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7 Essential Tips for Hiring Consultants
For businesses that don’t do it often, hiring a consultant requires entering a foreign territory that can seem both intimidating and risky. However, the following rules of thumb can help ensure you’re on the right track. Define Your Needs......
7 Steps to Effective Invoicing
Believe it or not, one of the biggest reasons startup companies, including freelancers, fail within the first year is not having an effective invoicing system in place. Even large and successful companies often struggle to streamline this part......
How to Create a Bill of Sale
A bill of sale is used after goods are delivered to a buyer in order to transfer ownership from the seller to the buyer. Bills of sale are easy and straightforward to create using LegalNature. Follow the steps below to quickly create an......
The Difference Between a Sales Contract and a Bill of Sale
Sales Contracts and Bills of Sale – Similarities and Differences At first glance there does not seem to be much difference between a sales contract or bill of sale. Both are used between a buyer and seller in a transaction for the sale of......
5 Advantages of Hiring a Consultant
Understandably, many companies struggle with the decision of whether or not to hire a consultant. Senior management often may feel that such a decision would indicate their own inadequacy in running the company and may be threatened by a......
The 5 Essential Elements of a Sales Contract
When creating or reviewing a sales contract (a.k.a. sales of goods agreement or purchase agreement), it is vital to know which terms are most important and what things to watch out for. Knowing this will help you to avoid problems with the......
How to Use Agreements to Forecast Sales
One of the most important elements of running a successful business is having the ability to accurately forecast sales. An accurate sales forecast enables companies to properly manage staffing and production needs and is an essential element......
How to Negotiate With Creditors
Getting into Debt When tough economic conditions occur, one of the first casualties people often suffer is their credit rating. Maintaining a solid credit history can be difficult during downturns in the economy, and when finances are limited,......
Pros and Cons of Using Independent Contractors
Operating a company in today's business environment means addressing a myriad of challenges that can sometimes threaten to overwhelm a business. Depending on the size of the company and its potential for growth, challenges such as acquiring......
What Are Bankruptcy Exemptions?
In difficult economic times, it is not uncommon for people to experience financial problems that can lead to serious credit issues. Prior to today's credit-driven society, people used to rely on credit to acquire items that were beyond their......