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Tiffany C. Wright

Hi! I,Tiffany C. Wright, am the author of the ebook, "Help! I Need Money for My Business Now!!" and the book "Solving the Capital Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses", available on Amazon. I am the president of Toca Family Business Services, a short-term & project-based interim management & strategic and financial advisory firm, located in Atlanta, Georgia. In the past five years I've helped small and medium companies restructure and obtain over $31 Million in financing and a similar amount in purchase orders and contracts. I have an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University. Personal: I enjoy investing. I am a prodigious reader of everything from business books, magazines, and newspapers to horror and popular fiction. I read 4-6 books per month. I also love to travel. I've been to 33 countries on 5 continents and lived in Japan for 2.5 years and aim for a foreign locale twice a year. I am also an athlete and run track on the Master's Circuit. The highlight was placing 7th in my age group in the 2007 World Master's Track and Field Championships in Italy.
Tiffany C. Wright has written 257 posts for The Resourceful CEO

Barter Customers: How to Convert to Cash

GAAP and FASB rules allow bartering. When you use accrual accounting, you must recognize the provision of your service as revenue in the quarter you provide it. You recognize the service you receive from the other as an expense in the quarter that company provides it. You must issue Form 1099-B to any company you … Continue reading

Feedback on Hiring PR Firms

I just read an article on the reasons why you should NOT hire a PR firm, but I disagree…somewhat. The Inc.com article, 3 Reasons Not to Hire a Publicist, describes how the author met with two PR firms, one a firm and one a solopreneur. Both wanted high fees or royalties and made few promises. … Continue reading

Five Articles to Help Your Business

I have recently been doing a lot of writing for small business websites like Chron.com (Houston Chronicle) and . I’ve also written for Zacks.com, a personal finance website. I’ve had more than 30 articles published in the last 30-45 days. I thought I’d share some links with you since the topics and content may be … Continue reading

Business Bank Accounts Do Not Have the Same Protection As Personal Bank Accounts

You know how your personal bank account is protected if you lose your debit or credit card as long as you notify the bank within a specific period of time? Well, this same protection occurs if the bank’s accounts are hacked and your money is taken. The bank is responsible, not you. The bad news … Continue reading

Business Planning in Competitive Industries

Here’s a direct excerpt from an article I wrote: “Many small and medium businesses in numerous industries encounter a lot of competition due to low barriers to entry. In industries where start-up costs are relatively low and few regulatory, relationship, or infrastucture hurdles exist, the competitive landscape can be fierce.  Such industries are often fragmented … Continue reading

Zig Ziglar Quote: Yesterday Ended Last Night

As you may or may not know, esteemed, crowd pleasing motivational Zig Ziglar died yesterday at the age of 86 of pneumonia. In his honor, I’d like to share a few great quotes from him over the next week or so. Today’s quote is “Yesterday ended last night. Today is a brand-new day. And it’s … Continue reading

Raleigh Christmas Parade

I am at the annual Christmas / Holiday Parade in Raleigh, NC. If you have a retail business, especially food-related, along a parade route, a parade is a great opportunity to make additional money. Participating in the parade is a good way to promote and attract. Here is a photo of a high school band. … Continue reading

Great Advertising Is Memorable!

In mid-October I was in New York City visiting good friends in lower Manhattan sitting at the counter eating breakfast and reading the New York Times when I read something that caused me to laugh so hard I almost spit out my food! An ad from New York Sports Club (NYSC), located in the bottom … Continue reading

Social Media Photos

“Volunteering photos. A small business that gives back to its community builds goodwill among its customers. Take advantage of your philanthropic events visually by posting photos of your team helping out around town,” “Office photos. Loyal customers love to see behind-the-scenes photos,”says Scott. quoted Rebecca Scott of Scott Project Solutions Pointers were excerpted from the … Continue reading

Small Business Saturday

You’ve heard of Cyber Monday? If not, this is the Monday following Black Friday (after Thanksgiving) when, apparently, everyone goes back to work and shops online from the comfort of their office or cubicle! Anyway, there’s now Shop Small Business Saturday® . This effort is designed to channel sales to small businesses all around the … Continue reading

The Resourceful CEO, Tiffany C. Wright

the president of Toca Family Business Services, a strategic and financial advisory firm which provides short-term & project-based C-level management. She is the author of Solving the Financial Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses, available on Amazon.

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