Business operations

Cash flow guide

The complete guide to cash flow for small businesses

Cash flow is a complex concept that stumps many small business owners. That’s why we built this guide—to help you curb common missteps.

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How to transform your business by systemizing and automating

One of the secrets to business success is finding ways to spend less time on administrative tasks. Here’s how to increase your billable hours and save time for business development by systematizing and automating daily tasks.

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Four reports that show you the health of your business

Understanding your business’ financial situation is important for sustainability and growth. This article walks through the key insights you can learn from four key reports that are available in your free Wave account.

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Business insurance: What it is and why you might need it

Business insurance can mean the difference between staying afloat when disaster strikes, or a small business going under. Yet 40% of small businesses have no insurance. Here’s what you need to know to decide if business insurance is right for you.

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Five crucial questions to ask before hiring your first employee

Ready to hire some help for your small business? Here’s what you need to know to be prepared for your first employee.

Five tools to turn your smartphone into your office

One of the quickest ways to get organized and be more productive is to maximize your smartphone’s capabilities. Check out five great smartphone tools that will put your business right into the palm of your hand.

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Five reasons not to use your personal phone number for business (and what you should do instead)

Did you know you can add a business number to your personal mobile phone in seconds just by downloading an app? Learn the benefits of separating your business and personal communications in this article.

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Three ways great employee benefits boost your business

Whether you’re looking to implement health insurance, paid time off, or workplace perks, it’s important you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. The first question you might ask yourself is—how valuable will employee benefits be to my small business? Here are three reasons the answer to that question is “very.”

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How to set your contractor up for success with a killer brief (and how to write one)

Looking for a simplified way to get you, your contractor and client on the same page? Here’s a guide to building a comprehensive brief that will set your contractor up for success.

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Building an onboarding process for your new employee or contractor

Hiring your first employee or contractor is a big milestone—you’re busy and successful enough to need help! Here’s a guide to building a seamless onboarding process that will set your new hire up for success.

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So you hired an employee…what’s next?

You’re graduating from a one-person operation into a full-fledged team, and that’s a big milestone! Make sure you’re prepared for what comes next and have the best tools to handle your new responsibilities.