Money, Small Business News

4 Important Changes to Small Business Tax Deductions for 2015

Small business tax deductions- they may feel complicated at times, but I think we can all agree they are ultimately, a force for good. The main point of most government tax deduction programs is to help small businesses help themselves,…

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Small Business News

Small Business News: New Accommodations May Be Required For Pregnant Workers

Currently, all business must abide by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, but does the law allow for too many loopholes? What IS the legal responsibility of the employer to accommodate a pregnant worker? SCOTUS will soon be making a judgement on just…

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Marketing & Strategy

12 Marketing Buzz Words to Grab Customer Attention

My favorite thing to write about is small business marketing tips! To kick off 2015, I am going to introduce you all to the concept of “buzzwords”. In the marketing and advertising world, buzzwords are key signifiers of what consumers are most…

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Marketing & Strategy

Are You Packaging Your Goods Correctly?

Is your packaging design setting the best possible tone with your customers for what they can expect from your product?  When a consumer walks into a store or clicks onto a website to make a purchase, they’re met with a…

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FG Philosophy & News

Our Year in Review: 14 Exciting Changes from 2014

2014 sure has been fun! We’ve been up to a whole lot, trying to build the AR management app of your dreams and all. Our superb team at Funding Gates worked hard all year long to make cool changes and features a reality for…

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Management

How to Navigate Disagreeing with Your Boss

At least half of all working Americans spend more weekday hours interacting with their direct boss than with their spouse. Any time individuals spend that much time around one another, invested in a mutual goal—differences of opinion are bound to…

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Marketing & Strategy

10 Insider Tips to Help Businesses Get Press Coverage

All of us on the Funding Gates marketing team just can’t stress enough the importance of getting local press coverage for your small business. Potential customers still trust news sources more than any other resource, and the links you get from…

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Small Business Owner's Guide

7 Ways Equipment Financing and Leasing Can Help Your Business Grow

Depending on your industry, you may need to regularly purchase equipment for your business. This can get expensive. And for most of us, dropping a bunch of cash at once isn’t really practical. These days, more small business owners than…

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Marketing & Strategy

Should Your Small Business Offer Delivery? A Complete Guide

With the new year upon, it’s time to think about ways you can innovate and grow your business in the new year. The end of the year is a good time to reflect on the latest changes and trends within the small…

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