How To Know What It Costs To Create One Widget

What It Costs To Create One Widget

Cost accounting is about calculating the total cost involved in the process of production. In a nutshell: “What it costs to create one widget!” Estimating the accurate cost of products is critical for profitable operations. A business must know which …

So You Want to Be an Independent Contractor

You want to be an independent contractor?

Confused about what it means to be an Independent Contractor? Maybe you are working for a business but you want to start your own business. Maybe your employer has suggested that you could work at home, and they will change …

Hire For Culture, Train For Skills

Cultural fit is a concept that can be hard to define but everyone knows when it is missing. Simply put, cultural fit is the likelihood that a person will be able to effortlessly live your business core values and behaviors. …

Grow Your Business With Efficient Systems

Many small businesses are so busy running the business and fending off daily emergencies that systems go completely ignored and chaos often prevails. Efficient Systems Create a Better Experience for Customers and You The business that leads in the race …

Systemize Your Business Before It’s Too Late

Peter Bridges has a business which sells motor vehicle spare parts for a range of makes and models.  The business has grown rapidly beyond Peter’s expectations and management abilities.  He feels like he is on a runaway train and is …

Avoid Changing Horses in Midstream

It’s rare that Accountants are spoken of as examples of great marketing. So please indulge us as we share with you a wonderful campaign run by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales back in 1995. So proud …

Traditional Effective Low-Cost Small Business Marketing

This case study demonstrates how Hair Salon owners worked with their Accountant to create an effective low-cost marketing campaign which targeted lapsed and new customers to increase sales.  The campaign was traditional but effective. About The Client A Client runs …

Give Your Business Direction

Strategic planning is important for your business because it provides a sense of direction and outlines measurable goals to keep you and your business on track. In order to make the most of strategic planning, your business should give careful …

“Hobby” Turns Into A Business

It’s an incredible thing when a little idea grows to something bigger than you could have imagined. Jack and Angela McGregor started their business as a “hobby”. Angela was a homemaker and it gave her a creative outlet. The intention …