Save your Small Business

Save your Small Business

10 Crucial Strategies to Survive Hard Times or Close Down & Move on

Book - 2009 | 1st ed.
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Nolo Press
Stay in business even through tough times with these simple, quick steps to small business survival.

Small businesses are vulnerable in tough economic times. Undercapitalized and with little experience coping with the legal and practical issues that come up during recession, many businesses fail as their profit margins drop and clients pay late -- if at all.

Save Your Small Business, written by a business owner who has survived three decades of challenges and economic downturns, provides 10 no-nonsense strategies designed to protect your personal assets from creditors and survive the current recession.

In these tough times of falling demand, impatient creditors, tight credit, and fierce competition, staying in the black is a constant battle, requiring smart moves and decisiveness under pressure. Save Your Small Business shows you how to weather the economic storm, including how to proceed when going out of business is inevitable.

Baker & Taylor
The tightening of credit has made it difficult for a growing number of smaller companies to meet payroll and fulfill customer orders, while still others have been forced to lay off workers, all the more reason for small-business owners to consult this informative resource during a crucial time. 15,000 first printing. Original.

Ingram Publishing Services
Stay in business even through tough times with these simple, quick steps to small business survival.

Small businesses are vulnerable in tough economic times. Undercapitalized and with little experience coping with the legal and practical issues that come up during recession, many businesses fail as their profit margins drop and clients pay late -- if at all.

Save Your Small Business, written by a business owner who has survived three decades of challenges and economic downturns, provides 10 no-nonsense strategies designed to protect your personal assets from creditors and survive the current recession. You'll get practical advice to tackle such concerns as:

    Can my business be saved? Which are the most immediate and effective cuts I should make? How do I pay bills, negotiate debts -- and still make sure everyone in my office is paid on time? How can I creatively and effectively market my business on the cheap? How can I sell high-margin goods or services to get back in the black? How do I make sure my personal assets aren't vulnerable to my business' creditors?

    In these tough times of falling demand, impatient creditors, tight credit, and fierce competition, staying in the black is a constant battle, requiring smart moves and decisiveness under pressure. Save Your Small Business shows you how to weather the economic storm, including how to proceed when going out of business is inevitable.



Nolo
A National Small Business Association study showed that among 500 businesses polled, "Forty-four percent said they had used [credit] cards to meet capital needs in the previous six months. Fifty-seven percent said their card terms had worsened over the last year." (New York Times, Sept. 10, 2008) The tightening of credit in the economy has made it difficult for a growing number of smaller companies to meet payroll and fulfill customer orders, while still others have been forced to lay off workers.In these tough economic times of falling demand, impatient creditors, tight credit and fierce competition, survival is key, requiring that business owners be smart and decisive under pressure.Save Your Small Business, written by a business owner who has survived three decades of challenges, provides 15 no nonsense strategies for protecting personal assets from creditors and surviving the current recession. These strategies tackle such concerns as: • Knowing whether or not the business can be saved • How to make the most immediate & effective cuts • How to pay bills and get employees paid on time • How to market creatively, effectively and cheaply • Work with the best competitors • Sell high-margin services …and much more, including how to proceed when going out of business is inevitable.
Survival is key during tough economic times; this book offers a no-nonsense approach to staying afloat via smart, decisive managing.

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781413310412
1413310419
Characteristics: 316 p. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Laurence, Bethany K. 1968-

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