10 Strategies to Help Small Business Leaders Prepare for Year End

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Year end is a busy time of year for finance & accounting staff.  It is that time of the year where we draw a line in the sand and take a gauge on how a business performed over the last 12 months.  Most businesses run their fiscal year in sync with the calendar year, and […]

How to Perform a Market Analysis and Define Your Target Market

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“Strategy 101 is about choices—you can’t be all things to all people.”  Michael Porter’s advice is key to understanding how your business identifies a target market and develops a solution to meet the identified need.  One of the fundamental parts of any business plan is the market analysis.  The business owner will quantify the “problem” […]