FG Philosophy & News, Money

True Story: I Was a Delinquent Payer

    All businesses should make sure they’re making it as easy as possible for customers or clients to pay their invoices (Here are some tips!). This blog is the perspective of a delinquent payer, to help you understand why delinquent…

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Accountants

Creative Accounting or Plain Old Misleading Accounting?

Everyone likes creativity, right? From that artfully angled Instagram post of your expertly prepared breakfast to the cleverly worded article on your favorite blog—in the information age, creativity is what makes the world go round. It’s what makes ideas, people,…

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Management

7 Things Interns Look For, Explained by an Intern.

    If you want to get some quality help into the office, you’re going to need to learn how to attract the best interns. But how? As an intern, I’ll let you in on the secret– here are the…

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Marketing & Strategy, Small Business Online Presence

The 10 Best B2B Facebook Pages

With over 1 Billion users, Facebook is basically like a second internet, and a must for all businesses, even local small businesses or business to business (B2B) enterprises. If you think that the nature of product, service, client-base or location…

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Management

Successful Business Owners Take Vacations

    Work-life balance has gotten progressively more difficult over the past decade. New technologies emerge that streamline our workflows and make our jobs easier, but those same technologies also make it harder to unplug. Often, perceived work pressures prevent…

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Management, Small Business Owner's Guide

Why You Should Send More Conversational Emails to Your Employees

Wondering how to motivate employees? I bet you haven’t heard this one before…but you should email them more! Many company managers mistakenly believe that keeping emails short and direct is the best way to streamline communications and optimize productivity. In…

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Accountants, 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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