April Maguire

April Maguire

A graduate of the Master of Professional Writing program at USC, April Maguire has served as a writer, editor and content manager. Currently, she works as a full-time freelance writer based in Los Angeles.


Understanding the differences between levered and unlevered free cash flow

Unlevered free cash flow is your cash amount before making interest or debt payments. Learn what it's used for and how to calculate it here.

Tax basics for limited liability companies (LLCs)

If you're a limited liability company, or starting one, knowing the tax benefits and disadvantages of an LLC is crucial. Learn the basics now.

Top-down vs. bottom-up: Which financial forecasting model works for you?

When it comes to financial forecasting models, the differences between top-down and bottom-up analysis can have many benefits and effects for you business.

A small business owner's guide to evaluating market size

Learn how to research and determine how consumers are spending their money. Market size has a profound impact on the success of your business.

Direct vs. indirect costs: What small business owners need to know

Tracking costs is an essential part of the budgeting process. Categorizing expenses can affect cash flow and have an impact on federal tax payments.

5 great apps for managing telecommute workers

Ready to let your employees telecommute? From online meetings, to file sharing, here's a list of the best business apps for any company on any platform or device.

Can a price skimming strategy help you push more product?

Price skimming can allow you to continually reach new customers at different price points, but it doesn't work for all industries. Could it work for you?

How premium pricing can work for small business owners

Is a freemium pricing strategy viable for your product and small business. In order to know, you have to ask yourself a few important questions first.

Using industry analysis to crush the competition

As a small business, knowing what changes are happening in your industry, including with your competitors, can help you avoid pitfalls and achieve success.

What solvency is and how it solves your financial woes

Solvency ratios are used to gauge many aspects of your business' health. Learn these essential equations here, and keep your business solvent.

Tax Basics for Corporations

If you're starting a corporation, learn how taxes for a C-corp compares to an S-corp. Knowing the differences can save you thousands in the long run.

Mobile Marketing: 5 Must-Know Small Business Trends for 2016

Marketing on mobile devices is growing and changing at a rapid pace. Find out 5 mobile marketing trends that small businesses need to know in the coming year.

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