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How to Make Quick Evaluations in Your Business

How to Make Quick Evaluations in Your Business

We find ourselves compelled to make quick decisions every day. Whether it's choosing a donut or selecting a parts vendor, time is important. Important decisions require information, evaluation, and planning. The more accurate your evaluation is, the better your...

Top 5 Business Lessons You Can Pick Up From Successful Celebrities

Top 5 Business Lessons You Can Pick Up From Successful Celebrities

  Jim Carey, Adam Sandler, Denzel Washington, Jessica Alba - most of these names are known to the world, especially citizens of developed and developing nations. But while most ordinary folks are following the latest news and gossip on these A-list celebrities,...

What You Need to Know About SBA Loans for Your Small Business

What You Need to Know About SBA Loans for Your Small Business

 Are you looking to expand, or recover your small business with the help of a loan? Then you should consider applying for an SBA loan. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is a federal government agency that supports small businesses and entrepreneurs by...

5 Tips to Creating a Positive Company Culture

5 Tips to Creating a Positive Company Culture

A company’s culture can be the key determining factor in recruiting and retaining the most productive employees and keeping them motivated to continually perform at their best levels. Unfortunately, not enough companies are creating the kind of positive company...

Running a Small Business? Here’s Why to Automate Your HR

Running a Small Business? Here’s Why to Automate Your HR

Did you know that the Human Resource department is one of the most important departments for many businesses? Today, a wide range of businesses, including small businesses is adopting Human Resource Information System (HRIS) tools to help make their operations...

What Should Be Avoided When Applying For A Business Loan

What Should Be Avoided When Applying For A Business Loan

A business loan can give you the funds that you need to advance your business. It can typically be used for just about anything including purchasing business equipment and working capital. However, there are some things that you will need to avoid when you are...

Easy Ways to Network for Small Businesses

Easy Ways to Network for Small Businesses

If you are the owner of a small business but if you have not yet taken steps to build a bigger network, you are really missing out. Networking is one of the best ways that you can meet other business owners, build your business and make your company more successful....

Are You Financially Literate?

Are You Financially Literate?

(Illustration: Robert Saunders/Theispot.com)     Fiscal literacy is one of the most important skills that you can have. This is an especially critical skill to have if you are trying to start or run your own business. Let's take a look at what it means to be...

Think you’re ready for a small business loan? Know this first.

Think you’re ready for a small business loan? Know this first.

Valuable Strategies for Applying for A Small Business Loan   Many people dream of owning their own business, but may not be completely prepared for taking on this huge venture. They know they have a great idea and feel that they are prepared for what lies ahead....

Tips for Making Sound Financial Decisions for Your Establishment

Tips for Making Sound Financial Decisions for Your Establishment

With the changing dynamics in and around your business, strategic financial decisions have an impact on its survival, sustainability, and growth. Before making any major decisions that often have a financial implication, take a look at some of the critical aspects...

How to Stay Motivated During Dark Economic Times

How to Stay Motivated During Dark Economic Times

  Over the past 100 years or so, the economy has experienced several boom and bust cycles. During the good times, it seems easy to be a business owner as almost every month or year brings higher revenues and profit margins. However, during the down times, it...

Best Tips to Prepare Your Business for Summer

Best Tips to Prepare Your Business for Summer

  According to a survey by the Captive Network Digital Media Company, the summer slowdown is inevitable for your business. Sometimes, its impact can negatively affect your business or company. According to that survey, people reported a drop in productivity,...

How to Empower Your Employees

How to Empower Your Employees

Your employees are one of the most important assets that your company has. They can improve morale in the workplace, inspire others to work harder and convince customers to be loyal to your brand. However, to get the most from your people, you have to empower them to...

How to Establish Business Credit

How to Establish Business Credit

  Almost all businesses need adequate financing to maintain their business operations, increase inventories, maintain their working capital, and expand their business. A business loan is one of the ways an entrepreneur can finance his or her business. The loans...

Do You Know About Credit Lines for Business?

Do You Know About Credit Lines for Business?

  As a small business owner, you might like to know that you don't have to go it alone when it comes to financing your dream. Many small business owners can finance their livelihoods with a small business line of credit. This article will talk about the...

Incredible Tips to Help Small Businesses Make Accurate Projections

Incredible Tips to Help Small Businesses Make Accurate Projections

  Although many entrepreneurs feel like the time could be better spent on running and developing businesses, forecasts are a necessity. As an entrepreneur, you need estimates to attract investors. Importantly, they are useful in the development of long-term...

The Best Way to Fund Expansions for Your Small Business

The Best Way to Fund Expansions for Your Small Business

  Expansion by increasing your product offering or adding a retail location is the next step once your business is running smoothly. But before you can invest in your business’ growth, you need financing. Finding a source of money is especially tricky for small...

Business Taxes: Be Prepared to Be Prepared

Business Taxes: Be Prepared to Be Prepared

Tax season is a very crucial time for small business owners. As an entrepreneur, it’s up to you to make sure you’re following the laws and guidelines of filing your taxes, even if you have an accountant.   You could be missing out on a larger tax return or paying...

How to Learn From Business Failure

How to Learn From Business Failure

It is almost impossible to run a business for any tangible amount of time without running into adversity. Whether an employee quits, a founder decides to leave the company or a new competitor takes some of your market share, part of being a business owner is dealing...

Is a Business Credit Line Right for Your Business?

Is a Business Credit Line Right for Your Business?

Managing cash flow needs is often one of the most challenging tasks for a business owner. Trying to find enough cash to pay the bills, meet payroll, and have anything left over sometimes seems impossible. While it's most likely never going to be easy, having access to...

Best Practices To Fulfill Business Dreams

Best Practices To Fulfill Business Dreams

  Running a small business is an uphill task, especially if you are not well conversant with the concept of business practice. The secret is that you need to have a strong foundation of business operations built on the best practices. Good business practices will...

How Technology Drives Business Growth

How Technology Drives Business Growth

Technology is one of the key areas that help small businesses to grow. It enhances production process, create value and streamline operations costs. Businesses that embrace technology have a lot of growth potentials to unlock. Newer inventions touch the customers...

What Do Small Businesses Need to Succeed?

What Do Small Businesses Need to Succeed?

  Every time we turn around, we read or hear about another company that has achieved a new stage of growth. People in the same industry, and business readers in general, are asking themselves many questions. They want to capitalize on that positive feeling they...

How to Recruit Top Talent for Your Company

How to Recruit Top Talent for Your Company

  In today's global e-commerce marketplace, there are few real barriers left to prevent you attracting the type of top talent your company requires to become an industry leader. But then again, there is also a lot more competition today for that top talent....

Why a Small Business Loan Would be Suitable Option

Why a Small Business Loan Would be Suitable Option

  Funding challenges are some of the most common that small business owners deal with in their daily operations. You may have landed in a scenario where your capital is thinning out and a lot of functions remain. Perhaps you have run out of funds for...

Best Ways to Manage Business Relationships

Best Ways to Manage Business Relationships

  Successful small and startup businesses, regardless of the products and services they are offering, have a few things in common. One such thing is the way the businesses develop and nurture healthy business relationships. A considerable number of entrepreneurs...

How Failure Can Help-Not Hinder-Your Small Business

How Failure Can Help-Not Hinder-Your Small Business

  A Seemingly Hopeless Situation It's 12:00pm on a Tuesday, about 3 months after you set out on a bold entrepreneurship with the hopes of starting your own business, setting your own hours, and being your own boss. The Kickstarter that you've been working on or...

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