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Five Small Business Marketing Tips

Five Small Business Marketing Tips

Twenty percent. At the high end, the U.S. Small Business Administration has noted that a reasonable marketing budget for a growing business in a competitive space could be up to 20% of annual projected revenue. That’s no small amount of money. Hopefully, you’re...

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Trends in Small Business Valuation

Trends in Small Business Valuation

So what’s your company worth? If you’re not sure, you have plenty of company. Putting a realistic market value on your business involves a skill set and a degree of experience most small business owners don’t possess. Valuation involves a certain balance of art and...

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Writing Your Company Crisis Plan

Writing Your Company Crisis Plan

Writing Your Company Crisis Plan When you think about it, most business crises can be divided into two broad categories. First, there’s what might be called the operating crisis. This is where something happens to, or at, your company, which prevents you from...

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Year-End Small Business Tax Strategies

Year-End Small Business Tax Strategies

It’s no secret that financial decisions you make in, say, February and March can seriously impact your tax liability for the entire year. So ideally, you and your company should be constantly engaged in intelligent tax planning. But even if that’s not the case,...

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Writing an Employee Handbook

Writing an Employee Handbook

An organization’s most important asset is its people, right? So it follows that you’ve finally, really made it as a company when someone mentions that you should probably put together an employee handbook. Sure, an employee handbook might convey the message that your...

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Building a Knowledge Management System

Building a Knowledge Management System

Here’s one sure way to clear a room. “Thanks for coming everyone. We’re going to spend the next 90 minutes talking about our knowledge management plans.” Okay, that was a little rough. But let’s be honest, we tend to judge our books by their covers, and our companies’...

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