Working as an entrepreneur means you’re the boss. This is liberating if you’ve been working for someone else. It also means you’re in charge of finding and securing clients. This makes sales a key component in your position and...
In a dream world, your spouse would support you with your business endeavors while looking forward to hearing all the business-related things you want to talk about each day. Unfortunately, that may not be what is going on at...
Long gone are the days in which business owners have to rely on traditional banks to fund their companies. After the “Great Recession,” many lenders were afraid to issue loans at all, much less to risky startups. However, this...
While some home or business owners are buying or selling a property, there are others who are doing both at the same time. If you’re in the latter category, you might also plan on using the money you’ll make...
Few things in business are more frustrating than a client who won’t pay. Not only do you not have the money you are owed, but you also have to spend your time and energy trying to figure out who...
Congratulations on starting your very own business! Before you get too wrapped up and consumed with taking your company to the top, know that it’s vital you make time to educate yourself on the importance of business accounting. Overlooking...
If you’re using your own credit to finance your small business? If so, you may want to rethink that strategy. Using business credit instead can help grow your company without jeopardizing your personal finances. Like personal credit, it can be...
Just like you have a personal credit score you’re likely working on improving and keeping as high as possible, you also have a business credit score you’ll do well to work on improving. To save yourself time, resources and...
If you need to detail business operations for a lender, you may be wondering what that entails. In general, this term refers to everything that makes a company run profitably. However, that can be too broad a definition for...
Does the very idea of writing your business plan make you want to snore? If so, it may not be a compelling document. Remember, this plan should inspire investors and partners to believe in your business and work with...