Category: Smart Small Business

Small businesses have unique needs and challenges, especially when it comes to finances.


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Smart & Practical Ways Businesses Can Save Money (Even if They’re Broke)

By Michelle Cooper | July 21, 2021

We know a thing or two about how to save money fast. That’s right; we are kind of like professionals at that. We’ve spent some…

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True cost of an employee - podcast appearance by Michelle Cooper

How to Understand the True Cost of An Employee

By Michelle Cooper | May 21, 2021

Do you know how to determine the true cost of an employee? So, you think you need to hire a Facebook ad manager. Or an…

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Consulant sabotaging her business with a hammer

3 Scandalous Ways Smart Coaches and Consultants Sabotage Business Success

By Michelle Cooper | May 4, 2021

We adore coaches and consultants of every kind here at Alchemy! You all make a massive impact in the world, and we take our hats…

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Frustrated woman sabotaging her business

6 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Business and Tips to Stop Now

By Michelle Cooper | April 13, 2021

Business self-sabotage is the realest. It often happens when your very genius and logical mind decides to take a backseat and let the mother-in-law version…

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Business women discussing things to consider before hiring people in 2021

Things to Consider Before Hiring

By Michelle Cooper | March 16, 2021

Inspiration is the most fire tool for “unblocking” yourself. We’re using air quotes here because you can easily replace “unblocking” with a multitude of obstacles—especially…

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Beat These 6 Common Payroll Tax Faux Pas and Your Business Will Boom

By Michelle Cooper | March 9, 2021

It warms our cold, little Scorpio Moon hearts to see that you’re interested in payroll tax. We’re sure you have a lot of Q’s about…

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How to Get Your Small Business Operating Like a Big Business in Less Than 2 Months

By Michelle Cooper | February 1, 2021

Operating a small business can feel like you’re a small fish in a big pond. You’re up against tons of competitors from large corporations to…

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Clockwork episode 85 with Michelle Cooper, Alchemy Accounting

How I Earned $160K in ONE Month by Doing This ONE Thing

By Michelle Cooper | January 14, 2021

I thought I knew what my business was all about…until I “Clockworked” it. Then, everything changed! Once I got laser beam focused on who I…

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Why Your Small Business Can’t Pay Rent After COVID-19

By Michelle Cooper | January 8, 2021

Pour yourself an adult beverage and take a seat. Let’s have a little vent sesh about small business rent. As you know, 2020 is that…

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6 free and little-known alts to popular business tools

By Michelle Cooper | December 24, 2020

Today, we’re going to get into free business tools that you need in your life now. But before we get into that, we have a…

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