SMALL BUSINESS

Bootstrap Financing Your Way to Business Success

by J. Stephen Pope Do you need to start or grow your business but have little money? Before you look to banks and similar sources of financing, why not bootstrap your way to business success? A bootstrap is a small loop of leather or other material that is found on the top rear or sides […]

Multiple Clients Create Your Independent Business

by J. Stephen Pope Would you rather have one good client paying you five thousand dollars per month or ten smaller clients paying you five hundred dollars each per month? Here are two good reasons for choosing multiple clients over just one client.

Drop Ship Your Way to Wealth

by J. Stephen Pope Your customer sees a marvelous array of products on your website. After thoughtful consideration, she purchases the product she wants. Amazingly, you have never actually seen the product. That is because your supplier shipped the order directly to her.

Barter Your Way to Profits

by J. Stephen Pope Have you ever faced any of the following situations? One: You need a lawyer but you don’t have the cash for the retainer. Two: You have a warehouse full of inventory that just isn’t moving. Three: Sales are down and you need more customers. Each of the above problems might be […]

Popular Business Misconceptions Cost You Money!

by J. Stephen Pope Faulty information costs you money! Which of these popular business misconceptions do you believe?

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CANADIAN TAX

Reducing Taxes Through Dividend-Salary Mix Calculations

by J. Stephen Pope Should I take wages or dividends from my privately owned corporation? What is the best way of taking money out of my company? In other words, what will result in the least amount of income taxes? A Canadian accountant will perform a dividend-salary mix calculation to determine the best way of […]

Top 7 Reasons to File Your Income Tax Returns on Time

by J. Stephen Pope Here are seven reasons for not being late filing your income tax returns.

Rearrange Your Affairs For Maximum Tax Savings

by J. Stephen Pope One way to maximize your business profits is by reducing your taxes. Frequently, income and other taxes could be lowered significantly if only the taxpayer were willing to plan ahead. By taking some simple steps to rearrange your affairs, you could save a fortune!

Alas! In E-Commerce Taxland

by J. Stephen Pope In trying to comply with tax laws for your e-business, you may find yourself falling down the rabbit-hole, going through the looking glass, and attending a Mad Tea-Party. Common sense, logic, and fairness never did apply fully to the field of taxation but this is especially true of e-commerce transactions.

Income Tax Returns Your Accountant Should Not File

by J. Stephen Pope You’ve been feeling uneasy (perhaps even guilty) because you’ve failed to report your under the table business income. Perhaps you’ve never filed a tax return, even though you know you owe money. Finally, you contact an accountant to resolve the situation. Although it is commendable that you are trying to correct […]

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INTERNET BUSINESS

How To Really Profit from Domain Names

by J. Stephen Pope Have you heard about domain names that sold for over a million dollars? Inspired by this, you imagine registering a great domain name, hanging onto it for a while, and then selling it off to become the next multi-millionaire. It could happen, but don’t count on it!

Autoresponder Services Improve Your Profits

by J. Stephen Pope Perhaps you, like me, have web hosting that includes, free of any extra charge, unlimited autoresponders. That being the case, you might be inclined to balk at any suggestion to start paying for them. Recently, however, I made the switch to paying a monthly fee for unlimited autoresponders. Am I rich […]

Internet Marketing Secrets Spiel

by J. Stephen Pope Wouldn’t you like to know all the Internet marketing “secrets” that have made me the man I am today? I live in a house way too big for my beautiful wife and myself. We eat three square meals a day and can snack anytime we feel like it! We drive our […]

Domain Name Strategies Maximize Profits

by J. Stephen Pope Whether you want to come up with your own original name or wish to buy someone else’s, here are some strategies for obtaining a profitable domain name.

Grow Your Business with Affiliate Marketing

by J. Stephen Pope To generate additional business income, consider expanding your business through affiliate marketing. Here are three ways of boosting your business income with affiliate programs.

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Incorporate Yourself