Finance

How to Write Off Startup Costs
Entrepreneur Network

How to Write Off Startup Costs

Step one: Write everything down.
Mark J. Kohler
Don't Wait Until the End of the Game to Start Keeping Score
Profitability

Don't Wait Until the End of the Game to Start Keeping Score

To know how your employer is doing you have to follow the money.
Phil La Duke
Here's How Investors Can Help Put the 'United' Back Into 'United States'
Angel Investing

Here's How Investors Can Help Put the 'United' Back Into 'United States'

VC funding is abundant in Silicon Valley and a few tech hotspots, while throughout the nation entrepreneurial energy withers for lack of capital.
Leslie Jump
12 Signs Your Business Sucks at Money and How to Fix It
Finance

12 Signs Your Business Sucks at Money and How to Fix It

Sometimes in business, you need to spend money to make money.
Due
10 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Bank Loan
Raising Capital

10 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Bank Loan

Before you even fill out a loan application, here's the key information you need to know about small-business loans.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
This Money Issue Haunts Entrepreneurs and Could Put You Out of Business
Credit

This Money Issue Haunts Entrepreneurs and Could Put You Out of Business

A startup founder has made it his mission to help others navigate the often confusing realm of loans and debt.
Lydia Belanger
Indiegogo Launches Equity Crowdfunding Platform
Equity Crowdfunding

Indiegogo Launches Equity Crowdfunding Platform

Entrepreneurs can raise funds in a new way thanks to recently passed regulations.
Stephen J. Bronner
8 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a Higher Salary
Asking For a Raise

8 Ways to Negotiate Your Way to a Higher Salary

These raise strategies work because they focus on showcasing the value proposition an employee offers.
John Boitnott
3 Essentials to Succeeding at Equity Crowdfunding
Equity Crowdfunding

3 Essentials to Succeeding at Equity Crowdfunding

The new regulations grant access to vast new reservoirs of capital, but it's early days yet and the best strategies for tapping them are only now becoming discernible.
Richard Swart
7 Problems Preventing Your Business From Being Profitable
Profits

7 Problems Preventing Your Business From Being Profitable

From low prices to excessive ongoing costs to inconsistent revenues: What's your business' core issue?
Jayson DeMers
15 Mistakes Businesses Make When Billing Their Customers
Billing

15 Mistakes Businesses Make When Billing Their Customers

Although billing your customers is not the most fun task, it is a necessary one.
Due
8 Ways to Avoid Cash Flow Surprises That Could Kill Your Business
Cash Flow

8 Ways to Avoid Cash Flow Surprises That Could Kill Your Business

Be aware of common cash flow problems and have a plan in place to address them when needed.
John Rampton
4 Steps to Establishing a Good Business Credit Score
Small Business Financing

4 Steps to Establishing a Good Business Credit Score

Lenders are sitting on record piles of cash but do the terms make sense to you?
Levi King
Before You Pitch Investors, Ask Yourself These 4 Questions
Funding

Before You Pitch Investors, Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

To set yourself up for success, here are some guidelines to follow when raising money.
David Hall