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business accounting softwarePerhaps a new POS system doesn't integrate with your bookkeeping programs, or you are still creating your own Excel templates to manage the business. Accounting software was once used to track expenditures such as overhead and payroll, but now it encompasses everything from POS to inventory. Is it time to make the switch to a new system? It all depends on your comfort level with using automated accounting software, but more and more retail business owners are enjoying improved functionality across all segments of their operation.

start a businessThis may sound like a contradiction, but a business degree really isn't necessary to run a business. Despite all the well-meaning parents out there who strongly recommend it, entrepreneurs are not "cookie cutter" business majors.

If business ownership is your aspiration, it never hurts to have an education, but a true entrepreneur makes his or her own destiny. You will rarely need an impressive-looking resume; and for that matter you really don't need a degree at all. Believe it or not, one of the best things college can do is teach you discipline. You might also meet some valuable business connections while you're there.

How to Start a Fast Food Business

Thursday, 21 March 2013 Andy Anderson

fast food restaurantEvery business model has its own set of challenges and rewards, and the fast food business is no exception. Many owner-operators who have chosen fast food enterprises have no idea what they are signing up for until they get started, and they will tell you there is no shortage of excitement. But the most exciting part about starting this type of business isn't the food; it's the earning potential!

What Needs To Be Done Before You Sell Your Business?

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 Andy Anderson

selling a businessOne of the most stressful times in an entrepreneur's life is when they prepare to sell their business. Whether the reasons are family-related, financially motivated or just retirement, there is always a certain amount of fear about the unknown. If you are considering a business listing in a "for sale by owner" directory, or placing an ad in an industry publication, you might want to do some homework first.

tips for buying a small business 2There's something about the phrase "vertical integration" that sounds like more of a buzzword than a way to make money; but it has actually become a worthwhile endeavor for many entrepreneurs. In the online dictionary, vertical integration (ver•ti•cal in•te•gra•tion) is defined as "the combination in one company of two or more stages of production normally operated by separate companies." In more practical terms, vertically integrated companies have a hand in more than one part of a given industry.

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