Robert Moskowitz

Robert Moskowitz is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.

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    New Way to Do Accounting — Is It Right for Your Small Business?

    by on July 15, 2013

    A comprehensive new approach to accounting has been created by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. It is intended to help small-business owners produce financial statements that are more informative not only for their own understanding and …

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  • 5 Tips for Running Your Small Business More Effectively

    by on July 12, 2013

    Helpful advice from your mentors and peers can be a huge asset to any small-business owner, and it’s a bonus when they offer their words of wisdom for free.

    Gayle Carson (pictured) — who coaches CEOs and managers, serves on the board of directors of the I…

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    Get the Most From Your Employees

    by on July 11, 2013

    Employees are probably one of your largest expenses as a small-business owner. So it’s important to get the maximum results from each and every one of them. Here are some simple ideas to help you do just that.

    Foster a Productive Culture

    Every small-busine…

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    Get the Government's Business Intelligence for Free

    by on July 10, 2013

    You’ve surely heard the phrase “your government tax dollars at work.” What you may not realize is that some of this public money pays for the research, compilation, analysis, and presentation of valuable U.S. business information — data that you can …

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    What Not to Do When Seeking a Small-Business Loan

    by on July 1, 2013

    Small-business owners who get turned down for a loan often blame the lender. Yet, more often than not, the owner is primarily at fault, because he or she went about borrowing money all wrong.

    Loans are a lot like marriage proposals; you ought to be fairly sur…

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    More Businesses to Qualify as 'Small' Thanks to New SBA Size Standards

    by on June 27, 2013

    The U.S. Small Business Administration is increasing the maximum size of a company that may qualify for small-business status in 70 different industries. In about a third of those industries, the average annual revenue size standard was increased from $7 mil…

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    Get Better Testimonials by Asking These 6 Questions

    by on June 21, 2013

    Nothing is more powerful in persuading prospects to become customers than testimonials from existing clients. These personal recommendations tend to carry great weight because they are authentic and demonstrate that real people get satisfaction and results fro…

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    Improve Your Banking Relationship

    by on June 20, 2013

    Think your small business will need a line of credit or another type of loan in the future? You may want to cultivate a stronger relationship with your banker(s) now. Doing so can help you obtain more personal service, better terms, and preferential rates.

    He…

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