Small Business Budget

How Startups Can Avoid Financial Pitfalls

Starting a business is both exciting and stressful at the same time. The joy of following your passions and being in charge of your own endeavor is great, but you also have to worry about finances and the longevity of your business. No one wants to lose money — especially not those invested in a startup. In order to avoid potential financial loss and improve your finances, … [Read more...]

Budget-Friendly Ideas for a Truly Engaging Office Space

The design and layout of your office space will either inspire or completely discourage the productivity of your workers, so when choosing a design, you need to be very careful. However, if you’re a young business and just starting out, you probably won’t be able to afford to spend too much money on your office. What this means is that you’ll have to come up with an engaging … [Read more...]

Top 5 Tips for Starting a Small Business

Coming up with a business idea and dedicating your life to it is an exciting yet terrifying transition in one’s life. To make things even harder, the process of starting your own business is never easy – there are so many things you need to worry about and, honestly, odds of succeeding are rarely in your favor. Namely, statistics show that 90% percent of startups fail, meaning … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Afford Technology Upgrades for Your Small Business

Knowing how important and convenient the latest technological advances are for your business, you likely want to keep up with the latest trends. However, new tech can be expensive, and it can also get expensive to maintain if you need a dedicated in-house IT employee to manage it all. This expense can be hard for small businesses to afford, but there are more affordable options … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Avoid Bankruptcy

Entrepreneurs and small-business owners have many stresses to deal with, and due to their level of both financial and emotional investment, may end up heading towards bankruptcy without being fully aware of the circumstances. Being on the lookout for warning signs is obviously key, but there are other steps you can take to salvage a bad situation. I interviewed Jon Paul Kelly … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Commercial Property for Your Business: An Infographic

Choosing the right commercial space is a huge endeavor for any small business. You want the perfect location, with adequate space, and of course, at a price that won't break the bank. The infographic below, submitted by John Harrison of Hones Lawyers, is a helpful tool that simplifies the commercial property search process by offering tips and advice for business … [Read more...]