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The Hiring Tips Your Washington DC Business Needs

The Hiring Tips Your Washington DC Business Needs

It seems like everywhere SMBs and retailers are short-staffed (and hiring). At the same time, with high inflation plaguing the country, other businesses are in the middle of layoffs.It seems as if these two realities would meet together, and establish an economic...

All About the SSBCI for Washington DC Business Owners

All About the SSBCI for Washington DC Business Owners

Fill in the blank: It takes a village to ______.While you’re probably thinking of child-rearing right now, I’d like to suggest that it applies to your Washington DC small business as well. And particularly during inflationary times. The 2020 world made it painfully...

Kevin Smoot’s C Corp Pros and Cons

Kevin Smoot’s C Corp Pros and Cons

Before I dive into discussing the pros and cons of a C corp, I briefly want to touch on some other things relevant to you as a Washington DC small business owner.Recession. The threat of it hangs in the air like a midwest thunderstorm. And as you anticipate it,...

Vendor Negotiation Tips for Washington DC Business Owners

Vendor Negotiation Tips for Washington DC Business Owners

Is your hustle muscle feeling strong right now? I hope so because if your business is going to make it moving forward, it’s going to have to be – at least for somebody on your business team. This inflationary environment virtually demands it (as does a likely...

A Cutting Expenses How-to for Washington DC Businesses

A Cutting Expenses How-to for Washington DC Businesses

As a small business owner, you’re battling on a lot of different fronts right now. You’re doing your best to keep employees happy, raise prices without driving away customers, pivot to alternative supply options as your current ones dry up, adjust for changing...