Monthly Archives: March 2015


Holy Smoke, LLC’s Smoked Olive Oil

Are you looking for an excellent local, handcrafted gift for yourself, business clients, or your employees this holiday season?  Do you want to buy local and support Charleston small businesses?  Look no further! If you've never had smoked olive oil, you're missing out! "It's like liquid bacon that's good for you!" Holy Smoke Smoked Olive [...]

Holy Smoke, LLC’s Smoked Olive Oil2020-02-18T21:14:25+00:00

2013 IRS Tax Changes For Businesses

Happy New Year, 2013!  The following are a few tax changes for 2013 that have been a concern for a few of our business clients.  We thought that it would be helpful to share. Tax Changes for Businesses Standard Mileage Rates The rate for business miles driven is 56.5 cents per mile for 2013, up [...]

2013 IRS Tax Changes For Businesses2020-02-18T21:14:25+00:00

Free Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Over the past five years, there has been a significant increase of individuals, professionals and entrepreneurs taking online courses to increase their knowledge about new trends in business, how to start a business, how to run a successful business, and business in general.  These online courses have been critical to the success of many business [...]

Free Online Courses for Entrepreneurs2018-11-29T17:11:30+00:00

Increasing the Quality of the People You Hire

Each business owner goes through the process of hiring new employees. Each owner may already have a process implemented or they might not really know what to do. One thing is clear though, it is a waste of time and money when a bad hire is made. A bad hire can negatively effect the morale [...]

Increasing the Quality of the People You Hire2020-02-18T21:14:25+00:00

Washington Redskins Trademarks Canceled by USPTO

For more than 20 years, there has been a movement to erase nicknames and mascots that refer to Native Americans for athletic teams at all levels of competition. Many teams have voluntarily changed their name and mascot such as: Miami University RedHawks (formerly Redskins until 1996); Marquette University Golden Eagles (formerly Warriors until 1994); St. [...]

Washington Redskins Trademarks Canceled by USPTO2020-02-18T21:14:25+00:00

The Balance Between Business and Risk

Starting a new business in South Carolina and becoming a successful entrepreneur is, more often than not, a difficult journey. No new business owners should expect to achieve success overnight; achieving success is just not that easy. Most new business owners and/or entrepreneurs launching a new product or service put every ounce of effort, time [...]

The Balance Between Business and Risk2020-02-18T21:14:25+00:00

SurfAir – The Future of Air Travel

Air travel is not something a person looks forward to doing. As restrictions get stricter, flying has solely become an inconvenience. Airlines have created a cutting costs model that includes fewer routes, completely booked charges and hidden charges. Customer abuse has increased with this model. These are the opportunities that disruptive technologies strive to find [...]

SurfAir – The Future of Air Travel2020-02-18T21:14:25+00:00

Innovative Solutions to Potholes

Civil infrastructure construction and maintenance represent a large societal investment.  Potholes, in particular, are a nightmare for drivers in every city or town throughout the US. Potholes are generally produced when water gets trapped under asphalt and between the soil. The condition continues to get aggravated with traffic and the pressure that is exerted by [...]

Innovative Solutions to Potholes2020-02-18T21:14:25+00:00