The Importance of Transparency in Business Transactions – Suneera Madhani

Today Suneera Madhani, founder of small business Fattmerchant, joins ASBN's Jim Fitzpatrick. They discuss Fattmerchant's rapid growth in a competitive market and the importance of transparency in your business transactions. Based on Suneera's experiences, it is such a vital tactic for business growth, yet often...

What Financial Steps Should You Take With Your New Business? – Ted Jenkin

Ted Jenkins sits down with ASBN to discuss what it means as a business to get a 1099 and what financial action you should take when starting out with your business. Ted Jenkin is the founder and CEO of Oxygen Financial and he helps...

How to Complete the Financial Section of Business Plan

A plan intends to explain the business, introduce critical contributors, products and, services and defines the goals for the future. It paints a picture of the founder's expectations and helps others see their vision. The financial section of the plan provides the proof behind...

5 Free Financial Tech Tools for Small Business Owners

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The managing of your company’s finances can become complicated pretty quickly. You are gaining clients, you need to hire a freelancer or two, and you have to navigate new tax laws. These changes alone are enough to begin looking past an Excel spreadsheet for...

5 Things Small Business Owners Should Do to Maximize Financing Rounds

Like everything involved in running a small business, maximizing your financing efforts is possible. Just blindly looking for investors may work, but it would be the exception rather than the norm. Here are a few things you can do to maximize the effectiveness of...

How Much Should I Pay Myself? – Being Your Own Boss

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Entrepreneurs just starting out have a hard time deciding how much to pay themselves or even if they should. Here’s why. You’re putting every dollar you earn back into the company to make it more successful. You should have a salary, though, and figuring...

Hiring an Accountant for Your Small Business: What to Expect

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Hiring an accountant may be the single best decision any business owner can make. It is tempting for small business owners to try and handle the details of accounting by themselves, but this could be a huge mistake. Accountants can do much more than simply...

Strategies to Place Your Small Business in a More Profitable Position

From the perspective of a small business owner, a key step towards improving profitability is cutting unwanted costs. This is a solid plan, but it is important to define what you are going to reduce and how you are going to prepare for these...

How The New Tax Law Impacts Your Company Vehicles

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There is a lot of debate about the overall impact of the new tax law that went into effect Jan 1, 2018. Business owners are touting it as a huge victory, while wage-earners are worried about some of the implications. One thing is certain....

Could Credit Problems Kill Your Entrepreneurial Dreams?

Wanting to start a small business or startup is a dream for many entrepreneurs. They long for the days when they can be their own boss, chart a course for the future of their company, or even someday sell their company to a large...
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The Benefits Of Using Cloud Computing At Your Business

Cloud computing allows your business to store its data on secure internet-based servers. This affords your business many benefits when compared to storing and...
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How You Can Increase Productivity By Making a Few Simple Changes in Your Company...

Welcome to another edition of the Small Business Show. Take a moment to think about what kind of work environment you are creating. Is...
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Grow Your Small Business with the Help From a Coach – Joyce Bone, Bone...

Every small business owner knows that increasing profitability is easier said than done. Sometimes you need the help of a professional to get on...
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The Essential Rules of Phone and Email Etiquette for Your Office

Business communications are a totally different animal than just a decade ago. Former methods of communication included snail mail and telephone with just a...
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Promoting Dynamic Women in Leadership – Robbin Jorgensen, Women Igniting Change

On today's show ASBN's Jim Fitzpatrick speaks with Robbin Jorgensen, founder and CEO of Women Igniting Change, a forward-thinking organization committed to fully leveraging...
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