Archives for February 2010

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 […]

How To Grow Your Micro-Business

by J. Stephen Pope If you want to grow your micro-business (defined as a business with fewer than five employees), you might consider some of the findings of a survey by Statistics Canada.

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?

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.

Ad Tracking Increases Your Profits

by J. Stephen Pope How do you know whether your advertising is effective or not? The answer is to track advertising response for each ad you run. Whether you operate a retail store, a service business, a mail order operation, or an Internet marketing business, you can measure the effectiveness of your advertising.