7 Mandatory First Steps Before Seeking Venture Capital

Guest Post As the founder of a startup, you are probably fundamentally aware of the inherent difficulties associated with the process of securing funding for your early stage venture. Further complicating the matter is the fact that the way venture capital firms evaluate a potential investment has undergone substantial changes in recent years. So before […]

Best Sources for Small Business Funding

Guest Article When you are in business eventually you are going to need money. Finding the best funding sources for your small business depends upon many factors.  Often times, the key to determining the right capital source depends which stage of growth your business is in.  As you move from start up to expansion, your […]

Five Secrets to Massive Cost Cutting in Your Small Business

Guest Article While most entrepreneurs think that the number one way to increase profitability is by increasing sales, this could not be further from the truth. In over two decades of being a business owner and coaching other CEOs, I have seen that in 80% or more of cases, cost cutting is by far the […]

5 Steps to Take When Your Small Business is in Tax Trouble

Guest Post Every week, there’s another celebrity, athlete, business owner, or even next door neighbor in tax trouble. Millions of American taxpayers are dealing with tax debt hanging over their heads and concerned about how it will affect their future. Many people get in tax trouble for a number of reasons. They lose the paperwork, […]

Discovering The Path to Profitability in Your Small Business

Every entrepreneur needs to focus on growing profits for their small business. Just because you can pencil profit into the financial projections doesn’t mean it will automatically come to fruition. As an entrepreneur you have to commit fully to “minding your own business” to generate the profits that you seek. Here are several strategies I […]

How to Survive in Small Business with Limited Capital

It’s not easy running a small business with limited capital. If you are just starting out a new business venture, the challenges are even greater. Limited capital is the single biggest factor in determining how much you can, and cannot do to meet the needs of your customers. Having limited funds does not need to […]

How to Better Manage Your Money in Your Small Business

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When it comes to running a small business, it’s all about how you manage the money.  Even profitable companies can be doomed by poor cash flow, and it’s not a rare phenomenon. Struggling to collect payments from clients, and having invoices that linger for more than 90 days are shockingly common problems for small business […]