Profitability

How This Entrepreneur Recovered From Bankruptcy to Increase Her Profits More Than Tenfold

During the Great Recession, Tracy Matthews was in debt $335,000. Here's what she did to dig herself out.

Tracy Matthews

What Leads to Profitability? In a New Survey, Successful Business Owners Share Lessons Learned

Four years seems to be the magic number for reaching profitability -- or else figuring out why you're not there yet.

Actually, You Don't Want to Be the Next Uber or Snapchat

It's fine to dream big, but if your goal isn't profitability your company probably won't last.

Bryant Chou

3 Signs It's a Smart Time to Sell Your Online Business

Running a company takes one set of skills. Fully capitalizing on beckoning opportunities requires another -- and an awareness of your market.

Financial Ratios Are How You Know If What You're Doing Is Working

Knowing how much debt you have will tell you how profitable you could be.

Mike Kappel

Congratulations, Your Startup Is Profitable! Now What?

For companies that do become profitable, there are significant new opportunities, some new challenges and many internal changes to expect.

Josh Goldman

How to Know If Your Tech Startup Is on the Path to Profitability -- or Not

There are a few key metrics entrepreneurs can look at to monitor their performance and keep the train from going off the tracks as it chugs ahead.

10 Ways to Maximize the Profitability of Your Website

Some 96 percent of your visitors won't be ready to buy -- so what can you do to convince the rest and move the majority closer to a buying decision?

Jayson DeMers

Why You Should Ignore the Success of Facebook and Uber

Some entrepreneurs try to replicate the magic of today's blockbuster companies. They shouldn't: Those companies are built on an extremely shaky business model, or no model at all.

Per Bylund

Answers to 6 Burning Questions From App Entrepreneurs

Let's talk about how to turn your app idea into profit.

Rahul Varshneya

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