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Asset-Based Valuation and Market Value Approach: What’s the Difference Between These Valuation Methods?

Posted in Mar, 19th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Do you know how much your business is worth? It’s perfectly fine if you don’t know the value of your business off the top of your head. What is less than acceptable, however, is attempting to guesstimate your business valuation. A small business is often considered to be a ‘baby’ for most entrepreneurs and many may be…

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How Small Businesses Can Utilize Local SEO

Posted in Mar, 19th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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Did you know that almost half of Google searches are local, not a standard informational search? Our recent infographic, “Local SEO: Make ‘Clicks’ Lead to Your ‘Brick’ Location” delves into how local search engine optimization can impact brick-and-mortar store visitation. What is Local SEO and Why is it Important? Local SEO (search engine optimization) is…

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5 Financial Numbers Every Small Business Should Be Tracking From Day 1 and Why

Posted in Mar, 19th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

If you’re launching a small business, you’ve probably got some basic financials in mind; how much to charge, how much you want to take home each year, etc. But you probably haven’t set up any financial modeling or reporting. Unfortunately, the first few months and years are actually the time you need to be tracking…

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Is Your Marketing Inclusive?

Posted in Mar, 19th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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Consumers are more attuned than ever to whether a company’s marketing reflects them. If your marketing only shows pretty young women or middle-aged men, you could be driving some prospects away. Why is inclusion so important, and how can your marketing incorporate it? Here’s a closer look. Why inclusive marketing matters The US population is…

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Define Your Structure: Corporate Bylaws

Posted in Mar, 12th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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Sometimes it’s hard to play by the rules, but what if you’re the one writing them? Every small business does need some basic rules in place. Along with articles of incorporation, corporate bylaws provide a major–if not the major–foundation for your small business. Not only do they help keep everything legally in sync with state requirements, but…

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A Matter of Type: Your Business Entity

Posted in Mar, 12th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Starting a small business is an adventure. Just think: Your great idea for a product or service could make you financially independent, employ others and be a lucrative asset to pass down through your family for generations. So, it makes perfect sense that you want to nail down your business entity from the get-go to…

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5 Legal Mistakes Every Startup Should Avoid

Posted in Mar, 12th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Remember the opening sentence in Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities? “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness…” That’s also a great description of what starting a business is like. As an entrepreneur, your goal is to…

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Broadening Horizons: Independent Contractors

Posted in Mar, 12th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

As an entrepreneur, you’re good at lots of things, but sometimes you need an expert or just another pair of helping hands. Working with independent contractors not only benefits your company by allowing you to tap into skill sets that are hard to come by, their a la carte way of doing business can save…

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Are Your Small Business Hiring Practices Discriminatory?

Posted in Feb, 26th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

In the course of my work, I come across lots of surveys that are relevant to small business owners. Recently one that crossed my desk has stayed with me. In a survey about small-business hiring from QuickBooks Payroll, small business owners revealed some troubling reasons for not hiring job candidates—including race, nationality and age. I’m happy…

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Review Your Workplace Safety Policies

Posted in Feb, 26th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

The law and good business practices require employers to provide a workplace that’s free from safety and health hazards that are known (or should be known). The failure to do so can mean lost productivity and employee dissatisfaction as well as costly lawsuits and government penalties. How do your workplace safety policies measure up? Protective…

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