How To Align Your Personal Finances With Your Small Business

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @kemwashcpa. Growing up in the heart of New Orleans, it is the different spelling of her name, family makeup and unique […]

How to Raise Your Business From Ashes

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Guest Article It happens! Sometimes your original business model doesn’t work out. In some cases, liquidation can be the ideal way to transform your business. Approached in the right way, it is not the end of your business, but the birth of new, stronger business, and a great way to raise your business from the […]

How to Prepare Your Credit to Start Your Business

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @kinglevi, Levi King, CEO of tonight’s sponsor Creditera @creditera. Levi is the founder and CEO of Creditera, the first company allowing business owners […]

How to Finally Start Earning a Profit in Your Small Business

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @ruthking. Profitability Master Ruth King is a serial entrepreneur having owned 7 businesses in the past 30 years.  Ruth has been […]

What’s in the Triple Bottom Line for Entrepreneurs?

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Guest Article Triple bottom line (TBL or 3BL), also known as the “three pillars of sustainability” can provide a powerful shift in an entrepreneur’s philosophy and business development. Triple bottom line refers to people, planet and profit. In my opinion, these three elements speak to the true health of a business, the full cost of […]

6 Tips for Managing Small Business Finances

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Guest Article Every company, big or small, is always concerned about one thing – managing money. Proper financial management is crucial to surviving a volatile economy and the industry competition. Small businesses, especially, need to exercise caution with their financial decisions from the very beginning. It takes more than just a good idea to run […]

5 To Dos to Prepare Your Business Taxes

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While April 15 is the official IRS Tax Day, March 15th is actually when business taxes are due.  Even though these dates might seem still far off, to make filing your business taxes this year easier, don’t put off your preparation. Even if you’re waiting for tax documents like 1099s from clients, there is still […]

What You Need to Know About Your Small Business Taxes

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @taxmama. Eva Rosenberg, BA, EA, known as the Internet’s TaxMama®, publishes the popular TaxMama.com® website, cited by Consumer Reports magazine as a […]

How to Create Your Millionaire Mindset

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Guest Article The first step to creating your millionaire mindset is writing down the lessons you’ve learned on your journey. If you’re like most of us, you’re probably not too happy with some of the financial decisions you’ve made in your life thus far.  As Dave Ramsey says, “That makes you over the age of […]