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Time to cash in on your hard work? – Sell your business!

The past three years have shown a steady increase in the sales volume of small businesses across the United States. The business brokerage firm, BizBuySell recently published sales trend data on small business buy/sell transactions and the numbers point to

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Posted in Business Planning & Strategy, Small Biz Resources, Small Business Finance

Is your small business circling the drain?

Small Business Health Tips

There are a lot of reasons why small businesses fail. Mismanagement, lack of positive cash-flow, poor hiring decisions, regulatory constraints, no long-term planning, under-capitalization and the list goes on. So what do you do if you see the downward spiral

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Posted in Business Planning & Strategy, Editorial Comments

How to Manage Small Business Finances

Cash is king, cash-flow kills and accounting is a daunting task.  All of these statements are true and all of them are popular among many small business owners. So it is a good idea to focus on what is truly

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Posted in Business Planning & Strategy, Finding Money, Small Business Finance

Time, we sell it, manage it, take it and waste it… How to do more with your time as an entrepreneur

According to Nav.com, the small business lender, OnDeck, published a study (Main Street Pulse Report) analyzing the input from 348 small business owners regarding time management and running a business. OnDeck found that 49% of the respondents give up their personal time

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Small business survival is numbers game

Small businesses that survive know the numbers of their business. The number of potential clients, the number of products in inventory, and the number of prospects it takes to land a sale are all examples of the many different quantifiable

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Posted in Business Planning & Strategy, Small Biz Resources, Small Business Finance

Company culture is all about the size of the game room, right?

Small businesses, for good or bad, are closely tied to the owner and their outlook on the workplace.  Unfortunately, when it comes time to hire employees, the owner’s outlook might not be projecting the kind of company culture attracting great

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Posted in Business Planning & Strategy, Small Biz Resources

Mobile lifestyle? Entrepreneurship could be the perfect career for that

When I was a kid, we moved about every three years.  My dad was in sales and he was their “fix-it” man.  If there was an under-performing office, Dad was the man to turn it around and he was good

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Posted in Business Planning & Strategy, Small Biz Resources, Veteran Entrepreneurship