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Tips For Successfully Expanding Your Business In 2014

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As a business owner, you may have fallen into the trap of believing that your business will continue to maintain a sense of stability. You may be comfortable, for example, with the number of customers and employees that you currently have. I would suggest that such an approach is unlikely to pay dividends over time. The reality of any business environment is such that a failure to expand and progress almost inevitably leads to a situation where your rivals are making headway. In essence, the danger is that you will be left behind. By attempting to stand still, the reality is that you are actually seeing your business head backwards.… Read More

7 Habits Of A Highly Successful Small Business Owners

Becoming a successful small business owner takes hard work and absolute dedication to your vision. Unfortunately, not all small companies survive past their first year. To help your company’s chances, you need to embrace some of the most important habits of successful small business owners. 1. Set Specific Goals Small business owners must constantly set and meet new goals to build success. At first, these goals start small, such as meeting a particular sales quota over the course of a month. Once the company becomes more established, small business owners must make loftier goals to keep themselves and their team from becoming complacent. 2. Manage Money Wisely For a beginning… Read More

How To Keep Your Small Business Afloat

In tough economic times, many people are turned off by the idea of starting a small business. Statistics it may seem are not in their favor. Even when someone does get a business off the ground, keeping it running smoothly and successfully requires more energy than some may be willing to muster. While situations vary depending on the product or service you sell, there are certain practices to keep in mind if you are trying to keep a small business afloat. Consider the following five points. 1. Maintain the Strengths You Already Have This usually means maintaining those employees your company would be crippled without. There are likely certain people… Read More

Four Points of Inventory Control

Four Points of Inventory Control Do you operate a business where products must be stored and distributed in multiple locations? If so, then you are aware of how important it is to keep an updated inventory control system. Several factors function within this system, wherein each transition and distribution point must be supervised and documented. Keeping management connected with each division of the company is key. Here are four points to discuss at your next managerial meeting, to help tighten inventory data and maximize efficiency. Product Analysis: A crucial part of strong inventory management is a thorough knowledge and documentation of the services and goods at hand. Make sure that… Read More

Top 10 Financial Mistakes Made By Pest Control Companies

Top 10 Financial Mistakes Made By Pest Control Companies   Administering to all aspects of your pest control company is never simple. As an owner or manager you must manage workflow, cash flow, sales, overhead, inventory, and your employee’s needs, all while not neglecting customer service. With every one of these responsibilities it can be easy to make mistakes in your businesses accounting and bookkeeping. Here are some of the most frequent accounting mistakes compiled from current and former PCO’s:   1. Not separating personal finances from your business. Mixing up business and personal money can cause bookkeeping and legal problems.   2. Turning over your financials to someone else.… Read More