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November 28, 2016

15 Mistakes Businesses Make When Billing Their Customers

For solopreneurs, freelancers and business owners, there aren’t many things more important than getting paid for your services. When you don’t get paid, you have not only decreased your cash flow, it also prevents you from paying your expenses and bills — like your utilities and staff. And, that’s never good for business. These Despite…

November 23, 2016

5 Ways to Make the Most of Small Business Saturday

Saturday November 26, 2016 is Small Business Saturday, a program started by American Express in 2010 to encourage people across the country to support local and small businesses. According the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are 28 million small businesses in the U.S. generating 54% of all U.S. sales and 55% of all U.S. jobs.…

November 21, 2016

3 Ways to Stay on Top of Finances When Scaling Your Business

If you thought that starting a business was a challenge, wait until it’s time to grow your business. Not only do you have to be concerned about making sure your business is scaling at the right pace, you also have to stay-on-top of tasks like networking, marketing, and bookkeeping. Not to overwhelm, but that’s a…

November 10, 2016

What’s New in Flint 4.0

There is never enough time in the day to do all that needs to get done. At the end of each day products and services get delivered to customers and for a business owner, the work day is just beginning.

July 30, 2015

4 Free Tools To Create An Actionable Marketing Plan

Looking to increase your odds of running a successful business? One of the ways to differentiate your brand and cut out the competition is with an actionable marketing plan. But to execute multiple campaigns across a multitude of channels, you’re going to need a few savvy tools to get the job done.   We’ve got…

July 29, 2015

S Corp or LLC: What’s the Difference?

Deciding on the legal structure for your small business can feel overwhelming when you’re first getting started. There are a variety of structures available, which vary from state to state and business purpose. Some legal structures are better for products or brick-and-mortar locations, while others lend themselves best to services. The following is a helpful,…

July 28, 2015

Which Marketing Strategies Are Right For Your Business?

You have a ton of options for marketing your small business. And when you take to the web to learn more about them, you’ll find an overwhelming (and confusing) volume of information.   Which marketing strategies are right for you? Which tactics will best serve your objectives?   To help put you on the path…

July 27, 2015

Best Practices For Training New Employees

Every business owner and manager wants to have well-trained employees, yet not everyone knows how to train new employees properly. If you want to have efficient people working for you, have precise training methods and procedures in place. Approach the process with a plan and good attitude. Here are the four best practices to implement…