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6 ways to make customers the keystone of your business

KPMG Spark's online accounting service provides personal customer service to every client. Learn tips on how to make your customer service into a tool for your startup.

Eric BeardenSeptember 22, 2020Posted In: Business Tips

Why join industry associations ?

What are industry associations and why are they relevant to you?

Ben AsplundAugust 28, 2020Posted In: Business Tips

How To Find New Customers Remotely

In an increasingly online world, finding new customers as a small business is essential for growth. It can be difficult to find customers that will use your service or product and stay loyal to your company. Here, we outline ways to find new customers in a competitive online space.

Ben AsplundAugust 10, 2020Posted In: Business Tips

Deciding What Social Media Platforms Are Best For Your Business

Starting your own business is a daunting task in itself, but by adding in the complexities of finances, bookkeeping, employees, payroll, customer service, and so many more it’s easy to drown yourself in responsibilities. One aspect of the process of starting a business that is crucial to its growth is the use of social media.

Ben AsplundJuly 9, 2020Posted In: Business Tips

Effective Video Interviewing KPMG SPARK

As an employer, you may need to continue hiring…even in the current environment. Follow these three simple steps to help you conduct effective and successful remote interviews over video.

KPMG SparkJune 4, 2020Posted In: Business Tips

Helpful Tips for Selling Online

Interesting in getting into ecommerce? This primer provides tips and advice for selling online, primarily focused on sales via Amazon.com.

Ben AsplundJune 4, 2020Posted In: Business Tips

Creating a Healthy Remote Working Environment

Last year, Americans spent an average of 26 ½ minutes commuting to and from work. Over a 5 day work week, that sums up to over 100 hours a year that could be spent with family or pursuing dreams beyond the highway. These hours could be optimized for better use and remote work can provide that optimization. However, it’s important to cultivate a healthy remote working environment to get the most out of this new frontier of work-life.

KPMG SparkMarch 22, 2020Posted In: Business Tips

11 Tricks to Grow Your Social Presence That They Won't Teach you in Marketing Class!

So you want to get more followers on Instagram...Well guess what? So does everyone else! 

KPMG SparkNovember 21, 2019Posted In: Business Tips

How To Take Your Side Gig Into a Full-Time Business

For many individuals, side gigs are more than additional income. Whether it’s expanding a freelance writing portfolio or working in graphic design, side gigs are serious business. These part-time roles have the ability to expand into becoming full-time jobs. That potential is often associated with a bit of hesitation. It’s exciting to think about starting a business and becoming your own boss, but taking action can be a scary step forward. How do you successfully take the side gig you love and make it a full-time small business? 

KPMG SparkMarch 19, 2019Posted In: Business Tips

The 25 Item Small Business Checklist

Gumption gets you far but a smartly crafted small business checklist AND gumption? Well, that gets you even farther. From research, to business license, to bank account and bookkeeping, this list will get you started.

KPMG SparkJuly 30, 2018Posted In: Business Tips

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