6 Money Saving Tips for Small Businesses

Posted on 1:22 pm, April 21, 2014 by

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Every business, large or small, is established with the motive of profit-making. Successful businessmen have their own signature style of managing their business. Service or manufacturing, there is always scope for improvisation in order to increase the efficiency of the resources that would enhance a business’s bottom line. However, charging a higher price for a product or service to your … Read more


3 Alternatives to the Small Business Loan

Posted on 7:00 am, March 11, 2014 by

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Most small business owners were feeling optimistic at the start of the year, according to a Gallup/Wells Fargo poll. The vast majority felt their prospects for 2014 were better or about the same as they were for 2013. The primary concerns for those not feeling optimistic were the Affordable Care Act, the overall health of the economy and the perpetual … Read more


Tax Saving Tips for Small Businesses

Posted on 11:37 am, November 26, 2013 by

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Many small businesses are so engrossed in dealing with the daily functions of their businesses that they don’t ever give a thought to income tax until the filing deadline begins to loom. It often results in last minute stress filled attempts to get the receipts and other relevant documents in order. This could be avoided if you include a year … Read more


Tips to Fight off Credit Card Fraud

Posted on 9:52 am, November 5, 2013 by

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There have been several instances of credit card fraud taking place. It’s important that you put in place measures to prevent this menace. We look at ways to minimize or prevent credit card fraud.  It has been estimated by the Federal Trade Commission that close to 9 million Americans suffer identity theft annually. The identify theft occurs when your personal … Read more


Tips for Creating a Professional Invoice Template

Posted on 2:36 pm, September 4, 2013 by

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An invoice is an important business document regardless of the type and size of the business. You can rightly define an invoice as a document that you as a small/medium/large business owner would send to your clients or customers intimating them that the payment for the services your firm rendered is due. A professional yet simple invoice template will outline … Read more


The Importance of a Business Plan

Posted on 12:28 pm, April 9, 2013 by

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Why do you need a business plan? Many start-up entrepreneurs may think that having a business plan is not necessary at the initial stages. However, they are wrong because a business plan is an important document which helps in analyzing your immediate and future plans, project implementations, systems, processes and budgeting. In brief, it is the bible of your enterprise. … Read more


5 Ways to Cut Business Costs

Posted on 7:03 am, March 15, 2013 by

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If you are a small business owner, then you know that every penny counts. Here are five ways to cut business costs. Introduce Telecommuting to your firm – Nowadays many employees prefer telecommuting as it gives them flexibility to their working hours. It saves them traffic time, fuel and vehicle expenses. The business benefits by not having to invest in … Read more


Why Should a Small Business Use SaaS?

Posted on 1:53 pm, February 5, 2013 by

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The year 2013 will see many small businesses invest in SaaS (software as a service) to enhance business operations. Both established small business units and startups have seen the productivity of large-size companies multiply in the recent years because of big data and SaaS applications. Small businesses are aware that implementation of SaaS can help gather data from various social … Read more


4 Simple Credit Management Tips for Small Business Owners

Posted on 8:27 am, October 4, 2012 by

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Managing your business credit is one of the most challenging things you’ll do as a business owner, especially as you’re in the beginning stages of launching your business. It’s also one of the most important things you’ll do as a business owner who’s fairly new to the game. Over time, you’ll learn through trial and error exactly which financial strategies … Read more


Top 3 Emergency Funding Options

Posted on 5:00 am, September 27, 2012 by

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As a small business you have to be prepared for anything from extreme growth to bankruptcy. And, though you can write a business plan, get money from investors, or prepare for the worst, sometimes, an emergency situation leaves you needing more; that’s when emergency funding becomes necessary. Whether an important piece of equipment breaks or you’re lacking funds for your … Read more