All posts tagged "small business"
How To Write an Executive Summary in 6 Easy Steps
Think of the executive summary as a one-page business plan – it provides a comprehensive overview of all the elements that will make your business model a success. Since it’s likely the first impression that investors...
- Posted May 21, 2015
Turning Passion into Profit with the Co-Founders of Kandy Kruisers
Entrepreneurship is about turning your passion into your profession. That’s certainly what the brilliant minds behind Kandy Kruisers did. And these start-up entrepreneurs are making big waves in the skateboarding market -- while they’re still in college!...
- Posted July 11, 2014
Seven Common Small Business Mistakes and How to Deal With Them
Keep in mind that more start up businesses fail than succeed, but those who follow this advice are more prepared to ward off unnecessary blunders than wind up in bankruptcy. Mistakes are inevitable, but the best defense...
- Posted May 6, 2014
Amsterdam College Teaches Grad Students About Entrepreneurship
The team from left to right: Lara Hakkert, Marjin van der Linden, Cassey Shapiro, Marieke van der Werf, and Maarten Dan Dunnen I was recently contacted by Cassey Shapiro, a graduate student studying at Vrije University in...
- Posted September 8, 2013
Affordable Social Media for Small Business
You know you need to be on social media, right? It’s been pounded into your head enough. Everywhere you turn there’s a blog post or magazine article on the importance of small businesses having a presence on...
- Posted August 30, 2013
Our Small Business Personality-Type Breakdown
Whether you are currently in the midst of launching your own small business or have been a successful entrepreneur for years, there’s always room for improvement. One of the easiest ways you can improve your service is...
- Posted August 2, 2013
Five Smart, Simple Ways to Guide Your Struggling Business Into the Green
According to an article by Mark Henricks in All Business, the 2008 economic recession was responsible for a 50 percent increase in business bankruptcy, and these businesses included the likes of automotive giants General Motors and Chrysler. While...
- Posted July 29, 2013
Interview with Olivier Baudoux, Founder & CEO for DrivAd, Inc.
Olivier Baudoux – Founder & CEO of DrivAd, CIO/SVP of Encore Capital Group (Nasdaq: ECPG), Serial Entrepreneur. Hi Olivier, good to get a chance to pick your brain. I’d like to start off with your...
- Posted July 20, 2013
The Ultimate Balancing Act: Five Tips for the Collegiate Entrepreneur
If you’re considering starting a side business while in college, we’re sure you’ve asked yourself the following question: Do I have the time and energy to devote to a small business while still doing justice to my...
- Posted July 19, 2013
Are You Ready to Innovate? Ask Yourself These Questions
Brainstorming business ideas around the table with friends is fun. When it comes time to make some decisions, there’s a number of questions that need to be asked and answered honestly before diving into the deep-end. Take...
- Posted July 12, 2013