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Small Business Success Story: Wine and Liquor Mart

During times like these, it’s always interesting to see what new and innovative ways small businesses are working to reach out to old and new customers alike. About a week ago, we highlighted the Sift+Pour Bakery in Dallas, Texas. This week, we want to take a look at a shop that’s a piece of the Towne […]

How To Spot Dangerous Entrepreneurship Advice

I write a lot of business advice on the website Quora. Actually, I write a lot of advice in general, but since this is a business website I didn’t think you’d be interested in the advice I offer as a parent of a six-year-old. A lot of small business owners go to Quora and Google […]

The Reading List: How to Create Value for Your Clients

Guest written by Erika Towne. I write a lot of posts for my husband because he’s a finance guy by trade and I’m a writer by trade. He’s actually very good at writing, but it sometimes comes across as more technical than personal. I’m a write for the spoken word kind of gal. I say […]

Why You Want a CPA, Not An Accountant

I know what you’re thinking, isn’t CPA just a fancy term for an accountant? No. CPA stands for Certified Public Accountant, which means she’s passed the CPA exam and met her state’s certification and experience requirements. An accountant has not done that. That’s not to say she isn’t experienced in bookkeeping or can’t read a […]