Top 10 Record Keeping Mistakes Business Owners Make (and How To Avoid Them)

If you interviewed business owners of failed businesses, a majority will tell you that they didn't understand or feel comfortable dealing with the "book work". Your ability to understand and perform day to day accounting tasks in your small business is a critical success factor. Here are some tips to... Read More

Encouraging Your Customers to Pay On Time

Nothing can drive a business down faster than customers who don't pay their bills as agreed. When you sell to customers on credit you are making an agreement with them. You will provide them with goods or services in exchange for their payment within the terms you agree upon. Period.What... Read More

Cost Effective Franchise Regulations, Come again

The Franchise Group at the Federal Trade Commission in all their ego and glory has proclaimed that franchise disclosure laws are "Cost Effective." I hate to break it to the FTC, but your comments and court are completely naked. The folks at the FTC are wearing no clothes. In a... Read More

FTC Franchise Rule if Enacted will Trigger Hardship for Private Sector

The FTC Franchise Rule maybe changed, as the Federal trade Commission has put out a report to the franchising industry as to upgrade the rule. If enacted will it will trigger hardship for private sector and cost many trees their lives; Paperwork. If this rule is passed; tree MUST die... Read More

Electronic Franchise Disclosure and E-Signature Future for Investors

It has been discussed allowing Franchising companies to electronically disclose franchise documents to the public and prospective franchisees. If the Federal Trade Commission wants to make UFOC information available electronically through email to catch up with the newest technologies then it will get complaints and make up another rule saying... Read More

Over Disclosure Hurts Businesses

Many investors and business ethics professionals are calling for more transparency and regulators are calling for more disclosure. Yet in the franchising industry this can spell disaster indeed. Often Competitors seeking information about companies will collect these documents and use it to the disadvantage of franchising companies.In my company we... Read More

Franchising Industry Burdened in Over Regulation

There were only an estimated 1800 active franchisors in this country at the end of 2002, that number down from 6000 in a single decade. It is not hard from this effort to increase regulations to see why. I believe the Federal Trade Commission's franchising expenditures should be cut by... Read More

Competition in the Market Place and Over Disclosure Regulatory Burden

The Federal Trade Commission is assisting competitor to cheat and encouraging this unethical behavior thru their disclosure rule on franchisors. Competition in the market place is far more competitive and the stakes are high enough that Over Disclosure Regulatory Rules cause competition to take the advantage and cheat. And before... Read More

432 Page Franchise Report by the FTC

The Federal Trade Commission is upgrading the franchise law and they have made a report. Recently I have been reviewing the FTC's franchise rule report page by page. I have was shocked to learn that after commenting on the first two paragraphs in the first page of information directly following... Read More

Franchise Companies Come and Go

Each day we hear of companies entering the franchising industry. This is good news for America, right? Well, yes and know. Yes, because franchising is the closest thing to the spirit of free enterprise as any other method of doing business and because franchising offers small business people advantages that... Read More

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Multiple Clients Create Your Independent Business

Would you rather have one good client paying you five... Read More

Franchising Industry Burdened in Over Regulation

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

Small Business Marketing - Clarify Success

When you hear the word "success" does it bring on... Read More

Do You Own Your Business Or Does It Own You?

What was your aim when you went into business for... Read More

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Whether your target audience is in your neighborhood or across... Read More

25 Valuable Phone Numbers For Small Businesses Success

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How careful are you with the data you collect from... Read More

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If an organization lacks a mission statement, it is worthwhile... Read More

Alliances: Drawing The Line

How far can you go based on your relationship with... Read More

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It seems so long ago that I started my first... Read More

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Here are some sound debt collection techniques that can be... Read More

Pressure Washer Companies and Steam Cleaner Maintenance

If you run a pressure washing business it is a... Read More

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Starting the blind cleaning business is one of the best... Read More

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

Launching your Business with a Chamber of Commerce

Why are Chambers a good launching pad?Chambers provide you with... Read More

Postcards Make It Rain Referrals

One of the simplest ways to expand your marketing efforts... Read More

Batting Cages Business - Making Profits With The Swing Of A Bat

There is a Batting Cages Business for those people who... Read More

Local Government Relations for Small Business

Most small businesses simply go about their daily business and... Read More

From Birth to Death

Your product is dying. With the same inevitability that we... Read More

Home Based Franchise; What About Future Expansion?

As a franchisor I am always asked by new and... Read More

Administration Of Your Small Business

You've been meaning to tend to the administration part of... Read More

Small Business Essentials: Start Here

Thinking of starting a business on line? If so there... Read More

Finding the PERFECT Alliance Partner

Where do you look for the appropriate alliance?One of the... Read More

How to Compete with the Big Guns?!

Many small business startups fail within the first 2 years... Read More

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