“You should spend at least an hour a day on business promotion or planning how to promote your business (and more is better, if you can fit the time in)!” – The Balance
Topics: small business owner
Food and supply costs are one of the biggest expenses restaurant owners will encounter and negotiating with your suppliers can have a significant impact on your bottom line. Lower costs allow you more menu flexibility and can impact your bottom line for years to come. So, what leverage do you have when negotiating with your suppliers?
Simply selling from your storefront is no longer an effective way to run a successful bakery business. Strategic partnerships can greatly increase brand awareness and help put your products in front of a larger audience. They can also help you to overcome a poor location as your customers will have access to your products at several places. Along with partnerships, selling packaged and gift items on an ecommerce site can take your business to another level. Here we outline six ways to improve your bakery distribution.
Nobody ever thinks that a storm will affect them in a major way. Last hurricane season was proof that anybody can be affected even if a storm hasn’t hit their area in a while, if ever. Being prepared for emergencies may seem like a lot of work and very costly, but it could make a huge difference in how your business fares during and after the storm. Here are some tips to help make sure your business is ready for this year’s storm season:
Quikstone Capital is celebrating 13 years of helping businesses achieve their goals. We've provided more than $300 million in cash advances and are proud to have helped merchants thrive in economic upswings and survive recessions.
This past year was one of metamorphosis and progression for us, with more positive changes still to come. Our first 12 years were spent under the Sterling Funding moniker. Our name has changed but our missions remains the same. We look forward to many more successful years of helping our clients find the right funding solution to profit and thrive.
As Quikstone Capital Solutions, we're even more focused on our mission. Our new logo and name represents the Citrine gemstone, known as the Merchant's stone or money stone. It attracts money and prosperity, something we've done for 13 years now.
To our customers - we sincerely thank you for your support and trust. Our leadership team and values remain intact as we continue our mission of helping small businesses grow.