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The Three Kinds of Customers For Indianapolis, IN Businesses

Bar none, the most important asset in your Indianapolis, IN business is your client and customer list. This is even true if you are in a "capital-intensive" business with significant material assets. In fact, I'd be very interested to hear someone make a strong case...

Protecting Your Focus At All Costs by McKinley Jones

War drums beating in Iran.Impeachment (?) proceedings. Democratic primaries.Weird economic signals.There is literally SO MUCH that can rob you of your greatest asset as we move forward into 2020.And in case it wasn't obvious, I'm talking about your focus.As a local...

McKinley Jones’ Annual Holiday Prayer

In this holiday season full of conflict and impeachment, I'm ever more encouraged to see outside of my own situation, and practice empathy for those around me.And as the years go along, I'm increasingly aware of how this holiday season is a time of joy for many, as...

Will Your Indianapolis, IN Company Be Giving Year-End Bonuses?

The plot to one of the most iconic Christmas movies of all time, Christmas Vacation, centers on one holiday hope: the year-end bonus.Clark Griswold, as "the last true family man", decides he will use his promised year-end bonus to install a pool in his family's...

Raise Prices For Your Indianapolis, IN Business

Let me start out by once again reminding you that we are nearing year-end (as if you really needed my reminder).And Indianapolis, IN business owners are extremely well-positioned to make a dent through proper tax planning more than any other population.We're right...

Evaluating Your Indianapolis, IN Company’s Marketing ROI

I put a lot of effort into going beyond being a simple tax/accounting advisor for my Indianapolis, IN clients, and I'm grateful to those who send back comments, who forward these on to their associates and, of course, for the many referrals that my clients and...

The “Profit First” Framework for Indianapolis, IN Businesses

You might have heard the term "profit first accounting" buzzing around Indianapolis, IN business circles as of late.The philosophy was made popular by Mike Michalowicz and his book, Profit First. His theories have blossomed into reality for many business owners.Today,...