Save money on your next trade show booth
Attendance figures will keep any event organizer awake at night. It’s a balancing act for such organizers, who promise a turnout to secure exhibitors and then scramble to get people to attend.
Launch your business for less
You don’t need a wheelbarrow of money to start a business. In fact, most types of service-based businesses can be launched for very little money.
Reduce your legal and accounting costs
Every dollar counts when you’re running a business.
3 easy ways to check your financial health
No one likes unpleasant surprises. Running out of money is one of them.
Handling hidden business expenses
As the world works to restore a healthy economy, Canadian business owners are doing their part to ensure the well-being of their own company finances. Finding and managing hidden expenses is one way to improve those fortunes.
Reasons to hire an accountant
I believe business owners should focus on their strengths and delegate weaknesses. It allows you to do what you do best and leave the rest. Choosing to perform tasks you don’t enjoy (or, worse, don’t understand) may cause disasters for your business.
Finding the right supplier
Your suppliers are key to the success of your business. The right supplier will get you the products you need in a timely manner at an affordable price. The wrong supplier will overcharge you or just not deliver what you need, putting your own business a risk. So how can you tell if a new supplier will be a joy or a disaster?
You have to spend money to make money, but the reality is most successful businesses are very strategic about their spending. It’s all about minimizing the costs and maximizing the benefits.
Think of it this way: your business must deliver top-quality products, outstanding service and expertise, and build long-term loyalty in your customer base. In a competitive market, these elements are non-negotiable if you are going to unlock the potential in your business.
The question then becomes: how do I deliver these non-negotiable elements in an effective way—for the lowest cost? This is the underlying question for any costmanagement strategy.
Best Practices for Inventory Control
Every item used to produce a good or service is classified as inventory or stock. That includes raw materials, goods used in the production process, and finished goods.
The goal of inventory management is to have goods in stock when you need them. Not having enough stock at any stage of the production process may jeopardize sales, but tying up too much cash in inventory can hurt your cash flow.