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The Local Small Business Coach Podcast
Here is what we discuss in today's episode:
Your Questions Answered: We discuss Erin’s question on using a temp agency to hire some folks for her cleaning business. She has been having trouble getting good help and is wondering if this is a great option.
Tammy's Rant: I share a rant on the importance of making sure your carts and hand baskets are in your store and ready for your customers vs across your parking lot. This can lead to a poor impression but even worse, a loss of sales!
Today's Business Tip:
Finally, we discuss cash flow and why it is so important in your small business. Most local small business owners don’t know the meaning of cash flow and what causes most business to develop poor cash flow habits that can cause a business to go under. Cash flow is also a key factor in your ability to hit your $100,000 in profits as well.
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Don’t forget, if you are looking to take your local small business to $100,000 in profit, head on over to LocalSmallBusinessCoach.com/8steps to download the free ebook & workbook called: 8 Steps Local Small Business Owners Need to Take to Make $100,000 in Profit. Where I’ll walk you through how to double or triple your current profit level.
Also, don’t forget to shoot me an email on any topic or question you would love for me to cover in an upcoming episode of the show. Just send your ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Why? Helps you invoice quicker and more importantly, get paid quicker. Let’s you know when your clients have opened the email and they even help send reminders. Clients / customers can pay right from their phone or computer. Give it a Try: Freshbooks
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Two Great Books to Help You With Your Small Business:
Highly Recommend all Local Small Business Owners Read the eMyth by Micheal Gerber. You will learn some critical things about running your business.
The second book is one I wrote based off a popular example I always use when folks are trying to understand their role as a leader with their people. Check it out.