Chattanooga Businesses Should Focus Less On Sales Pitch And More On Adding Value

This summer has been rough. Our culture seems to be fraying around the edges (if not worse), and even if you are successful at staying focused on what’s most important for you, your family, and your business, it’s difficult not to be troubled at some level by our national conversation. And we’re still over a year away from the next … Read More

Thomas TaylorChattanooga Businesses Should Focus Less On Sales Pitch And More On Adding Value

Four Steps For Attracting Better Prospective Chattanooga Clients

It’s very likely that your Chattanooga clients have put tax season far off in their rear view mirror, and they’re going on (or coming back from) vacation, making trips to the pool, or grilling out with friends and family. Why not let the good times roll and make some new clients while they’re happy? Let’s discuss four key steps you … Read More

Thomas TaylorFour Steps For Attracting Better Prospective Chattanooga Clients

9 (More) Reasons You Should Own Your Chattanooga Business’ Building

Working remotely is more prevalent in Chattanooga’s work culture than ever before. The rise of coworking spaces like WeWork and PlexPod offer alternative, fun and modern ways to work alongside, and potentially collaborate with, other individuals in their own respective ventures. In addition, many Chattanooga business owners prefer working from the comfort of home or local coffee shops. With these … Read More

Thomas Taylor9 (More) Reasons You Should Own Your Chattanooga Business’ Building

Establishing Clear Pricing For Your Chattanooga Customers

Last week, we had a little “mid-year pep talk.” After a good locker room session, it’s good to enter Q3 and Q4 with a solid gameplan. And a solid gameplan, of course, means good plays. As it relates to your Chattanooga business, we’re talking about the actual offerings you convey to any given customer. For Chick-fil-A, it’s the chicken sandwich. … Read More

Thomas TaylorEstablishing Clear Pricing For Your Chattanooga Customers

Have You Been Thinking Too Small For Your Chattanooga Business In 2019?

Yes, I’m talking about the US Women’s National Team’s second half in Lyon on Sunday, defeating the Dutch with a strong second half and bringing home their 4th World Cup Championship. And no, I’m NOT talking about the US Men’s National Team’s second half in Chicago (also on Sunday), in which a strong first period was followed by a much … Read More

Thomas TaylorHave You Been Thinking Too Small For Your Chattanooga Business In 2019?

Thomas Taylor CPA’s Tips on Turning One-Time Buyers into Repeat Customers

In your Chattanooga business, you’re shooting for one thing whether you realize it or not: customer loyalty. Seeking out new customers is an arduous task in itself, but keeping them satisfied is another beast that you should take seriously. Why is it so important to take care of your repeat customers? First, in all of your hustle and bustle of … Read More

Thomas TaylorThomas Taylor CPA’s Tips on Turning One-Time Buyers into Repeat Customers

Does Your Cost Structure Match Your Chattanooga Company’s Value

Here’s an unfortunate reality: many businesses offer amazing value, but struggle to make enough money because they don’t charge enough. Thinking they are offering customers “a good deal”, their business suffers as a result of selling themselves short. But whether our country is experiencing economic success or is on the cusp of recession (not going to even try to predict … Read More

Thomas TaylorDoes Your Cost Structure Match Your Chattanooga Company’s Value

Three Guidelines for Developing a Successful Referral Network For Your Chattanooga Business

I’ve noticed something over the years about particular business people. Scratch beneath the seemingly successful exterior, and there is something very … small about them. They are always looking for that edge over other people, and are continually in “take” mode. And the smallness of their world ALWAYS comes back around to these kinds of business people, though it sometimes … Read More

Thomas TaylorThree Guidelines for Developing a Successful Referral Network For Your Chattanooga Business

Developing An Employee Compensation Plan For Your Chattanooga Organization

As your Chattanooga business grows, there’s an underlying asset which propels your growth: your people. Now, for some of my clients, “people” mean, well … you. But even in that case, what I have to say today will still matter. Because what I’m talking about today matters just as much for YOU. We’re talking compensation. Wages. Salaries. How you handle … Read More

Thomas TaylorDeveloping An Employee Compensation Plan For Your Chattanooga Organization

Marketing Tactics that Lead to Business Growth, by Tommy Taylor

Here we are in June (!), and I’ll open this here with a reminder to many of my business owner friends (because most of you have to deal with this): estimated taxes for the second quarter are due June 15th. This one always feels as if it came a little quick (two-month gap instead of the normal three), so you’ll … Read More

Thomas TaylorMarketing Tactics that Lead to Business Growth, by Tommy Taylor