Marketing today is organic, personal and important. It is often ignored by even the best entrepreneurs. We work with each small business to develop the right strategy for you, your market and your customers. Call us today and find out more about our marketing and social media advisory services.
Everyone is so social these days, but are you doing it right? Our advisory services work with entrepreneurs to create a new social media strategy, give your current program a facelift or educate you on ways you can better utilize social media outreach for your small business.
Content, Content, Content is so important for large and small businesses today. Our advisory services work with you to develop a content-rich approach for your online presence that is specific to your business, your market and your team. Our organic approach starts with the entrepreneur spirit behind your business and your brand.
We offer social media advisory services to small businesses including entrepreneurs, retailers, bloggers, manufacturers, innovators, artists, interior designers, authors, non-profits, educators, service providers and those looking to improve their online presence, increase sales and expand customer following. We don't offer a quick fix, we focus on improvements that improve your brand and company online.
Many companies don't realize the power of their website and today more than ever it is critical. Creating a website today is so much easier than it was in the past and if done right will allow you to make your own updates, add content and an online shopping experience for pennies compared to expensive websites and shopping cards of the past. Every small business, restaurant, service, agency, non-profit, and entrepreneur should have their own website and it should tell your story.
Consumer outreach happens in many ways for small businesses and even without expensive ad campaigns you can get the job done. Our advisory services will guide you through ways you can reach your current customers, new customers and break into new markets. It is our goal to help every entrepreneur tell the world about your products, services or great food.
Entrepreneurs often have a product or service idea, but you are unsure what to do next. Our team offers advisory services to help evaluate the product or idea, explore options for taking it to market. We evaluate products, offer guidance, sourcing options, packaging ideas, pricing guidelines and help to answer the questions you have.
Attention Entrepreneurs: Made in America is not just a slogan, but a way of life! Our advisory services explore options for ways to make your products in the USA, determining where to begin or helping small businesses to bring a product idea to life. American made means grown in America, raw materials made in America, product manufactured in America, goods sold and shipped in America and consumers buying American made. Together we can make that happen.
Our raw material sourcing advisory services were added to help small businesses, makers, entrepreneurs and inventors to find what they need to make your product on a small scale and a large one to meet the need of your customers. We focus on grown and made in the USA, but also sourcing abroad when the truly offer the best product or specialize in the production.
One of the most difficult part of bringing a product to market is the pricing, costing and what the selling price should be. We work with small businesses to review pricing strategies for small runs and larger scale runs, research on what the market will bear for your products and offer advisory services to entrepreneurs to determine ways to reduce costs to come up with the best price possible.
Our product packaging advisory services helps entrepreneurs to find the best way to packaging your products. Often packaging is the most costly part of your product and how you package your products may make them difficult to ship, display at the retail level or not protect your products the best way possible. We also encourage small businesses to buy American made packaging and shipping materials whenever possible.
Covering your bases before your product hits the market, will ensure a much higher level of success. We work with small businesses to review a single product or a product line to help entrepreneurs think through the details from beginning to end. Our advisory services offer some of the simplest changes, additions or ideas that will make a huge difference.
Our advisory services get down to the details like questions about product items numbers and UPC (universal product codes) and how it all works. Small businesses that set things up right on the front end will help you accomplish your goals and plan for the future from selling on Amazon to staying local. Entrepreneurs with product knowledge are way ahead of their competition.
We offer advisory services and advice that help small businesses get products and services to market. We will explore together where you are and where you want to go. Helping entrepreneurs find new avenues that can catapult sales, revenues and profits. If you are a blogger or influencer who has a large following and would like to explore sales opportunities, we will introduce you to new ideas and help you develop a strategy that suits your brand, your followers and your style.
Explore ways your small business can begin selling online, expand you online sales or sell products that fit your brand and market from online retailers. As a blogger or influencer, unleash your entrepreneur spirit and let us help you create an online shop with products you make, products you ship or an affiliate with online suppliers that support you and your message. Our advisory services and hands on website building team can help you get started or stick with you through the process.
Looking for new ways to expand you small business sales locally, nationally and on the web. We work with entrepreneurs across all markets to help you think outside of the box and create a sales campaign. It is our goal to offer hands on or advisory services If you plan for it, see it and strive to reach it, you will achieve the goals you set forth, but you have to start with a plan.
