San Francisco Bay Area has given the world some of the greatest business success stories. Business By The Bay is established to share the wisdom and experience of the business leaders. The purpose is to talk about challenges and possible solutions that will help business owners to get better. The show is sponsored by Payroll Vault. Payroll Vault is a boutique-style local payroll service provider for small businesses. Payroll Vault fully handles the payroll tasks and take over complex payroll activity from the business owners so that they can focus on what they do the best – running their companies.
How to grow your business?
Maile Collmer, a professional speaker and business consultant, talks about growing your business by building a network of strong strategic partners that consistently brings quality referrals.
Is marketing a form of communication?
Is marketing a form of communication? Michael Liebowitz, CEO of Magnetic Mind Studio, tells us that people buy when their mind says, "you are like me". The key for businesses is to communicate meaningfully to attract more of their ideal customers.
HR for Small Businesses: What are the best HR practices?
HR for Small Businesses: What are the best HR practices? Kira Feick, owner of Ignite HR Solutions shared key insights on the following topics: Companies with HR issues, California HR laws, correct & best HR practices, HR employee relations, the importance of HR for startups, which HR solution is best for you, HR challenges and solutions, HR mistakes small businesses tend to make and how to overcome the critical HR challenges.
Employee retention tax credit overview
ERTC is a very important topic for small and medium sized businesses. Tricia Petteys, Co-Founder and COO of Payroll Vault shared some great insights regarding challenges companies are facing during the pandemic and how successful companies are utilizing the available help. Listen to what she has to say here if you want to find the money that the government is rewarding you for keeping your employees during the pandemic.
Just Do It vs. Do It Right
Attorney Lynne Hampton, a startup specialist, explained the huge risks small business owners take when they ignore compliance and don't maintain proper documentation. It is a lot easier and cost-effective to do it right from the beginning, rather than fixing it later.
Build relational capital via effective networking
Gil Rodrigues, Founder and CEO of White Rabbit Business Solutions, talks about the importance of networking in building relational capital, why many are not able to do it and how to become good at it.