The only way to get smarter about how to invest your marketing dollars is to document and measure what’s happening now in your business. What you’ve measured, you can then improve. Marketing Spend The first step to measuring what you spend on marketing is to aggregate all of the costs. They may be in one […]
Liquidity in business has nothing to do with water, milk, or juice! It describes how quickly you can sell an asset and convert it into cash. Cash is the most liquid asset of all. Real estate, in contrast, is not quite as liquid because it could take months to sell it to a new owner. […]
Deciding on the kind of business you want to start is a very big decision. Some require specialized skills that either the owner or employees will need. Others require a substantial initial capital outlay. In any case, it’s always a good idea to consider the health of the industry you’ll be entering in. While we […]
To maximize profits in your business, all of your business functions need to run smoothly, including your accounting department. Your accounting system is at the core of your accounting function. If it is old or lacks the features you need, your business may suffer. Here are five warning signs you can look for to determine […]
At first glance, this article topic might seem too simple. After all, to get paid, don’t you just take money out of your business? Well, yes, but there is much more to it in the long run as well as from an accounting side. Let’s take a look. The Traditional Paycheck If you’ve ever worked […]
If you agree that “there’s no place like home,” then you may also have a wish to work from home more often. In many cases, you can, and here are some tools you need to get started. If the products and services your business sells can be sold or delivered digitally, then you’re a candidate […]
Looking for fresh, effective ways to grow your business in 2020? You’ve come to the right place. In today’s market, it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd, gain new customers or clients, and increase your company’s revenue. Note: We said difficult, not impossible! Below, you’ll find six fun, easy tips to help […]
If you are thinking of starting a business or have already started a business, here is a detailed checklist of items to consider to get your new business off to a great start.
One of the top challenges for small businesses is managing cash flow effectively. The good news is there are more than a hundred ways to increase your cash flow, and some of them are very simple to implement.
Are you thinking about hiring a new employee? Whether you’re hiring your first employee or your hundredth, here’s a checklist of items to keep you on track with all of the related tasks and requirements.