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GoDaddy Unveils New Logo to Empower "The Everyday Entrepreneur"

To compete as a small business in the 21st century, there's no question that you'll need an effective website. For many, GoDaddy.com has been a starting point for this journey. With more than 19 million customers and 77 million domains under its registration, Arizona-based GoDaddy has become one of the...

Square Instating 1.5% Fee for Instant Transfers

Over the past several years, FinTech Square has become ubiquitous at small businesses across the nation. In addition to its clever mobile credit card readers, the company has continued to expand its offerings to make it easier for business owners to accept payments. However Square has revealed a change to...

Paychex Report Shows Weekly Earnings Growth at Record High

Throughout the year the big story in the world of small businesses has been the competitive hiring field. With the United States' unemployment rate remaining at historic lows, many businesses have reported being unable to fill open positions and, in turn, increased their wages in a bid to attract top...

Small Business Insurance Platform Huckleberry Announces $18 Million Funding Round

In recent years the insurance marketplace has started to evolve. Besides car insurance companies focusing on online policy applications, Lemonade and other startups have made less-popular but still important types of insurance such as renter's insurance more accessible. Yet, when it comes to various types of small business insurance, it...

Majority of Small Business Owners Say the Minimum Wage isn't a Living Wage

As the 2020 presidential election draws nearer, the subject of a "living wage" has again proven a hot topic — especially among Democratic primary candidates. Meanwhile, in recent years, a number of cities have passed their own initiatives to hike the minimum wage to $15 an hour or more. Throughout...

2019 Small Business Saturday Spending Reaches New Record 3

After weeks of anticipation, this past weekend, the big day finally arrived: Small Business Saturday. What's more, early numbers suggest this year's event was a hit. According to the 2019 Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey — released by American Express and the National Federation of Independent Business — Americans spent $19.6...

American Express Offering Bonuses to Businesses to Boost Acceptance

For years American Express has lagged behind competitors Visa and Mastercard when it comes to acceptance. Part of the reason for this is that Amex had typically charged higher swipe fees — a result of the issuer focusing on a wealthier client base who would be more valuable to businesses....