Imagine finding the home of your dreams. It’s the perfect location, the perfect style, even the perfect price. Excitedly, you start the loan application process. You know this part of the process will be easy since you’ve always paid your bills on time and only have one credit card which you pay off every month in full. [Read more…]
The New Year is right around the corner. Before it’s upon you, why not make a plan right now to give your business a boost. Give yourself and edge and start planning now.
Step #1 – Review the data. Spend some time reviewing your business plan. Take a look at your goals. Review your strategies to achieve your goals and take a look at your analytics. Document what’s working for you and what isn’t. Take a look particularly at what your audience is responding to most. What content are they reading? What downloads are the most popular? What products or services are selling well? [Read more…]
Your business’s assets aren’t just the financial and physical objects owned by the company. In fact, the most important business assets the company possesses are the employees hired to get business done. The hiring process should include both pre-employment screening and post employment document collection. Obviously, pre-employment practices mean the best candidates are hired which will improve job retention within your company. [Read more…]
When starting a new business, the details may seem overwhelming. Many things that seem simple, like buying insurance, become more complicated when you add a business into the mix. That’s why it’s important to understand what kind of insurance is available, what you need and what you don’t. [Read more…]
In business, there is always going to be some element of risk. No matter what your do, no matter how stable, there’s always a chance that something will go wrong. It’s just that some business plans are more risky than others, but those are usually the ones with the most to gain. Making money and being successful is all about knowing how much risk to take. [Read more…]
In today’s market, being a successful small business owner means that you need to be frugal, yet you still need to be able to make money at the same time. Here are a few ways for you to cut costs around the office. [Read more…]