How to Calculate Add-Backs in Your Online Business (And Why They Matter)
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How to Calculate Add-Backs in Your Online Business (And Why They Matter)

The following is a guest post from Quiet Light.  There is a great deal that goes into determining the value of an online business. Especially for entrepreneurs that aren’t financially minded, the calculations can seem overwhelmingly complex. It’s easy to lose track of certain variables. Add-backs rank among the most commonly overlooked or misunderstood elements…

How to Keep Your WordPress Site Safe and Secure

How to Keep Your WordPress Site Safe and Secure

The following is a guest post from Brian Link, CapForge’s own WordPress and web app provider of the last decade!  WordPress is very popular. It’s so popular that over 40% of all websites use it as their content management system. WordPress powers simple blogs, corporate websites, e-commerce stores, and much more. You visit dozens of…

Building an Email List: Tips and Tricks
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Building an Email List: Tips and Tricks

Email marketing is an effective tool for generating website traffic and connecting with your target audience. According to Statista, email marketing generated $8.49 billion in revenue in 2021, and they predict the numbers to keep rising to $17.9 billion in 2027. If you haven’t built an email list for your business yet, now is the…

Why the Rental Car Industry is Blowing It and What You Can Learn From Them

Why the Rental Car Industry is Blowing It and What You Can Learn From Them

Learn from the rental car company’s mistakes. If you find your business making these same mistakes get working on change or prepare to have your lunch eaten! I don’t know if you’ve tried to rent a car lately, but it really sucks. The inventory is low, the prices are high and the lines are long….

10 Early Warning Signs That Your Business is Failing

10 Early Warning Signs That Your Business is Failing

  It’s every entrepreneur’s worst nightmare: a failed business.  Unfortunately, that “nightmare” is all-too-common a reality for new business owners, as evidenced by a 2019 study showing that 11 out of 12 startups fail. Put another way, your chances of succeeding as an entrepreneur are a little less than one in 10. Ouch!  Of course,…

A Positive Way of Looking at Market Competition

A Positive Way of Looking at Market Competition

Generally speaking, entrepreneurs do NOT like competition! And can you really blame them? As a business owner, competition makes things a lot more… let’s just say… challenging. But what if that’s not necessarily a bad thing? In fact, what if (bear with us here) the challenges brought on by competition lead to better products and…

Why Every Brick & Mortar Store Should Have an Online Shop

Why Every Brick & Mortar Store Should Have an Online Shop

  FOMO. If you haven’t seen the acronym before, it stands for “fear of missing out.” And when it comes to e-commerce, every brick and mortar store should have FOMO.  That’s because, as the latest statistics show, e-commerce accounts for approximately 18% of all retail sales worldwide. In other words, if you operate a brick…