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  • Got a great business idea, but no money to get it off the ground? You are;t alone. With the increase in the number of new business start-ups, more and more people are searching for ways to finance their business enterprises. Because traditional bank loans are nearly impossible to obtain in this...
    March 30, 2010 - 0 comments
  • Most of us plan all the time. Not just the whole big plan for our business, called;the business plan- as in capital letters, scary, THE BUSINESS PLAN; but also, all the time, the pieces of business that make it work. We plan the product launch, the trade show, the marketing programs, sales events,...
    March 24, 2010 - 3 comments
  • When going into business for yourself or with someone else the decision on when and if to quit your “day” job will inevitably come into question. Should you or shouldn’t you, and if so when? Recently I was unfortunately witness to a friend who gave up her teaching career to join...
    March 24, 2010 - 2 comments
  • Where can you make connections, cement relationships, find potential customers and keep up to date on your industry-all in one place? At a trade show, of course. Even in today's online world, meeting people face-to-face is still important to building a business. A trade show lets you come in...
    March 24, 2010 - 3 comments
  • We are blessed to have powerful productivity devices that we literally can carry around in our pockets. They're called Phones and iPods.If you download apps from the iTunes Apps Store to your iPhone or iPod Touch, you can turn your mobile phone or iPod into an amazingly productive tool - a mini-...
    March 24, 2010 - 6 comments
  • Many entrepreneurs approach us for assistance in seeking funding. They show us their business plan, describe the growth they anticipate by updating their commercial kitchen, purchasing a store front or plead their case on how they need funding to make payroll. Whether that funding is for equipment...
    March 24, 2010 - 2 comments
  • It’s difficult to promote your business when the economy is tight, but every business owner understands the importance of attracting new customers. Because funds are tight many small businesses are coming up with simple, inexpensive, creative ways to build their brand. Take Eric...
    March 24, 2010 - 4 comments
  • The holiday shopping season is in full swing, but whether your target customers are consumers buying gifts for Grandma or businesses shopping for services, everyone's in a frugal mind-set. Given that most consumers are still holding tight to their purse strings, business owners might be...
    March 24, 2010 - 9 comments
  • I read a thing* not too long ago, written by Darren Rowse of ProBlogger*, suggesting that bloggers should write an elevator speech for their blogs.Darren went on to deal with the objections he anticipated would come from the blogger crowd: That's for entrepreneurs hoping to corner and glomp VCs;...
    March 22, 2010 - 3 comments
  • Periodically, my colleagues and I find articles about how to succeed in business. It may be an e-mail or an article in a magazine. Yes, we still read magazines, sometimes in print. First off, should one even BE in business? *Are You Cut Out to be an Entrepreneur? Take This Test was developed by...
    March 16, 2010 - 0 comments

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