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‘Housekeeping’ Tips to Consider In Order to Maximize Business Value Before You Sell

‘Housekeeping’ Tips to Consider In Order to Maximize Business Value Before You Sell

Are you considering selling your business? Here are some tips to help maximize business value. Find out the questions you should be asking about your business and how you can minimize risk.

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Snooze, Panic, or Eject A Simple February Tune-up for Achieving Your Annual Goals

Snooze, Panic, or Eject? A Simple February Tune-up for Achieving Your Annual Goals

The new year has begun, and you might already notice some of your annual goals slipping. Use this exercise to fine-tune what you have planned for this upcoming year so you can stick to your goals and make them happen.

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Shakedown Street: A Tale of Unethical Business Practices

A parking ticket can teach you a lot about unethical business practices. Find out how rent-seeking behavior affects consumers and society. 

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targeted sales and marketing activities should drive your company's business growth

Targeted Sales and Marketing Activities Should Drive Your Company’s Business Growth

Does marketing strategy improve your business? Targeted sales and marketing activities will allow your business to grow and show off its strong suites. Remember, a customer-centric mindset goes a long way when it comes to marketing your business’s specializations.

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How You Can Save on College Costs

How You Can Save on College Costs

FAFSA’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) formula will change to the Student Aid Index (SAI). Here are some ways that you can save on college costs. If you’re a small business owner, find out how you can use your business to lower your SAI.

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Simplified Qualified Business Income Benefits for Small Businesses

Do you know what the Qualified Business Income Deduction is? As a business owner, you may want to consider what this dedication can do for your company when tax season comes around.

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Fight, Flight, or Freeze: Dealing with Business Conflicts

How should business conflicts be handled? Instead of responding to “fight, flight, or freeze” instincts, it’s best to address these situations with care. Find out how to handle family and non-familial conflicts in a business environment.

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Business Lender Relationship

Managing Your Relationship with Your Business Lender in Times of Crisis

A bump in the road can quickly sour your great relationship with your commercial lender. Here’s how to find help and keep your lender happy.

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3 Advantages (and Disadvantages) of Owning a Franchise for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Owning a franchise is a great way to transition from a corporate job to self-employment. But, the benefits of a franchise come with caveats.

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Branding

7 Steps for Building a Brand Strategy for Your Small Business

For the best brand strategy, you must build a strong brand identity, position your product and meet expectations to improve perception.

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