a thing or two about ecommerce sites that convert.  He’s built a few sites that I really love. Charley Hustle (mostly because I’m a huge Chiefs Fan and KU Jayhawks fan), Bottle Keeper,  Johnny Cupcakes, Assoline and more.     We get into several key design, UX and …

5 Steps to Applying for an Employer Identification Number for Your New Business

Are you planning to start a new business? One of the most important things you should accomplish is getting an EIN number. When you have one, it will be easier to open a bank account, get business permits and even apply for a loan. If you are launching a new …