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How To Succeed As A Solo Entrepreneur
How To Succeed As A Solo Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship is hard enough but when you are going at it alone, it can be hard to self-motivate, solve problems, or find a supportive community. In this webinar we discussed some of the specific challenges of being a solo entrepreneur and concrete...
To the entrepreneurs, hustlers, and founders
To the entrepreneurs, hustlers, and founders
A note of thanks to the Azlo community of founders, freelancers and friends as I move on to focus on new challenges and opportunities. Building and launching Azlo has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my career. Growing a team that’s passionate...
A lifetime of good work
A lifetime of good work
Today, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.  He gave his life to work that had a powerful and lasting impact on the world, leaving a legacy so unique that this day is celebrated not as a day off, but rather a Day of Service, where people across the...
Get paid more ways
Get paid more ways
What are your business goals for 2019? If they include “get paid,” we have a few updates that might help. Read on to learn about a couple of recent changes that expand your options for getting paid with Azlo. New integrations with PayPal and Square
Tax and accounting tips from Jay Holmes, CPA
Tax and accounting tips from Jay Holmes, CPA
Earlier this month, we sat down with Jay Holmes, CPA and principle at Blueback Accounting, for an informal Q&A about how freelancers, small business owners, and other entrepreneurs can set themselves up for financial success in the 2019 tax season...
Prepare For Tax Season And Maximize New Small Business Tax Benefits
Prepare For Tax Season And Maximize New Small Business Tax Benefits
Azlo teamed up with Certified Public Accountant, Jay Holmes - Quickbooks Pro Advisor and principal at Blueback Accounting for this webinar that covers: The basics of setting up your accounting system and tools to use for a seamless proces s. ...
Maximizing Your Social Media Holiday Strategy
Maximizing Your Social Media Holiday Strategy
Azlo partnered with MeetEdgar to host a webinar on social media strategy for small business owners. Learn more about MeetEdgar at https://meetedgar.com/
A spotlight on Azlo ecommerce entrepreneurs
A spotlight on Azlo ecommerce entrepreneurs
For the holiday sales season, we wrote a series of posts to help entrepreneurs with ecommerce businesses: we covered core strategies for making the season a success, how to use digital payment tools to increase sales, and smart ways to automate your...
What today’s labor market means for business owners
What today’s labor market means for business owners
The U.S. unemployment rate recently dropped to 3.7%, the lowest in nearly 50 years. This is good news for workers and the economy as a whole, but it’s making it hard for employers — including small business owners — to find and retain employees.
Selling at craft fairs, maker shops, and pop-up stores
Selling at craft fairs, maker shops, and pop-up stores
The shop small movement is going strong. According to data released in late November 2018, U.S. consumers spent an estimated $17.8 billion (a record high) at independent retailers and restaurants. This upward trend has been gaining momentum since...
How entrepreneurship is evolving in the U S
How entrepreneurship is evolving in the U S
Over the years, entrepreneurship inevitably changes. It’s helpful for entrepreneurs — and especially the services and resources that hope to support them — to know and understand these changes and trends. The business owners of today and tomorrow...
5 steps to plan for a successful year
5 steps to plan for a successful year
1. Assess the past year At the end of the year, business owners are closing out their books, preparing their year-end financials, and getting ready for tax season. This is also a great time to review your goals for the past year, assess your growth...