Entries by Benny Yi

Are you taking advantage of all Google has to offer?

The term “google it” has replaced the phrase “search for it” on the internet. Don’t you agree?  Google is typically the place people go to when it’s time to search for something. But what about your business? Will people find it on google?  Are you listed on google business, and if so do you have […]

Don’t Let Chargebacks Get the Best of You!

Chargebacks can have a substantial financial impact on your business. Whether the chargebacks are due to frivolous claims from unscrupulous consumers, or claims that are seemingly justified, the result is the same – loss of money to your company. But there are steps you can take as a business owner to cut-down on those costly […]

To Yelp or Not to Yelp? That is the Question!

You may be on Yelp already. You may have heard about Yelp but aren’t on there yet. Or maybe you’ve never heard of Yelp! So let’s go over a little background just in case you need to know. In 2004, Yelp was founded in an effort to help people find local businesses.  In the  4thquarter […]

Improve Your Quarterly Meeting

Small businesses tend to be informal, but they should not overlook the need for periodic meetings to ensure that all departments and employees are aligned with the owner’s vision. Quarterly meetings are typically set up for several different functions, but no one wants their employees feeling like this through the monotony of the same presentation. Make sure […]

10 Reasons Why Your Business Must Go Paperless

Going paperless isn’t only for “tree-huggers” any more. Sure, cutting down or eliminating paper from the office is an extremely valuable contribution to the planet’s ecology, and companies that are green-certified, like IOU Financial, are doing their bit to improve the planet. However, gong paperless pays dividends in many ways that actually affect a company’s bottom […]

Best Backdrops for Professional Headshots

Originally posted on Business. Only Practical.: Having a professional head-shot is extremely important for anyone in business. In this day and age, it may seem easier to simply snap a picture with your smartphone and call it good, but business people always need to think about the image they are projecting and an unprofessional picture […]

SMART Goals for 2015

Originally posted on David Cummings on Startups: With 2015 almost upon us, it’s a good time to review goals for the next year. When I talk with entrepreneurs, I enjoy asking about their big-picture goals. Too often, I’ll hear “my goal is to build a successful tech company.” Great, what does successful mean (here’s my definition of […]

7 Business Apps for Remote Offices

As more and more businesses rely on the ability to quickly become mobile, apps that can replace a work computer in a hurry are a necessity. Thankfully, there is an abundance of them available for the device of your choosing. Here, we breakdown some of the best apps for working remotely. 1. Hotspot Shield VPN for iPhone and iPad […]

The True Cost Of Talent Recruitment

Employee recruitment is expensive business, whether you’re a small business or a large corporation. When you calculate the cost of job postings, the expense of adding a new employee, and when you consider the time spent sifting through applications and resumes, interviewing, and on boarding….well, you know the old adage: time is money. Luckily for small business owners, there are ways […]