Gross profit is a useful way of measuring the financial health of a website.
Yahoo Finance is a useful website for investors. It has financial data about the most successful Internet companies such as Google, Amazon and Ebay. (more…)
A site analytics report for a small business should offer the most important insights while keeping the process fast and simple.
Productivity is a critical part of any business. A website report that is fast to build and simple to review improves productivity. A report that is complex and time consuming will deplete a critical chunk of time. (more…)
Independent websites with a single employee have a far different view of profit than larger companies.
One major difference lies with how they handle payroll and some of the most basic expenses. (more…)
The owner of a small business website should look for ways of growing it that are free, quick and simple.
The Internet is loaded with experts who talk about big ways of making money online. But they often leave out the cost and effort required to get there. (more…)
Tax rates for independent contractors depend on whether the business is a sole proprietorship, limited liability company, S corporation or C corporation.
The government has the same basic rates for all businesses. But the actual tax rate as a percentage of profits — also known as the effective tax rate — depends in part on the business type. (more…)
A book on Amazon about writing a one-page marketing plan is 225 pages long.
Learning how to write a one-page small business marketing plan doesn’t take 225 pages of reading. Time is precious for successful business owners and managers. (more…)
Independent contractors have a better chance of surviving and thriving if they have an income strategy that looks beyond just the business.
More than half of the business closures in the United States were the result of problems getting financing or a failure to reach profitability, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor sponsored by Babson College. (more…)