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14 March 2022

The Most Important KPIs for E-Commerce Businesses

If you’re not making good use of the data provided by your website-hosting platform, it’s time to start. If you know what you’re looking at and what you should be looking for, the information can be invaluable to your decision-making process and your success.

David M Robson

Small Business

01 March 2022

How One Small Company Found Its Opening and Disrupted an Entire Industry in the Process

If you had to make a list of some of the fastest-growing industries in the United States, activewear would undoubtedly be on it.

David M Robson

Small Business

28 February 2022

All the Things That Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Overnight Success Story of Wordle

In an interview, Wardle himself admitted that the game — which he published online for free — had "gotten bigger than I ever imagined. It has been incredible." Indeed, there are a number of important lessons to be learned in this story — all of which are worth exploring.

David M Robson

Small Business

23 February 2022

Hobby or For-Profit Activity? The Answer Makes a Big Difference for Tax Purposes

If you are engaged in an activity that produces income, the big tax question is whether the activity is a hobby or a business. The tax treatment of your income or loss from this endeavor hinges on the answer.

David M Robson

Small Business

21 February 2022

If You Have a Side Hustle, Be Advised: The IRS is Cracking Down

For several years now, the IRS has required payments made to merchants through various marketplaces, payment processors (credit & debit cards), and third-party settlement organizations (TPSOs) to be reported on Form 1099-K. The purpose being to uncover merchants that do not report all of their income by comparing the 1099-K amounts to the amount reported on the individual’s or business’s tax return and following up with the under-reporters by correspondence or by audit.

David M Robson

Small Business