The First Word On Your New Business

The First Word On Your New Business

For most new entrepreneurs and small business owners who are starting out on a shoestring, the main form of advertising they will depend on will be “word of mouth”. Whether we like it or not, most of our customers will recommend or criticize our products and services in face-to-face conversations. After email, the telephone is […]

Do Customers Choose You… Or Do You Choose Your Customers?

Do Customers Choose You… Or Do You Choose Your Customers?

The most common methods of gaining new customers are word of mouth, online marketing, live events, direct sales, advertising (newspaper and printed media, TV, radio). These common, tried and true methods are what most businesses use to make sure customers know about their products and services. While getting customers is important, it’s also important to […]

Thinking About Your Business Plan

Thinking About Your Business Plan

If you’re in the process of starting or designing a new business, you’ll find out quickly that you need a business plan for your new idea. Even if you’re a seasoned developer and know the ins-and-outs of developing a new company or product, a business plan is a requirement if you need funding to complete […]

Experience Before Money?

Experience Before Money?

Finding investment capital takes a lot of time and energy, and it will take some detailed research and preparation before you’re even ready to start. Make sure to prepare yourself and learn how to get things done right the first time to save precious cash. In the meantime, get a working version of your product […]

It’s 2018 … and Off To The Races !!!

It’s 2018 … and Off To The Races !!!

Each new year always feels like a new beginning to most entrepreneurs, and how your company performed last year has a lot to do with how you feel about your chances of success this coming year. If you feel like you were winning the race, you’re probably more anxious to get started racing again than […]

Maybe You Can Afford To Offer a Retirement Plan

Maybe You Can Afford To Offer a Retirement Plan

Many small businesses struggle to find good workers that are dedicated to the company’s visions and goals. Oftentimes they are concerned about keeping the ones they already have. The incentives and retirement plans that larger companies can offer sometimes seem too large of an obstacle to overcome. Luckily, retirement plans aren’t only for big companies […]

The Entrepreneur’s Wish List

The Entrepreneur’s Wish List

Many entrepreneurs are enjoying the gift of a recovering economy this holiday season. Nearly 75% of small business owners say they feel good about their upcoming sales, and two-thirds say their sales are already steady or improving. One thing that will generally stop these busy folks in their tracks is to ask one of them […]