Category Archives: Planning Tools

Three Ways to Get More from Your Marketing Dollars

A strong economy leads some company owners to cut back on marketing. Why spend the money if business is so good? Others see it differently — a robust economy means more sales opportunities, so pouring dollars into marketing is the … Continue reading

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Taking the Hybrid Approach to Cloud Computing

For several years now, cloud computing has been touted as the perfect way for companies large and small to meet their software and data storage needs. But, when it comes to choosing and deploying a solution, one size doesn’t fit … Continue reading

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February 2019 Tax Deadlines

February 15, 2019 Form 1099-MISC Copy B filing deadline If you are filing a 1099-MISC, regardless of whether Box 7 is filled, you must get Copy B to the contractor in question no later than February 15, 2019. February 28, 2019 Form … Continue reading

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Change Management Doesn’t Have to be Scary

Business owners are constantly bombarded with terminology and buzzwords. Although you probably feel a need to keep up with the latest trends, you also may find that many of these ideas induce more anxiety than relief. One example is change … Continue reading

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Four Pillars of a Solid Sales Process

Is your sales process getting off-balance? Sometimes it can be hard to tell. Fluctuations in the economy, changes in customer interest and dips in demand may cause slowdowns that are beyond your control. But if the numbers keep dropping and … Continue reading

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Reduce Insurance Costs by Encouraging Employee Wellness

Protecting your company through the purchase of various forms of insurance is a risk-management necessity. But just because you must buy coverage doesn’t mean you can’t manage the cost of doing so. Obviously, the safer your workplace, the less likely … Continue reading

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Bad Debts Aren’t Always Bad News

The IRS defines a business bad debt as “a loss from the worthlessness of a debt that was either created or acquired in a trade or business or closely related to your trade or business when it became partly to … Continue reading

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