WayneLiew submitted the following stories to BizSugar

PC security has become a great issue these days, especially in small businesses where most of the time, an IT department is non-existent. If you spend lot of time on web and you think that you cannot be hacked that let me tell you my friend, a hacker will not knock on your door before arriving. You will not notice a thing until you are caused any damage by a hacker or virus. Read More
You've got less than a week to turn that pile of odd-sized W-2's, 1099's, and paper receipts into an income tax return that won't break the bank or get you audited. This April there are more free, cheap, online tools that can help you digitize your tax return and your financial records all year long. Read More
While a good public relations person can do wonders for any business, some smaller companies just don't have the budget, especially at early stages when every cent counts. But even someone with no public relations experience can utilize a few simple, and most importantly, free, tricks to make their company's news and assets more easily accessible to reporters. Read More
An efficient invoicing process is essential to maintaining a healthy cash flow. Smart invoicing can significantly shorten the time between when you complete a project and when you get paid for it. It can also reduce the time spent sending invoices and handling payments. No matter what your current invoice process is, you can take steps to help improve both timely payments and customer relations. Read More
While LinkedIn is still used by most for recruiting and job search, Twitter is really emerging as a social media site to start career conversations. From my vantage point, the advantage of Twitter is the speed with which you can begin engaging others. Its casual nature breaks down some conversational barriers that might exist otherwise. Read More
When it comes to measuring a state's business climate, there are several factors to consider: the level of economic growth, the amount of regulations, and the education level of the workforce. Look at all those factors, and you've got a sense of whether or not you're dealing with at a business-friendly state. Here are five of the states who are known for being most friendly to businesses. Read More

10 Reasons You Should Run Like Hell From Social Media

10 Reasons You Should Run Like Hell From Social Media Avatar Posted by WayneLiew under Social Media
From http://outspokenmedia.com 1819 days ago
Made Hot by: PeaceNLove on April 12, 2010 4:23 pm
Social media is everywhere. People are talking about it at conferences, your consultant is begging you to jump onto the bandwagon and you sounds lame if you tell others that your business is not on social media. What IF your business isn't suited for social media? How do you know if your business isn't suited for social media? Read More
Many entrepreneurs think working from a home office will be a dream come true-- until they give it a try. The reality of working from home, however exciting the prospect, can be a shock to the system. A disciplined and focused person can save valuable time and money using a home office. But for others, working from home can be a big time-waster. Read More
It's been 15 years since Craig Newmark started craigslist as an online arts and events list in San Francisco, and 10 years since he named Jim Buckmaster as CEO, stepping aside to work in customer service at the company. Newmark talks about the company's core values, how they've contributed to his success, and what he's doing to uphold them. Read More
If your business has been growing but you've been reluctant to take on a new employee because of economic uncertainty or for any other reason, maybe recently enacted tax incentives will convince you to act. The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act, which was signed into law on March 18, 2010, offers significant tax savings for adding people to your payroll. Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …

Martina Iring @martinairing Dumps Desk Job for Dream

It's a popular fantasy. After working that same old soul sucking job for year after year, one day 9-to-5ers simply … More
Editor's Picks

Have you tried BizSugar's new video posting feature?
It's time to up your game with video on BizSugar!
Post your small business video to BizSugar today!
Did you know you can now post video on BizSugar?