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They are the Accountant, but it’s Your Business

Written on April 20th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
I saw this posting recently, “Tax Hell: Our Accountant’s Mistake Almost Ruined our Business,” and was reminded of one of the things we stress in the LaunchX System. That no ...
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South Texas RCIC Announces New ETF Regional Board

Written on April 16th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
This recent press release from the South Texas RCIC reminded me of the various state and local government programs that may be available to business startups and early-stage businesses. The ...
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Tips for Tax Recordkeeping

Written on April 15th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
In honor of Tax Day, here are some helpful hints on recordkeeping from the IRS. There are many records you have that may help document items on your tax return. ...
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Startup Flub = Accounting Mess

Written on March 2nd, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
I recently read this article at Entrepreneur.com and was struck by one of the “flubs” cited by the featured startup. #2 was “Instead of setting up a business account, they ...
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How To Calculate A Return On Investment When Starting A Business

Written on January 31st, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
Just came across this article How To Calculate A Return On Investment – ROI Calculation at Entrepreneur.com. Calculating ROI is one of the startup financial calculations that is easily mis-calculated and mis-stated. ...
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How much did that customer cost?

Written on January 9th, 2010 by K. MacKillopone shout
One metric that every business should know is the cost to gain a new customer. This is important because it lets you determine if your marketing efforts are cost-effective or ...
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How Fast To Riches?

Written on October 3rd, 2009 by K. MacKillopno shouts
Everyone wants to know how long it will take to be making the big money before they decide to launch a business. And, there are hundreds of scam get-rich-quick programs ...

Startup Funding…Creatively

Written on September 22nd, 2009 by K. MacKillopno shouts
Successful entrepreneurs are creative. From finding the right niche to innovating marketing techniques, thinking outside of the box is often the difference between those who make it on their own ...

Startup Squanders – Gadget Bonus

Written on September 2nd, 2009 by K. MacKillop2 shouts
Verizon Wireless is aggressively marketing their new MIFI product – a portable wireless internet hotspot that can link up to five laptops on the go. A very cool product and ...

Startup Grants and Loans

Written on August 18th, 2009 by K. MacKillop2 shouts
With the bleak employment outlook extending well in to 2010, there will undoubtedly be extra federal dollars pouring in to economic development not-for-profits (NFPs) and SBAs near you. No question, ...
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