Suzanne Kearns

Suzanne has been a full-time freelance writer for 20 years. She’s written for numerous business and financial publications such as Entrepreneur, Reason Magazine, Home Business Magazine, and Money Crashers.

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    4 Ways to Increase Your Profit Margins

    by on May 22, 2015

    Cash flow isn’t the only metric you have to stay on top of to stay financially fit. In fact, even if your business has plenty of cash flow, if profit margins aren’t sufficient, you will still run into problems. Here are four things you can do to increase your …

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    Improve Cash Flow With a Proactive Approach to Customer Payments

    by on May 21, 2015

    Improving cash flow is likely at the top of your to-do list, but the most common way to do that is to focus on cutting costs and reducing inventory. One often overlooked way to improve your cash flow lies in managing your customer transactions. Here is a …

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    4 Ways to Invest in Your Business This Year

    by on May 20, 2015

    Now that things have turned around for the U.S. economy and small businesses, many owners are looking for ways to ensure their companies continue to grow and remain profitable. A recent study shows that business owners are ready to increase investments in thei…

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    How to Write a Job Posting to Bring in Better Applicants

    by on May 19, 2015

    Quality employees are key to business productivity and growth, but if you’re like many small-business owners, you struggle to find ideal candidates. You may also be mindful that more than half of employers have experienced a loss in revenue, hits to employee m…

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    How to Research Competitors to Boost Your Market Share

    by on May 18, 2015

    One thing standing between you and your goal to gain as much market share — and revenue — as possible is your competitors. When you have a thorough understanding of how they operate, it will help you develop better marketing strategies, identify underse…

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    6 Great Reasons to Start a Business on the Side

    by on May 18, 2015

    If you’ve been putting off starting your business because you’re not quite ready to walk away from your full-time job, you may have more options than you realize. In fact, 53 percent of Americans have considered launching a side business, and of those surveyed…

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    6 Tips for Part-Time Entrepreneurs

    by on May 15, 2015

    If you run a business part time, you probably face challenges full-time entrepreneurs don’t have to deal with. After all, many people who run a part-time business also hold down a full-time job, or have other obligations that keep them from dedicating 100 perc…

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    6 Business You Can Start on the Cheap

    by on May 11, 2015

    Not every entrepreneur needs a lot of money to start a business. In fact, there are some businesses that require much more sweat equity than funding to get off the ground. If you want to take the leap into entrepreneurship, but don’t want to go into debt, here…

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