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Accounting for the Numberphobic

Recording Date: September 24, 2014
Price: Free

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Grow Your Business by Overcoming Your Number Phobia

In this webcast, you’ll learn the importance of conquering the fear of numbers in managing and turning around your small business with practical examples and tips you can easily implement in your own start-up or small business.

What You Will Learn

This webcast focuses on the key challenges facing start-up founders and small business owners when it comes to the profitability and financial success of their company. The webcast will address the following questions: 

  • Why is it important to understand the basic numbers in your business? 
  • What is an income statement and why is it important? 
  • What is a cash flow statement and why is it important? 
  • How can the Balance sheet show your company’s worth? 
  • What is the Financial Dashboard? 
  • How can you use the financial dashboard to speak to your banker and accountant? 
  • How can you use a Financial Dashboard to make profit?

Whether you are a seasoned small business owner still struggling to come up for air or a new start-up founder, this webcast offers you specific, practical, applicable tips to conquer the fear of numbers and make your company profitable.

While attending this program is FREE, reservations are required.

About the Presenters

Dawn Fotopulos is the founder of BestSmallBizHelp.com, an award-winning blog and resource site for small-businesspeople.  She has helped turn around over 300 small businesses. A former banker, she is currently an Associate Professor of Business at The King’s College in Manhattan.  Her book Accounting for the Numberphobic is a practical survival guide for small business owners and start-ups alike.


Technical Requirements

To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows

  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2 or higher

Macintosh (OS X 10.5 or higher)

  • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Google Chrome


  • Ubuntu 10.04 or higher; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; OpenSuSE 11.3
  • Mozilla Firefox

Test Your Computer

Please ensure that your computer is "Flash/Connect enabled" by clicking on the following link in order to run a short test:

If successful, you will receive a "Test Completed Successfully" message on the page.

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees
  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program
  • Additional Technical specs can be found here.

Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!