Small Businesses - Big Obstacles

Everyone is talking about small businesses. In 1993, when it was allowed, more than 90,000 new firms were registered by individuals. Now, less than three years later, official figures show that only 40,000 of them still pay their dues and present annual financial statements. These firms are called "active" -... Read More

How To Cut Expenses And Manage Your Business

If you own a small business, you should know that often times it can be the little things, rather than the large expenses, that can eat away at your budget. But many times, small business owners will try and increase their profits by looking around at what larger expenses they... Read More

Getting City Contracts; Local Government Contracting

All cities have a purchasing office and/or a procurement officer. They handle all city contracts that are sent out to bid. Usually, to become a small business vendor of the city you must satisfy either some or all of the requirements listed below:Minority Or Woman Owned BusinessSmall Business (Under $500,000/Year... Read More

Mobile Pressure Washing and City Contracts

Many mobile pressure-washing companies turn to government contacts to make money. It is very easy to acquire such municipal contracts for cleaning, as the government needs some cleaning up. The cities generally have a fiscal year starting in June, so you want to check on the available contracts around the... Read More

Dealing With a Crooked on the Take Government Worker

Many government department heads are on the take. Oh they'll jump up and down and swear legitimacy, but it just is not so. Over one-third of Americans will lie to a small business owner to save $2.00 and that same one-third of our population works in government. I am not... Read More

Finding a Venture Capital Firm

Many ventures are faced with the challenging task of raising venture capital. The first part of this process is finding the right venture capital firm (VC). While this may seem simple, it isn't. There are thousands of venture capital firms in the United States alone, and going after the wrong... Read More

Debt Collection Techniques

Here are some sound debt collection techniques that can be followed by businesses to mitigate the bad debt crisis:Sending a pre-collection letter. Hiring a collection agency. Doing it yourself.Sending A Pre-Collection LetterMost businesses don't want to "play the bad cop" with their clients, so they approach a collection... Read More

7 Advantages to Incorporating

There's no question that hard work and a little luck is what it takes to BE successful. But a little knowledge, especially when it comes to setting up your business, will help you STAY successful.While many business owners give a lot of thought to location, store d?cor, customer service, hiring... Read More

Is Your Business Property Safe and Secure?

Security Professionals provide the products and services necessary to create a safe and secure workplace for you and your employees. Products such as lever hardware, panic and exit devices, desk locks and high security key control systems, as well as security boxes and safes, can help you protect your business... Read More

Buying a Franchise

Buying a franchise is not for everyone. This guide will help you evaluate whether buying a franchise is right for you. It will help you understand your obligations as a franchise owner. Many people dream of owning and running their own business but are often let down by the reality... Read More

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Small Business Franchise Opportunities

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There were only an estimated 1800 active franchisors in this... Read More

Modern Clear Coats, Auto Detailers and visit to Lexus of North America

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Pressure Washing; How to Bid Concrete Cleaning Jobs

Remember the cleaning business is all about time ratio to... Read More

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Slip And Fall Professionals; Service Businesses

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All legitimate home business entrepreneurs insist and announce loud and... Read More

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It's a strange anomaly.Most people who set out to start... Read More

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Gold Medal Delegation

When the recent Games of the XXVIII Olympiad came to... Read More

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Business owners rarely go into business to deal with the... Read More

A Look at Small Business Incorporating in Florida

The choice to incorporate a small business in Florida has... Read More

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What Help is there for Veterans Starting a Business?

Some of the very qualities that attract people to the... Read More

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The success of your business is critically dependent on how... Read More

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If you're just ramping up your small business email newsletter,... Read More

Starting an Aircraft Washing Service

To wash an airplane there are many items you will... Read More

Will Adding a Car Wash to Your Fast Lube Add Additional Crime to Your Facilities?

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