Small Business

  1. Asset Deficiency

    A situation where a company's liabilities exceed its assets. Asset deficiency is a sign of financial distress and indicates ...
  2. How Much A Facebook Fan Costs

    Here's a breakdown of cost per Facebook fan, as well as some methods for keeping your marketing plan under budget.
  3. A Guide To Corporate Social Media

    Using social media can help get your company or product out there. Read on to learn about some helpful tips.
  4. Why Athletes Go Broke

    We look at famous athletes that went bust, and see what we can learn from their mistakes.
  5. A Guide To Global Investment Performance Standards

    Is your investment management firm GIPS compliant? Learn more here.
  6. The Fall From Glory: Delisting Brands

    We examine the intentions and consequences of having a brand delisted.
  7. Social Media In The Workplace

    Instead of it being taboo, we explain why this might actually be a good thing.
  8. How Facebook Beat MySpace

    Facebook became the leader of social media by offering users a clean design and the right mix of customization options.
  9. Reinventing Brands: Makeover Or Move Over

    Brands undergo various changes to remain competitive. Discover those that changed and those that fell behind.
  10. 3 Ways Apps Make Money

    Discover how most online businesses and web applications are making their money.
  11. How To Use Crowdfunding To Start Your Business

    It may be difficult to raise enough money needed for a start-up. However, there's always the option of pooling together funds ...
  12. How To Spot A Predatory Lender

    Remember these signs of unscrupulous lending when shopping for your mortgage.
  13. How To Be A Millionaire

    Building $1 million in net worth requires the application of unusual skills and/or unusual effort.
  14. Whistleblowers And Their Impact On Business

    Whistleblowers have been reviled by some and labeled as heroes by others. Their actions have significant monetary impacts ...
  15. 5 Tips For Starting A Business

    From knowing your competition to setting reasonable goals, there are many useful tips to keep in mind when starting a small ...
  16. How Twitter Changed Business/Consumer Relationships

    In just six years, Twitter has not only revolutionized social media but also the relationship between consumers and businesses. ...
  17. Where Are Advertisers Spending Their Money?

    We list five outlets where advertisers are spending their money, and how these trends developed.
  18. Facing Co-Op Bankruptcy

    Co-op investors can often be penalized for other people's actions. Read on to learn about the most common types of co-op ...
  19. Who Should You Tip During The Holidays?

    Here is a guide to the people in your life you might consider tipping during the holidays, and how much you should give them. ...
  20. How To Combat Youth Unemployment

    As youth unemployment in the U.S. hovers around the 18% mark, the time has come for government action.
  21. 4 Pricing Strategies That Increase Your Spending

    Find out whether you're actually saving money, or if you're being duped into unnecessary spending.
  22. 8 Of The Most Successful Ad Campaigns Of All Time

    These businesses benefited from having very catchy slogans and clever marketing campaigns.
  23. 5 Most Profitable Toys Of Past Christmases

    Learn how some of the most popular toys of all time affected their companies' performance.
  24. Is An ESOP Right For Your Business?

    Discover how to transfer your company's net worth to the next generation of entrepreneurs.
  25. How Small Businesses Can Best Use Social Media

    As a small business owner, how much time should you spend social networking? We give you some pointers.
  26. 8 Guerilla Marketing Tips For Small Businesses

    These cost-effective marketing strategies can help take your business to the next level.
  27. Ivar Kreuger: Businessman Or Scam Artist?

    Match monopolist Ivar Kreuger started as a brilliant businessman, but his high-flying lifestyle led to some shady dealings. ...
  28. 9 Tips For Getting Free Publicity For Your Business

    Branding and publicity are extremely important for small businesses. We look at some helpful hints and tricks for entrepreneurs.
  29. The Impact Of 9/11 On Business

    The U.S. economy made great strides after September 11, but there are those that feel the current state of the economy is ...
  30. Understanding Internal Rate Of Return

    Internal rate of return, or IRR, is one of the most popular methods of evaluating potential projects. Learn more about this ...
  31. How Companies Create A Brand

    We take a hands-on approach to creating a brand, and see what it can mean as an investor.
  32. Winning Celebrities And The Companies They Endorse

    These top celebs have brought in a ton of money for popular companies through endorsement deals.
  33. 6 Employment Perks And How To Get Them

    Find out how to get more than money from your employer.
  34. Cost Company Arrangement

    An agreement between companies that are working together, whereby certain participants in a project receive the output at ...
  35. How To Handle A Wrongful Termination

    From the moment you lose your job to finding your next one, how do you handle being wrongfully terminated?
  36. 6 Branding Tips For Small Business Owners

    One of the most important areas for all businesses to utilize is branding.
  37. A New Approach To Equity Compensation

    The new financial accounting standard known as FAS 123R could take a bite out of your portfolio. Find out why here.
  38. The Cost Of Hiring A New Employee

    Hiring a new employee means more than just a salary ... a lot more.
  39. 5 Signs You're About To Be Fired

    These red flags might mean it's time to start looking for a new job.
  40. Volunteer Protection Laws

    Federal and state legislation that shields individuals, nonprofit organizations and government entities engaged in volunteer ...
  41. Government Subsidies For Business

    Many industries rely on government assistance in both good times and bad. What are the benefits of these programs, and how ...
  42. Voluntary Plan Termination

    The discontinuance of a defined benefit plan by an employer. A voluntary plan termination may occur by the plan administrator ...
  43. 8 Secrets For Selling On The New eBay

    If you're a new seller on E-Bay or an experienced veteran, here are a handful of useful, not widely-known tips for effective ...
  44. Is Groupon Good For Business?

    The popular discount coupon site may not be benefitting the companies that use it.
  45. 6 Quirky Tech Naming Conventions

    The codenames for your favorite tech projects while they were in development are unique to each company.
  46. 7 Ways To Expand Your Home-Based Business

    These tips can help you take your small business to the next level.
  47. The Top 6 Benefits Of Starting A Home-Based Business

    Although working at home requires self-discipline, the benefits can be substantial.
  48. 6 Ways Social Media Helps Home-Based Businesses

    The opportunities given to home-based businesses by the easy accessibility of social media are almost limitless.
  49. 6 Business Lessons You Can Learn From Oprah

    Check out the strategies and beliefs that have allowed Oprah to become wildly successful against all odds.
  50. Well-Established Brands Worth Billions

    We look at the most valuable brands in the world, and explain what makes them successful.
Hot Definitions
  1. Portfolio

    A portfolio is a grouping of financial assets such as stocks, bonds and cash equivalents, also their mutual, exchange-traded ...
  2. Gross Profit

    Gross profit is the profit a company makes after deducting the costs of making and selling its products, or the costs of ...
  3. Diversification

    Diversification is the strategy of investing in a variety of securities in order to lower the risk involved with putting ...
  4. Intrinsic Value

    Intrinsic value is the perceived or calculated value of a company, including tangible and intangible factors, and may differ ...
  5. Current Assets

    Current assets is a balance sheet item that represents the value of all assets that can reasonably expected to be converted ...
  6. Volatility

    Volatility measures how much the price of a security, derivative, or index fluctuates.
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