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Employee Safety

Six Tips for Increasing Productivity and Limiting Sick Days of Employees

Offer an incentive program Give employees with perfect attendance over a six-month period a bonus and recognition. Names can be announced in the company newsletter or website, and a cash

Inventory Management

Retailers: How to Avoid the Markdown Trap

Of course, you could pack up those Christmas decorations or outdoor living furniture and stow those items until demand returns the following year. Likely, you are like every other small

Entrepreneur Tips

Starting Your Own Medical Practice? Six Essentials You Need For Success

Medical school and residency do little to prepare a doctor for the business side of medicine. Every physician electing to start their own practice must consider their business foundation.

Small Business Tips

8 Money Saving Tips for the New Business Owner

The entrepreneur is just another word for Bootstrapper, an individual who has started a business with pluck and determination, but perhaps without the financial resources to make it big from the start.

Sales Planning

Convention Coming Up? 4 Ways to Prepare Your Business

The conventions in your industry are some of the best marketing opportunities of the entire year. However, you will need to prepare your business for the onslaught of preparation that you must do upfront as well as the traffic that you will surely generate on the back end.

Manufacturing

Five Tried and True Ways to Keep your Manufacturing Running Smooth in Freezing Temperatures

When the weather gets cold, businesses face a series of challenges. Fluids, including lubricants, must be kept at the manufacturer’s recommended temperatures to work effectively.

M&A Planning

Richmond Valuation Methods: What May Work For You

In the very near future you plan to sell you business and, if you’re smart about it, you will use a business broker to assist you. A business broker can help determine the value of your business. Moreover, he can bring to you potential buyers, people he has vetted to ensure their ability to buy and manage your enterprise.

Information Technology

Unhackable: Protecting Your Network Email from Being Compromised

Almost everyone has their own email account and receives multiple emails in a day. The problem that many individuals face is their network email accounts being hacked and compromised.

Employee Management

Only the Best: How to Vet Your Candidates

Employers do not undertake the hiring process by searching for candidates that will not measure up. Yet, selecting employees that do not fit the bill is all too common, what will ultimately cost your company in productivity and morale.

Employee Safety

Don’t Let Your Employees Down by Forgetting These Safety Precautions

Every employee has the right to work in a workplace that is free of hazards and dangers that will seriously injure or harm him or her. In the U.S., The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ensures safe and healthy working conditions for employees.

Business Brokerage

Do You Know What Your Business Is Worth?

If you operate an online-only enterprise, one that relies exclusively on advertising income, then your business might be valued at 12 times its average monthly earnings. Thus, if you pull

Business Security

How To Make Your Business More Secure In Five Easy Steps

As if running a business isn’t hard enough, in these changing times business owners now have one more thing to add to their plate: crime prevention.

Asset Management

Venture Capital: Follow the Money

Venture capital is one way that businesses get started or expand their operations. Indeed, it is a source of funding that is prized by many, even if it is not

Manufacturing

5 Techniques for Maximizing Manufacturing Productivity

The manufacturing sector has again become an active area of the economy, in an environment in which every detail can help, or hurt, a company’s ability to maintain a competitive edge.

Business News

Company Pride: Top Energy Conserving Companies in the Nation

Several companies in the United States are striving to conserve energy while manufacturing products or providing services these days. This makes a huge impact on preventing pollution that harms the earth’s soil, water, and air.

Business Management

How to Find a Business Broker You Can Trust

If you are planning to buy an existing business or sell the own you own, an intermediary in the process is known as a business broker. Business brokers help bring potential buyers and sellers together, handling much of the behind-the-scenes requirements to smooth the way forward.

Marketing Management

Brighter Business Ideas for a Company Stuck in a Rut

It’s fairly easy to recognize when a company is stuck in a rut. The first sign is usually lackluster sales.

Business Management

Customer Loyalty and Customer Service Go Hand in Hand

Do you want more customers for your business? Do you desire to retain the customers that you already have?

Financial Management

5 Suggestions for a Financially Sound Business

Staying on top of business finances is no simple feat, but with the proper preparation and tools, it can be done. These are five suggestions for creating and maintaining a

Business Brokerage

Richmond Business Broker: Let’s Make a Deal!

Working with your Richmond/DC business broker or other broker can help you make a deal. However, before you put your business in the marketplace, consider the following recommendations to prepare

Business Travel

Business Trip: Ideas to Make Your Trip More Productive

There are three ideas that can make a business trip more productive for a professional. You can look at this opportunity less of a free vacation and get a lot more

Financial Management

CPA Tax Tips for Savvy Business Owners

By mid-April your federal and state taxes should be filed and one less burden will be on your shoulders. At least until next year. Here’s what you can do to

Training & CE

6 Indispensable Leadership Qualities of Successful Managers

Thankfully, you can equip yourself with a number of powerful leadership qualities which will help you immensely. All six leadership traits below will help you reach your employees more easily

Information Technology

Protect Confidential Information: Six Solutions For Your Business

Here are six ways that you can protect your proprietary information from competitors and hackers. Choosing The Right Web Host The right web host will have security features such as

Business News

Young Americans Are Avoiding Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial participation among recent grads plummets. However, 2013 Federal Reserve data as analyzed by the Wall Street Journal reveals a disturbing trend. That trend shows that the percentage of people