How to Perform a 6 Month check-up on Your Small Business

Every business needs to perform a 6 month check up on their company.  If you are good, you perform those along the way as well, monthly, weekly, daily, but a 6-month check up should consist of 3 different areas: Value Chain Analysis SWOT analysis Revisit Quarterly & Yearly Goals 1.What’s a Value Chain Analysis? This … Continued

How to Write a Killer Business Plan in 5 Easy Steps!

Whether you are braving the pitch world to find a financer on Shark Tank, or you are striving to get your team organized, you need a KILLER business plan.  What exactly does that mean? Is it just an outline? Is it a letter to a bank? Is it a report? I’m sure it has trendy … Continued

Small Business Accounting School: Accounting Terms To Know

  Summer is almost out and Pomp and Circumstance is queued up at schools across the country, but when it comes to Small Biz Accounting School, we’re just about to be in session. With tax season finally over for another year, we’re looking towards helping small business owners, entrepreneurs and solopreneurs alike by giving them … Continued

How to Spend Less & Still Run a Profitable Business

  When it comes to finances, it always seem like the goal is to spend less and do more; and when it comes to running a profitable business, you want to spend less but still earn more. It sounds easy enough, but the trouble with business is, it takes money to make money and if … Continued

Email Etiquette – 5 Tips for Better Business Emails

Email. Written communications that fly through the internet and appear in our inboxes. Whether it’s for a job, personal communication, or merely to collect junk mail, almost every person has at least 1 email address. And whether we like it or not, a lot of our daily communication happens through this tool. If you’re using … Continued

4 Reasons Small Business Owners Should use a Business Dashboard

  It’s not surprise that entrepreneurs and small business owners often find themselves stretched thin. The dream of growing a business is an exciting one, but it requires long hours, big decisions and a lot of elbow grease. There’s little time to spend on getting organized or giving a luxury feel to the inner workings … Continued

5 Steps to Establishing Business Courage & Fail Forward

  Case Study:  I may have personal experience in this arena.  Yes, me. I am a very organized person. I do a great amount of due diligence, practice run-throughs, post-work, what to expect, current research, etc.  Even after all of that, I still manage to make mistakes from time to time. For example, recently, I … Continued

3 Podcasts for the Small Business Owner

  As business owners we spend a lot of time working on building the business and growing it to match our dreams. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are made of different stuff than they typical corporate employee. They make something out of nothing and combine their creativity with their business acumen. Here at Mauzma we … Continued