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Tag: Start-Ups


Jul

06

2017
Southwest Women’s Small Business Conference

Southwest Women’s Small Business Conference

The Colorado SBDC Network is hosting the Women’s Small Business Conference on Friday, July 14! This annual event features a day full of breakout training sessions, exhibitor tables, one-on-one consulting, and networking. ASAP is excited to participate in this year’s conference; ASAP’s Diana Murray will be presenting at one of the breakout sessions. She’ll be speaking about Business Automation in the Digital Age, specifically sharing...

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Nov

20

2015
Small Business Saturday Tips and Tricks

Small Business Saturday Tips and Tricks

Saturday November 28 marks the fifth annual Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday was created by American Express to encourage consumers to shop locally and small during the holiday season. Since the preverbal doors of Small Business Saturday opened in 2010, over eighty-eight million people have shown up to “shop small”. So, is your business ready for Small Business Saturday? If you want to take...

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Jun

19

2015
5 Tips for Profiting During Your First Years in Business

5 Tips for Profiting During Your First Years in Business

Review these five important tips from Entrepreneur: Measure the market before you build the product (or service). Charge what people will pay. Foster brand loyalty. Leverage the competition. Sleep well, sleep often. While this article may be geared toward start up businesses, in their first 5 years of business, the ideas presented can certainly be applicable to any established business during various growth stages. >>Read...

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Aug

15

2014
Cash is king!

Cash is king!

Even healthy businesses can fail if they don’t manage their cash flow. These 5 tips can be useful beginning with developing a budget, managing receivables, and formulating a backup plan. >>www.entrepreneur.com  


Jan

01

2014

I-9 Compliance Basics for Employers

While ASAP does not provide tax or legal advisory services, there are a number of items to review regarding the NEWLY PUBLISHED federal Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification. This list should not be construed as all-inclusive resource – please refer to the IRS and State for additional resources. (All content listed in blue/underlined below is a hyperlink directing you to the appropriate resource page). Resources...

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Jul

25

2013

Hiring Best Practices (Part 1)

 The hiring and recruitment process is time consuming, tedious, and at times financially consuming, but essential to finding and retaining top talent for any organization. This article covers are some key aspects to set the bar for success. View/download the Full Article to review best practices including; defining the position, staying competitive, promoting the job, interviewing, as well as interesting perspectives from Inc.com and the...

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Feb

01

2012

IRS Tax Tips

Now that all your W-2 and 1099 processing is out of the way, it’s time to focus on taxes. The IRS has shared a brief video describing the common tax return errors and how to avoid them.


Sep

29

2011

The Future of Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service, challenged with financial losses, announced that it is facing a “new reality” that would include closing a large number of facilities, changing service standards, and eliminating thousands of positions. Many businesses and consumers may not be too affected by changes to the USPS as many have already converted services to online platforms. We are in the age of “e” – electronic...

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