A large number of small business owners say they have a problem with cash flow. In fact, if you run a small business, there will be times that cash flow is a problem. There are a number of things you can do to manage cash flow better. For example, the first thing you should do is prepare a cash flow plan that you monitor regularly. If you know you that cash is going to be tight you can plan in advance. One way would be to sell unwanted or unused assets. Have a special sales promotion. You need to be careful with being the cheapest but you could increase your cash flow by discounting some of your products. Of course, this might tie in with a sale. The main thing is to plan ahead and not wait until the lack of cash is overwhelming.