10 Tips to Improve Inventory Management

Managing inventory can be a challenge. If your inventory levels are too high, you are tying up cash and creating cash flow problems. If you let stock run too low, you will have difficulty filling sales orders. Effective inventory management, then, is crucial to profitability.

Many businesses fail to manage their stocks of raw materials and Read More

By |January 15th, 2021|Small Business Tips|

3 Important Things All Entrepreneurs Can Do Over the Holiday Season


The holiday season is both a blessing and a curse for entrepreneurs around the world.  Don’t let the complications that surround this holiday season distract you from the impact you can create in this month. Here are three things you and every entrepreneur should do:

1.    Give Thanks 

The success of your business isn’t just down to Read More

By |December 16th, 2020|Small Business Tips|

10 Advantages of Leasing Company Vehicles

Running even a small fleet of company vehicles can be time-consuming. If you lease your company vehicles, though, you can afford to maintain a fleet of newer cars and trucks. This means less maintenance is required, and cars are rarely off the road. Here are ten more reasons why so many businesses lease vehicles rather Read More

By |November 15th, 2020|Small Business Tips|

How to Be Effective When Making Collection Calls

Making collection calls is not something that most people relish. It is never easy chasing someone for money, and chasing debt can take up a lot of time. However, if a business does not keep a tight rein on its accounts receivable, it could find itself in a cash flow crisis. So, if you find Read More

By |October 15th, 2020|Small Business Tips, SmallBiz Builder|

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Your Business is in Financial Difficulties

It is easy to miss the early warning signs that a business is in trouble. Lower than usual sales volumes might be put down to a seasonal variation. The cash flow getting a bit tight might be blamed on a few late-paying customers. If the downward trend continues, though, then you will know that action Read More

By |September 15th, 2020|Small Business Tips|

What You Need to Know About Startup Financing

Any new business needs funds to get it off the ground. For most startups, that means using a business loan provider. As with any financial service, there are many things to consider when deciding which loan provider is best for funding your new business.

How Much Money Do You Need to Start?

Just as there’s no set Read More

By |August 31st, 2020|Small Business Tips|

The Small Business COVID Shift to a Flexible Office Space

Are you an entrepreneur or freelancer preparing for a new way of doing business? As lockdown conditions ease and economic activities resume, practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will continue. A safe workspace where employees can focus on responding to market changes is thus vital. Opting for a flexible workspace is a way to Read More

By |July 15th, 2020|Small Business Tips|

How to Prepare Your Small Business for a Post-Coronavirus Recession

Many people are hoping for an economic bounce-back once the coronavirus threat has receded. However, it is more likely that the world will enter a period of recession. With many people out of work and the world’s supply chains disrupted, consumer demand will be low, and getting products to market will be challenging. Some economists Read More

By |June 15th, 2020|Small Business Tips|

Eight Tips to Help You Negotiate Better Deals with Your Suppliers

From your office supplies to your raw materials, the price you pay for the goods and services you use impacts the net profit of your business. All business-to-business suppliers have some leeway to give you a deal, but you must negotiate with your suppliers if you want to get the best terms. Here are ten Read More

By |May 15th, 2020|Small Business Tips|

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Helping Businesses Redefine Employment

The coronavirus pandemic has brought a great deal of upheaval to the work place. For many employees, their regular job now entails the use of remote work environments and the use of new skill sets they have never used before.

In the past, well-defined jobs and job locations were central to the way people thought of Read More

By |May 1st, 2020|Small Business Tips|