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Category Archives: Cash Flow

Cash Flow, Ecommerce, Finance & Accounting

7 Expenses That All Ecommerce Businesses Should Know About

We’ve all heard the expression: Cash is king. But having cash alone isn’t enough. Your small business also needs to understand how to manage that cash and how to deal with typical ecommerce expenses. A lot of online businesses make the mistake of not remaining cash flow positive. They spend more than they make, or… Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting, Financial Management, Professional Services, Sales

6 Tips for Managing Business Expenses When You Work on Contract

If your small business relies on contract work, you probably experience some of the same revenue spikes and dips that seasonal businesses do. However, it’s even harder to manage expenses with certain kinds of contract work. Contract businesses can’t always count on increased revenue during a certain time of year like a seasonable business can…. Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting

5 Cash Flow Tips for Seasonal Businesses

Many entrepreneurs love running very lucrative seasonal businesses. Some of examples of these types of businesses include landscaping companies, costume shops and tax preparation offices. However, many seasonal business owners struggle to manage cash flow because they have some fixed operating expenses that have to be paid throughout the year and only can enjoy peak… Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting

7 Unique Strategies to Help You Overcome a Shortage of Funds

7 Unique Strategies to Help You Overcome a Shortage of Funds

Updated June 27, 2018. Almost every small business ends up in this situation at one time or another, and getting there works like this: Step One: Have strong early success with the business in general or expansion plan. Step Two: Get lots of orders. Step Three: Receive late or partial payments from those new customers…. Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting, Small Business Loans, Women in Business

What Women Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Financing Their Business with a Personal Loan

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There are more than 11 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. and female entrepreneurs make up 38 percent of the business population. Those businesses generate $1.6 trillion in revenue annually and employ more than 9 million people. When you look at the numbers, it’s clear that women entrepreneurs are a force to be reckoned with,… Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting

How Long Can a Business Operate with Negative Cash Flow?

Not even the giant, world-spanning and world-famous corporations operate at a profit every month of every year. Sometimes they even lose money and experience negative cash flow on purpose (going cash negative for a quarter or even a year while investing in something that will produce massive profits in the future). There’s no reason your… Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting

5 Tips to Help Manage Your Small Business’s Cash Flow

Cash flow is the lifeblood of every small business, but more often than not, every company will encounter small business cash flow problems. Whether it’s due to slow-paying clients, unexpected expenses, slower-than-expected sales, a big contract that doesn’t come through or other circumstances beyond your control, you might find yourself short of cash at the… Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting

18 Clever Business Owners Share their Secrets to Rapidly Grow Profits

18 Clever Business Owners Share their Secrets to Rapidly Grow Profits

Do you need a jump start for your business’ profits? We asked business owners and entrepreneurs to share their best tip to quickly boost profits, and here’s what they told us worked for them.   Rapidly grow profits by doing unexpected acts of appreciation for your customers. Gene Caballero, co-founder of the lawn care company… Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting, Financial Management, Sales

Quick Guide: The Difference Between Revenue and Profit

Quick Guide: The Difference Between Revenue and Profit

When you’re just starting out, the sole focus of most small business owners is to generate revenues as quickly as possible. Revenues, which are also referred to as “sales,” are critical to a growing business that’s trying to gain a foothold in the market. At some point, however, the business will need to generate profits… Read more

Cash Flow, Finance & Accounting, Small Business Loans

Grants vs. Loans – Which Makes More Sense for Your Business?

Grants vs. Loans - Which Makes More Sense for Your Business?

You’re just in the planning stage of starting a business, and you’re looking for money to help you launch on the right foot. Or maybe you’ve been in business a while and could use a little extra capital to take your company to the next level. No matter where you are in your business’ life… Read more