Tag: business planning
recession incoming

When Will the Next Recession Be?

How can we predict a recession? Why am I hearing that there will be another recession soon? What can I expect from my business financing during a recession? How do I best prepare for a recession? How can we predict a recession? Well the short answer…

growth plateau

How To Push Past Growth Plateaus

Causes of Plateau Business plan ill-equipped to support growth Lack of Personnel Financial Constraints Market Competition Growth plateaus are common for any business. Typically, they are a part of the small business growth cycle: expansion, plateau, expansion. Prolonged plateaus could be indicative of a more serious…

Financing Unexpected Business Costs

Doing business isn’t always perfect. Much like the real world, there will be unexpected costs. Maybe your daughter broke her arm climbing a tree, or maybe your landlord is increasing the office rent by 10%. Both scenarios may require extra capital that isn’t available. Maybe all…

relieve stress as an entrepreneur

How to Recession-Proof Your Business

Will Your Business Need Funding During a Recession? It’s been a decade since the last major economic downturn in America. Since then, unemployment has declined to pre-2008 rates and recovery has been slow but steady. But the economy is cyclical, and two-thirds of business economists expect…

rapid business growth

Business Essentials: Managing Rapid Business Growth

This is Part 2 of a Business Essentials Series: Part 1 Being the owner of a small business means you have some experience with rapid business growth. One day it’s business as usual, and the next it’s wondering how to fulfill a massive purchase order for a…

small business invoice financing

Business Essentials: How to Create a Business Invoice

This is Part 1 of a Business Essentials Series: Part 2 If you are a business selling to other businesses on credit terms, you will be issuing invoices. At minimum, a business invoice details: what you are selling, how much you are selling it for, when you…

#TheMoneyFactor Episode: 010 – How do you recession-proof your business?

Are you worried about recession-proofing your business? That’s what we’re talking about today, on The Money Factor. Hi, I’m Ian Varley, welcome to The Money Factor. A lot of people are worried about recession-proofing their business. We’ve been getting a lot of questions online. Let’s take…

small business website

Website Design: Is It Time to Update Your Website?

Small Business Website Performance A small business can be anything from a single employee to less than 500 employees. A common need uniting these businesses across size is the importance of having a well-designed website. In the digital age, website performance cannot be overstated. Many small…

relieve stress as an entrepreneur

The 6 Steps to Setting Up A Business

You’ve decided to start a business. This is exciting! You have a few names bouncing around in your head and a product that you can’t wait to share with the market. Now it’s time to slow down and make this vision a reality, and a profitable…