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Profit Planning

The first thing a business must realize is that profit planning must precede other business activities. All costs have to be considered, including a mark-up for planned profit.

What can you do to Pump up Your Profitability in 2012?
The best way to increase your profitability is to cut your costs. A simple but true fact of business. This article is all about cost-cutting with a goal of increasing profitability and gives you four ideas to do just that.

What is a Business Plan and Why Does my Company Need One?
A business plan is a document that companies prepare to help them achieve the mission and objectives of their business. The business plan serves as a road map for the business so that it may achieve its goals and ultimately, profitability.

Create a Business Action Plan
A business action plan is an internal document that potential small business owners should develop before starting a new business or developing a full business plan. Here are several points that need to be addressed in a business action plan.

Company Values Statement as Part of the Business Plan
A company's business plan includes a corporate values statement in the early part of the plan, usually in the corporate overview section. This section sets forth the businesses corporate values and gives the business an ethical and moral path as it goes into business or expands its business.

Company Vision Statement and Business Planning
A vision statement for a company is an articulation of where you see your company going in the long-term. It is your perspective on your company's future. It should reflect your dreams and your passion for your business. Writing a compelling vision statement for a business plan will help you secure funding for your business.

How to do Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis - An Introduction
Cost-volume-profit analysis is one of the major tools of financial analysis. Financial managers use the contribution margin to do profit planning for the business firm. Here are some articles that will help you, as a business owner, in planning for profit.

New Year's Resolutions for Small Business Financial Management for 2013
Financial new year's resolutions that not every business owner may think about!

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