Understanding process is key to raising capital or winning loans.
Properly pricing your goods or services is key to profitability.
By communicating clearly what's expected, you'll attract the right applicants.
Internships can be mutually beneficial with some key steps for success.
Help for experience benefits students, small companies.
Why even small businesses should embrace a holiday marketing strategy early.
Financing a startup business can be difficult but various programs can help.
Software, apps can help assure transparency and compliance.
Part one of a two-part column looks at who needs to comply and how.
A balance sheet, a profit and loss statement and cash flow analysis are critical.
Getting the media’s attention is only half the battle.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 30 percent of the firms in Pima County are owned by women.
You been slaving away for a year or two, and it appears that your business is going to survive. Customers, expenses and employees have stabilized. Maybe it's time for a break. Suddenly you are confronted with an entirely new range of issues. Who can you put in charge while you are away?
Pro athletes know what their strongest skills are, and they learn to play to them.
Most small-business owners are consumed by the daily challenges of running their business - satisfying customers, managing services and products, tracking finances and suppliers, and personnel scheduling.
Many startups err by trying to be all things to all people.
Nearly every large business started as a small business, frequently in the owner's basement or garage.
Perception vs. reality. This observation is used to explain all types of irrational and inconsistent behavior.
Year-end is a natural time for reflection. With the recent election and the "fiscal cliff" constantly in the news, it's easy to get distracted. It helps to establish some guidelines about what is still important and what can be delayed until broader fiscal issues are resolved.
In today's business environment, most retail transactions involve credit or debit cards.