5 Tips To Improve Your Small Business!

5 Tips To Improve Your Small Business!

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Start Your Own Small Biz

2013: The Year You Can No Longer Disregard LinkedIn as a Business Tool

BY CATHY  WELLINGS, ON JANUARY 3RD, 2013

As the world didn’t end on December 21st 2012, considering the future of your marketing and sales approach is of new and pressing importance.

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Start Your Own Small Biz

Starting a Small Business in a Slow Economy

BY PETER GRANT, ON MARCH 18TH, 2013

While the economy is still fragile and teetering precariously on the road to recovery, many business people are finding it difficult to push their businesses forward.

So, how do you attempt to start a small business in a financial slowdown, never mind maintain it?

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CNN Money

Why do I need a will?

If you don’t have a will, a court decides who gets your assets.

A will is a device that lets you tell the world whom you want to get your assets. Die without one, and the state decides who gets what, without regard to your wishes or your heirs’ needs.

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USA TODAY 

IRS losing identity theft fight: Our view

The Editorial Board    April 11, 2013

2,137 tax returns from one address?

Believe it or not, there is something even worse than having to prepare your tax return. It’s finding out that someone else already filed a return in your name, under your Social Security number, to collect a fraudulent refund.

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Have a wonderful day!

Dan Norris
Small Business Consultant

Keys To Success

 

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Keys To Success

 

Keys To Success

Topic of the day…

If you are interested in getting your business started as rapidly as possible and at the lowest cost,  then you need mentors that can share keys to success with you.  You will need key top-level mentors and a team of mentors at varying levels of expertise if you are to be successful and reduce the startup time to a minimum.  The next article by the Small Business Administration of the Federal Government estimates start-up costs of a small business at around $30,000. Frankly I don’t know many people who would even consider starting a business if it were going to cost that much. Consider getting started with  few hundred dollars or more.

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How to Estimate the Cost of Starting a Business from Scratch

How much does it cost to start your own business?

Of course, the answer depends on your business model and your chosen industry. However, a useful estimate based on a 2009 study conducted by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation  puts the average cost of starting a new business from scratch at just over $30,000.

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Key Success Factors
Key Success Factor

 
Discover Your Strengths and Supercharge Your Business

Have you ever been kept awake until 2 in the morning having an imaginary conversation with one of your blog readers who thinks you’re great and left a long comment telling you so? Or spent hours obsessively trying to figure out how to do better work, spurred by a fan letter from a customer about the terrific job you did?

 Keys To Success
The Key To Success

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The Truth About Working From Home

At the most recent meeting of the She Owns It business group, the owners talked about the pros and cons of allowing workers to do their jobs from home.

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E-Business

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10 Questions to Ask Before Determining Your Target Market

The better you understand your customer, the faster your business will grow. But new ventures often struggle to define their target market and set their sights too broadly.

“We often overestimate the market size, and in many cases there may not be one at all,” says Robert Hisrich, director of the Walker Center for Global Entrepreneurship at the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Ariz.

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Keys to success:

If you would like to discuss how you might start your business I will be pleased to talk with you. Email me on dannorris42@gmail.com or call me on 407-749-9395.

 

Dan Norris
Small Business Consultant