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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.…

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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…

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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 of…

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…

accounting

Accounting is typically not an entrepreneur’s favorite part about running the business. For that reason, the entrepreneur may take shortcuts or missteps that can cost them big down the road. Accurate accounting for your startup involves more than just balancing your checkbook. You must account for your business assets, including…

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A common saying in business and personal growth is that mistakes can be a great teacher. And while that can certainly be true, it is always preferable to learn from other peoples’ mistakes and avoid the pain from your own. Having studied businesses and their mistakes for several years now,…

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