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[5 Mar 2013 | 6 Comments | ]
Who To Hire First

How do you know who to hire first?
 
If you are doing your own shipping then I suggest hiring a part time person to take that over to free up your time. This is the most menial job you are doing (besides maybe cleaning your office) and can easily be passed on.  When I was shipping $1M a year, we had a guy who worked 2 days a week and got it all done! 
 
Having someone else do this time consuming task will leave you time to do the things that bring in …

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[1 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
How to avoid legal boo boo’s

In case you haven't noticed yet, I am all about helping you avoid the legal boo boo's that I made (and there were TONS) while starting and running my first business…….OY were there tons.  I made every mistake under the sun when it came to legal docs, working with investors, and protecting my own personal interests and not only those of the company. There is no reason for you to repeat any of the mistakes I made!  I asked my friend Linda Wang to chat with me about ways you …

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[30 Aug 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
20 Money Saving Tips For Small Business Owners

Dear Sarah, 
I have been in business for a couple years and am working on lowering some of our overhead right now. I wanted to know if you had some tips on ways to save on "everyday necessities" like office supplies, payroll, phone bills, and anything else we should be aware of.
Appreciate any suggestions – you are always full of great ideas!
Danielle Carr   Teddy's Tiny Tutu's
 
Hi Danielle,
I asked my friend David if I could borrow this great post he wrote on how to save for start-ups!  He covered all the bases …

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[26 Jan 2011 | 11 Comments | ]
How to handle things in your business that you dislike doing

Wearing all the hats in the business can be tricky as you know. There are things we are good at, can do quickly, are required of us, perhaps only we can do, and the things we dread……….but still have to get done.  I know them all inside and out from running many companies of my own over the years, and have done everything from sweeping the floor to being interviewed on ET! and Access Hollywood……. and everything in between.  Funny thing, is that most of my experts who commented below, …

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[27 Aug 2009 | One Comment | ]
How can I outsource to save time?

Hi Sarah, I really like the way you offer assistance and guidance for those pursuing their dreams. This is a great service to others.
Question:  In growing my business I know I need to outsource more but I honestly am not sure what I should start outsourcing and where to find the right people that I can trust. How do other people begin to start the process of outsourcing?
Thanks – Carolyn from Tastefully Splendid
Hey Carolyn,
This is a great question and something I touched on in last weeks Featured Article.
Knowing when to …

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