The Overhead Monster in your Ceramic Business – Part one

Tweet This story is heavily influenced by my interview with Mary Rab of the Benson Agency Real Estate, which is the leading brokerage firm in the city of Oneonta, NY. She had a lot to say about carrying overhead… thanks Mary! The definition of overhead costs is the same as for fixed costs in accounting lingo. […]

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Top 10 questions you should ask when selecting your accountant

Tweet If you have read my article on the selection of one of the most important support members of your ceramic business, you know that selecting/keeping a first class accountant ranks very high. Recently readers have asked: Which questions should I ask? It’s a tough question to answer in a concise way. Ranking the questions […]

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[Chapter for Premium Members] Can you combine business with your passion for ceramics?

Tweet Can you combine business with your passion for ceramics?   Few endeavors lead as seamlessly to business as ceramics. There are professionals in one or many facets of ceramics and they all have a story to tell how their business got started. They put their education or natural talents to work and suddenly experienced […]

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[Chapter for Premium Members] One of your most important business decisions in your studio

Tweet Being in business – any business – means having a strong underpinning of people you trust. There are dozens of decisions you have to make daily. All of them should fall within the structure and goals of the business you are running. This is as vital to you as a one-man/one-woman business as for General Electric. So, […]

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