Grand Rapids, Mich. – Greatland, one of the country’s leading providers of W-2 and 1099 products for business, today announced a partnership with Steve Strauss, senior business columnist at USA Today, author of The Small Business Bible and the country’s leading small business expert.
Beginning in October 2010, Strauss will bring his small business expertise to Greatland’s new Small Business Center (http://smallbiz.greatland.com), which is aimed at helping small business navigate the many issues they often face. Strauss will contribute regular content and practical business advice through a dedicated blog, e-newsletter and video “tip of the week.”
“Steve Strauss is one of the best-known names in the small business arena and we are honored that he has partnered with us to dispense his particular brand of expertise to anyone needing help with common small business issues,” said Bob Nault, Greatland’s CEO. “We also expect the partnership to further our visibility as a leading provider of wage and reporting products for the small business community.”
An internationally recognized lawyer, columnist, and speaker, Strauss is the author of 15 books along with a weekly syndicated business column, Ask an Expert, which is featured on USATODAY.com. He regularly speaks to diverse groups of entrepreneurs and small business leaders all over the world, including a recent trip to the Middle East as a representative for the U.S. Department of State.
“Greatland has a number of products that are necessary to run a successful company, as well as a wealth of knowledge that will complement my ongoing outreach,” said Strauss. “I hope to highlight the company’s commitment to small business, while providing relevant and helpful advice. Together, we look forward to helping Greatland’s customers effectively prepare for the upcoming tax season, as well as the everyday headaches that come from running a small business.”
Greatland plays an active role in many government agencies working on behalf of its more than 16,000 small business customers to not only monitor regulatory changes, but also influence those changes on behalf of its customers. The company offers a full line of 1,500 products and services are backed by compliance, service and fulfillment professionals.
Greatland (www.greatland.com) is one of the country’s leading providers of W-2 and 1099 products for business. Specialized product lines include: W-2 and 1099 forms and software, business checks and software, income tax preparation supplies and software, and mortgage forms. Greatland is an employee-owned company with locations in Grand Rapids, Mich. and Green Bay, Wis.