The Corporate Affairs Commission has taken company registration to the next level. The new online registration system has greatly improved efficiency such that a week is more than enough to register a business name or limited company. Here is how you can now incorporate your company by yourself using the  CAC online service: 1: Do…

A great small business always starts out as an idea, but you have to transform that idea into action. That’s where many individuals can start to feel overwhelmed. It’s understandable to freeze up at the deluge of things that are required to get a business started, but getting going is actually easier than you might think.…

I often speak to groups of small business owners and I keep hearing the same comment over and over again with many of them saying that marketers don’t matter or marketing doesn’t matter anymore. There are many reasons I’ve heard as to why marketing doesn’t matter: “all my business comes by referral,” “I never spent money on…

Every entrepreneur can use some advice when it comes to making sure their business startup gets off on the right foot. From the best way to run your business to following your dreams, these tips offer sound recommendations that can help your business startup maintain its operations and find success at every turn. Sure, your…

Business expansion is when a business reaches a certain level of growth and looks for new ways to increase the profit of that business. Different forms of business expansion include: • Opening a new location • Adding sales employees • Increasing the marketing • Adding franchisees • Offering new products or services • Entering new…

Sometimes the hardest thing about saving money is just getting started. It can be difficult to figure out simple ways to save money and how to use your savings to pursue your financial goals. This simple step-by-step guide to money saving habits can help you develop a realistic and a good saving plan. Record your…

Profit in any business comes from your business turnover multiplied by your margins. In simple term, Profits = Turnover x Margins Turnover, in turns, is determined by the number of customers you have, multiplied by the number of transactions each customer had with you and the average dollar sale. Thus, Turnover = Number of Customers…