Timely Business Tips Archive

Articles from January 7, 2008 to May 2, 2016

May 2, 2016: Compensation Strategies for Small Business Owners

April 18, 2016: Bringing a New Parent Back On the Job

April 4, 2016: Providing Employees with Flexibility and Choice

March 21, 2016: Designing an Employee Benefit Plan

March 7, 2016: Salary Continuation Plans for Key Employees

February 15, 2016: Business Succession Planning for Sole Proprietors

February 1, 2016: Small Business Retirement Planning Just Got SIMPLE

January 18, 2016: Is It Time to Incorporate?

January 4, 2016: Reducing Employee Stress Levels Can Improve the Bottom Line

December 21, 2015: Successfully Manage Your Cash Flow

December 7, 2015: Succession Planning with Buy-Sell Agreements

November 16, 2015: Insuring Your Business: Are You Prepared for the Unexpected?

November 2, 2015: The Challenge of Small Businesses — Effective Cost Management

October 19, 2015: Securing a Business Loan with Term Life

October 5, 2015: Outsourcing: A Solution for Smaller Businesses?

September 21, 2015: Giving Back to Your Community While Improving Your Bottom Line

September 7, 2015: The S Corporation: A Tax-efficient Structure for Small Businesses

August 17, 2015: Hire Your Children and Help Them Save

August 3, 2015: Keys to Creating a Sticky Website

July 20, 2015: Implementing a Knowledge Management Strategy

July 6, 2015: Important Considerations for Workplace Monitoring

June 15, 2015: Raising Capital for Your Business Needs

June 1, 2015: Charting Your Future — Assess Risk Now to Avoid Losing the Business Later

May 18, 2015: How to Evaluate Your Accounting Practices

May 4, 2015: Creating a Business Dress Code

April 20, 2015: Tax Deductions for Business Startups

April 6, 2015: Family-Friendly Policies Help Retain Top Workers

March 16, 2015: Improving Employee Performance with Regular Evaluations

March 2, 2015: Reduce Workplace Stress: Improve Your Company’s Health

February 16, 2015: Estate Planning: Protection from Having to Sell Your Business

February 2, 2015: Cafeteria Plans Provide Tax Savings and Flexibility

January 19, 2015: Wellness Programs Contribute to a Healthy Bottom Line

January 5, 2015: Guidelines for Employment Recordkeeping

December 15, 2014: Work-Life Benefits and Employee Retention

December 1, 2014: Building and Motivating a Sales Team

November 17, 2014: Investing In Employees Through Education Reimbursement

November 3, 2014: Bringing Democracy to the Workplace

October 20, 2014: Paid Time Off for Workers Can Pay Off for Employers

October 6, 2014: Helping Employees Balance Work and Eldercare Responsibilities

September 15, 2014: Used Computer Equipment: Is It a Good Deal?

September 1, 2014: With Noncompete Agreements, Enforceability Counts

August 18, 2014: Developing a Successful Business Plan

August 4, 2014: Guidelines for Successful Recordkeeping

July 21, 2014: Is It Time to Incorporate?

July 7, 2014: Building the Value of Your Business

June 16, 2014: Competitive Intelligence: Strategies for Success

June 2, 2014: Maintaining a Successful Banking Relationship

May 19, 2014: Disaster Planning for Your Business

May 5, 2014: Setting Up a Tax-Advantaged Commuter Benefits Program

April 21, 2014: Disability Income Insurance: Protection for You and Your Business

April 7, 2014: Taking Advantage of Advertising and Marketing Deductions

March 17, 2014: The Safe Harbor 401(k)

March 3, 2014: Product Pricing Strategies

February 17, 2014: Reduce Costs with Shared Office Space

February 3, 2014: Delegate Your Way to Success

January 20, 2014: Getting New Hires Off to a Good Start

January 6, 2014: Navigating Your Business through Its Life Stages

December 16, 2013: Independent Contractor or Employee?

December 2, 2013: Increasing Productivity with Lean Thinking

November 18, 2013: What’s the Return on Your Marketing Investment?

