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IRS Releases 2019 Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) recently released updated optional standard mileage rates for 2019. These rates are used to calculate the deductible cost of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical, or moving purposes. The term “automobile” includes any car, van, pickup, or panel truck. As of January 1, 2019, the standard mileage rates are as follows: For business use…

Family Business And Social Drive

Family businesses are developing social missions to help the communities they serve. This article discusses how to incorporate a social mission into your family business, and the advantages and disadvantages of a social initiative.   To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2018/12/06/how-a-family-business-can-develop-a-social-mission/#2ad4de2fcb54

Growing Small Business Revenue

As a new calendar year begins, it is an important time for small business owners to analyze their priorities and focus on improving their business. This article discusses a few ways your small business can grow revenue in the upcoming year. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://www.dynamicbusiness.com.au/small-business-resources/finance-cash-flow/3-tips-to-help-small-businesses-grow-revenue-in-2019.html

Keeping Your Company Secure During The Holidays

As the holidays approach, cybercriminals are looking for opportunities to exploit your employees and your business. This article discusses a few ways you can keep your business secure this holiday season. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://smallbiztrends.com/2018/12/holiday-season-cybersecurity-tips.html

Hiring Millennials Will Pay Off

Finding and retaining millennial talent will help small businesses compete with bigger businesses. This article discusses how small businesses can attract millennials, and why hiring millennials is the right move for small businesses. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://business.financialpost.com/entrepreneur/small-business/heres-one-big-way-small-business-can-do-better-than-the-big-guys

How To Communicate With Your Ideal Customer

Finding and communicating with the right customer is a basic necessity for any small business. This article discusses tips you can use to find ideal customers and improve your marketing communications strategy. To view this article, click the following link to access the original content. https://smallbiztrends.com/2018/11/10-expert-tips-for-finding-and-communicating-with-your-ideal-customers.html