Hear Us on the Radio!

Linda Logan and Jennifer Heifort are on the radio! Linda and I were guests of Peter McClellan Show today and broadcast on AM 1570 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM today June, 3rd, and again tomorrow June 4th from 9:00 to 10:00 AM. You can also hear it below. It was a lot of fun to do. Thanks Peter!

Listen to the show: [audio:../wp-content/audio/PeterMcClellanShow.mp3]

Why Small Businesses Fail

A staggering 95% of small businesses fail within the first five years.

Here are the most common reasons why…

  1. Poor Financial Management 32%
  2. Management Competence or Experience 15%
  3. Economic Conditions 12%
  4. Poor Books and Records 12%
  5. Sales and Marketing Problems 11%
  6. Staffing Problems 9%
  7. Union Problems 6%
  8. Failure to Use External Advice 3%

Perhaps knowing about the most common pitfalls can help new small business owners avoid them and increase their chances of success.