Category Archives for Small Business

How to Buy A Small Business without Tripping up

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If you’re looking to successfully buy a small business… take it carefully. While there are many advantages in buying an existing small business there are also many possible pitfalls.Read More ….

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Buying a Small Business – Due Diligence Checklist

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When buying a small business the Due Diligence exercise is a critical final step. As you do it you must engage both your head and your gut to make sure you get the deal you want. To be right the deal must look right and feel right. Mess it up and it can have expensive and […]

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The 7 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 constantly promotes powerful, small business marketing ideas.Discussing the difficulty of starting and growing new businesses he offers the  “Four Ps” to make these businesses work.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 a Small Business?


Small business is a term that generally includes micro, small and medium sized businesses (MSMB) or enterprises (MSME)  – or more simply SMB’s or SME’s.  Any of these terms being related 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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Small Business Success: Support is the Lifeblood!

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Have you given up the idea of having a successful business?  Have you given up your dream?  Is it ridiculous to assume that you have never understood what the role of the accountant is in your business? Is it a bad idea to suggest that you are feeling overwhelmed and totally lost?Read More ….

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Tax Planning in Retirement – Unlock Some Financial Relief

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Boost your retirement funds by adding careful tax planning to your retirement planning. Reduce your financial stress and increase your lifestyle options.Read More ….

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