Is Your Small Business Prepared for a Lawsuit?

Posted in Jan, 15th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Business owners must be keenly aware of their financial risks—and the threat of being sued could be larger than you realize. The financial hits of litigation can be far more damaging to small businesses than to large ones, which often staff in-house legal counsel and devote a portion of their budget to legal defense. According…

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How to Build Your Small Business Brand with Facebook Groups

Posted in Jan, 15th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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You’ve surely noticed how increasingly difficult it has become to have your content seen on Facebook. With the social media platform’s algorithm in constant flux to improve the user experience, brands’ status updates aren’t getting the exposure they once did organically. Facebook business page posts are now seen only by a small percentage (some report…

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What Makes or Breaks a Successful Small Business?

Posted in Jan, 15th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

What makes or breaks a successful small business? There are several key commonalities among businesses that succeed, according to several studies polling entrepreneurs. Here’s a closer look at four things successful business owners do right—and one thing they need to do better. What successful entrepreneurs do right They start strong. In a poll of 500 successful entrepreneurs,…

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Advocate for Entrepreneurs Praises Bipartisan Action in the U.S. Senate to Lower Health Coverage Costs

Posted in Jan, 15th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Washington, D.C. – An important bipartisan bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate on January 10, 2019 that addresses a key pain point for small businesses and the self-employed – high health insurance costs.  Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Senator Kristen Sinema (D-AZ) introduced legislation to eliminate the tax on health insurance premiums, a…

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4 Steps to Brainstorming a Great New Business Idea

Posted in Jan, 8th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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You know you want to start a business—you’re dying to tell your boss, “So long,” and take charge of your own destiny. There’s just one problem: You’re not sure what type of business you want to start. Maybe you’ve got a general idea you want to start a business in a certain industry—such as fashion,…

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Is 2019 Your Year to Buy a Business?

Posted in Jan, 8th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Are you planning to make 2019 the year you start your own business? One way to break into entrepreneurship that you may not have considered is buying an existing business. Even if you’re already in business, acquiring a related or complementary business can be the perfect way to expand. In fact, 2019 is poised to…

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Three Questions to Consider Before Your Business Goes International

Posted in Jan, 8th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Once you’ve established your business nationally, the next step might be to sell your product internationally. Despite the daunting task of taking your business global, new borders mean new opportunities, new markets, and new revenue streams, all of which can be a boon to your bottom line. International expansion cannot happen overnight, however. Such a…

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5 Reasons You Need a Business Plan

Posted in Jan, 8th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

If you are starting a small business, there is no shortage of advice on the steps you should take: registering your business name, getting a Tax ID, deciding on a business structure and applying for the needed permits and licenses. While these are all very important steps to take, a business plan will be central…

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Make the Most of Your Ultimate Marketing Tool

Posted in Dec, 11th, 2018 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

There is one marketing and sales tool you always have with you: yourself. As a small business owner, you are the face of your business brand to every potential prospect you meet. How well are you using your personal power to promote your business and your brand? Here are three things that can make a big…

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Resources to Help You Create an Effective Employee Handbook

Posted in Dec, 11th, 2018 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Compiling your employee handbook can be a time-consuming and detailed process. You don’t want to miss any essential topics, and you need to make sure the information is presented clearly and effectively — and in a way that will engage your employees. A small business has numerous resources available to help them put together a…

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