4 Low-Cost and Low-Risk Ways to Grow Your Team

A few months ago, we polled our Mazuma clients about one of their biggest challenges as a small business owner. The results were overwhelmingly similar, with “growing my team” coming in at the top spot. We’ve compiled a few low-cost and low-risk suggestions to help you grow your team. Start an internship program. There’s nothing … Continued

Can I Pay My Family for Their Help with my Business?

So can you hire family? Absolutely. In fact, hiring family members is pretty common amongst sole proprietors. Whether it causes strained relationships is entirely up to you, but here’s what you need to know in regards to taxes and paying family members. The Internal Revenue Services outlines the following regarding family help. Employing Your Child … Continued

10 Easy Ways to Create a Healthier Workspace

If you work long hours in an office, you know how difficult it can be to stay healthy and fit. But, just because you spend the majority of your day sitting doesn’t mean you have to compromise your health. Here are ten quick and easy investments to make in your office to make it a … Continued

The Business of Blogging Part 10: Hire an Expert

If you’ve been following along with our Business of Blogging series, you’re now a Blogging-Accounting-Pro, or at least close to it! For the most part, when you start your blog you should be able to manage most bookkeeping and accounting tasks for yourself. However, if you’re diligent and determined to grow your blog, it will … Continued

The Business of Blogging Part 5: Create and Maintain an Organized Bookkeeping System (AKA: Mazuma’s Secret Bookkeeping Formula)

An organized bookkeeping system is arguably the most critical component of monetizing a blog business. It doesn’t matter if you’re making boocoo bucks on your blog if you aren’t tracking money coming in and money going out. Here’s how we suggest you manage your time when you’re taking care of your own small business bookkeeping … Continued