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Starting and running a small business is a massive commitment. Unlike big businesses that can hire legions of staff to perform all sorts of roles, small business owners end up doing most jobs. Small business essentials provide insight into some key issues for every small owner to think about. Read more »
90% of small business failures are caused by poor cash flow. Put simply, not enough cash coming in the door and too much going out. Getting paid on time and managing your outgoings is critical to business success. At small business cash flow you will find all you need to know about ensuring you get paid on time and developing effective cash flow policies. Read more »
Credit is at the heart of every successful small business. Both accessing credit from suppliers and lenders and providing credit to customers are crucial small business management tools. Find information on how to manage your own credit policies as well as how to figure out what credit products are right for your business. Read more »
Every small business owner knows that effective marketing is critical to business success. There's no point having a great product or service if no one knows about it. However, many small businesses are daunted by the marketing process, unsure where to start and what it might all cost. The good news is that small businesses don't necessarily need lots of money for their marketing. There are some marketing basics that every small business can follow to start their marketing campaign and build their profile. Read more »
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