Category: Entrepreneurship

Making Social Media Work For Your eCommerce Business

With the invention of social media, how and where we do business has dramatically shifted. Before business owners could establish, promote, and advertise their business with the click of a few buttons, they had to rely on newspapers, television, mailings, and local signage to get the same exposure. As of early 2019, The Pew Research […]

Know Your Numbers: Gross Profit Margin

Guest Post by Cyndi Thomason of bookskeep As business owners, we often concentrate on our top line sales number. We use this number as a measuring stick of sorts for how well our business is doing; how successful we are. As a member of several seller Facebook groups, I see it is a point of […]

My Books Say I’m Making Money, So Why Am I Always Short on Cash?

Summer is here, and you’ve finally gotten through the push for year-end and taxes, field trips and graduations, and spring flings and concerts. Summer is the time to slow down a bit and spend some time reflecting. How are you managing your business? Do you really have a handle on your numbers? Do you have […]

Checklist For New FBA Sellers

There are currently over 5 million sellers across all Amazon marketplaces worldwide, and you may already be one of them! But if you’re new to Amazon or just thinking about diving into the world of FBA selling, you may be asking yourself: how do I get started? We’re here to provide you with a checklist […]

Celebrating Mothers in Business

“My mother told me to be a lady. And for her that meant, be your own person, be independent.” -Ruth Bader Ginsburg This month we celebrate mothers and all of the things they do for us. Moms are like Jills of all trades. They take on the roles of nurturer, doctor, taxi driver, philosopher, chef, […]

Paying Down Debt with Profit First

The transition to Profit First can seem like a big adjustment when you’re paying down debt. Often, clients are so motivated as they start cutting costs that they apply all those savings to reducing debt. They are so excited about the progress that they bypass the profit account and apply all extra monies towards debt […]

Managing Stress For Success

Most of us have likely heard the phrase “fight or flight”, also known as acute stress response. The phrase was coined by psychologist Walter Bradford Cannon in the early part of the 20th century to describe a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival. While it’s […]

How Outsourcing Can Help Scale Your Business Faster

Guest Blog by Connor Gillivan, CMO and co-owner of FreeeUp.com Outsourcing is one of the best advantages that businesses have in this day and age. It can help you scale your business faster because of one simple fact:  traditional hiring is one of the greatest burdens that businesses have faced, and outsourcing is the paradigm […]