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 […]

Global Markets Are a Big Source of Revenue for Small Business Owners

Global Markets Are a Big Source of Revenue for Small Business Owners Goods and services from the U.S. sold overseas reached $2.4 trillion as of 2014. You don’t have to be a multinational company making millions of dollars to do business overseas. Many small businesses are seeing the benefit of venturing abroad. In fact, revenues […]

Small Business Finance Basics: A Guide For New Business Owners

Whether you are about to start your own business or have been running one for a little while, it's very important that you know your numbers.


Eyes on the Prize: 3 Ways to Stay Focused on Profits

Your number one goal as a business owner is to make money, so don’t be ashamed to make profits a top priority. Misty Young explains how.


The P&L Statement Is Your Report Card: How To Get an ‘A’

Profits and losses are fundamental to your business's success — so take control of them. Here's what to look for on your P&L statement.