Believe it or not, summer will be here before we know it! That means that school is out, and many students will be on the hunt for an internship.
It started out as a small paper pile, and suddenly turned into a massive stack of work documents, mixed with mail and random, unnecessary junk. Does this sound like your desk? If so, then take advantage of National Clean off Your Desk Day and organize your desk today!
Last month, we shared a few strategies on how businesses can receive additional working capital with poor credit. Although some lenders will be lenient about your credit score, don’t you want to improve it anyways? In this post, we’re going to offer some credit score tips, so that you can work on raising that credit score!
Being a small business owner can sometimes require wearing many hats. In addition to running your small business’s operations, you may have to help out in other areas. Many small businesses aren’t able to afford a human resources staff, causing the owner to manage these responsibilities.
Do you wish you were able to consistently monitor your business’s finances and plan for the future? If so, use Financial Planning Month as an opportunity to take charge of your business’s finances, and create new, productive habits.
Businesses experience seasonality for a number of reasons. Traditionally, this can be in the form of a beach boardwalk shop in a coastal town that generates most of its revenue when tourists visit in the summer. But as new businesses emerge in the SaaS and technology space, they too experience fluctuations in earnings throughout the year based on their industry or their buyer’s behaviors. These can be drastic but they can also be subtle and harder to detect.
When it comes to running a successful business, it’s no secret that the customer is crucial to success, but what about when that lifeline turns into a risk? Two-thirds of business owners recently surveyed by APQC reported a slowdown in customer payments over the last five years. Since small businesses rely heavily on everyday cash flow to fulfill financial obligations like paying bills, replenishing inventory, and making payroll, late payments or failure to pay can be devastating.
Welcome to our new series, where we’ll share a marketing tip each month! In these posts, we’ll offer helpful marketing ideas that you can use for your small business, regardless of industry. Running a small business has numerous challenges, but knowing how to market your products or services will enable you to generate new business like a pro!