November 4, 2013: Checking the Credit Scores of Job Candidates

October 21, 2013: Keeping Employees Engaged With Promotion Opportunities

October 7, 2013: Improving Your Online Conversion Rates

September 16, 2013: Employee Stock Ownership Plans

September 2, 2013: The Economics of Space: Buying vs. Leasing

August 19, 2013: Making Your Business More Energy Efficient

August 5, 2013: The Benefits of Key Employee Life Insurance

July 15, 2013: Protect Your Business Against a Disability

July 1, 2013: The Art of Business Succession Planning

June 17, 2013: Hiring a Virtual Assistant

June 3, 2013: Employers Offering Ancillary Benefits May Be More Competitive

May 20, 2013: Stress Management Tips for Business Owners

May 6, 2013: Reducing the Number of Late-Paying Client Accounts

April 15, 2013: Educating Employees about Your 401(k) Plan

April 1, 2013: Voluntary Benefits: Boosting the Value of Benefit Packages

March 18, 2013: Reducing Wealth Transfer Taxes on Your Business

March 4, 2013: Employer-Sponsored Elder Care Benefits May Improve Employee Retention

February 18, 2013: Get SMART: Basic Tips for Goal Setting

February 4, 2013: Improving Employee Performance with the Right Incentives

January 21, 2013: Determining an Affordable Growth Rate for Your Business

January 7, 2013: Workplace Monitoring and Privacy Laws

December 17, 2012: Tips for Business Email Etiquette

December 3, 2012: Online Reviews: Protecting Your Company’s Reputation

November 19, 2012: Building a Culture of Accountability

November 5, 2012: Creating a Culture of Customer Service

October 15, 2012: Preserving Your Family Business with Long Term Care Planning

October 1, 2012: From “Golden Handcuffs” to a Golden Handshake

September 17, 2012: Business Survival Planning for the Sole Proprietor

September 3, 2012: Green Business = Smart Business

August 20, 2012: Preparing for a Small Business Conference

August 6, 2012: Creating Your Company’s Brand

July 16, 2012: Small Business Owners and Age-Weighted Profit Sharing Plans

July 2, 2012: Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset: Key Employees

June 18, 2012: Female Executives Narrow Wage Gap for Female Employees

June 4, 2012: Retaining Key Employees with Long Term Care Insurance Benefits

May 21, 2012: Spotlight on Group Insurance

May 7, 2012: Business Owners and Retirement Planning

April 16, 2012: Involving Family Can Be Good Business

April 2, 2012: One-Stop Source for Hiring Employees with Disabilities

March 19, 2012: Blogging: It’s Everybody’s Business

March 5, 2012: The Importance of Conducting Employee Background Checks

February 20, 2012: Behavioral Economics Can “Nudge” Workers Toward Better Decisions

February 6, 2012: Valuing a Closely Held Business

January 16, 2012: Can the Commerce Department Help You?

January 2, 2012: Employee Depression Can Lead to Productivity Losses

December 19, 2011: What Job Seekers Should Know about Background Checks

December 5, 2011: Office Hoarding May Halt Career Advancement

November 21, 2011: Grow Your Business with Temporary Workers

November 7, 2011: Business Owners: Keeping Sight of Personal Priorities

October 17, 2011: Returnships: Internships for Professionals Re-Entering the Workforce

October 3, 2011: Keeping Tabs on Your Competition

September 19, 2011: Planning for Continuity: Your Business Estate

September 5, 2011: Paid Time Off — Bank Systems on the Rise

August 15, 2011: Making the Most Out of Meetings

August 1, 2011: Key Employees: Protecting Your Most Valuable Assets

July 18, 2011: Building Better Teams

July 4, 2011: Heading Off Staff Conflict

June 20, 2011: Retirement and Succession Planning for Business Owners

June 6, 2011: Women on the Move: Starting Your Own Business

May 16, 2011: Leadership: Building Stronger Companies

May 2, 2011: Securing Capital for Business Operations

April 18, 2011: Perk Up Your Employees with Fringe Benefits

April 4, 2011: Forms of Business Ownership: Weighing Your Options

March 21, 2011: Family Matters: Tax Issues & Family Employees

March 7, 2011: Financial Recordkeeping for Tax Purposes

February 21, 2011: The Ins and Outs of Pricing for Profit

February 7, 2011: Is Your Home Office Tax Deductible?

