Save yourself from a higher tax bill by seeing if you’re eligible for these tax deductions:
Fish Where the Fish Are
Figure out where the best candidates for your company would be hanging out, whether virtually or physically. If you’re in the market for technical talent, drop by a hackathon or demo day. If you’re looking for someone in sales, a trade show would be a great place to see someone in their element and get a sense of how they deal with customers. Looking for someone with a niche passion? There’s likely a meetupfor it.
For nine more great hiring tips, visit OPENForum.com.
The dawn of Facebook business page rankings and anonymous, negative online reviews has made small business owners more vigilant about their company’s reputation online. The Small Business Administration has partnered up with Yelp to offer two, hour-long webinars on how to “engage with online reviewers and manage their online reputation,” covering:
The first webinar starts February 11, 2 p.m. EST. For more information, visit SBA.gov.
34 Small-Business Predictions For 2014: Find out what experts and entrepreneurs are saying you should expect in the new year, including:
Introducing Doggles, one of the 7 Most Surprising Business Success Stories Of 2013:
When Veronica DiLullo’s collie had trouble catching a Frisbee in the glare of the sun, she created a custom pair of sunglasses for him. When other dog owners saw her invention, they wanted a pair. So she launched Doggles, a company that sells eye protection designed just for dogs. It has generated millions of dollars in sales for DiLullo.