Small Business Operations

August 27, 2019 - 10:38 am
Business expenses add up quickly and often unexpectedly, especially for new business owners. Savings of any kind can go a long way and while energy use is an invaluable cost, there are many ways to reduce your energy bill. ComEd Energy Doctor Ed Krembuszewski explains how variable speed devices (...
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Tabitha Britt
August 22, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Creating a limited liability company (LLC) isn’t as hard as you think. Here are five quick steps to get you started. 1. Select a state Before getting into the nitty-gritty details, you’ll need to choose a state . Usually, business owners choose the state in which they live, but if you’re planning...
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Marlena Turner
August 21, 2019 - 10:25 am
When an organization has a great manager at the helm leading the way, success is imminent. A great manager makes sure all aspects of the business are maintained and run smoothly. They put the proper people in the right places and make sure they have adequate tools and training to help ensure...
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Gillian Burdett
August 16, 2019 - 1:15 pm
The internet of things (IoT) has revolutionized the way we do business. Connected devices are at the junction of our physical world and the cyber world, allowing us to follow supply chains in real time, monitor physical plants and remotely control security cameras, alarm systems, thermostats and a...
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Tabitha Shiflett
August 14, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Ideally, your business is contracted to do a job, the job gets done and payments from your clients arrive within the agreed upon time. Unfortunately for contractors, freelancers and small business owners, this isn’t always the case. Expectations of being paid on time are not unreasonable,...
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Dave Thomas
August 09, 2019 - 10:55 am
Do you know all the different steps necessary to get your small business off the ground and running? For many individuals in this position, getting headed in the right direction can prove more difficult than expected. Along with needing the financial footing to maneuver a small business operation,...
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