3 Ways to Boost Your Client Load

Business Owners have good times and bad times.  It’s important to test your idea out, have a good support team, and work really hard–consistently.  If you are doing that and feel like you need a little boost or are experiencing a slight down time, consider thinking of your down time as an opportunity to prepare … Continued

Do You Have What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

We work with a lot of entrepreneurs. Online sellers, professional bloggers, traditional mom n’ pop shops, rapidly growing brick and mortar specialty stores, and a host of professionals that provide a variety of services (everything from window cleaning to marketing and graphic design) to their customers, just to name a few.  Despite the vast differences … Continued

How to Properly Respond to An Angry Customer

It’s inevitable really. When you run a small business, or any business at all for that matter, you’re bound to find an unhappy customer. It could be your product, your offered services, your shipping and return policies, or just the fact that they’re having a bad day – but when it comes to angry customers, … Continued

Top Tech Tools for Your Small Business Tool Belt

Every small business needs a tool belt.  Initially many small businesses start out with an idea, a plan, and then grow to crazy and out of control without knowing how to organize/fix the problem.  Many successful small businesses have learned that it’s important to devote resources (ie: time and money) to a few top tools. … Continued

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

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