Category: Small Business
While the economy slowly recovers, a new survey has found that small business owners feel better times are on the way. In U.S. Bank’s 2010 Small Business Annual Survey, most small business owners reported that their revenues were either up or had remained stable compared with last year. Looking ahead, 47 percent expected that their […]
When getting ready to start a corporation, it is important for entrepreneurs to have a plan for what to do when it is time to exit the business. Charlie Spence, an Edward Jones financial advisor, recently told the Huffington Post that at some point all business owners will exit their business. While the time of […]
As entrepreneurs prepare to form an LLC startup, it is important to avoid mistakes that could jeopardize the longevity of the company. In Forbes magazine, Shaun Rein, founder of the China Market Research Group, offers advice that helped keep his company going strong past the critical five year mark. While product development is important for any business, […]
Those who want to start an LLC should also take time to build and protect their brands. When building a brand, it is important to construct it in a way that also contributes to building intellectual property assets. Anne H. Chasser and Jennifer C. Wolfe discuss brand protection in their book Brand Rewired, and sat down with […]
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 […]
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