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 Tips for Selling to Big Businesses
Marketing

Seven Tips for Selling to Big Businesses

Many small businesses make blunders in trying to sell to Fortune 500. Here's how to land a big account from the other side of the negotiating table:
Why Small Companies Are Taking Longer to Pay
Finance

Why Small Companies Are Taking Longer to Pay

Small business owners are taking longer to pay their bills, a new study shows. Here are a few theories on why.
Small Businesses Unite Against Withholding Tax
Finance

Small Businesses Unite Against Withholding Tax

The 3 percent withholding tax due to take effect at year-end has unleashed a groundswell of opposition among business owners and advocates. Here's what they're fighting about.
The Turnaround King's Plan to Save Your Business
Marketing

The Turnaround King's Plan to Save Your Business

Here's how Grant Cardone of the new reality-TV show the 'Turnaround King' ramps up sales at floundering businesses.
Would You Give All Your Employees A Raise?
Growth Strategies

Would You Give All Your Employees A Raise?

Raises have been few and far between in the past few years, but here's why Google gave all its workers a 10 percent raise this year.
Should Small-Business Owners Get a New Tax Break?
Finance

Should Small-Business Owners Get a New Tax Break?

New help on the way for small-business owners as the Obama administration works to keep the recovery from heading back into a nosedive.
Does Your Small Business Have a Collateral Crisis?
Finance

Does Your Small Business Have a Collateral Crisis?

A new study reveals that the biggest obstacle for small businesses seeking bank loans might be a lack of collateral.
Are Younger Entrepreneurs Sellouts?
Growth Strategies

Are Younger Entrepreneurs Sellouts?

While a new study says Millennials are twice as likely to sell their business, here are a few reasons older entrepreneurs can be willing to sell, too.
Lean LaunchPad: A Crash Course in Startup Success
Growth Strategies

Lean LaunchPad: A Crash Course in Startup Success

A new class created by serial entrepreneur Steve Blank puts a focus on testing ideas before jumping in.
Swipe-Fee Relief: Will Your Business Really Save?
Finance

Swipe-Fee Relief: Will Your Business Really Save?

Here are four ways big banks might change their practices in light of the new law that cuts what they can charge for debit-card purchases.
How Entrepreneurs Can Lure Top Talent from Big Business
Growth Strategies

How Entrepreneurs Can Lure Top Talent from Big Business

Here are five ideas for how to find great hires for your small business.
How Entrepreneurs Can Conquer Fear of Selling
Marketing

How Entrepreneurs Can Conquer Fear of Selling

These tips can help get you back on the street and landing sales.
Four Mistakes That Can Kill Your Small Business
Leadership

Four Mistakes That Can Kill Your Small Business

Here's a look at management flaws that could spell disaster if left uncorrected.
Should Entrepreneurs Go to College?
Entrepreneurs

Should Entrepreneurs Go to College?

Here's why taking a break from college to pursue a business idea could be good for young entrepreneurs.
The Five Best Small-Business Resources You're Not Using
Leadership

The Five Best Small-Business Resources You're Not Using

Entrepreneurs might want to consider these valuable and affordable resources that offer expert advice and support.