3 Simple Steps to Succeed as a Small Business Leader

By Scott Meister, CPA | Mar 16, 2023

Source: Entrepreneur | Repost QBScott 3/16/2023 – For a small business to scale up, they need people – and people need strong leaders. Following these three simple steps will enable any small business owner to improve in the area of leadership. Regardless of industry, the majority of small business owners I work with have similar…

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How Small Businesses Can Compete and Attract Top Talent

By Scott Meister, CPA | Feb 17, 2023

Source: HireHive | Repost QBScott 2/17/2023 –  Small businesses often have to compete for resources with much larger organizations. The same has always been true for top talent. While some people like to work for large-scale corporations, others enjoy the experience with a small business or start-up. But how can you compete with larger companies…

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10 Great Ways To Attract New Customers To Your Small Business

By Scott Meister, CPA | Feb 2, 2023

Source: Forbes | Repost QBScott – 2/2/2023 – Was one of your resolutions this year to increase your customer base? Here are 10 tried-and-true tips to help you attract more customers. 1. Offer new customers discounts and promotions Consumers today are still looking for value and deals. Lure them into your business by offering introductory…

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3 Strategies to Grow Your Small Business in 2023

By Scott Meister, CPA | Jan 19, 2023

Source: The Ascent | Repost QBScott 1/19/2023 –  These growth tips apply to all kinds of small businesses. Key points Make sure you set goals and plan for growth before implementing specific strategies. Improving your customer relationship management is a cornerstone for growth. Invest in your team to increase employee retention and ensure they grow…

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Three Ways To Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

By Scott Meister, CPA | Jan 4, 2023

Source: Forbes | Repost QBScott 1/4/2023 –  Everyone has the capacity to start their own business, whether you’re selling handmade jewelry out of your home or starting up a multimillion-dollar company. However, even if you have a lifetime of experience being a business owner, it doesn’t necessarily equate to being a true leader. There is…

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Here’s What a 2023 Recession Could mean for Entrepreneurs and How They Can Prepare

By Scott Meister, CPA | Dec 15, 2022

Source: Business Insider | Repost QBScott 12/15/2022 – A recession in 2023 is probable. JPMorgan reported in November that the US economy will likely slow down, despite the Federal Reserve’s attempts to tamper inflation. If these predictions are accurate, entrepreneurs will need to begin preparing their businesses now for the challenges ahead. Sales could slump,…

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Small Business Bookkeeping

By Scott Meister, CPA | Dec 1, 2022

Source: Forbes | Repost QBScott 12/1/2022 –  Bookkeeping is the process of tracking income and expenses in your business. It lets you know how you’re doing with cash flow and how your business is doing overall. Staying on top of your bookkeeping is important so that you don’t have unexpected realizations about account balances and…

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3 Secrets for Growing Your Business Quickly

By Scott Meister, CPA | Nov 11, 2022

Source: Business News Daily | Repost QBScott 11/11/2022 –  There’s no surefire formula for instant success, but you can boost your business’s growth with these tips from startup founders. When you first launch your business, your main goal is to establish your brand and start growing. Unfortunately, this doesn’t happen overnight. Growth is an ongoing…

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6 Ways to Improve Your Small Business

By Scott Meister, CPA | Oct 28, 2022

Source: the balance | Repost QBScott 10/28/2022 –  There were more than 32 million small to medium-sized businesses in the U.S. as reported by the U.S. Small Business Administration in 2021 alone.1 Yet 20% of these businesses close by year one and nearly 50% by year five.2 The reasons for lower survival rates in small…

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