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Your Biggest Customer Just Walked - Now What?

Your Biggest Customer Just Walked - Now What? Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1260 days ago
Made Hot by: James John on April 11, 2011 12:39 am
Last week, you were successfully running a very profitable $5 million company. Then, the unthinkable happened. You lost your largest customer. Unfortunately, without them, you are now running an unprofitable $2 million company. What are the first steps to take to rebuild your business? Read More

3 Things Your Accountant May Not Be Telling You

3 Things Your Accountant May Not Be Telling You Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1273 days ago
Made Hot by: Small Business Bluesman on March 27, 2011 11:27 pm
Working with an accountant usually is a smart strategy for handling your taxes and tax planning. More than 80 percent of small business owners do just that. However, be aware that your accountant may not tell you everything you’d want to know. Read More

How to Bag an Angel Investor

How to Bag an Angel Investor Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1283 days ago
Made Hot by: Sun Tzu Business Guide on March 19, 2011 4:24 pm
Remember that brilliant idea you have? Well, it’s going to need some investment dollars. When looking for financing from an outside source, the concept of an angel – an investor doling out some of his or her own cash designated for startups and early-stage businesses – can be a godsend. But how do Read More

7 Steps to Getting Business Credit

7 Steps to Getting Business Credit Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1290 days ago
Made Hot by: Entrepreneurosaurus on March 9, 2011 5:21 pm
We all understand how to get and build personal credit: Pay your bills on time. Don’t have too much debt. But business credit? That often seems like a mystery for many small businesses; a seemingly foreign and exotic world to many small business people. But it need not be. Read More

4 Thorny Payroll Tax Issues and How to Handle Them

4 Thorny Payroll Tax Issues and How to Handle Them Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1300 days ago
Made Hot by: Entrepreneurosaurus on February 26, 2011 4:21 pm
Small businesses historically have created 70 percent of all jobs in the U.S. With such a high percentage of the workforce, employee-related tax challenges for small-business owners are inevitable. Here are four common tax pitfalls, and what you can do about them. Read More

5 Recurring Charges to Reconsider

5 Recurring Charges to Reconsider Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1314 days ago
Made Hot by: HeatherStone on February 14, 2011 3:12 am
Looking to grow your business in 2011? One of the best ways to liberate cash for business development is to take a scalpel to recurring expenses that you may have overlooked in earlier rounds of cost cutting. Read More

How to Take Advantage of New Tax Laws

How to Take Advantage of New Tax Laws Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1330 days ago
Made Hot by: Small Business Tribe on February 2, 2011 8:52 pm
Thanks to a raft of legislation over the past year -- the Recovery Act, the Small Business Jobs Act, the HIRE Act, the Affordable Care Act and the Tax Relief and Job Creation Act -- there have been many changes to the tax laws. With tax time coming up fast, make sure you are familiar with the chang Read More

How to Raise Money When Nobody is Investing

How to Raise Money When Nobody is Investing Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1329 days ago
Made Hot by: BusinessBloggerPro on January 31, 2011 12:21 am
Access to capital is the thorn in the side of most growing businesses. “If only I had more money I could…” is a phrase that starts so many conversations with business owners that it could be considered the “entrepreneur’s mantra." This is not whining on the part of business owners; it really is dif Read More

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals

How to Achieve Your Financial Goals Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1332 days ago
Made Hot by: PeaceNLove on January 26, 2011 8:05 pm
What are your goals for 2011? When you think about making goals, do you cringe and roll your eyes, or do you get excited to plan for the New Year? Regardless of the degree of your enthusiasm, you're bound to fail if you don't know the right way to set goals and follow through. Read More

Comparing Competitive Costs – The Way to Win

Comparing Competitive Costs – The Way to Win Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Finance
From http://www.openforum.com 1342 days ago
Made Hot by: Small Business Manifesto on January 15, 2011 12:46 am
This question always seems to vex the non-financial folks: how can I sell it cheap? Top management wants to know: are they the low cost producer—or are we—or who is? Manufacturing and purchasing folks want to know: what target do we need to hit on costs, purchase prices, etc.? And in the very begi Read More

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Michelle Mangen @mmangen Beats Commuting Blues

Imagine living in Wisconsin, not known for its mild winters, and having a job that forces you to commute 100 miles one … More
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