Once your business has opened its doors, the pace and demands as the owner increase rapidly. When your company opens, you need partners who will help with key business functions that, while necessary, may be time-consuming and unfamiliar.
Benetrends understands entrepreneurs. For decades, we have worked closely with business owners to help them fulfill their ambitions.
Your business plan is an essential document, designed to help you frame your business, market, competition, financials, and purpose. However, a good business plan needs to be revisited regularly as part of a continuous process of strategic business planning.
Entrepreneurs and small-business owners seeking help often use a business planning tool to assist them in bringing together their financials, research, projections, and market analysis. With the right business plan tool, presentations look sharp and data are correlated. The most effective business planning tools include helpful guides and prompts, ample support and templates to help you see how your plan will come together.
When do you know it is time to take a leap of faith when it comes to your career?
Every would-be entrepreneur has asked that question in a moment of soul-searching. When is the right time to move on, to try something different, and to take a calculated risk?
Every business owner, whether they're a franchisee or a small business owner, have similar struggles with the operations of their company. How do I attract and retain the best employees? Who can I use to manage my payroll? Where do I find the best resources for my business? For these questions and more, business owners turn to peer councils.
Finding the right source of funding for your business can be challenging. Whether it is securing bank loans, using venture capital or angel investors, or relying on your own savings, the process can be stressful, slow, and time-consuming.
Entrepreneurs in many businesses know the importance of providing customers with flexible payment options. Credit cards offer convenience to customers and make businesses more attractive to those who prefer using plastic.
Blaine Bertsch is the CEO of Dryrun, which helps businesses forecast cash flow, budgets, and sales scenarios in the cloud. We had a chance to speak with Blaine and hear his thoughts on how to handle cash flow, forecasting, and business funding in order to help small businesses operate smoothly and have the opportunity to grow and flourish.