- GETTING FUNDINGA simple breakdown to the working capital formula.
If you want to know how well you're really operating your business, you'll need to know your business's working capital, also known as net working capital. It's a moment of truth for your company's financial health – telling you the difference between what you owe and what your business owns at any given time. Plus, it's one of the most important numbers lenders often rely on to decide if your company is worth financing.Feb 15 2019
- SETTING UP A BUSINESSTime management tips for small business owners.
As a small business owner, the way you manage your time affects your earning potential, your income, your productivity, and new product development. It can also dictate your client acquisition, retention, and how quickly and aggressively you can grow your small business.Feb 14 2019
- MARKETING TO CUSTOMERSSmall business tips for getting more visibility online.
Even though you may be running your small business on the side, after work, or over the weekends, you want to make sure your marketing efforts are working full-time. This starts with your online visibility.Feb 14 2019
- MARKETING TO CUSTOMERSInfographic: Find your path to happy customers and higher sales.
Small and medium businesses can use today's booming ecommerce environment to grow their online stores in 2019 and beyond.Feb 14 2019
- CUSTOMER STORIESJin+Ja: Running and growing a business powered by PayPal.
Reuben Canada created the beverage Jin+Ja in his own kitchen, and nine years later it’s carried in over 4000 retail stores nationwide.Feb 12 2019
- SELLING ONLINE
The time period before the holidays is the biggest time of year for consumer spending, and typically the busiest time of year for many small business owners, but it doesn’t have to be. By solidifying social media marketing plans early (and revisiting them often), small businesses can maximize their resources, from time to money, all year round.Feb 12 2019
- MARKETING TO CUSTOMERSTurbo-boost your sales during the holidays.
The holidays are here and it's time to kick your digital marketing into high gear to avoid a lump of coal in your stocking. With some proper planning, you can assure that you meet your sales goals without losing your shirt in advertising costs.Feb 11 2019
- GETTING FUNDING
Businesses often need financing to buy inventory, invest in equipment, expand operations, or smooth out uneven cash flow. In recent years, a number of new sources of small business funding have sprung up – so many, in fact, it's hard to keep track of all the options. Here, we'll discuss some of the more common small business financing options. For a fuller look, download our ebook, Financing options for small businesses.Feb 11 2019
- ACCOUNTINGHiring tips for small business owners.
Hiring your first employee is a significant milestone on the road to small-business success. It also comes with a whole new set of responsibilities. Luckily, there are tools that can help you meet these challenges and set you up for success.Feb 08 2019