Angie Mohr

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    5 Reasons Not to Outsource Jobs

    by on April 8, 2013

    As your small business grows, you may find yourself playing more and more roles in its operation — marketer, sales rep, receptionist, bookkeeper, and even janitor. When you reach a point that you decide you need help, you will have to choose between hiring e…

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    The Trouble with Partnerships

    by on October 26, 2012

    Going into business with a partner can have many benefits. Partners often bring a complementary set of skills to a business that can make it stronger, and you can share the risks, stresses, and rewards.

    However, partnerships can also be problematic. Here are …

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    4 Incorporation Mistakes Small Businesses Make

    by on October 25, 2012

    Incorporation can be a smart decision for small businesses as they start to grow. Knowing when and how to do it, however, is sometimes difficult, and the process can be complicated.

    Here are four (often costly) incorporation mistakes that small businesses ten…

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    5 Ways Your Employees May Be Costing You Money

    by on October 23, 2012

    Every small business needs to conserve capital and run its operations efficiently. Once you have employees, you have less direct control over your company and need to rely on a well-trained, efficient workforce. Although most employees are hard-working and ali…

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    How Much Should You Pay Yourself?

    by on October 23, 2012

    To start your small business, you may have given up a corporate job and borrowed money from your retirement savings. Forgoing a salary in your new role may be unrealistic and can damage your personal financial plan. Yet it can be confusing to figure out what t…

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    4 Financial Yardsticks for Your Small Business

    by on October 22, 2012

    How do you measure the success of your company? If you’re like many small-business owners, you rely on two traditional financial reports: the balance sheet and the income statement. The first tells you what your business owns and owes at a particular point i…

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    The Top 5 Tax Mistakes Small Businesses Make

    by on October 22, 2012

    It can be easy to forget about Uncle Sam when you’re in the midst of day-to-day operations, but making tax mistakes can be costly for your small business. To help you prevent hearing the knock of the IRS at your door, here are five common tax-centric mistake…

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    How to Use Focus Groups to Test New Products or Services

    by on October 15, 2012

    When you develop a new product or service, it’s difficult to know whether customers will like it or how well it will sell.

    Large corporations typically hire research companies to test an offering before it goes to market with a sample of potential customers…

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