I wish I had a nickel for every time someone asked me what the
difference is between CPAs and non-certified accountants.
Essentially, non-certified accountants can simply hang up their
shingle and open their doors for business. There are no
educational requirements. If they want to prepare taxes, most
states require a certain number of qualified hours of study plus
continuing education hours each year.
By contrast, CPAs have usually majored in accounting in college;
sat for CPA exams covering ...Read more »
Are you sitting on a pile of cash and fresh out of ways to
increase your wealth even more? Are you wealthy enough that you
have become bored with your job and need something new in your
life to bring the excitement back? If you answered yes to both
of these questions perhaps now is the time to make a change and
try your hand in the investment property business. Investing in
real estate will offer an extremely challenging but rewarding
endeavor. Depending on your level of available funds ...Read more »
Looking for a new finance related job? Have you ever considered
the lending industry? With the economy making steady gains, now
is a great time to become a commercial lender and diving into
commercial lending. Besides the competitive base salary you will
receive, you will also be compensated with commissions on the
loan portfolio you manage. Thus you can feel secure with the
monthly check you receive, while also benefiting from the
opportunity to work hard and increase your payout ...Read more »
This is the most common and one of the biggest mistakes in affiliate marketing. Majority of affiliate marketers do not include list building in their marketing plans. The usual strategy most affiliate marketers do is to find ways to send traffic to their affiliate links, thinking that a viewer might get interested with the offer and make a purchase at the onset of seeing it. The truth is that site visitors do not really make a purchase upon seeing a web page, no matter how enticing it is. It ...Read more »
If you are even remotely familiar with the Internet, then you probably know what it means to be an affiliate. Actually, it is not a concept born of the Internet, but is indeed one perfected by it. With the viral nature of the medium, it becomes easier to reach out to millions upon millions of different people, who may share similar interests. Why not capitalize on the opportunity the Internet provides by promoting offers that you can believe in, all the while reaping generous rewards?One of the ...Read more »
Sell more to each customer. Now there's a simple formula anyone
can easily understand. But many entrepreneurs and small business
owners fail to capitalize on the "sell more now" strategy to
maximize their returns. Yet, it's the easiest way to make more
money in virtually any business.
Converting prospects to customers is often a difficult
challenge. Moving them from a place of uncertainty and
indecision to a "yes -- I'll take it!" state of mind, means
using the full complement of sales tools ...Read more »
So you've made it through your first year. When you quit your
job, you probably thought you'd escaped performance reviews for
good, but I've got some bad news for you. It's actually a really
good idea to review your performance at your own company, to
take a look back and see what you did wrong and what you did
Did You Make a Profit or a Loss?
The first, and most important, question to answer is this: what
does your balance sheet look like? You need to honestly add up
all the numbers -- ...Read more »
Deli and sandwich franchise opportunities are not just popular
but are considered by many to be one of the best concepts in the
marketplace. Review some stuff about the booming sandwich
restaurant franchise opportunities available and learn a few
helpful hints so you might get your own sandwich restaurant.
Do you want to own your own food franchise? A Sandwich franchise
Opportunity is a path to business ownership used by some that
could help make your business dreams a reality. When ...Read more »
Intellectual Property (IP) is a valuable asset that is included
in a company's "balance sheet" and provides additional valuation
to a company. For early stage and small companies, IP may be the
company's sole or primary asset base.
Intellectual Property includes patents, trademarks, service
marks, copyrights, and trade secrets. This value-added asset can
be sold, bought and traded as a part of everyday commerce.
It is important for a company to know what IP it has and how to
enhance the ...Read more »
Most companies have only one chance to win, but leaders have
two. If a leader misses an opportunity to attack itself, the
company can often recover by copying the competitive move. But
the leader must move rapidly before the attacker gets
Many leaders refuse to block because their egos get in the way.
Even worse, they knock the competitor's development until it's
too late to save the situation.
Blocking works well for a leader because of the nature of the
battleground. Remember, ...Read more »