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 …Read » Views: 122
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…Read » Views: 103
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…Read » Views: 117
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 …Read » Views: 112
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…Read » Views: 119
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…Read » Views: 105
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…Read » Views: 243
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…Read » Views: 118