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Easy Accounting for Small Business Owners

Accounting for small businesses can be easy if you start with the basics and keep consistent records If you’ve intentionally clicked through to an article about accounting, you’re a brave soul indeed and I salute you. Not too many people get excited about accounting but it can be one of the best changes you make […]

How to Start a Franchise Business Without Going Bust

Starting a franchise business can be easier than starting from scratch but there are a lot of franchise risks you’ll need to avoid There are more than 3,000 franchise companies in the United States, each looking for hungry entrepreneurs to drive their brand. As an investment analyst, I’ve covered franchise businesses like McDonald’s and KFC […]

5 Steps to Finding a Business Mentor

Finding a business mentor can be crucial to jump-starting your new biz with experience and motivational support I highlighted last week the top reasons why new businesses fail and some tips for making your dreams a success. Right there at the top of the list was lack of experience. The easy answer is to work […]

How to Make a Business Plan and Bonus Free Business Plan Samples

Use this guide on how to make a business plan and free business plan samples to get your business idea started and ready for funding Whether you already have a business or just an idea, a business plan is essential. Even if you’re not considering raising money for your business, a plan will help you […]

9 Major Reasons Small Businesses Fail?

The Small Business Administration reports the major reasons why small businesses fail and what you can do to be successful Small business failure statistics are too often used as a way to scare someone out of following their dreams. The second you share your idea for your entrepreneurial dream, someone quotes some number they read […]