4 Ways to Make the Most of Business Down Time

Every business experiences slow periods when the market for their goods or services lessens and sales drop. Business owners might be tempted to view down times as unproductive or wasted, but there are ways you can make the most of your business during these seasons. Here are four ways to ensure this time isn’t wasted. Take a good look at your business When things are busy it gets easy to…  Read more

3 Consequences of Avoiding Your Bookkeeping

If you ask 100 business owners what they like least about running a business, chances are good that bookkeeping will rank high on the list. It’s an annoying and frustrating chore that takes up a lot of time and is easy to put off until tomorrow. Avoiding your bookkeeping is dangerous, however. Not knowing your company’s financial situation can result in a series of missteps that could ultimately cost you…  Read more

Cash Flow Advice for Small Businesses

Solid cash flow management is vital to ensuring your business survives, but not everyone understands what cash flow is or how to manage it. That’s likely what makes it a leading cause of stress for small business owners. In fact, a Capital One study found that 42% of small business owners say cash flow management is a major concern for them. Cash flow refers to the movement of money into…  Read more

If my business is making a profit, where is the cash?

Some small business owners find themselves in the difficult position of running a business that appears to be profitable, but still having no money in the bank. It’s an important situation to address. After all, a lack of adequate cash flow is one of the main causes of small business failure. Here are three reasons profitable businesses have little money in the bank, and what business owners can do to…  Read more

Main Causes of Stress for Business Owners & How to Counter Them

Many entrepreneurs believe that hard work and dogged determination are all it takes to build and sustain a successful business. But when you consider the pressures of running a company, it seems wise to add effective stress-management to the list. Left unchecked, stress can erode your passion and undermine performance – not to mention, take a serious toll on your health. Research compiled by Office Vibe reveals that over 70%…  Read more

10 tips to reduce debtor days for small business owners

Steady, reliable cash flow is crucial for the survival of any small business – so taking steps to ensure your customers pay promptly should be a key priority. When your clients consistently pay on time, you’ll avoid the dreaded “feast or famine” cycle. You’ll be able to pay your vendors, suppliers, and employees on time – and not least of all, yourself. Implement these ten tips now to start getting…  Read more

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Our AMAZING Charter School clients, Valor Collegiate Academy and Chattanooga Preparatory School earned major kudos from the TN Charter School Center last week. Mr. Bryan Mann at Chattanooga Prep won TEACHER OF THE YEAR! Bryan is a 6th grade math teacher and the head coach for their cross country team. Admission applications are now open through December 15: CLICK HERE to apply. Valor Collegiate Academy was a SCHOOL OF THE…  Read more

Five Ways to Bring in More Cash for Your Business

Now is the perfect time to evaluate your financial position and come up with innovative ways to add revenue streams and generate cash. Here are five ways you might consider to improve your cash inflow: 1. Evaluate your current company assets. Take a look at your assets, both fixed and human. Could you make slight pivots to create a new form of income? For instance, if you run a coffee…  Read more

Our new website is live!

We’re so proud to announce our new website is live! We’re really excited to launch our new website which you can check out here: https://www.yourcfotogo.com/ We hope you like the fresh look. After a few months of planning and editing, we are really proud to reveal the results. The site features a crisp, new look, lovely local images and caricatures of our team which we think are pretty cool! This…  Read more

Avoid These 5 Costly Accounting Mistakes

A Canadian bank recently surveyed over 500 small business owners about what they love and hate most about owning their own business. Unsurprisingly, flexibility and feeling in control ranked first in the “love” category. Meanwhile, almost 60% said bookkeeping was hands-down their most hated task. Most business owners understand that effective financial management is key to their success. But lack of knowledge, frustration, and even avoidance can add up to…  Read more

3 Truths to Quell Fear

It is easy to become inundated with information in our modern society. Reports of death and disease, economies on the brink of collapse, and political infighting lend us to feelings of fear and overwhelm. There is no doubt the struggles we face today will require agility and will most likely reduce or contract any goals and projections we had our sights set on as the new year and new decade began.…  Read more

17 Stimulus Package (CARES act) Resources

You likely have questions regarding the stimulus package (CARES act), passed late last week, and how it affects your family and/or your business. We are hearing from many clients, friends, and family about the overwhelming details coming out of this bill. The measures enacted to date are evolving in regards to implementation. We are continuing to monitor ways in which you can act now in order to protect yourself and those around you financially.…  Read more

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