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  • It’s easy to do. It’s easy to search for a franchise. Looking for a franchise...or even a couple of franchise opportunities to investigate isn’t hard. There’s no pressure. You’re just “looking.” It only starts to get difficult after you find one or two...
    June 17, 2014 - 14 comments
  • With the summer season right around the corner, you may be considering hiring extra hands to help out in your business, perhaps some of the first employees you’ve taken on in your venture. Even if you’re a seasoned employer, it’s always advisable to take stock of how you’re...
    June 12, 2014 - 15 comments
  • If you run a company, your business credit profile is related to your reputation. With a strong business credit profile, you have access to much greater financing opportunities with favorable terms and lower interest rates. For lenders, a company with a creditworthy profile is considered a good...
    June 11, 2014 - 9 comments
  • It’s frustrating to see small businesses give up on social media as a marketing channel after just a few months of effort. Usually the heart of the problem is a weak or nonexistent content marketing strategy. Without a strategy, there can be no meaningful, long-term engagement.  ...
    June 05, 2014 - 15 comments
  •   Do you think direct mail has gone the way of the dinosaur? Think again. In 2013, nearly two-thirds of all consumers bought something as a result of a direct mail piece, according to the Direct Mail Association (DMA). Not surprisingly, people age 65 and older are prime candidates for direct...
    June 03, 2014 - 12 comments
  • We’ve finally turned the corner on tax season and as a small business owner you may be thinking, if we made that much in sales last year, where did it all go? and How will we hang on until this year’s busy season is in full swing? If you’ve had thoughts like these you are...
    May 30, 2014 - 5 comments
  • Good news: Here's a simple process, five easy steps, to improve your business. It's easy to do. And, if you're not doing something like this already, then this simple addition to your process offers you substantial business improvement. Step 1: Visualize your main story Take a step...
    May 28, 2014 - 10 comments
  • Having business income but being unable to cover anticipated taxes on the income through wage withholding means you’ll have to pay estimated taxes. You’ll have to project what you think you’ll owe for the year and then pay them in four installments to the government. If you...
    May 22, 2014 - 11 comments
  • Whether you’ve been in business for a couple of weeks or five years, access to cash is a crucial element of survival for a business. When the going gets tough, a business can fail unless it has access to cash on demand. For business owners, getting unsecured business lines of credit is by...
    May 21, 2014 - 5 comments
  • We all want to feel good. We all want to have pleasant experiences. And, we’re willing to pay for them. We’re willing to pay to ensure we get our fair share of the good things in life. If you’re looking to become a franchise owner, have you thought about targeting opportunities...
    May 20, 2014 - 2 comments

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