Building a Great Small Business Brand

Strauss gives advice for how to make your small business’ brand come to life.

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Many Benefits of Employee Benefits

Check out these innovative ideas for finding, hiring and retaining top talent at your small business.

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Strategies for business success

Here’s the SOS for your business’ slow season

Whether you keep your business open or close down for the slow season, here are some tips to help you make the most of this time.

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Protecting your legacy

Take action now to make sure the business you've worked so hard to grow is set up for success no matter what life throws your way.

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Solutions with Steve

Often called “America’s small business expert,” Steve Strauss is a best-selling author and the USA TODAY small business columnist. In the Solutions with Steve column, Strauss offers recommendations to help business owners succeed.

Top Two Ways to Increase Your Profits

There are many things that small business people want – they want to create a business that makes a difference in their own lives and that of their employees.

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Tech help for accounts receivables

Right now, this very day, I am in the middle of an accounts receivable nightmare.

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Healthcare, small business & open enrollment

It’s open enrollment time. As you likely know, open enrollment is that time of year when you can shop and switch plans.

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Motivate and reward with bonuses

There are all sorts of reasons that you, as a small business owner, would want to give your team bonuses. Bonuses motivate people of course, but it is more than that.

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Expert Advice: Video Series

Hear from the experts in New York Life’s Advanced Planning group as they address some of your biggest concerns.