Professional Woodworkers Sharing Business Strategies

Restoration work can bring many rewards

Written by Dan Alleger Friday, 26 June 2009 18:12

Repairing and refinishing can be monotonous and time-consuming but, in the end, it usually is a task that pays well



Street-level stimulus would help shops

Written by David DeCristoforo Monday, 01 June 2009 18:35

We need to find a way to fast-track some of the federal government’s handouts into the accounts of small businesses



Dig into stimulus act to find tax relief

Wednesday, 06 May 2009 15:20

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a nearly $800 billion stimulus package that became law earlier this year, included nearly $300 billion in potential tax savings. The business-related tax breaks in that bill included extensions of “bonus” depreciation and first year expensing write-offs for equipment and other business property. But the potential benefits do not stop there.



Communication with your clients is vital

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 20:20

Communication is the process by which we transmit, give or exchange information. Think about that definition for a moment: What day is there that we don’t use some form of communication?



Pros and cons of owning your own shop

Monday, 09 March 2009 15:32

Although not unique to this industry, woodworking shops of all types are experiencing diminishing profits and constantly seeking ways to improve money-management techniques. Among others, this raises the question of whether it is better to own or lease one’s shop space.



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