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Strategies for Small Business Sustainability

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Strategies for Small Business Sustainability

In the realm of business ownership, the perennial questions of "What can I deduct?" and "How can I save money?" reverberate through boardrooms and...

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Year End Staff Planning for Small Business Growth

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Year End Staff Planning for Small Business Growth

This is part II in our series on how to create meaningful year-end planning for your small business. This week’s focus? How to plan for staffing...

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Create a plan for business growth at the end of the year.

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Small Business Growth Planning for the End of the Year

Growing your small business should be one of your primary goals, especially early in your business’s lifecycle. Understanding how to do that requires...

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Hiring: Employee or Independent Contractor?

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Hiring an Employee vs Hiring an Independent Contractor: What a CPA wants you to know

Hiring an employee or an independent contractor isn’t as simple as you’d think. In fact, there are real world implications for misclassifying a...

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Deliver an amazing experience at your restaurant to attract repeat customers and get better reviews.

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How to get better restaurant reviews: deliver an ‘amazing experience’

For the last few months we’ve been delivering you (pun intended) a series of articles on how to create an atmosphere conducive to meeting the goals...

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Profit First is a game-changer for small businesses.

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Profit First is hard work. Here’s why your small business should implement it anyway.

Let’s get this out of the way first – Profit First IS NOT a “set it and forget it” solution. If you’re looking for a hands off solution to your...

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Market your restaurant without breaking the bank.

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Marketing for Restaurants: Where to Start

As a restaurant owner, you know that the BEST marketing is great food and service. For the purposes of this article, we’ll assume that you have that...

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The right pricing strategies can help you grow your restaurant business.

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Which Restaurant Pricing Strategy Works Best?

Setting menu prices for your restaurant is tough work. While to your customers these prices might feel arbitrary, a good menu will have up to three...

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Switch to QuickBooks Online and streamline your back office.

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Why your business needs to switch from QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online ASAP

At Kaizen, QuickBooks Online (QBO) is our preferred accounting platform for our clients. It’s a flexible, powerful software that allows us to map out...

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Discover the importance of online ordering and how it can maximize your revenue streams.

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How to set up online delivery for restaurants in 5 steps

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, online ordering has become an integral part of any restaurant plan. Even traditionally delivery-averse restaurants are...

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Cultivate meaningful customer relationships for your restaurant, increase customer engagement, and create a thriving restaurant community.

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How to Cultivate Customer Relationships for Restaurants

Look, we’re not breaking new ground when we say that customer relationships are the lynchpin of any restaurant. After all, they call it the...

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Menu choices can increase a restaurant's profitability

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The 5 Ways Menu Choices Can Increase Your Restaurant’s Profitability

In our continuing effort to offer value to restaurant owners, we thought we’d take a deeper look at one of the best ways to increase your...

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