Category: Managing Your Business


Category: Managing Your Business

Staying up to date with the latest business trends is a critical component of every successful business management strategy. Armed with the right information and additional financial assistance, entrepreneurs can easily adapt to a rapidly changing business world and successfully outpace competitors.

Choosing a restaurant location

Managing Your Business

How To Choose A Prime Location For Your Restaurant Business

Restaurants can thrive when they’re in a good location and suffer when they’re in a less-than-optimal one. Changes ranging from the preferences of customers to downtown development and the closure of nearby businesses can all have an effect on the number of tables a restaurant serves each day. The influence of those factors means you […]

2017 small business taxes

Managing Your Business

New Small Business Tax Code Changes For 2017

Contending with taxes can be a headache for small business owners, especially when the new year brings in a lot of additions and alterations to the tax code. Having a strong grasp of what’s different for filing your business taxes in 2017 means you’re more informed and can make better decisions about doing them yourself, […]

Prepare your landscape business for summer

Managing Your Business

4 Ways To Prepare Your Landscaping Business For Summer

As the winter months come to a close, home and business owners will begin to ponder their lawns and gardens. They know their landscaping is important for inspiring positive first impressions of their property. And who will they turn to for the landscaping tune-up? Your landscaping company, of course! As such, now is the time […]

Small business tasks you should outsource

Growth & Success

What Small Business Tasks Should You Be Outsourcing?

As a business owner, you have a long list of responsibilities and tasks you need to be on top of. But there are some things that you simply don’t have the time, expertise or money for. An important lesson successful business owners learn sooner or later is that turning to a helping hand at the […]

Employee satisfaction is key to business success

Growth & Success

3 Keys to Employee Satisfaction and Small Business Success

Sometimes the most important things can’t be measured. Business owners tend to focus on hard data such as revenue, expenses, inventory levels and any other metric that can be quantified with a number. But many entrepreneurs overlook less tangible aspects of their companies, which can lead to underlying problems going unnoticed. These aspects might include customer […]

Small business marketing strategy

Managing Your Business

3 Ways to Market Your Small Business During the Slow Season

Most businesses experience ebbs and flows. Regardless of the industry, entrepreneurs will likely face a month or two every year where their products aren’t in as high of demand as they usually are. But this is no reason to panic. Although some fluctuation in sales might be inevitable, business owners just need to get creative […]

Small business automation tips

Managing Your Business

Small Business Automation: 4 Effective Tips for Success

Running your own business isn’t easy. There are countless tasks to accomplish and limited time to spend on them. Luckily, business owners today have technology on their side. Automating some of your business processes is beneficial on multiple levels. First, it saves you time and energy that you can be dedicating to another important feature of […]

Business lessons from top restaurants

Growth & Success

3 Lessons Every Business Owner Can Learn From Top-Rated Restaurants

To stay ahead in the business world, it’s important to always keep your eyes and ears open. Pay attention to what others are doing. That doesn’t just mean following the moves of your competitors. It also means looking to other strong enterprises, whether they’re in your area of expertise or not, and learning from their […]

Working capital for small businesses

Managing Your Business

How Much Working Capital Does a Small Business Need?

Your business needs money – there’s no doubt about that. Cash allows you to purchase equipment and supplies, fund marketing campaigns and pay salaries – yours included! But just how much working capital should you have at any given time? Every business has its own unique needs, so no two companies’ financial requirements will be […]

5 Business Tax Mistakes to Avoid

Managing Your Business

5 Business Tax Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make This Year

Tax season is officially here. For such an important task that every business owner must address, filing taxes can be exceptionally complicated. Because of the difficult-to-navigate tax landscape, billions of dollars in penalties are issued to small businesses every year, Bloomberg reported. Fortunately, you can keep your company safe from IRS fines simply by being […]