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How to Build and Improve Your Business Website

Updated June 30, 2020 Creating a business website is one of the most crucial ways to build a brand and market a product or service. A business website will help spread awareness for your business and give consumers a chance to learn more about what you do. Even if you don’t plan to sell your […]

What is Doing Business As?

Updated June 1, 2020 Starting a business can be one of the most monumental decisions you will make in your life. There are many important and complex decisions that come with starting your business and getting off on the right foot. One of these decisions is to use a DBA. What is a DBA? A […]

S Corp vs. LLC: What’s the Difference?

Updated June 1, 2020 Choosing a business structure is a big deal as the entity type you choose can have a large impact on your business. S Corps and LLCs are two of the most popular options but choosing the best corporate structure for your business requires you to understand the differences between the two. […]

Overhead Costs: What is “Overhead” and How to Reduce Overhead Costs

Updated May 26, 2020 Overhead, otherwise known as overhead costs, refers to the ongoing expenses associated with operating a business. Understanding your overhead costs and keeping them under control is essential to success as a business owner. Learn how with Credibly. What are Overhead Costs? Overhead costs represent business expenses that are not directly related […]

How to Get a Business License

Updated May 21, 2020 A business license is a legal document that grants you the right to operate a business in your city. Obtaining a business license is a crucial primary step in legally starting a business. If you fail to abide by the licensing and permit requirements for your specific type of business, you […]

Profit Margin

Table of Contents What Is Profit Margin? Profit margin is one of the most commonly used profitability ratios, which is a basic measure of how much money a business, service, or product makes. Expressed as a percentage, profit margin is essentially how much money a company makes per transaction. In general, the higher the profit […]

How to Improve Profit Margins in the Construction Business

Owning and operating a construction firm requires a deep understanding of money management. After all, earning enough money to sustain your growing company isn’t as simple as stacking one brick on top of another. It’s all too easy to fall behind and fight to meet deadlines and the client expectations as costs continue to increase. […]