Generating new business is always a priority and with the crisis going on most people are panicking not knowing where to start afraid to look foolish or waste their time and money.
In today’s environment the ability to generate business online is more important than ever and not too much of a complex idea. You just have to understand the principles and apply a step by step thought and action process.
#1 Identify a pressing problem that your target clientele has
There is so much news and entertainment circulating on social media, everybody is doing something online so if you’re going to interrupt someone’s scrolling time it has to be too present a solution to a problem that is pressing for them.’
#2 Make a list of bullet points on how they can solve that problem
The next step is to prepare a presentation and the backbone of it is a set of bullet points, steps that are important for people to follow in order to find light at...
Pensions have disappeared. All our money is going to Wall Street and crisis after crisis we become more aware of the need to diversify our investments and protect them from market crashes, interest rate risk and the most dangerous of all rising income taxes.
Up until now there are a few investors out there that are thinking like there is no box and investing in real estate, gold, silver and other type real assets but the challenge I’m addressing today is not wealth accumulation but rather wealth distribution.
You see we retire on INCOME. The idea of retirement itself is predicated on the concept that we will have enough money saved up but the practicality of it is whether we can derive lifetime income from the assets we’ve accumulated.
There’s a huge difference between being a service provider and a trusted advisor. Competency is non negotiable and there are value added qualities that will make who you hire a better fit for your small business.
Spare yourself the agony of wasted of time, money and energy by asking yourself these these few questions before making that important decision
#1 Does this person understand and care about your big picture?
An atomistic minded service provider can initially come across as an expert in their field however a trusted advisor will trump them and add more value to you by thinking and approaching every problem solving interaction holistically.
A comprehensive or holistic approach means that the advisor understands how their recommendations affect other areas of your life and business so an understanding of the big picture ensures a higher level of compatibility with your overall goals and objectives.
#2 Will they show me all my options ?...
July 15th is the new tax return filing deadline this year and I wanted to create a quick how to crunch your own numbers for small business owners who want to save a few bucks on bookkeeping this year.
The old way is to grab bank statement and receipts and begin to add numbers manually or tally them on a spreadsheet.
The new way … super simple …
Step #1 Get a basic Quickbooks Online Account. They even have a free trial period nowadays
Step #2 One you have the Quickbooks Online account open and setup the next step is to link it to your bank account so you can download transactions from last year... This will save you loads of time and the process is fairly simple. Go to the banking tab of your account. Select “add account” and follow the easy steps. It will ask you to log into your bank account with your username and password, select the account you want to link and the date ranges of transactions you want to import.
Step #3 Create a...