When you start a business or have only a small, steady stream of income, creating an annual budget may seem like a pointless exercise. After all, if your income and expenses are predictable, why fill in a spreadsheet? Instead of … Continue reading →
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Nice Five considerations when creating a working budget for your business.
Since employees are one of the most expensive lines on most P&Ls and have a significant impact on revenue and profitability, entrepreneurs must personally take responsibility for hiring employees. As a journalism major who worked as a newspaper reporter for … Continue reading →
Have you ever spent days, maybe even months working on your super awesome product, service, training series, etc? You are beyond excited to finally have it all done and ready to launch your baby you have worked so hard on.
You can talk yourself out of just about anything. Sometimes being cautious works in your favor, but it can also limit your small business’s growth. The most successful entrepreneurs are not averse to taking risks.
Whether you're entering one of our Cox Business Get Started pitch events, or searching for funding on your own, your presentation skills must be sharp. Here are five tips for pitching your start-up to investors.
BusinessNewsDaily 10 Tax Solutions for Small Businesses BusinessNewsDaily Small business owners shouldn't have to do their taxes on their own. Tax solutions provide a do-it-yourself way to easily prepare and file taxes — without all the guesswork.
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All of those resolutions you made for yourself for 2014 — get healthier, save more money, and find work-life balance, etc. — are certainly worthwhile endeavors. But the best thing you can do for your business this year is become a stronger manager.
Most of us focus too much time and energy on growing our networks, when research shows that more is not necessarily better. Instead, follow this advice to forge better, stronger connections with the contacts who matter most.