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Improving the effectiveness of your advertising

As a small business owner, you’ll want to get positive returns on a limited marketing budget. It’s important to monitor the quantity and quality of advertising in order to be as effective as possible. Choose advertising you can monitor It’s...

Creating value in your business

The key to building value in your business is to plan the process in a systematic way, whether you’re aiming to grow your business or groom it to get a better price from a buyer. Looking through the eyes of...

Why you need an accountant and how to choose one

Why accountants are necessary Unless you’re an experienced accountant yourself, it’s always best to have an expert overseeing your financial business affairs. As a business owner, you’ll probably be juggling several roles, but it’s not wise to spread yourself too...

Five top ways to research your market

It’s easy to come up with a number of business ideas but to make sure your idea is viable and can be run at a profit, you’ll need to do quite a bit of market research. The good news is...

Grow your business by raising your cash potential

Growth has its risks but a well-designed strategy can deliver stability, security and long-term profits. When it comes to expansion, it’s not always necessary to borrow money. You’d be surprised how your own internal resources can be maximized to provide...

Product pricing calculator

Use the Product pricing calculator to work out materials, overheads and labor to work out the price you should charge for your products. Download the Product pricing calculator

Break-even analysis

The break-even point is the point at which your company makes enough money to cover its costs. Past this point, the company starts to make profit. Finding the break-even point through the analysis of costs is one of the most...

Do you have what it takes to run your own business?

Getting your business up and running and making a profit is usually much more difficult than it sounds. This article focuses on the skills you’ll need to make it happen, either by acquiring these yourself or consulting professionals to help...

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