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The daily grind of running a business can, well, feel like a grind. It takes time to step back and make sure that your strategies for running your business are sound, but the payoff of doing so is immense.

Step 1: Efficiencies

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Five Strategies To Increase Profit

Here are five cumulative ways you can look to increase your bottom line. Learn more.

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What to do before you offer credit

Avoiding unexpected cash flow problems. Learn more.

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What To Do If Your Business Is Operating At A Loss

How to correct operating at a loss. Learn more.

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Pricing And Costing Accurately

To price accurately there are a number of steps. Learn more.

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Cost Optimization

Tips on how to reduce your business' costs. Learn more.

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Insurance Needs

Finding the right insurance plan for unexpected loses. Learn more.

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Trading in a Rising Interest Rate Environment

Here are a few issues with rising interest rates for small businesses. Learn more.

Ratio Analysis Template

This calculator helps to quickly work out the ratios in your business. Complete each month to keep on top of your current financial situation.

Step 2: Raising Finance

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Funding Growth: Friends And Bootstrapping

Finding ways to fund your business' growth. Learn more.

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Leasing Or Buying Assets: The Pros And Cons

Consider how purchases might impact your operating capital. Learn more.

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Creating A Cash Reserve

There are a number of ways to reduce the chance of running out of cash. Learn more.

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Raising Capital For Your Business

There are a number of options if you need more money. Learn more.

Burn Rate Calculator

This calculator helps you to work out the date when your business will likely run out of case - otherwise know as its case zero date.

Step 3: Cash Flow Management

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Improving Your Cash Flow

There are several methods for getting on top of your cash flow. Learn more.

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The Six Business Number To Track Success

There are six main business measurements that will give you a regular snapshot of how your business is doing. Learn more.

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Understanding And Improving Working Capital

Ways to improve your business' working capital. Learn more.

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Manage Your Debt And Get Paid On Time

One of the most important rules for a successful business is to swiftly collect money that’s owed to you. Learn more.

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Why You Need Multiple Payment Options

Your customers will expect to be able to use a range of payment options. Learn more.

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Making Your Dollar Go Further

Helpful information on how to stretch your business dollars. Learn more.

Step 4: Improving Profit

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Six Keys To Survival And Success

Here are six ways to increase your chance of surviving and growing your business. Learn more.

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Defend And Justify Your Pricing

Be confident in your pricing strategy. Learn more.

Break Even Template

This break-even calculator is a simple tool can used to work out how much a business needs to sell in order to achieve a desired financial return.

Cash Flow Improvement Template

This calculator helps determines how much extra profit a business could make by implementing each of the 5 cash flow improvement strategies.

Discount Calculator

Use this calculator to see the impact of discounting on your profit. 

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The Difference Between Cash Flow and Profit

Cash coming into your business and the actual profit you make are two very different things. Learn more.

Note that the resources listed here are meant solely as overviews and helpful information. Please consult experts regarding your specific security needs for your business.