From everything I’ve learned so far from the businesses we work with, early-stage companies are trying to make a million things happen at once. Most startups we talk to don’t have their operational processes defined right off the bat, so they’re constantly tackling logistical and departmental emergencies all while trying to meet the increasing demands of successful growth.
One of the most alluring factors of coworking for independent contractors has always been the motivation that comes from being around other like-minded professionals and feeding off of their energy—it’s contagious.
After I signed on the dotted line, the real work began. The funds from my business loan were sitting in LendEDU’s bank account, and we finally had the capital we needed ahead of the busiest time of the year.
When it comes to seed investment, founders have options. Typically they prefer low interest which is where SAFE comes in as a favorable alternative to convertible notes, but there's much more to the picture.
One of the most thoughtful and hardworking CPAs I’ve ever met once told me that businesses are like fingerprints—each one is unique and has different ways of tracking and sharing financial information internally.
There’s lots of advice out there about what companies should spend on marketing. Most commentators claim businesses should spend around 6-12% of their revenue on marketing, but it’s important to remember that’s when they’re speaking to a wider audience
No successful marketer decides to start their own agency because they love accounting. Not even the most passionate digital marketers who love getting deep into the data, like I did when I started Adficient.