Monthly Archives January 2017

Boise Breaks 31-Year-Old Snow Record; Local Businesses Feel Impact

Winter is far from over, yet Idaho’s capital and most populous city has already seen more snowfall to date than in any other year. Boise received 3 more inches of snow on Jan. 23, pushing the season-long snowfall to-date level 35.5 inches. According to the National Weather Service, the previous…

for rent

The odds of a new business succeeding are often less than 50/50. Even if a new business does make it past its first year, there is no guarantee that it will last for another year or longer. However, it may not always be possible to merely lease equipment or office…

money

HR costs are one of the biggest expenditures for any business, and over time, they can really add up. The main goal of any company should be to control expenses in each department. This can be achieved by utilizing tactics that are designed to cut costs using a proactive approach.…

growthchart

In 2014, an entrepreneur named Ryan Grepper attempted to fund a project called the Coolest Cooler on Kickstarter. Grepper's goal was to raise $50,000. Instead, he raised more than $13 million from more than 60,000 backers. Seemingly overnight, Grepper had far more funding than he thought he needed -- and more than…

etsy

Etsy is a growing e-commerce community that focuses on unique and handmade items. In Idaho, Etsy is quickly becoming a part of individual's side-hustle to add a little income from home. Becoming a successful Etsy seller involves starting with a solid foundation of strategy. Here are some tips for building…

Idaho Business - Idaho Communities

Many businesses operate on a tight margin. When it comes to maintaining a profit for the year, tax incentives and tax credits can be significant. When planning your business expenses and preparing to file your tax returns, keep these five tax incentives in mind.   Workforce Training Fund The state…

Every business needs security. Whether you are protecting your inventory or client data, having the right devices and processes can help your company avoid disaster. Inadequate or inappropriate security solutions can result in data breaches or theft of valuable assets. Whatever the scale of your business or the type of…

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