Financial Tips for Small Business Owners
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More than half of small businesses fail within the first five years, according to the Small Business Administration. Make customers happy and beat those odds.
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Whether you're working on sending out invoices, paying taxes, or managing cash flow, there’s more than enough to do on any given day of running a small business. All those minutes of doing non-essential tasks can really add up, taking you away ...
Some 7.8 million women-owned businesses generate $1.2 trillion in annual sales. And each of these companies employs an average of 8.3 workers. Even though fewer women than men own their own businesses, women-owned businesses have skyrocketed.
They may be small in number, but immigrants are starting businesses at a higher rate than entrepreneurs who were born in the United States. Recent data from the SBA and Census Bureau shows a 0.62% rate of business formation among immigrants, ...
Of all the minority groups, African-American owned businesses posted the most gains in the early 2000s. This CreditDonkey infographic explores the gains the black community achieved, as well as some tips on how those who own small businesses can ...
From corner grocery stores to major companies, Asian-American entrepreneurs are helping to make the U.S. thrive. Asian-owned businesses based in the United States employ millions of people and pump billions of dollars into the nation’s economy ...
Many veterans have established lucrative and fascinating second careers as entrepreneurs. And they’re thriving: They produce $1.22 trillion in annual sales and employ 5.8 million people. In fact, a higher percentage of veterans than non-veterans ...
Some of the world’s most famous businesses have been family-owned. Think about it: the Morgans, the Fords, the Guggenheims, the Waltons, and the Rockefellers, for example, all created and managed companies that are integral parts of America.
New Tips for Businesses
Owning your own company comes with a lot of perks, and more people than ever are jumping on the startup bandwagon. Approximately 543,000 new businesses launch every single month, and many of them face some major hurdles as they struggle to get their footing in the marketplace.
Evidence shows that entrepreneurs tend to share similar personality traits and life experiences. If you possess the following 23 traits, you might just have what it takes to make it as an entrepreneur.
Your business is all about juggling customers and prospective customers. When it’s grown to the point where you can’t keep all the people and suppliers straight, then you need a customer relationship management (CRM) program. The software is one way to enable you and your employees to manage interactions with customers and better foster current and future relationships. In other words, it’s a tool that - when you use the right one and use it correctly - will help your business grow.
Frozen yogurt shops have cropped up everywhere, with fans crowding in wanting to fill their cups with some yummy goodness and candy toppings. But did you know the tasty treat has been around since the 1970s? We have 23 interesting facts about the frozen yogurt phenomenon, so read on.
Weebly, Wordpress, Wix or Squarespace have their pros and cons, so how do you choose a small business website builder? Here is a comparison to help small business owners build their first site.
While just about every city or town has a McDonald’s and Starbucks, there’s something else you’ll typically find — a chamber of commerce. It’s one of the first stops you may want to make after you start your business (maybe after you’ve grabbed that cup of coffee).
People join their local chamber of commerce partly to forge relationships and promote their business but mostly to meet people. And you will meet a wide range of people when you attend any event.
How good does it feel when someone you barely know remembers your name? And how bad do you feel when you forget their name? Never forget again. Learn the 23 tricks to remembering someone's name here.
Before you apply for the Chase Ink, read this expert review of the 10 reasons to get the credit card and 6 reasons to avoid it. Is the Ink Cash and Ink Plus worthwhile? The answer may surprise you.
Perhaps the most common complaint is the number of hours in a day. We use it as an excuse for why we don’t exercise enough (there’s just never enough time) and it’s also a go-to excuse for why we can’t seem to get ahead in life or in work.