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How to Recruit the Best Seasonal Employees Leave a comment Read more »

How to Recruit the Best Seasonal Employees

Hiring employees is always about finding someone good enough to represent your business, even during seasonal hiring.


Bonfire Buzz: Is Hiring an Independent Contractor Right for Your Company? Leave a comment Read more »

Bonfire Buzz: Is Hiring an Independent Contractor Right for Your Company?

As a small business owner you may be fortunate enough for you to need to hire more employees and many owners are considering the hire of an independent contractor rather than a hired employee.  With around 73% of small businesses now hiring contract employees in…


Bonfire Buzz: Tips for Conducting Efficient Interviews Leave a comment Read more »

Bonfire Buzz: Tips for Conducting Efficient Interviews

One of the most important things a small business owner can do when hiring a new employee is to conduct a thorough and effective hiring process. Key in creating a productive hiring process is conducting an interview that is both telling and efficient.  A small…


Bonfire Buzz: Start-up Advice from the Bonfire 2 Comments Read more »

Bonfire Buzz: Start-up Advice from the Bonfire

Owning a start-up is becoming more and more prevalent in our current economic climate with more small businesses being opened than ever before, but the sad truth is that many of these start-ups will fail during the first year. Advice from those who have been…


Bonfire Buzz: Infographics in Your Business 1 Comment Read more »

Bonfire Buzz: Infographics in Your Business

Business owners don’t have to look far on the internet to be met with an infographic, in fact, these days there seems to be an infographic on just about any topic you might need information on.  You may even be asking yourself what the purpose…


Bonfire Buzz: Promote Growth with Cloud Computing 2 Comments Read more »

Bonfire Buzz: Promote Growth with Cloud Computing

Small business owners are some of the busiest  people in the world and when you add a family or travel, sometimes both, into the mix the busy factor ramps up even more.  Because business happen anywhere, it is important for a business owner to be…


Bonfire Buzz: Common Business Mistakes 1 Comment Read more »

Bonfire Buzz: Common Business Mistakes

If you own a business, it’s likely that you have had your share of mistakes. Don’t worry, it’s all just part of owning a business. The important thing is for you to learn from your mistakes, then forgive yourself for them and move on. Then…


What Small Business Owners Need to Know about Paying Taxes...All Year Long Leave a comment Read more »

What Small Business Owners Need to Know about Paying Taxes…All Year Long

Outright.com demystifies the process and tells us what we need to know about quarterly estimated taxes.


Engage Your Customers By Using Smart Marketing Strategies 4 Comments Read more »

Engage Your Customers By Using Smart Marketing Strategies

No one wants to have a presence for their business online without any engagement; for most business owners the conversation, feedback, and engagement they get from their friends and followers is the most valuable feedback available for their company. Effective engagement marketing is key for…


Bonfire Buzz: Recharge & Refresh 2 Comments Read more »

Bonfire Buzz: Recharge & Refresh

As entrepreneurs, you work hard.  Real hard.  As hard as you work though, it’s important to remember to take time off to recharge your batteries and give creativity an opportunity to flourish again.  Long holiday weekends are the perfect time to take some time off…


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