SMALL BUSINESS

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 […]

Limit Your Liability to Protect Your Assets

by J. Stephen Pope If your business runs into serious difficulty, will it bring you down too? For example, what if one of your employees got involved in a serious car accident while working for you? Will the resulting lawsuit bankrupt you personally? Here are just a few ways of protecting yourself against catastrophic losses […]

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.

How To Incorporate Yourself Without a Lawyer

by J. Stephen Pope You could save hundreds of dollars by incorporating yourself without a lawyer. How? Is it advisable to do so?

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 […]

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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 […]

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.

Popular Business Misconceptions Cost You Money!

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

Top 7 Small Business Tax Tips

by J. Stephen Pope Here are seven ways for owners of small businesses to save money on their taxes.

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!

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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