Here is the quick Skinny!
Historically you could create a separate business account without linking it to your personally account. It appears that feature has since went away. Thus if you want to use Facebook for marketing you will have to create a business page from your personal account.
Same with Facebook, I am not sure if they ever allowed you to create a business account without creating a personal account, but I can tell you that I searched for that option for several days and it either is not there or its hidden very well.
You do not need a personal account to create a company account with Twitter. You just need to create a unique Twitter handle. Twitter is a less complicated option however your words are limited on Twitter vs the other social media sites
Just like twitter you don't need a personal account and if you do have a personal account and you only want to manage one IG you can always convert you personal account to a Business Account, fairly easy! Also you can set this account up to do a simultaneous post to Twitter and Facebook, which sweetens this deal! This option is best tangible item sales.
Pinterest and YouTube:
This is a really hot place to advertise. Everyone is on Pinterest and YouTube trying to learn something. Especially if you are doing small projects that you want to record I suggest heading over to YouTube and setting up a channel. If you are a retailer Pinterest is a wonderful place for you to be.
If you are self-employed, or if you have income other than your salary, you may need to pay estimated taxes each quarter to Uncle Sam. You may owe estimated taxes if you receive income that isn't subject to withholding, such as:
Here are five tips about making estimated tax payments:
Employee or Independent Contractor? Know the Rules
All businesses and business owners should know the rules when it comes to classifying a worker as an employee or an independent contractor.
An employer must withhold income taxes and pay Social Security, Medicare taxes and unemployment tax on wages paid to an employee. Employers normally do not have to withhold or pay any taxes on payments to independent contractors.
Here are two key points for business owners to keep in mind when it comes to classifying workers:
1. Control. The relationship between a worker and a business is important. If the business controls what work is accomplished and directs how it is done, it exerts behavioral control. If the business directs or controls financial and certain relevant aspects of a worker’s job, it exercises financial control. This includes:
2. Relationship. How the employer and worker perceive their relationship is also important for determining worker status. Key topics to think about include:
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