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Evaluating Your Parma Company’s Marketing ROI

I put a lot of effort into going beyond being a simple tax/accounting advisor for my Parma clients, and I'm grateful to those who send back comments, who forward these on to their associates and, of course, for the many referrals that my clients and contacts have been...

The “Profit First” Framework for Parma Businesses

You might have heard the term "profit first accounting" buzzing around Parma business circles as of late.The philosophy was made popular by Mike Michalowicz and his book, Profit First. His theories have blossomed into reality for many business owners.Today, I thought...

Building Your Career: For Parma Workers

Sometimes that thing that "everyone" is saying (especially online) just turns out to be ... not true.Facebook, Twitter and even Instagram are chock full of theories, analysis, pitches and argumentation, and so much of it is simply noise.And you know what social media...

Optimizing Productive Time for You and Your Parma Team

How many times have you started work early -- and the next thing you knew it was 4PM ... and your instant reaction was: I haven't made any progress today on my most important stuff ?If you're like the rest of us: quite a few times -- and maybe "most of the...

Four Non-Bank Options for Small Business Financing

When many people start a business, they do so using their own resources and funds. And there can be great wisdom to this ... retaining control, a more lucrative exit, etc.But it also puts your own personal resources on the line, and there are greater risks, as well as...

The Advantage a C Corporation Holds for Parma Businesses

Now that 2018 extended returns for businesses are truly put to bed now, we can turn our gimlet eye on 2019.And one thing that might be worth discussing is your operating entity.A quick rundown on business structures is never bad, ESPECIALLY when tax laws change and...

The Role Of The Parma Business Owner

We just finished all of the extended returns for our business owner clients, and today I'm feeling particularly grateful.Because over the past few weeks and months, I've been reminded of how important our work is. Not because "taxes and accounting" are inherently...

Three Overlooked Ways To Control Costs In Your Parma Business

I don't know about you, but my Facebook newsfeed is FILLED with so-called experts slinging around big revenue numbers in their business to grab my attention, and get me to sign up for their stuff.But, see ... I'm an accountant.And I know the truth: Revenue means...

Key Reminders For Parma Businesses for the Last Quarter of 2019

Things certainly haven't gotten CALMER over the past week.Whether it's the rumors of recession (or worse), continued chaos in the political world (and still over a year away from elections -- yikes), increasing cultural division, or something more local, it's a mess...