10 Tips for Effective Financial Management in Small Businesses
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "10 dicas INFALÍVEIS para a GESTÃO FINANCEIRA de um pequeno negócio!" by O Primo Rico
TLDR Effective cash flow management, strategic planning, and staying up to date with technology are crucial for the success and continuity of small businesses.
"Entrepreneurship is about the work of the guy who cares, who works on weekends and holidays, and makes things happen."
It is important to formulate profit margins based on various technical concepts and consider factors such as taxes and reinvestment in order to avoid false profits in a small business.
Conducting market research and analyzing how your competitors are pricing their products can help determine the appropriate price for your own merchandise.
"When starting a business, we often focus on short-term gains and forget to plan for the future. Planning for the future ensures continuity and the ability to talk about your business to others."
"Controlling everything that comes in and what comes out is the famous cash flow management" - Effective cash flow management is essential for the success of a small business.
Controlling income and expenses is essential, as the time gap between money going out (purchasing inventory) and money coming in (from sales) can create significant financial challenges for small businesses.
"Many times you can renegotiate...we are often afraid...to reach the customer...I won't be able to pay you now...we are afraid to do this until now for the loan to pay sometimes a supplier." - Insight: Don't be afraid to renegotiate payment terms with customers and suppliers to avoid bankruptcy.
Staying up to date with technology and innovation is crucial for small businesses to thrive and reach a larger audience, as technology can help them reach millions of people and stay competitive in the market.