Category: Business Growth
No matter how big your business and no matter what industry you are in, in order to be successful, every business needs a successful business plan.
Hiring employees is a scary proposition for entrepreneurs with small but growing businesses. Here are 10 pro tips to help you navigate hiring employees with confidence!
To succeed at building your startup company you need to focus and single mindedness to achieve this goal. This visual graphic is about eliminating everything that does not help develop your startup from your life. Creating a successful business requires a monk like dedication and steel resolve. Major Steps Stop checking email Hide your phone […]
This is a map of the largest company by revenue in every state, how does your state stack up? The businesses span quite the range, from $1 billion to $476 billion and represent various sectors, including energy, banking and retail. The survey ignored branches or foreign offices and, excluded subsidiaries or government entities. The demographics […]
Learn how you can get funding for your new business venture and become a high flying entrepreneur. Creating a startup is continuously challenging and incredibly rewarding, and this chart shows the process that you will go through as your business grows from 1 to 1000 people. 100% of nothing is much less desirable than 17% […]
If you ask 10 people ‘what is a small business’, you’ll get 10 different answers. To answer this, here is a framework to explain the common Stages of Small Business Success. You can see what the seven stages of small business are and view the critical success factor that it takes to move the business […]
A recent study by the U.S. Department of Commerce – praising steps taken by the State of Tennessee to help entrepreneurs looking to start a company or form an LLC – was the subject of a recent roundtable discussion among many of the state’s business leaders. The report praised steps like the creation of the states’ Jobs Cabinet, which […]
Cities in California’s Bay Area are seeing a sharp rise in the number of entrepreneurs looking to form an LLC or other home-based small business in the area, the Contra Costa Times reports. The paper says that the city of Antioch has seen a 37-percent increase in home business licenses compared to last year. Pittsburg, California, […]
Bank of America says it has loaned $45.4 billion dollars to small businesses over the first six months of this year – an increase of nearly $9 billion compared with the first half of 2009. That puts the company ahead of its own pledge – made last December – to increase small business lending by […]
The number of minority-owned businesses in the U.S. has shown a significant increase in recent years, according to figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. From 2002 to 2007, the number of minority entrepreneurs who have started an LLC or other business type increased 46 percent to roughly 5.8 million companies. Small business growth by minorities […]