While many people work to support small businesses and shun the mega corporations, the often lower prices, streamlined options, and fast service are sometimes too convenient or perhaps just too inviting to turn down. No matter what the reason is, small businesses continue to struggle...

What makes your business tick?  What are the key performance indicators (KPI's)? Why does this even matter? Join me for The Numbers Game - Using Metrics to Make Informed Business Decisions as part of the Knoxville Chamber's Big Idea Series.  I'll spend an hour building an argument...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="344"] Gideon via Compfight[/caption] If you are looking for a reliable, professional bookkeeping solution, consider outsourced bookkeeping. Outsourcing offers a lot of distinct advantages over the traditional "in house" bookkeeping methods. You free up your time to work on your business. You don't really have...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="350"] (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] It's possible you've long thought hiring a local bookkeeper is the best decision for all businesses, especially your own. The reason for that may be based on how going local brings integrity, trust and face-to-face opportunities you can't find anywhere else. But...