Here are the best small business articles we read in June. We hope you find this advice for business owners as interesting and useful as we did.

Small business tips

7 Ways to Get Motivated and Crush Your Sales Goals Post-Pandemic | RAIN Group

Adapting to the “new normal” can be challenging for businesses, especially when you’re trying to reach sales goals. To stay motivated in the long run and crush your sales goals post-pandemic, keep these seven tips in mind. (Read

In the workplace

What Does a Good Problem-Solving Culture Look Like? | IndustryWeek

Your company’s problem-solving culture can make or break your success. Does your company find the root causes of problems to fix them? Or, does it brush off issues or blame others for problems? To ensure your business has a healthy problem-solving culture, check out this article. (Read)

Going back to the office? Don’t lose one of the most valuable aspects of remote work. | Let’s Grow Leaders

If you’re like many other business owners, you probably experimented with remote work over the last year. And if your team has been remote, they likely got used to silence, space, and a boost in personal productivity. To ensure you incorporate these valuable aspects of remote work when you return to the office for good, take advantage of these tips. (Read)

Advice for business owners

What will it take for small business owners to recover from the labor shortage? | Technical.ly

Just like with the housing market, there can be a “buyer’s” (employees) market and a “seller’s” (employers) market with labor. And right now, it’s a job seeker’s market. To help recover from the labor shortage and attract employees in this job market, use these four strategies. (Read)

Financing

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Prevent and Recover from Income Loss | Legal Reader

Thanks to the pandemic, the past year has been a doozy for businesses big and small. And if your business struggled over the last year, you probably saw a decline in income. So, what can you do to get back on your feet and give your revenue a boost? This article details five ways you can bounce back from (and prevent) income loss. (Read)

Business line of credit vs. business credit cards | Bankrate

There are a number of options to choose from for funding your business, including credit cards and lines of credit. But, how do these two financing options differ? Get the scoop on whether a business line of credit or company credit card is better for your business by reading this article. (Read)

Small business articles from Patriot

Here are some of the top accounting and payroll articles published by Patriot Software.

Accounting

Do You Know Your Business’s Cost of Goods Sold?

Want to know your business’s gross profit for the period? Before you can do that, you have to learn how to calculate cost of goods sold (aka COGS). Check out this article to learn everything you need to know about COGS and how to use it to make business improvements. (Read)

Getting New Equipment? You’ll Need to Make a Purchase of Equipment Journal Entry

Chances are, you rely on some equipment, like computers and vehicles, to help run your business. And when you purchase new equipment, you have to know how to correctly account for it in your books. Luckily, your how-to guide is here. Read this article to master how to make a purchase of equipment journal entry. (Read)

Payroll

Is Juneteenth a Holiday? What Employers Need to Know

Starting June 2021, there’s a new federal legal holiday in town: Juneteenth. Use this article to learn all about the new federal holiday, including what it is, when Juneteenth is each year, and which states recognize it as a legal holiday. Plus, find out three ways you can celebrate Juneteenth in the workplace. (Read)

What Is a Pay Stub? Quick Facts for Employers

When you become an employer, you take on a ton of different responsibilities, like running payroll. And when you run payroll, you withhold taxes and other deductions from each employee’s paycheck. To give your employees a summary of what you deducted from their pay, you can provide a pay stub. Read this article to get a rundown of everything you need to include on a pay stub and whether you need to provide them to your employees. (Read)