Let’s stipulate from the start that a small business should always be preparing for tax season. There should never be a time when you aren’t maintaining proper records and taking full advantage of the tax laws. When you wait until the last minute, you make the process more complicated and may discover tax benefits you let slip […]
Originally posted on Business. Only Practical.: Having a professional head-shot is extremely important for anyone in business. In this day and age, it may seem easier to simply snap a picture with your smartphone and call it good, but business people always need to think about the image they are projecting and an unprofessional picture […]
Originally posted on David Cummings on Startups: With 2015 almost upon us, it’s a good time to review goals for the next year. When I talk with entrepreneurs, I enjoy asking about their big-picture goals. Too often, I’ll hear “my goal is to build a successful tech company.” Great, what does successful mean (here’s my definition of […]
Ever wonder when the right time is to sell equity in your company vs. using a loan to get you to the next level? Kevin O’Leary from ABC’s Shark Tank talks about the right time and place for each. And that IOU Financial is his preferred Small Business Lender. Visit us at www.ioufinancial.com.
Your small business thrives when you can count on customers loyally returning time and again to purchase your goods or engage your services. Sure, it’s necessary to have good offerings, low prices and savvy marketing, but sometimes that not sufficient. The deciding factor is often an environment you establish that appreciates and values your customers. […]