Eileen P. Gunn

Eileen P. Gunn

Eileen P. Gunn is a freelance writer in New York.

25 Recent Stories

How to Survive a Tax Audit
Tax Center

How to Survive a Tax Audit

These five tips can help you minimize the stress of IRS scrutiny should your return raise a red flag.
When to Hire a Bookkeeper or Accountant
Accounting Basics

When to Hire a Bookkeeper or Accountant

When QuickBooks takes you only so far, it's time to bring in a financial pro.
Five Tips for Asking Friends and Family for Funding
Loans from Friends and Family

Five Tips for Asking Friends and Family for Funding

Sure, securing seed money for your startup is important, but so is preserving the relationships of those closest to you. Here's how to do both.
How to Cut Transaction Costs on Customer Purchases
Payments & Collections

How to Cut Transaction Costs on Customer Purchases

Tired of high credit-card processing fees? Here are three ways to save when accepting payments.
How to Pitch Investors: Four Tips from TechStars New York
Money

How to Pitch Investors: Four Tips from TechStars New York

If you want to impress investors, you can pick up some pointers from the participants in this hot business-accelerator program.
Tips to Consider When You're Ready to Sell
Selling Your Biz

Tips to Consider When You're Ready to Sell

HARO founder Peter Shankman shares insight from the sale of his business.
Five Bookkeeping Tips for Business Owners
Accounting Basics

Five Bookkeeping Tips for Business Owners

Adopting some good habits can help stave off costly errors when it comes to recordkeeping.
Raising Cash from Customers to Fund Growth
Self-Financing

Raising Cash from Customers to Fund Growth

How a small Pittsburgh company uses presales to source expansion capital.
Don't Let These Tax Write-Offs Trip You Up
Tax Center

Don't Let These Tax Write-Offs Trip You Up

Some deductions may be worth a second look. Then there are those you want to be extra careful about.
Five Common Startup Money Mistakes
Startup Financing

Five Common Startup Money Mistakes

It's easy to go wrong when mapping out financials for a new venture. Here's how to avoid some typical potholes.
How to Find the Right Investor for Your Business
Angel Investors

How to Find the Right Investor for Your Business

Your investor-entrepreneur relationship is important. After all, you may be living with it every day for years to come.
How to Approach Lenders Now
Bank Loans and Microloans

How to Approach Lenders Now

Borrowers should be prepared to talk about how they steered through the downturn.
Five Tax Write-Offs You Might Not Know About
Tax Center

Five Tax Write-Offs You Might Not Know About

A slew of new breaks are now available on common expenses for some growing companies.
The Five Things You Must Do Before Approaching Any Investor
Financing

The Five Things You Must Do Before Approaching Any Investor

How to show financial backers that your business has what it takes to succeed.
Boot Camps for Entrepreneurs
Your Business Plan

Boot Camps for Entrepreneurs

These programs can provide you with the tools you'll need before seeking out investors for your startup.
What I Learned at Entrepreneur Boot Camp
Your Business Plan

What I Learned at Entrepreneur Boot Camp

An aspiring business owner gets a crash course in the essentials for running a company.
When Severance is Your Seed Money
Startup Basics

When Severance is Your Seed Money

How to best use that sudden stash of cash to become your own boss.
OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans
Success Stories

OpenIndie.com: Reeling in Funds from Fans

How crowdfunding financed a startup to help filmmakers flourish.
Five Financing Trends for 2011
Financing

Five Financing Trends for 2011

How your startup could benefit from these funding sources in the coming year.
Financial Resolutions for 2011
Cash Flow & Money Management

Financial Resolutions for 2011

Consider these five business goals as you embark on a new year.
Bootstrapping: Starting a Business on a Budget
Financing

Bootstrapping: Starting a Business on a Budget

A business coach shares tips and strategies on financing your startup.
Franchise Zone

Hiring and Retention

Common Hiring Mistakes Entrepreneurs Can Avoid
Franchise Zone

Franchising Insight

Will You Be Happy As a Franchisee?
Franchise Zone

Franchise 101

Buyers learn to beware at franchise boot camp
Franchise Zone

Franchising

Aspiring Franchisees Need an Exit Strategy

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