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4 Clear-Cut Clues It’s Time to Expand Your Business

Signs It's Time to Expand Your Business

Let’s cut to the chase. If you’re reading an article about when to “expand your business,” there’s a good chance you’re ready to take your business to the next stage in its evolution. As you know, timing is everything. Growth will always be a risky proposition—scale too early and you could jeopardize your business. However, […]

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How Becoming a Great Public Speaker Helps You Achieve Your Business Goals

Public Speaking Business Goals

When it comes to public speaking, your small business might seem like a safe zone. You feel very comfortable in the presence of your team, and whenever you have important news to share with your customers, you do it through email newsletters and other content marketing efforts. There’s no need to stand up in front […]

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Five Metrics Any Small Business Should Pay Attention To

Business Metrics To Pay Attention To

Sales figures, inventory tracking, customer retention, ad performance — as a small business owner there are countless metrics and statistics you’re expected to track. While each measurement serves a unique business purpose, having too many metrics can be overwhelming. To avoid “paralysis by analysis,” you need to identify which metrics are the most important to […]

4 Signs You’re Ready to Expand Your Business

4 Signs You’re Ready to Expand Your Business As restaurant owners we are a special blend of oxymorons. We’re so smart we’re stupid. We’re so full of energy we’re exhausted. We’ve got enough gumption to make the impossible happen, and yet sometimes just putting one foot in front of the other is a challenge. Yes, […]

44 Percent Of U.S. Small Businesses See Cost Cutting As Critical, Survey Says

44 Percent Of U.S. Small Businesses See Cost Cutting As Critical, Survey Says   Faced with dwindling customer demand and increased competition, small businesses are focusing on cost reduction. That’s according to a newly released survey by Switzerland-based Zurich Insurance Group.   The report titled “Biggest Opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in 2016” […]

Growing Pains: Mitigation Strategies for Business Expansion

Growing Pains: Mitigation Strategies for Business Expansion Whether you want to open a second location for your restaurant, expand your web design firm into a bigger office (new hires included), or just want to serve bigger clients and jobs, growth is the goal of nearly every business. Entrepreneurs have an innate desire to try new things […]

Growing Pains – Mitigation Strategies for Business Expansion

mitigation strategy business expansion

Whether you want to open a second location for your restaurant, expand your web design firm into a bigger office (new hires included), or just want to serve bigger clients and jobs, growth is the goal of nearly every business.

5 Tips for Taking Your Business International

If you own a business, you’re likely focused on expanding it here at home. But do you know that the world’s largest consumer markets are outside the U.S.?

"Do I Need a Business Loan?": Five Questions To Ask When Applying

business loan questions

No matter what your business does or how you manage your finances, chances are there will come a time when you consider getting a small business loan to help out.

Small Business Loans vs. Line of Credit — What’s the Difference?

small business loans vs. line of credit

Anyone who has owned a small business for an appreciable length of time has encountered the need for some extra cash at least once. And, of course, if you’ve decided to start looking into small business financing, you’ve probably encountered a ton of different terms, many of which you may have never seen before.

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