Home and Small Business

Starting and Managing a Business from Your Home

2/11/2015

The cottage industry, an old-fashioned enterprise, is enjoying a revival so strong that it's difficult to find out just how many Americans are now working at home. Estimates range from two to five million and the numbers may double by 1990.

The ABC's of Borrowing

2/11/2015

Some small business persons cannot understand why a lending institution refused to lend them money. Others have no trouble getting funds, but they are surprised to find strings attached to their loans.

The Disadvantage of Too Much Credit

1/28/2015

Of the many business myths which have bad advice associated with them, one of the most prominent has to do with Credit Cards. In fact, it used to be advised that it was good to have a lot of credit cards and to carry a balance on almost all of them.

Customer Response Card

1/14/2015

We all do it. If we get good service or order a product we like - we order from the company again.

Making Time for the Family

1/14/2015

When you first begin your business, everything is fine and dandy. It's like bringing home the new baby from the hospital. Everyone visits to see the new baby. Everyone thinks the baby is cute and wants to hold it. Everyone "oohs" and "aahs".

Inspiration for an Entrepreneur

10/25/2014

It is only natural that when you start a business, you are doing something different than most people.

How to Succeed in Time Management

10/25/2014

When you first begin your business, everything is fine and dandy. It's like bringing home the new baby from the hospital. Everyone visits to see the new baby. Everyone thinks the baby is cute and wants to hold it.

The Risk of Reality

10/25/2014

Do you still believe in magic? Do you think you can pay $24.95 for a mail order program and make $5,000 within 30 days? Do you think you can open a business today and quit your job in 2 weeks?

Starting an at-Home Big Money Business

2/2/2014

When you start a business, like any venture in life, you want it to have the best chance for success. Starting one from your home has unique advantages.

Secrets to Successfully Starting Your Own Business

12/30/2013

The American Dream is, and always will be, to come up with an idea, start a business and become rich from your own efforts.

Survival Tips for Small Businesses

12/29/2013

You may be in Mail Order, Direct Mail, or you may be a local merchant with 150 employees; whichever, however or whatever - you've got to know how to keep your business alive during economic recessions.

Own Your Own Million Dollar Corporation in as Little as 4 Weeks

12/11/2013

Here again, it is helpful to form your corporation in Delaware. In this state the law allows you to assign any "par-value" to your stock as you like - even though there are no assets to back up your valuation.

Managing Your Time Between Work & Home

12/11/2013

When you first begin your business, everything is fine and dandy. It's like bringing home the new baby from the hospital. Everyone visits to see the new baby. Everyone thinks the baby is cute and wants to hold it.

An Excellent Customer Service Tip

12/3/2013

So often we forget that our customers are our boss. I think I discovered one significant reason why most of us fall into this "rut." The day we began our business we were as happy as could be. The customer was king!

Mini-Offices: Home for Start-Ups

12/2/2013

The primary reason businesses start at home, or with a meager P.O. Box is because, renting an office can be very expensive.

Managing You 1-800 Toll-Free Service

12/2/2013

Aside from cost, or the fact that having an outside answer you business calls, there are some smart rules regarding 800-lines and how you should handle them.

How to Set Up a Tax-Saving Bookkeeping System

12/2/2013

One of the most important, but least understood or appreciated aspects of any business is its bookkeeping or accounting system.

How to Reorganize Your Time to Accommodate a Home-Based Business

12/2/2013

Almost everyone needs or wants more money coming in, and with this desire most would like to start some sort of extra income-producing project. The trouble is, not many of these people seem able to fit "a second job" into their time schedules.

How to Prepare a Business Plan that Guarantees Big Profits

12/2/2013

Success in business comes as a result of planning. You have to have a detailed, written plan that shows you what the ultimate goal is, the reason for the goal, and each milestone that must be passed in order to reach your goal.

How to Increase Your Cash Flow

12/1/2013

For most companies, accelerating receipts to make cash available quickly may be far more important financially than earning the maximum interest on a disbursement float.