How to Write a Business Contract

Posted in Jun, 11th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Every new business venture starts with business contracts. A business contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more parties. The goal is to have agreements that set clear expectations. This means all parties understand and agree to the arrangements, obligations and responsibilities detailed in the contract. You have to handle business contracts almost…

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How to Use Public Speaking to Grow Your Business

Posted in Jun, 11th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

I frequently speak at events for small business owners, both in my area and around the country. I’ve logged a lot of frequent flyer miles! Traveling so much for events can be tiring, but it’s all worth it. That’s because public speaking is a great tool to grow my business. It can be just as…

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Visual Merchandising and Design Tips for Your Retail Store

Posted in Jun, 11th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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Visual merchandising (the way you display products) and design (the look of your store) work together to attract shoppers into your retail store, lead them through your displays, attract their attention to specific products, and persuade them to buy. Download this checklist to help you determine the visual merchandising and design for your store. Effective…

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Why Visiting Franchisees In-Person Is So Important

Posted in Jun, 11th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Doing your due diligence on franchise opportunities you’re interested in involves several steps. The most important step; talking to existing franchisees. But in our hyper-connected world, “talking” can mean several things. Today, we “talk” via text, email, phone, or my favorite way, in-person. And “in-person” just happens to be the best way to talk to franchisees….

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Business Plan 101: Sales & Marketing

Posted in Jun, 4th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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The sales and marketing section of your business plan is especially crucial because it determines how you’ll plan on generating profit and describes how you intend to create exposure to best sell your product. It’s in this area of your business plan that you’ll hone the key elements of your marketing strategy. The actual implementation…

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What is a Buy-Sell Agreement and Why Your Small Business Needs One

Posted in Jun, 4th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Buy-sell agreements are documents that re-allocate partial ownership of a business or the entirety of the business should certain events develop down the line. This agreement is commonly used when a business owner no longer desires to own the enterprise or is no longer capable of acting as the owner. Buy-sell agreements also serve the purpose of…

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How to Write a Press Release That Gets Results

Posted in Jun, 4th, 2019 Marketing by AMAC Small Business Solutions

If you know how to follow today’s rules for getting attention, press releases can still be an effective marketing tool for small businesses. Are press releases still an effective marketing tool for a small business? Yes, if you know how to follow today’s rules for getting attention. Here are the essential elements of a modern…

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NEW REPORT: SBE Council Ranks 50 States According to Public Policy and Tax Climates for Small Business

Posted in May, 31st, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Washington, D.C. – At the start of National Small Business Week 2019, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) released its 23rd annual look at how public policies in the 50 states affect entrepreneurship, small businesses and the economy. “Small Business Policy Index 2019: Ranking the States on Policy Measures and Costs Impacting Entrepreneurship and Small…

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10 Tips to Become a Successful Business Owner

Posted in May, 21st, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

In the last twenty years, the one question I have been asked the most is: what are the keys to your success? As a business owner and an entrepreneur at heart, I have learned many lessons that I’d like to share with you. Here are my top 10 tips that can help you succeed as…

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3 Steps Small Business Owners Should Take Before Managing Their Accounting

Posted in May, 21st, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Small business owners wear many hats. From marketing to managing, they have to be intimately involved in every aspect of their business if they want to succeed. Yet, many small business owners are not fully equipped to handle managing their finances and accounting. Money is key to a small business’ success, and every owner should…

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