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Ten Tips to Do in Tough Times

by Scott Langer on March 20, 2020

As we continue to take stock of our current situation and plan for the uncertainty of what tomorrow will bring, we suggest doing a reality check of your business. Take control by applying these tips, Ten Tips to Do in Tough Times. Courtesy of Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE.       


  • Manage your cash flow.Examine your cash flow analysis and look for steps to strengthen your financial position. Consult with your CPA more often.

 

  • Meet with your local banker.Reinforce your relationship and inquire as to any strategies they might recommend.

 

  • Contact all vendors and creditors. Establish a line of trade credit or explore extending the terms.

 

  • Examine and reduce your accounts payable, where possible.

 

  • Examine and manage your accounts receivable. Try to reduce the average number of days your receivables are outstanding. More frequent requests for payment on overdue accounts may be in order.

 

  • Examine, develop and deploy several additional marketing strategies, including maximizing the use of social media. All designed to stimulate sales.

 

  • Develop strategic alliances with other businesses. This will allow you to expand market penetration and explore new markets domestically and international. If feasible join additional business networking organizations.

 

  • Either reinforce/expand or create a Board of Advisors.These individuals can be a valuable source of information, advice and connection to resources.

 

  • Contact Small Business Administration (SBA) (sba.gov)