All posts tagged "business"
What Can You Do Online to Support Your Local Offline Businesses?
Those of us who work primarily online can sometimes develop a kind of tunnel vision. When we think “retail,” we’re actually thinking about e-commerce. When we think “publicity,” we’re automatically thinking about guest blogging, link building, and...
- Posted November 7, 2015
Perfectionists Are Not Entrepreneurs
Isn’t it annoying when you often hear people say ‘I am a little bit of a perfectionist, really’ (usually accompanied by a smug, self-satisfied, self-congratulatory, knowing, conspiratorial smile) as if it’s a declaration of some kind of...
- Posted November 6, 2015
5 Recruitment Strategies For Small Businesses
Finding the most suitable candidate for a job role is one of the most challenging aspects of being a small business owner. Recruitment can be an arduous and frustrating task at the best of times. As well as advertising...
- Posted October 1, 2015
Write Down these 10 “Musts” Before You Open Your Business Door
Image source Studies show that at least 50% of all businesses go “belly up” within five years of their start-ups. Small retailers in strip malls open and close on a regular and consistent basis; that specialty burger...
- Posted September 11, 2015
What the Rich Say about Getting Rich – 10 Books to Inspire You
Admit it. You do envy people who are rich, if only just a little. Life just seems to be easier for them; they don’t worry about the bills; they take nice vacations; they can pursue lots of...
- Posted September 1, 2015
Dishonest Job Candidates: 3 Steps for Weeding them Out
Everybody writes their resumes in ways that enhance their best qualities and obscures their weaknesses. In the same vein, people answer interview questions in the most self-flattering way possible. This behavior is perfectly acceptable and should be...
- Posted August 3, 2015
How to Attract Investors to Your Start-up
Any new entrepreneur knows that investors can provide more than just capital to their business — they can become resources for organizing, marketing, and realizing ideas. Mentoring and nurturing people with their ideas can be as important...
- Posted July 23, 2015
Is Your Blog in the Graveyard? 7 Fatal Blog Errors
If you do not have a business blog, start one immediately. Blogs are proving to be the most significant factor in building a business, a brand, traffic, and, ultimately sales. If you already have a business blog...
- Posted June 14, 2015
An Honest Look at Startup Health From U.S. Business Owners [Visual Survey]
The American Dream is alive and well with entrepreneurs starting their own business ventures left and right. While many aspiring entrepreneurs might be discouraged by the dismal survival rates of startups, others might be surprised that the...
- Posted October 3, 2014
Made in America: 3 Entrepreneurs Who Are Making Their Businesses Work in the USA
Every entrepreneur knows that starting a business is never an easy feat, but starting your business in America is said to be particularly challenging. While there may be challenges to business here in the states, there are...
- Posted July 3, 2014