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August 16 2017
Creating Content That Hooks Your Prospects

Getting someone’s attention is hard, and having him or her stay on your page is even harder. While there is a lot of competition out there in terms of search engine optimization, getting someone to revisit your page is the real issue. In an article from Entrepreneur, author Victor Ijidola writes, “The real ‘seizing of

August 09 2017
How to Network, for Those Who Hate to Network

Growing your network is one of the most important skills anyone can have in the business world. But how are you supposed to network when you hate networking? Surprisingly, it is easier than you think! In an article from Entrepreneur author Jonathan Jarvis writes, “I’ve personally learned that networking is not so bad after all,

August 09 2017
GPP Partner André Nel Presents to CFOs on Cybersecurity

On August 8, 2017, GPP Audit Partner André Nel held a CPE Breakfast Roundtable for CFOs on cybersecurity. Because cybersecurity has become an important issue for today’s businesses and business leaders, Nel reviewed current scams and fraud, how to develop a plan to keep their businessess safe and secure, and tips and resources they can use

August 03 2017
Doing These 5 Things Daily Will Make You More Productive

Business leaders all live busy and sometimes stressful lives. This article from Inc. offers advice for five things you can do daily to help you and your business be more productive. Author Jordan Scheltgen writes, “To become more productive you need to embrace action as your fuel. Whether you’re a leader within a company or

July 26 2017
A Benefit for Employees That Matters Even More Than Their Salary

A new study found that many employees believe that paid time off should be included in their benefits package. Although benefits packages differ from business to business, it may satisfy your employees to know that some PTO is available. In an article from Inc. author Brenda Barbosa writes, “According to a survey by TSheets, 88

July 19 2017
11 Things Every CEO Must Know About Disruption

In the business world today your business can either be known as a disruptor or the disrupted. Success in any industry relies on a CEO’s ability to see changes in the market and react accordingly. When CEO’s fail to react, and therefore become disrupted, businesses trend downward. In an article from Inc. author Gordon Tredgold

July 12 2017
5 Ways Going Paperless Will Help Your Business

The era of using paper processes is coming to an end. Businesses are switching to technological advances that allow them to ditch paper. But not every business is opting to get rid of paper processes. Why is that? In an article from Small Biz Daily author Nick Candito writes, “In many companies the paper trail

July 03 2017
4 Ways to Resolve Creative Differences in the Workplace

Creative differences in the workplace can lead to messy situations. While some differences have easy resolutions, there can be times when both parties cannot find common ground, leading to a strained and tense workplace. How can both employers and employees resolve these differences? In an article from Entrepreneur, author Will Meier writes, “Creative differences don’t

June 28 2017
Social Media, the IRS, and Tax Audits

Did you know that the IRS uses your social media use as part of their audit determinations? Be careful when you post about how much money you saved during tax season! In an article from Inc., author Steve Mendelsohn writes, “With the IRS suffering a tax collection gap of roughly $300 billion per year, the

June 22 2017
How to Price Products for a Small Business

By: Angie Walters As an entrepreneur, your pricing strategy is one of the vital aspects of your business model. If your prices are well researched, well thought-out and adaptable to changing market conditions, your business will thrive. If you miss important costs or don’t factor in enough overhead when building your prices, your cash flow