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Discounting: Is Offering a Discount Helpful or Harmful?

I am often asked if I offer discounts on services. I get asked both by potential clients and fellow entrepreneurs. So, I’d like to offer some of my thoughts on the pros and cons of offering discounts in both service and product based industries. The Pros of Offering Discounts Discounts are Enticing We all love a bargain. But we also …

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Don’t put all your pigs in one basket

Until the cause for the mysterious death of 900 pigs near Shanghai is discovered, there is a potential risk to the health of pigs and a perceived risk to the safety of pork products.

The lesson for you as an entrepreneur is understanding the importance of and practicing diversification.

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Business Expenses 101

Tax time is right around the corner, so to help you out, we have compiled a list of 10 business expenses that you should consider taking advantage of.

Setting Prices – Simple Math

Running a real, sustainable business involves a lot of thought, planning, and expenses. But with some simple math you can ensure success!

Accounting Options

Accounting software can save you time and money, while providing an overview of your business at your fingertips.

The “B” word…

The “B” word… BUDGET! In this computer age, most of us hardly balance our checkbooks when the monthly statement comes in the mail. In fact, many of us don’t even receive a statement in the mail. But that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t still be aware of our spending, our limits, and our BUDGET! At least half the people reading …