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Small Businesses and Cash Flow

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Aug 30, 2010 3:02:03 AM

It probably won’t come as a surprise that managing cash flow is perhaps the biggest concern small businesses and entrepreneurs face daily. Regardless of the size of the company, or where it is along its stage of life, every business owner is burdened by the time consuming issue of cash flow management.

Given the state of today’s economy, with customers extending credit terms and taking longer and longer to pay, this is likely the most pressing concern for small business owners everywhere. However, there are solutions to managing cash flow. There are ways to mitigate its impact and free up valuable time so that small business owners can get back to concentrating on what they do best. These approaches are simple, straightforward and can be used in both good and bad times. In fact, they become one of the most important aspects of growing a business and increasing gross profit. Interested in knowing what these approaches are?

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Topics: Small Business Advice

Frugal Doesn't Mean Cheap

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Aug 26, 2010 6:11:09 AM

Our current economy seems to be forcing us to be frugal. Save money where you can and try to curb your impulse buying. A good exercise is to write down every penny you spend for an entire week, you'll be amazed where you can cut back a little.

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Topics: Frugal Living Tip

August is ending, the Sales are Not

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Aug 25, 2010 6:27:52 AM


August is almost over. And while DollarDays will still be here long after August is gone, the end of August brings with it some significant opportunities to save.

Click on the image above, and start saving today.

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Topics: Product of the Week

Marketing On the Cheap for Small Businesses

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Aug 23, 2010 6:01:32 AM

Often times small businesses battle with finding cheap marketing ideas. Small businesses need to gain more profit, but need to be able to put out money for marketing. How do you find marketing money when you're barely clearing the bills? Here are 3 ideas to turn pennies into large profits.

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Topics: Small Business Advice

Wholesale Week in Review - (August 20)

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Aug 20, 2010 1:20:11 AM

eBay Sellers: The Basics of Best Match - Tue, Aug 17, 2010

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Topics: Week in Review

Using Loss Leaders to Save Money

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Aug 19, 2010 6:07:42 AM

Every week, you probably receive a pile of circulars from the grocery stores in your town. Before you say "junk mail!" and throw them in the trash, consider the ways that you can save money using these ads.

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Topics: Frugal Living Tip

Top 10 Back to School Wholesale Items for College

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Aug 18, 2010 1:31:14 AM

Send your kid off to college with enough supplies to last them a full semester. Wholesalers offer the means to do so without taking out a third mortgage. Check out this semester's top 10 list of ideas to help stretch your dollars.

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Topics: Wholesale List

When Do I Need a Dedicated Sales Person or Crew?

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Aug 16, 2010 5:54:54 AM

There isn't a single part of American commerce that doesn't have its inception at some point with a sale. Despite this, the function of sales and sales management is probably one of the most neglected aspects of a business. This is hard to understand for two reasons, first, because sales is the literal public personality of a business, and second, because sales is the driving force behind any growing business.

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Topics: Small Business Advice

Wholesale Week in Review - (August 13)

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Aug 13, 2010 1:25:48 AM

Why more consumers aren’t buying with their smartphones - August 12, 2010

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A recent survey of more than 1000 PriceGrabber.com customers indicates that while many shoppers plan to use their mobile phones to assist in their holiday shopping, few expect to complete purchases via their mobile phone. Customers indicated that completing purchases through smart phone applications took too long, finding products was difficult, and credit card transactions are sometimes not permitted. Retailers should focus smart phone applications on providing customers with added convenience and cost savings opportunities.

eBay Sellers: Are You Taking Advantage of Free Listings? - Mon, Aug 09, 2010

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Topics: Week in Review

4 Tips to Save Money on Your Electric Bill

Posted by Joshua Unseth on Aug 12, 2010 6:03:35 AM

The trick to saving money on your electric bill is to look for small changes you can make. Each of these small changes may have a minimal impact on your bill, but when taken together the savings will add up.

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Topics: Frugal Living Tip

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