Monthly Archives: July 2017

3 Tips to Successfully Grow Your Business

After starting a small business, assuming you have found some level of success, the next step that you may want to take is to grow your business. However, while this might seem like a relatively risk-free undertaking, it is actually full of pitfalls that could ultimately sink your business if you are not careful. Therefore, before you attempt to grow your business, there are a few tips you should know to make sure you avoid missteps that could put you out of business. How to Avoid Pitfalls When You Grow Your Business Real Business, a website featuring news and information on entrepreneurs and businesses, posted a report on how business owners can grow their companies without making mistakes that put them out of business. Business Plan – A strong business plan is necessary to help you outline the path of your company’s growth, including debt obligations, potential profits and how…
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What Should I Know Before I File Bankruptcy?

If you or your business is facing financial difficulties that you will not be able to overcome, you may need to consider filing bankruptcy. Making the decision to file bankruptcy is a huge step that should not be taken lightly. Therefore, before you file bankruptcy, you should do some research first to ensure you know what you are getting into. What Do You Need to Know Before You File Bankruptcy? Entrepreneur published an article regarding advice individuals and business owners should know before filing for bankruptcy: Make a Business Plan – If you own a business, before you file bankruptcy, create a business plan. The business plan should cover what you will do if you keep your business or if you sell your business as a result of the bankruptcy. A business lawyer or bankruptcy attorney can help you properly structure your business plan. Savings – Save as much money…
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3 Tips for Starting a Small Business

Starting a small business can be extremely fulfilling, but it is also a huge challenge, especially for first-time business owners. When you start a small business, you will have questions from day one, such as: Do you need to keep your day job? How will you support yourself and your family until your business takes off? Will your business plan translate to the real world? What are the state and municipal laws regarding your type of business? Here is a little advice to help small business owners start out on the right foot. Tips to Successfully Start a Small Business Forbes recently featured an article with advice for how to successfully start a small business. The top three tips from the article were: Fix a Problem – One of the best ways to build a customer base is to provide a service that solves a problem that your target market…
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