Tag: funding

How Healthy Is Your Small Business’ Profit Margin?

Among the litany of accounting concepts small business owners are expected to understand (or at least be familiar with), profit […]

How to Start a Business When You Have No Money

Like it or not, starting a business requires some level of financial investment. Because bank loans are hard to get, […]

How to Optimize Your Menu to Lower Your Food Costs

Every penny counts when you’re planning what your restaurant will serve. You want to keep the cost of your ingredients […]

Business Owners: What to Do When the Rent Goes Up

When The Clash released their hit single “Should I Stay or Should I Go” in 1982, they probably weren’t providing […]

What to Do When an Employee Asks for a Raise

When business is booming, employees want to see the company’s success reflected in their own paychecks. Even when it’s not, […]

Leave Off the Dollar Sign to Increase Restaurant Sales

You’ve probably agonized over how to price your menu offerings. But research suggests you should pay just as much attention […]

7 Ways to Save on Product Shipping Costs

Shipping costs and speeds influence sales at e-commerce businesses. A Morgan Stanley study discovered that 62 percent of shoppers rank […]

Do You Need Both an Accountant and Financial Advisor?

As a small business owner, you’re probably not an accounting or finance whiz. Chances are, you’ve already hired an accountant […]