Could a stranger enter your office and operate your business? They could if you have a business model that defines each step of your business process. Create one by using a simple business template that provides actual business processes. Start with an outline of what you do each season of business. Sell Product or Services…

A great small business always starts out as an idea, but you have to transform that idea into action. That’s where many individuals can start to feel overwhelmed. It’s understandable to freeze up at the deluge of things that are required to get a business started, but getting going is actually easier than you might think.…

I often speak to groups of small business owners and I keep hearing the same comment over and over again with many of them saying that marketers don’t matter or marketing doesn’t matter anymore. There are many reasons I’ve heard as to why marketing doesn’t matter: “all my business comes by referral,” “I never spent money on…

6. Practice Your Pitch You are the greatest salesperson for your business startup. Whether you are looking to secure funding from an angel investor or looking to gain more customer loyalty, you need to have a pitch on the ready to tell anyone and everyone you come in contact with. Be concise in your approach…

Every entrepreneur can use some advice when it comes to making sure their business startup gets off on the right foot. From the best way to run your business to following your dreams, these tips offer sound recommendations that can help your business startup maintain its operations and find success at every turn. Sure, your…

Business expansion is when a business reaches a certain level of growth and looks for new ways to increase the profit of that business. Different forms of business expansion include: • Opening a new location • Adding sales employees • Increasing the marketing • Adding franchisees • Offering new products or services • Entering new…

Leading a small business can be as stressful as maintaining a healthy relationship with your spouse. Here are some basic principles to get you started on a sane journey toward growth. So many business founders come up with a good idea, yet they are unable to scale their companies for growth. What could possibly be…

Sometimes the hardest thing about saving money is just getting started. It can be difficult to figure out simple ways to save money and how to use your savings to pursue your financial goals. This simple step-by-step guide to money saving habits can help you develop a realistic and a good saving plan. Record your…

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