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A Guide to Surviving the Red-Eye

If you can sleep in the upright position all night, then overnight flights were made for you. For the rest of us, however, the red-eye flight can be challenging and exhausting. Trading a bed for an airline seat is a serious comfort downgrade, but these tips can help you get through your next red-eye experience […]

The Sole Proprietor: to be or not to be

A sole proprietorship is the simplest and most common structure chosen when starting a business. It is an unincorporated business owned and run by one individual with no distinction between the business and you, the owner. You are entitled to all profits and are responsible for all your business’s debts, losses and liabilities. Forming a […]

Why Every Business needs a Policy and Procedure Manual

Dishonest employees cost U.S. organizations an estimated $652 billion a year in occupational fraud losses, the average company loses 5% of its annual revenues to this type of fraud according to the 2006 Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud & Abuse. It is because of this that the policy and procedure manual plays an […]

The Final Chapter to your Business Plan: the Exit Strategy

When you own a business there are many aspects to think about: your business goals, your day to day operations, your business plan and what your exit strategy will be. A well-written exit plan explains how the owner will be paid for their sweat equity. It also involves a set time as to when the exit strategy will […]

The Key to Planning Business Success

What is the key to planning business success? The key is cooperation and collaboration between business structure and employees. Creating a good business management structure is achieved by thinking about the goals you want to complete, determining how to reach those goals and to make all the necessary decisions to ensure your business can run […]

Online Business Directories

Online business directories are still popping up all over the internet and there is a good reason why. The online directories work as well as the phonebook or Yellow Pages, but let users search through the online site for the same information in the paper book. Users can even download apps to their smart phones […]

Getting Business Loans

Business mentoring and/or consulting experts warn against investing your own money in your small business because they have seen what can happen. When you make an investment in other areas, you typically see a return on your investment. When you invest money in your own business, you might not see the same results. Gordon Ramsey […]

Expanding your Small Business

The goal of most small business owners is to eventually expand into a larger company or corporation. Everyone dreams of one day launching the next McDonalds, a company that got its start as a small operation run by two brothers. If you feel that it is time to expand your business, then you should look […]

Benefits of Working from Home

When you are looking to learn how to save money while running a small business, you might consider starting with a home business. A small business from home has the same opportunity for growth as one away from the home, but you keep your operating costs and overhead costs low. Operating costs refer to the […]

Consistent Cost Solutions – Merchant Services for Business

When you need consistent cost solutions in merchant services, it can be difficult to find what you are looking for. There are so many companies out there that are out there waiting to help you, and you can’t go without them these days. A lot of small business owners still assume that they don’t need […]


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