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Is Your Business Healthy? How to check the Pulse…

We are approaching mid-year; the economy is definitely opening back up. Segments that were that were not impacted by this past year seem to be busier than ever.  Companies that were impacted, especially in the service sectors are welcoming the increased demand.  Many of the businesses impacted are now finding the biggest challenge is finding […]

The Small Business Guide to Bookkeeping and Invoicing

This is a guest post from Kristie Wright (see bio at the end) – thanks Kristie. Accurate and concise bookkeeping is the backbone of any successful small business. This aspect of operation may seem tedious, but it’s crucial that you track your expenses and earnings in order to keep the entire system functioning smoothly! Not […]

Preventing and Dealing with Inventory Mistakes in Small Business

Today we have another guest post – this one from Marcus Lansky (see his info at the end). Thanks Marcus. Most small businesses have some sort of inventory to manage, and any mistakes with that inventory can end up costing the owners of those businesses big time. So, how can small business owners keep inventory […]

Your Business is like a Cow…

One of my favorite small business finance books* is Greg Crabtree’s Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits.  He takes what is typically viewed as a dry, painful topic and makes it compelling – and more importantly he cuts through a lot of noise and shares some excellent, practical advice on how to create a profitable […]

Why More Money isn’t always More Money…

  I met with a business owner last week who had a record year for revenue last year.  He worked really hard, he spent a lot of time and effort on sales and marketing, he aggressively went after any opportunities he could find and if any customers wavered on sticking around he gave them a […]