Category: Small Business
We explain the stages of business so you can understand each individual step and what it takes to get there.
One of the most popular ways to start a business is to pursue home based business opportunities, and especially online business opportunities.
Anyone who says owning a business is easy is flat out lying. However, it’s common to hear successful business owners say how much fun they are having running their business and providing products and services that help people to solve their problems — and that’s 100 percent accurate. Nothing in business is guaranteed, and you […]
Branding and name recognition can offer entrepreneurs an advantage when it comes to staying head of the competition. In an economy where consumers are watching their dollars and revenue may be harder to come by, descriptive and informative branding can lead to success. A lack of branding can lead to poor understanding of one’s services […]
USA Today’s Steve Strauss says that now is “a great time” to start a corporation, and he says entrepreneurs looking to take advantage of this prime moment should keep their business sense, use technology and the internet, and take advantage of the free resources. Strauss says that entrepreneurs need to avoid getting so carried away […]
The U.S. Small Business Administration is putting an emphasis on making capital accessible to small businesses and entrepreneurs forming an LLC in order to stimulate economic recovery. Karen Mills, head of the SBA, told USA Today that her agency will address the “Three Cs” – Capital, Counseling and Contracting – to help the country recover from the […]
Small business owners do not allocate much time or financies into protecting their servers or networks, according to a November study by Visa and the National Cyber Security Alliance. The data revealed that 85 percent of respondents from the 1,000 small businesses surveyed do not see themselves at risk to cyber crime. Despite little concern […]
Entrepreneurs forming a company will have to negotiate a variety of deals and agreements with venture capitalists, suppliers and more. Gary Kaplan, an attorney, offers several tips to business owners in an article for StartUpNation. First, entrepreneurs should ensure they arrive to negotiations well prepared. In order to do so, entrepreneurs should write down what they […]
As entrepreneurs draw up business plans as they prepare to start a corporation, there are some key ideologies that are crucial to the success of a startup. Scott Heiferman, the co-founder and CEO of Meetup, a social network for local groups, recently shared with Mashable the values that helped bring his venture success. Although forming […]
For entrepreneurs interested in filing an LLC for a company that sells environmentally friendly products, it is important to market the company in such a way that consumers will have confidence in its certifications. Consumers are sometimes dubious of the marketing claims green products make. The Federal Trade Commission recently proposed updates to its “Green Guides,” which […]