How to Avoid 5 Common Small Business Mistakes

Only about half of all new businesses survive five years or more, and only about a third survive beyond 10 years, according to the Small Business Administration. From not having enough startup money to trying to do it all yourself … Continued

Cyber Safety Simplified for Small Businesses

63 percent of small business owners admit they have been victims of at least one type of cyber attack. With all of the various types of cyber crimes that exist today, ensuring your company takes the proper security precautions is … Continued

Is Your Small Business Cyber-Safe? Here’s Your Checklist

Do you assume that getting hacked is only a big-company problem? A new survey by Nationwide reveals that almost eight in 10 small business owners (79 percent) do not have a cyber attack response plan, even though a majority of them (63 percent) have … Continued

5 Small Business Trends You May Want to Follow in 2014

True entrepreneurial spirit was a hallmark of 2013. According to the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity, about 476,000 new business owners emerged each month – a strong sign of economic recovery in the U.S. And the trend is likely to continue through … Continued

4 Common Small Business Missteps and Solutions

Starting a small business can be a highly rewarding, yet highly challenging undertaking. Nearly half of all new businesses don’t make it past the five-year mark, according to the US Small Business Administration (US SBA). If you have aspirations to … Continued