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Business startups can be a stressful and challenging process, especially if its your first startup. A single missed to-do list item might be a key element with a big impact on your future operations.  In the course of the start-up phase, it’s genuinely difficult to discern what is and is not significant and what might […]

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Launching a small company takes nerve and determination — and so does ultimately divesting of your beloved company. The decision to sell can be nerve wrenching, but whether you’re selling because the work is no longer fun or because you need more time outside of your business, the preferred end result is often the same: You must ensure that you’re […]

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Larry Bloom, “recovering CEO” and author of The Cure for Corporate Stupidity: Avoid the Mind-Bugs that Cause Smart People to Make Bad Decisions, is a private advisor to several business leaders. Larry has identified 5 key questions to ensure that you and your business are operating ethically and always for the greater good. Have you […]

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Bookkeeping might seem a like dull subject. But it didn’t leap fully formed out of a weighty textbook. People have needed to keep track of their money for centuries, and the bookkeeping methods we use today can be traced back to one very influential man.* *Source: A Brief History of Bookkeeping by Oruk Duke From […]

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Much has been made in recent years regarding the growth of cloud accounting and computing. Simply stated, ‘cloud computing’ is the practice of storing information and applications online instead of a local computer or office server. Here at Catalyst QuickBooks and Enterprise  Solutions we increasingly utilize Cloud9 Real Time for hosting Intuit accounting and tax […]

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Small business budget and finance expert, Vanessa Richardson, wrote at Intuit that a “… hiker trekking through the wilderness wouldn’t start his trip without a map and compass.”  Of course those instruments are important in getting to the end of the journey.  But alas, all too frequently small-business managers launch their companies without a financial road map. One of […]

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In about 90 days everyone in the world will share something in common: We will all say good bye to 2011 and bring in the 2012 New Year. For many if not most, that means a party, and (new) unfulfilled New Year’s resolutions. This is seldom something most people need to plan and prepare for. […]

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3 Things On Business

by Lynnea Bylund on September 25, 2011 · 1 comment




“Some companies are organized in departments, and titles and another essentially comprised of a single person doing it all, every business that grows and thrives internally and externally figures out how to manage three things at all times: purpose, projects and process,” says marketing expert John Jantsch over at Ducttape. Lots of employees come into […]

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Cash is the lifeblood of any small business. Here are some tips to help your business maintain a sufficient cash flow to meet its financial goals and run efficiently: Tips from Rick Smith CPA – Toughen up your credit policies. Review the payment terms you offer to customers and tighten them up if slow payment is […]

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Our own Catalyst QuickBooks cloud solution for small business accounting and bookkeeping and demo video may be reviewed here.  Developed by Cloud 9 Real Time, we don’t know how we managed without for so long. As the economy commences to regrow and stabilize, companies are looking to rebuild.  When posed with the prospects of either growing or being left […]

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If your business makes more income than it loses, then you have a real business. This makes you a business person. As such, you need to act accordingly, but how? Value of Time Time is your number one asset. However, other people will not respect it if you don’t. Any meeting with a prospect or […]

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Squidoo founder and marketing impresario Seth Godin believes that the end of the “TV-Industrial complex” means that marketers no longer have the power to command the attention of anyone they choose, whenever they choose. Second, in a marketplace in which consumers have more power, he thinks marketers must show more respect; this means no spam, […]

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