About Business.org

Our purpose

Business.org is helping small business owners and decision makers find the right tools and services to help them grow their businesses. We connect small- to mid-size businesses with in-depth research, product reviews, and expert recommendations. Through our customized content, business owners will find better ways to save time, prove ROI, generate more revenue, and retain more customers.

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What we do

We offer practical and actionable advice on topics that impact your business’ financial health—borrowing, accounting, inventory management, point of sale software, and business taxes, for starters.

We dig into the details of small business financing with in-depth reviews of banks, online lenders, and other financial products to help you make informed decisions about the type of financing that will best meet your business needs.

We do head-to-head reviews of the common software products businesses use to keep the books, manage inventory, and process payments to help you stay on top of your business’ financial health.

We’ll also give you our take on the latest news and information about the business trends that will impact your business’ bottom line.

Our methodology

Our team of business experts spend hours researching the software and services you use to make sure you have the most comprehensive information possible. For the nitty-gritty details, take a look at our editorial guidelines

While we strive to keep our reviews as unbiased as possible, we do receive affiliate compensation through some of our links. This can affect which products and services we review, but it does not influence why we recommend the brands and for whom. For more information on how we make money, check out our advertising disclosure.

Briefcase Approach
100,000

Businesses reached per year

Globe Approach
200

Small-business owners surveyed

Analysis Approach
265

Brands & services researched

Coffee Approach
3,891

Yearly cups of coffee

Our Team

Laura West
Laura West

Managing Editor

As a die-hard rule-follower, Laura knew she wanted to be copy editor since she was 12 years old. Over the years, she worked to develop and improve her craft and currently has three years’ experience in professional copy editing. Having watched her own mom build a small business, Laura is passionate about helping readers find simple answers to their tough business questions.

Chloe Goodshore

Senior Staff Writer

Chloe covers business financing and loans for Business.org. She has worked with many small businesses over the past 10 years, from video game stores to law firms. Those years watching frustrated business owners try to sift through their many options gave her a passion for breaking down complex business topics. She wants to help business owners spend less time agonizing over their businesses so they can spend more time running them.

Kylie McQuarrie

Staff Writer

Kylie McQuarrie has been writing for and about small businesses since 2014. Prior to writing full-time, she worked with a variety of small-business owners (from freelance writers to real-estate solopreneurs), which gave her a front-row look at small-business owners' struggles, frustrations, and successes. Currently, she’s Business.org’s accounting and payroll staff writer. Her work has been featured on SCORE.org, G2, and Fairygodboss, among others.

Courtenay Stevens

Staff Writer

Courtenay cut her teeth (and occasionally her tongue) on the world of business when she was eight years old, licking envelopes to help her dad mail calendars to his clients. Ever since, she has fostered a passion for entrepreneurship, which makes small business one of her favorite topics to write about. When Courtenay isn’t writing, she enjoys podcasting about pop culture and attempting to keep up with her hellspawn (aka children).

Andrew Mosteller

Staff Writer

For four years, Andrew has been writing copy to help business owners expand, manage, and advertise their unique brands. His upbringing in an entrepreneurial family nurtured a passion for small business at a young age. Andrew’s father, an equity fund manager, taught him the ins and outs of investment financing and owning and operating a successful business. Now he brings his expertise and experience to entrepreneurs as a regular contributor on Business.org.

Micah Pratt

Director

In her seven years working in digital marketing, Micah Pratt has worked with several start-up websites providing SEO, content strategy, and content marketing support. Currently in her role as the online marketing manager for Business.org, Micah focuses mainly on helping small business owners make financially smart business decisions.

Interested in joining our team? Visit our careers page.

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