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6 Lessons You Can Learn From Your Startup Competition

Starting a business comes with a unique set of challenges—from developing a product or service that sells, to building cash flow, to hiring employees whom you can trust, to differentiating your company and outselling your competition. Each of these aspects is key to...

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What Happens if You (GULP!) Lose Your Largest Customer?

Losing your biggest customer isn’t the end of the world. The truth is, you may not even know the real reason they left you. Perhaps the industry in which your customer operates is struggling, maybe they’ve had a change in management, or maybe they’re stepping back to...

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Increase Your Cash Flow With An Actionable Business Plan

  How do you get up in the morning? Your heart pumps blood through your veins—powering your movements, thoughts and activities. In the same way blood circulates through your system to get you moving, a sufficient cash flow is key to jumpstarting your...

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3 Customer Acquisition Metrics You Need To Be Tracking

    You understand the importance of bringing new customers to your business, but do you know the actual cost of acquiring a customer?  There are three calculations you must make when determining your customer acquisition cost, or CAC.  1. Your...

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When Is the Right Time for Your Company to Get an Audit?

  Many companies contract the services of a public accounting firm to audit their financials. While audits can be expensive and time-consuming, they are sometimes a necessary undertaking for the business. But, how do you know if you fall into this category? If...

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Why We Love The Finance Team (And You Should Too!)

  Considering that every business activity impacts your company’s financial performance, it’s easy to understand why finance must be one of your most critical responsibilities. Without a solid financial team, businesses are much more likely to make uninformed...

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What Investors Look for When Funding Your Business

You poured your heart and soul into your business, and now it’s time to determine how to attract investors and secure funding to continue growing. But how would you fare if investors – like VCs, angels and bankers – were to evaluate your company? What components...

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4 Best Ways To Manage Working Capital

Working capital is an integral metric for assessing the long-term financial health of your business, no matter what your company size or industry. However, figuring out a well-founded strategy for working capital management can be perplexing, as most...

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Resource Allocation: Driving Company Growth Strategically

 When it comes to your company as a whole, you know the focus is on achieving goals, primarily growth goals. But as a business leader, your main focus must be on having the right resources to support these goals. Discover why you should pay attention to strategic...

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Short Term Cash Flow Is What Matters

In the business world, you’ve probably heard the term “cash flow” thrown around quite a bit. It’s one of the most common benchmarks for understanding the state of your company and evaluating where you could streamline your operations. Whether you’re a small business...

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What Should You Expect From Your Accounting & Finance Team?

You’re a business owner or a corporate executive, not an accounting professional. Your focus is on delivering a service or product, managing operations, maybe even selling. So, when it comes to addressing your company’s financial statements, you realize you need to...

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Probing Your Business Financials: Does GAAP Even Matter?

Financial statements are windows into the health of your business, and managing them can be a complex challenge. From balance sheets to disclosures, accurately reporting on your financials requires a responsible approach. In the world of business accounting, GAAP, or...

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Why You Need To Start Your Year-End Budgeting Now

For many entrepreneurs and business owners, the term “year-end budget” elicits dismal groans and a flood of unfavorable thoughts. The tedious task of analyzing your business’s financials and dissecting fund allocation is likely to be far down your list of desirable...

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CityBizList Interviews G-Squared CEO, Gene S. Godick

A little while back, I was asked to be interviewed by Edwin Warfield for citybizlist. I had a wonderful time talking about G-Squared and how it has developed into the business it is today. I also had a chance to discuss some of lessons I've learned from working with a...

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