Ideas to Help Local Businesses

Posted on 26. Jun, 2020 by in Gratitude, Misc. Articles, Small Business Tips

Shuttered businesses are realizing that lifting lockdown restrictions doesn’t mean a return to business as usual. Social distancing guidelines and a public wary of venturing into crowded environments means light customer traffic for many businesses. Here are several ideas to help local businesses financially as they re-open their doors: Continue buying gift cards. For many small […]

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Are You Prepared?

Posted on 02. Jun, 2020 by in Disaster Plan, Small Business Tips

As small business owners with many of us working from our homes, we do not think about what a disaster can do to our businesses. But over the last couple of months, living through a pandemic, we realize we do need to prepare. With us entering Hurricane season, even those not located in the path of […]

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Protect Your Video Conference Meetings

Posted on 26. May, 2020 by in Security, Small Business Tips, Video Conferencing

Hackers have found their new playground amid the increased use of video conferencing during the coronavirus pandemic: Zoombombing, Here’s how to prevent these uninvited guests from making an unwanted appearance. Zoombombing defined Named for the company Zoom, the unfortunate first high-profile victim of this phenomena, zoombombing occurs when internet trolls hack video conference meetings and […]

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Ideas to Help Make Payments During Tough Times

Posted on 20. May, 2020 by in Budget, COVID-19, Managing Finances, Small Business Tips

If you’ve been recently laid off, here’s how you can get some quick cash to help pay your bills. You’re not alone in trying to navigate the financial uncertainty during the coronavirus pandemic. Millions of American workers who lost their paycheck because of COVID-19 need to find creative ways to pay bills. Here are 6 […]

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Get Your Money: Ensure You Receive a Stimulus Payment

Posted on 12. May, 2020 by in COVID-19, IRS, Small Business Tips, Tax Tips

Your COVID-19 stimulus checks are in the mail! Find out how much you qualify for and when to expect the money. The IRS has two websites to help with stimulus payments: One for non-tax filers to register to receive their economic impact payment and a new “Get My Payment” tool. BackgroundAs a response to the […]

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It’s Time to Prioritize Inventory Management

Posted on 20. Feb, 2020 by in Inventory, Misc. Articles, Small Business Tips

Extraordinarily low interest rates and a rapidly evolving business climate has made inventory management a lost art. Other business initiatives may seem to be more urgent and impactful, but in reality, mastering inventory levels is a key to most successful and growing businesses. Here are reasons why prioritizing your inventory management is a must: Less […]

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Planning for a Fabulous 2020

Posted on 30. Dec, 2019 by in Misc. Articles, My Favorite Things, Small Business Tips

The holiday month of December brings celebration as well as reflection for all the events that occurred in 2019.  It also gives us great hope for a new fabulous start in 2020.  Here are three ideas to start 2020 with a bang. 1. Find a focus for the year. Instead of getting into the rut […]

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Cash Flow: A Central Part of Your Business Plan

Posted on 24. Dec, 2019 by in Cashflow

When tracking and planning your business objectives, it’s easy to focus your analysis on two reports — the income statement and balance sheet. But one of the primary keys to your business’s success relies more on how you handle the money flowing in and out of the business. The appearance of a solid profit can […]

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Get Finance-Savvy with 10 Accounting Terms

Posted on 16. Dec, 2019 by in Accounting, Small Business Tips

It’s good to know some basic accounting terms, and here are ten terms with friendly definitions for your review. Asset:  Essentially, assets are what you own.   These include your bank accounts, business equipment, and even the amounts that customers owe you. Revenue:  Revenue is what you make.  Another word for it is Sales.  You generate […]

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Create a Theme for a Prosperous and Meaningful New Year

Posted on 09. Dec, 2019 by in Customers, Misc. Articles, My Favorite Things, Services, Small Business Tips

It’s almost 2020, and at this time of year, it’s natural for us to pause and reflect on where we’ve been and where we want to go.  For business owners, it’s especially important to raise our minds above the daily fires for a moment, take in some fresh air, and elevate our perspective.  Creating an […]

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