Do You Know How to Find Net Income

Incoming revenue is vital to business growth, but it doesn’t paint the most accurate financial picture of your business. You must know whether your company is profiting after deducting business expenses. You need to determine your business’s net income. Calculating…

5 Top Online Communities for Small Business

We all need advice from time to time and this is especially true for business owners. There are numerous challenges that need to be tackled on a regular basis, from staff to money to growth. Even if your business is…

What Makes a Small Business

Lawmakers spend a lot of time talking up the virtues of the American small business, and a lot of time finding new ways to define it. The Marketplace Fairness Act — the high profile bill passed by the Senate last…

5 Creative Marketing Ideas for Your Small Business

As a small business owner or marketing professional, you likely don’t have the resources of a mega-brand to market your service or product as aggressively or with the same reach. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still make a strong…

Build Value in a Small Business

Consider American Dixie Group, Inc., founded by Lay Cooper in 1989 in Albany, New York, to build the industrial machines used in food processing, packaging, and plastic making. The business became successful, was praised for its problem-solving wizardry, and served…

7 Ways to Fund Your Small Business

One of the biggest challenges of launching a new business is finding the cash to get things started. Fortunately, there are options besides winning the lottery or receiving a large inheritance, including small business loans, credit cards, bootstrapping with retirement…