Effective Advertising: How To Find It In Kansas City

effective advertising

As you may or may not already know, this is the final week before extended tax returns are due (Monday, October 16th is the due date this year), so we are working hard here in our Kansas City offices with those clients who placed an extension on their filing, to make sure that everything is set up and filed properly. So, … Read More

Joe ZunigaEffective Advertising: How To Find It In Kansas City

Ask For The Sale! Kansas City Business Owners Sales Psychology

Ask For The Sale

I make it my goal in these weekly notes to pass along information which has proven useful to our firm and our more successful clients. I do this because we want to be a partner with you in helping you grow your Kansas City business. We’re not marketing “gurus” around here, but we do hope to demonstrate our good will by passing along … Read More

Joe ZunigaAsk For The Sale! Kansas City Business Owners Sales Psychology

Kansas City Small Business Debt Collection

small business debt collection

How are things going for you? Is there something we can do to help your business during this final quarter of 2017? Do let me know. One nice way to make your quarter better is to get an infusion of cash. However, this is too often a rare occurrence. Too many Kansas City businesses rely on poorly-conceived collections practices, and end … Read More

Joe ZunigaKansas City Small Business Debt Collection

Tax Hero, LLC Answers: Can You Be Fired Because of A Wage Levy?

wage levy

We’re almost at the end of September, which is bewildering — where did summer go? People are already putting up Halloween decorations, the weather is turning … and life is really starting to accelerate. But we do know something that can stop anyone in their tracks on an accelerating day: when the IRS starts dipping into your paycheck with a levy. … Read More

Joe ZunigaTax Hero, LLC Answers: Can You Be Fired Because of A Wage Levy?

A Story, and Tax Planning 2017 for Kansas City Businesses

tax planning 2017

Story time today. Here we are, with Q3 of 2017 in the rearview mirror, and it’s amazing how quickly things move. (And, by the way, this reminds me: have you considered making further pro-active moves to minimize your taxes for this year? With a few months left in the year, we still can make some positive moves to save your business on … Read More

Joe ZunigaA Story, and Tax Planning 2017 for Kansas City Businesses

Why Price Reductions are Bad Positioning for (Almost) Any Kansas City Business

Price Reductions

Our hearts remain with those in Houston and, now, South Florida, who have been dealing with such a massive disruption of their lives — and during a time of year that is already one of the busiest. The IRS has set up a “catch all” page for those cleaning up from Harvey, Irma, and other such disasters, and it can … Read More

Joe ZunigaWhy Price Reductions are Bad Positioning for (Almost) Any Kansas City Business

Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners in Kansas City

Marketing Tips for Small Business

As you may have heard, “Labor Day” originated during the time of 7-day workweeks of 12-hour days, in the late 1800’s, as our country was in the throes of the Industrial Revolution. Times have certainly changed since then — and our economy is no longer driven by the manufacturing jobs of the past. Yes, now our economy is about *knowledge* … … Read More

Joe ZunigaMarketing Tips for Small Business Owners in Kansas City

A Few More Common Marketing Mistakes Made By Kansas City Businesses

marketing mistakes

Seeing what has happened in our nation’s fourth-largest city has been a sobering reminder about the fragility of life, and business. It’s helpful to be reminded that threats and disasters can (and do) strike from directions that you might least expect. And while this is quite obviously not the case when it comes to natural disasters, I’ve come to realize … Read More

Joe ZunigaA Few More Common Marketing Mistakes Made By Kansas City Businesses

Is Your Kansas City Business Making These Advertising Mistakes?

advertising mistakes

Every summer as a nation, it seems we hit a point in which it feels like everything is fraying at the edges and we’re in danger of falling apart. Not only do we seem to be more divided than ever (with a heaping slice of online bitterness thrown in), but each of us carries our own private fears and struggles … Read More

Joe ZunigaIs Your Kansas City Business Making These Advertising Mistakes?

Keeping Your Kansas City Business Focused On Revenue Growth and Customer Retention

Revenue Growth

We’ve been talking about meetings, efficiency, and how Kansas City small business owners simply have to stay laser-focused on tasks that will bring them and their business towards actually achieving their goals. Especially with all of the political and cultural chaos we’re experiencing in this particular moment, it’s worth emphasizing that staying on point is a battle worth fighting. We … Read More

Joe ZunigaKeeping Your Kansas City Business Focused On Revenue Growth and Customer Retention