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Business Tips

2023-2024 Tax & Financial Planning Guide

Jan 1, 2024 - A year-round and year-end guide to tax planning for 2023 - 2024.

How to Deal With Obsolete Inventory

Jul 1, 2018 - Business Tip of the Month

Want Customer Loyalty? Improve Your Waiting Room.

Jun 1, 2018 - The waiting room experience can be either a deal breaker or a first step toward long-term customer loyalty.

MSI Global Alliance

May 7, 2018 - MSI is a leading global multidisciplinary association of over 200 independent accounting, law, tax, and specialist professional service providers in around 90 countries throughout the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

How to Streamline Your Month-End Closings

May 1, 2018 - At the end of each month accounting departments collect, analyze and record financial data in a process known as "closing the books."

How to get ( and keep ) great clients

Apr 1, 2018 - Good clients form the backbone of any successful business.

Designing your business's credit policy

Mar 1, 2018 - You can minimize the risk of delinquent accounts by creating strong payment and credit policies.

Temporary workers: a good or bad idea?

Feb 5, 2018 - According to the American Staffing Association, there are approximately 3 million temporary and contract employees working for U.S. staffing companies during an average work week

Is your business website customer-friendly?

Jan 12, 2018 - If traffic to your homepage isn't trending upward, consider the following tried-and-true guidelines:

Avoid these 3 social media newbie business blunders

Dec 20, 2017 - More and more of your customers will be tech-savvy folks who expect businesses to engage with them using these platforms.

How to avoid layoffs and still be profitable

Nov 22, 2017 - If your company's revenue starts to falter, payroll may be a place you look for spending cuts.

Good friends, great business partners

Oct 19, 2017 - No significant business relationship should be undertaken lightly or blindly.

Increase your odds of getting a small business loan

Sep 12, 2017 - As any entrepreneur will tell you, financing a business is no small undertaking.

Tips to slash shipping costs for your business

Aug 11, 2017 - Generally speaking, pricing schedules are based on volume. The more you ship, the lower your rate.

Find the exit strategy that's right for you and your business

Jul 20, 2017 - Other exit strategy options include acquisitions, mergers, and, in rare cases, taking the company public through an initial public offering.

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