Have you ever wondered if your state’s tax system is business friendly? Check out the top 10 states with the best state business tax climate and the top 10 worst states in terms of tax friendliness to businesses.
Recession may be over, but times remain challenging, especially for small businesses. To survive these uncertain times, here are some strategies to consider to grow your business.
The bookstore industry has been hit hard by the changing times. Bookstores are slowly disappearing, and the industry climate remains dim and challenging. Learn how Mitch Kaplan’s Books & Books bookstores are coping – and surviving.
When the economy turns bad, an entrepreneur is faced with the challenge of closing the doors or selling the business. Learn steps to save your business.
As layoffs continue and jobs remain hard to come by, many skilled and experienced unemployed workers are turning to entrepreneurship. The recession has pushed, if not forced, some people to start their own businesses.
In this tight economy, keeping costs down is important for your business to survive. From sourcing the products you sell to ensuring that shipping and fulfillment costs are kept to a minimum — all without sacrificing quality – you constantly need to find ways where and how you can reduce your costs and save. Learn about a new site where small business owners can get plenty of deals and savings.
The economy remains tight, as more bad economic news are coming from Europe. So if you are thinking of starting a business during these tough times, what are recession proof businesses whose demand will not come crashing down when the market comes falling? Here are some ideas.
Many people are fearful of starting a business during a recession. Times are tough, and people are curbing their spending, which makes the idea of starting a business in a downturn economy even more daunting. However, for many families and individuals affected by the recession (whether they lost their homes or their jobs), finding more […]
Jay Abraham, author of the upcoming book The Sticking Point Solution: 9 Ways to Move Your Business From Stagnation to Stunning Growth In Tough Economic Times has written an excellent piece on how businesses can grow in this tough economic climate. He offers 7 “smart things that successful businesses are doing in order not just […]
Experts say that cutting marketing in tough times is a bad idea. When the going gets tough, businesses must work harder to market their businesses. In fact, they advice that now is the time to pull out all the stops in marketing. After all, it’s survival times. While there is no magic number as to […]