Many small businesses would like to get started selling their products at wholesale and selling to retailers and resellers. If you currently selling products directly to the consumer, but would like to explore offering your products for wholesale to retailers, online stores, vintage market sellers, etc, we can help. Our team of entrepreneurs has extensive experience in introducing wholesale products to the market. We can help you find sources, develop your costing and work with you to create a sales & marketing campaign to tell the world about it.
Many small businesses need a CFO and finance person, but it is not in the budget to have a full time person. Our CFO advisory services can help entrepreneurs focus on the business while we help with reports, financial analysis, pitch decks, preparing you to sell your business or buy a competitor. Small business owners don't always realize the possibilities, but hiring a full time CFO is not always the answer, having the guidance of a seasoned financial advisor can truly make a difference.
Having a CFO full-time or on contract can be vital to your business, working with banks and understanding the overall profitability of your business. Even a small business will be more successful with the leadership of a CFO and you can decide the budget and amount of time and do not have to feel like a full time position is required.
As a small business owner, do you spend enough time looking at your numbers. Having the right financial reports, knowing where your cash flow stands or what is coming next can make or break your company. So many entrepreneurs leave this to an outside accounting firm, a friend or try to do this on their own. Having confidence in the numbers gives you the power to be successful and working with advisory services to help you break it down and interpret what the numbers really say is a game changer.
The bottom line is that nearly all small businesses need cash to operate, expand and do that they do. Being under-capitalized can cause a good idea to not work or using the capital you have in the wrong ways without planning for the future will also cause roadblocks. Knowing what you need today and for the future can be a game changer. We offer advisory services, prepare pitch decks and help your story so you can raise the capital you need to go where you want to go.
Running a profitable, "well-oiled machine" is a key factor in every successful small business. Entrepreneurs who dig into the operations of the business find they can manage their team much more effectively.
Small businesses often find it difficult to source the right raw materials or finished goods. Searching for wholesale companies on line or finding manufactures to make what you need is not as simple as one might think. Our advisory services help entrepreneurs navigate the market, find made in the USA resources and ideas for creating something new. Working closely with your suppliers, asking the right questions and getting the right discounts can dramatically impact your costs and bottom line.
As a small business do you manufacturer your own products or do you rely on someone else to make your products for you. Entrepreneurs who manufacture their own goods have more flexibility, lower costs and can better take care of their customers. Our manufacturing advisory services can help you review the pros and cons to determine what is best for your company. We have been there and done that, so who better to help guide you through.
Is your small business being run as efficiently as it could? Are the right people on the bus and in the right seat on the bus? One person in the wrong spot or holding up the line can make a huge difference. As an entrepreneur, sometimes having the skills to see what is holding things up needs to be learned and our operations advisory services can help you review how your small business flows and how to make it better or make changes that will.
Do you have the right accounting system for your small business? Entrepreneurs who don't have accounting or finance backgrounds may push this down the priority list, but having the right accounting system is critical to running a strong small business. Our accounting advisory services will review your needs and help you find the most cost effective system that will fit your business needs. With so many online options, the cost of bringing accounting in-house may surprise your and drop to your bottom line.
Setting up an accounting system for your small businesses or expanding your current system can be a challenge. Many systems today are very easy to use once they are set up, but setting them up to meet the needs of your business on the onset can be a game changer in producing good financials and knowing where you stand.
Processing customer orders and running them through the system can be a challenge and one that can make a huge difference in daily operations, especially when you manufacture the items your small business sells. Integrating it all will make things run smoothly, help keep raw goods in stock and know where you stand. Our operations advisory services works with your accounting, receiving, shipping and production teams to tighten the process and automate the functions.
Many small businesses get it wrong when it comes to following the city, state and federal guidelines, taking advantage of SBA opportunities or daily accounting activities. Entrepreneurs have lost this business for simple reasons like not setting aside payroll taxes, state and federal taxes, not paying money owed to suppliers and knowing how to allocate what is coming in. You cannot rob Peter to pay Paul and run a good business. Our small business accounting advisory services will help you find the right path and can help you if taxes are late, not paid or need to be cleaned up.
From soup to nuts, we offer advisory services to help you review your small business on your terms and provide insight and ideas to your the entrepreneur and leader to operate a more profitable business.