Home and Small Business

Should You Offer Easy-Payment Plans to Your Customers?

2/18/2015

On two different occasions, I attempted to try and offer a Graphico Credit Account to my customers.

Business Letter Writing Tips

2/18/2015

Now that more people are writing cover letters and correspondence (versus sticking a bunch of unrelated circulars in an envelope and mailing them to people they don't know), they have only taken the first step.

Are You Making Money or Building a Business?

2/18/2015

There is a difference, you know!

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.