problems and their solutions are as varied as the kinds of businesses
in existence. There are some issues, however, that every business faces.
Whatever your business concerns, we can provide the help you need.
you are starting a business or operating a going concern, we can help
you select the proper organizational structure and help you secure adequate
financing. We will work with you and your banker, lawyer, insurance
agent, and other advisors to solve your business problems.
assist you with loan applications, pricing, credit policies, cash flow
concerns, cost controls, and other management issues. We will gladly
assist you in reviewing your operations to see what you might do to
be more profitable.
a business successful?
investigating ways to improve all areas of your business. The astute
businessperson will seek information to assist him or her in making
the changes necessary to stay profitable in a competitive business world.
some ideas that could improve your profits:
Before you start a new business, be sure the community can support
such a business. Some areas are not large enough to warrant certain
specialty shops. A bicycle shop, for example, may take a population
base of 50,000 people to make it profitable. A grocery store, on
the other hand, can be profitable in a town of only a few thousand.
review business proposals.
Business deals and special franchises which sound too good to be
true usually are. We will gladly assist you in reviewing any business
purchase or business proposal.
the services of professionals.
Accountants, bankers, insurance agents and lawyers can help you
solve your business problems. These professionals handle a variety
of business problems every day. They make excellent sounding boards
for proposed transactions.
reasons for incorporating.
Don't incorporate your business without first checking the long-range
tax and nontax considerations. There are many small corporations
that would have been better off operating in some other legal form.
payroll deposits on time.
Some businesses receive penalties for late payroll tax deposits.
To avoid such problems, don't sign payroll checks unless the first
check in the stack is the payroll deposit to your bank. This may
have you paying deposits earlier than required, but you will not
be receiving penalties.
to your customers.
You are not only selling products or services, you are selling customer
satisfaction. Satisfied customers return to spend more money and
are likely to refer new customers to you.
to retain customers.
It is estimated to cost ten times as much to acquire a new customer
as it does to retain a current customer through good customer service.
make yourself indispensable.
If your company runs well now in your absence, it will run well
in the event of your disability or death. If you are currently indispensable,
start training people now. One of the most rewarding forms of retirement
is to own your own company and to be absent as much as you like.
a call for a no-charge initial conference. You should interview us,
as you would any professional, to determine if we will be a good long-term
match for you and your business. If we don't have the answer to your
problems, we will assist you in locating someone who does. We always
welcome your questions.