The 8 Ps of Small Business Marketing

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In an article by Mark Morgan Ford in Early to Rise he writes about one of his clients who is a constant articulator of powerful, small business marketing ideas. Discussing the difficulty of starting and growing new businesses he offers a synopsis of their “Four Ps” s to make these businesses work.Read More ….

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What Accountants Want SME Business Owners to Know…

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SME business owners often complain about their accountant. Grumbling about their service with comments like:Read More ….

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SMB Accountants are Failing Their Clients

SMB Accountant Help

Accountants, or bookkeepers, do not provide financial management support and input for SMB owners to plan and control their businesses. Every day small business owners are challenged by questions like; Where’s the money going? What am I doing wrong? What should I be doing? What’s missing?Read More ….

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What Everyone Should Know about SME’s Success

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SME’s, small and medium sized enterprises, are the lifeblood of the world’s economies. A World Bank Group study suggests there are between 365-445 million MSMEs (micro, small and medium sized enterprises) in emerging markets: 25-30 million are formal SMEs; 55-70 million are formal micro enterprises; and 285-345 million are informal enterprises.Read More ….

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Small Business Success Shout Out!

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A shout out and congratulations to all the successful small and medium business owners out there. You are a great example to the world. With only lip service support from big banks or the government you created your dream.Read More ….

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The Secret Sauce for Small Business Success

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Emotionally driven by a “life passion”. Blinded by the “I want to be free” hype we plunge headlong into our small business dream. Unprepared for what lies ahead. Make sure that you have the correct person in your corner – it will make the painful times easier to bear. More importantly it will greatly increase […]

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What is Small Business?


Small business includes micro, small and medium sized businesses (MSMB) or enterprises (MSME)  – or more simply SMB’s or SME’s.  Both terms relating to the size of a business operation which is generally defined by either turnover or headcount.Read More ….

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Does your small business website suck?

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Does your small business website work? Have you gone through your website to experience your customers experience?  What was it like?Read More ….

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What is ERP? – every enterprise has one

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I am often asked “what is ERP?” like it’s some new and unique way of operating – the panacea for all business problems. It is not … it’s just the latest marketing TLA (three letter acronym) for something that every business has!Read More ….

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What You Always Knew but Didn’t Admit About Your ERP Project

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Many Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) installations fail to meet their objectives.Some take far longer than planned, some cost a lot more than planned, others don’t deliver the expected benefits and others don’t deliver the expected returns. Or a combination of these.Read More ….

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