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Why Trump's Tax Plan Is Better for My Small Business than Bush's

A small business owner who is also a CPA compares Donald Trump's tax plan and Jeb Bush's.

Domino's $1,300 Bank Deposit Gets Misdelivered to Customer

It was a bad day for the Berkeley, California, Domino's Pizza shop manager—the delivery man who was to take the restaurant's $1,300 in cash to the bank lost it en route.  

Indiegogo's CEO: Six Tips on Conducting a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Indiegogo, the crowdfunding platform, debuted in 2008 and to date has raised half a billion dollars. Just about any entrepreneur can get their cash-raising campaign on Indiegogo, but results vary.

The Four Top Productivity Skills We Learned at Google

The team that ran online photo editor Picnik spent two years at Google, from 2010 to 2012.

Most Small Business Owners Uninformed, Unprepared, or Both on Looming October 1 Change in Credit Cards

 As of October 1, 2015, businesses that don't have chip reading technology for processing credit and debit cards will be liable for any fraud stemming from such transactions.

NCR Releases Tablet POS System

NCR Silver Register for Android and Apple TabletsDULUTH, Ga. – NCR this morning announced the launch of a tablet point-of-sale system for small business merchants. It runs on Android and Apple devices.

Signs that You Need a Growth Strategy for Your Business

It takes diligence, imagination and planning to have a successful small business, but often business owners are so busy running their company that they overlook or neglect signs that business is sl

McDonald’s Stock Buyback Plan Aids Officers, Not Franchisees

Wall Street's BullOAK BROOKS, Ill.—With slumping sales and negative press, McDonald's announced a new "turnaround plan" last month to restore growth and excitement to its brand and to unlock financial value. There is another part to its aggressive agenda.

Shape Up Your Restaurant Delivery System

One of the challenges pizzeria owners face on a daily basis is deliveries.

Deadline Looms on POS Smart Cards, but Most Small Businesses Unprepared

Small business owners for the most part have heard of this year's government-mandated October 1 deadline for having in place smart-card-ready POS (point-of-sale) systems, but an Intuit survey shows that 58 percent are not planning on making the switch or are undecided.