January 17, 2011: Cultivating a “Small Business Edge”

January 3, 2011: The Power of Networking

December 20, 2010: Spotlight on Group Insurance

December 6, 2010: Tips for Conducting Effective Job Interviews

November 15, 2010: Stress Levels: Keeping Them in Check and Your Business on Track

November 1, 2010: Bringing in an Outside Consultant

October 18, 2010: Tips for Hiring the Right Employees

October 4, 2010: Assess the Health of Your Business with a SWOT Analysis

September 20, 2010: Taking on Interns: A Win-Win for Your Business

September 6, 2010: Crafting a Media Relations Strategy

August 16, 2010: Building Relationships with Existing Clients

August 2, 2010: Bilingual Marketing Strategies for the Hispanic Market

July 19, 2010: Reducing Costs with Just-in-Time Inventory

July 5, 2010: When the Going Gets Tough: Cultivating Resilience

June 21, 2010: Developing a Telecommuting Strategy to Ensure Business Continuity

June 7, 2010: Borrowing Responsibly and Managing Debt

May 17, 2010: Asking Family or Friends to Invest in Your Business

May 3, 2010: How to Secure Contracts with the Federal Government

April 19, 2010: Helping Part-Time Employees Feel Like They Belong

April 5, 2010: Converting Cold Calls into New Clients

March 15, 2010: The Advantages of Being “Second to Market”

March 1, 2010: Management That Puts People First

February 15, 2010: Financing Alternatives in a Tight Market

February 1, 2010: Drafting an Effective Employee Handbook

January 18, 2010: Designing an Online Press Room

January 4, 2010: Charitable Giving in a Downturn

December 21, 2009: Protecting Your Business against Break-Ins and Robberies

December 7, 2009: Driving Business to Your Website with Pay-per-Click Advertising

November 16, 2009: Rewarding a Sales Force in Tough Economic Times

November 2, 2009: Monitoring and Managing Business Credit Reports

October 19, 2009: Twittering Your Way to New Business

October 5, 2009: Public Health Risks Highlight Need for Employer Preparation

September 21, 2009: Building a More Diverse Company

September 7, 2009: Getting Smart about Smartphones

August 17, 2009: Tips for Getting Paid Promptly

August 3, 2009: Solving Business Problems with Brainstorming

July 20, 2009: Computing in a Cloud

July 6, 2009: Reducing Employee Stress Levels to Improve the Bottom Line

June 15, 2009: The Ins and Outs of Hiring Temporary Workers

June 1, 2009: Extend Your Reach via Webinars

May 18, 2009: Achieving Superior Customer Service

May 4, 2009: Is It Time for a Brand Makeover?

April 20, 2009: The Importance of a Partnership Agreement

April 6, 2009: Managing Labor Costs to Help Avoid Layoffs

March 16, 2009: Answering the Call to Diversity through Marketing

March 2, 2009: Getting the Job Done with Virtual Teams

February 16, 2009: Educating Your Employees about Their 401(k) Plan

February 2, 2009: Developing Leadership Potential among Your Employees

January 19, 2009: A Return Policy That Satisfies Customers While Protecting Your Bottom Line

January 5, 2009: Improving Your Professional Visibility

December 15, 2008: Improving Your Presentation Skills

December 1, 2008: Beating the Long-Haul Business Travel Blues

November 17, 2008: What’s Your Management Style?

November 3, 2008: Using Guerrilla Marketing to Get Noticed

October 20, 2008: Benefits of Bluetooth Connectivity for Small Businesses

October 6, 2008: Conserving Cash and Building Relationships through Bartering

September 15, 2008: Business Succession Planning: Prepare for Continued Success

September 1, 2008: Boosting Employee Performance with Ergonomics

August 18, 2008: The Benefits of Volunteering

August 4, 2008: Calculating Your Break-Even Point

July 21, 2008: Social Networking Your Way to Success

July 7, 2008: Coping with Higher Gas Prices

June 16, 2008: Protecting Your Company Against Lost Sales With Business Interruption Insurance

June 2, 2008: Selecting the Right Printers for Your Business

May 19, 2008: Trimming Your Shipping Expenses

May 5, 2008: Turning Customer Complaints into a Competitive Advantage

April 21, 2008: Tips for Making the Most of Trade Shows

April 7, 2008: Greening Your Business

March 17, 2008: Becoming a Better Negotiator

March 3, 2008: Bringing Mom Back on the Job after Having a Baby

February 18, 2008: Growing Your Business through Acquisition

February 4, 2008: Helping Employees Overcome Personal Challenges with EAPs

January 21, 2008: Technology That Improves Collaboration

January 7, 2008: Compensation Strategies for Small Business Owners

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CPAAI (CPA Associates International) is pleased to announce a merger with MGI Worldwide, effective 1st January 2020.
The newly created organisation will comprise more than 250 accounting, tax and consulting firms in almost 100 countries throughout the world.

For more information, please read our Press Release.