Carol Tice

Carol Tice

Carol Tice, a freelance writer, is chief executive of TiceWrites Inc. in Bainbridge Island, Wash. She blogs about freelance writing at Make a Living Writing. Email her at carol@caroltice.com.

Seven Business Turnaround Tips from 'Bar Rescue'
Growth Strategies

Seven Business Turnaround Tips from 'Bar Rescue'

A recent episode of the new Spike-TV series offers a road map for saving a sinking business.
Seven Ways to Skyrocket Your Small Business's Cash Flow
Starting a Business

Seven Ways to Skyrocket Your Small Business's Cash Flow

How can you escape the cash-flow trap? Here are some tips.
One Way to Get a Product into Big Chains
Starting a Business

One Way to Get a Product into Big Chains

Could this new contest from the folks at 'Everyday Edisons' help you get your product on the shelves of big box stores?
Is Disorganization Sapping Your Small Business's Health?
Growth Strategies

Is Disorganization Sapping Your Small Business's Health?

Disorganization can sap small-business productivity. Here are eight tips to help you stop the chaos and get organized.
Interest Grows in Business Banking
Finance

Interest Grows in Business Banking

Thanks to the repeal of a banking law, business bank accounts may now earn interest. But community banks aren't pleased.
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Borders' Demise
Growth Strategies

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Borders' Demise

Borders is moving to liquidate its 400 remaining stores. Here are four reasons why the giant bookseller went bust.
Should You Let Your Workers Sleep on the Job?
Growth Strategies

Should You Let Your Workers Sleep on the Job?

Want helpful, happy and alert employees? Make napping -- within reason -- a policy at your workplace. Here's how.
Small Business Lessons from Netflix's Pricing Debacle
Finance

Small Business Lessons from Netflix's Pricing Debacle

Movie-rental company Netflix raised its prices last week, and its customers have set the Internet aflame with their ire. Here are six lessons for business owners from this pricing debacle.
For Entrepreneurs, This Summer's No Day at the Beach
Growth Strategies

For Entrepreneurs, This Summer's No Day at the Beach

Less than half of business owners plan to take even one week of vacation this summer. While you're at it, here's how to occupy your time.
Small-Biz Loan Money Finally Trickles to Community Banks
Finance

Small-Biz Loan Money Finally Trickles to Community Banks

The Treasury Department recently opened the spigot on the $30 billion Small Business Loan Fund. But is it too little, too late?
Are You a 'Horrible Boss'?
Growth Strategies

Are You a 'Horrible Boss'?

The new film Horrible Bosses sheds light on entrepreneurs' own management styles. What kind of boss are you?
The 10 Best Things for Entrepreneurs to Outsource
Growth Strategies

The 10 Best Things for Entrepreneurs to Outsource

How much of your time is taken up with activities that don't create new products or services, drive more sales or find new customers? If the answer is a lot, here are some tasks to offload.
Will Today's Entrepreneurs Ever Retire?
Growth Strategies

Will Today's Entrepreneurs Ever Retire?

Is your retirement plan to simply keep working until you drop? If so, you're not alone.
How Much Should Business Owners Get Paid?
Finance

How Much Should Business Owners Get Paid?

Last year, big-company CEOs were paid an average of 343 times what their workers made. How does that number make you feel?
How Entrepreneurs Can Connect With Twitter Influentials
Marketing

How Entrepreneurs Can Connect With Twitter Influentials

Top business leaders on Twitter include: Chris Brogan, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Liz Strauss. How can you get their attention? Here are eight tips: