Posts for "entrepreneur"


What you need to know about National Small Business Week

From Startup Biz Blog
May 22, 2012 at 6:51 pm
In the small business world, this week is more than just the week before Memorial Day. It’s also National Small Business Week, which is hosted by the Small Business ... (more)

Brilliant reading for any entreprenuer or business person

From Jason Alba (al - buh)
May 17, 2012 at 12:32 pm
Check out this awesome post: Marc Andreessen Visits Peter Thiel’s Stanford Class To Talk Startups, How He Invests & The Future It’s a long read, but ... (more)

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a T-Shirt Business

From Startup Biz Blog
May 10, 2012 at 5:09 pm
It is great to be excited about starting your own t-shirt printing business, but do not be so excited that you dive in headfirst with no clue what you are doing. ... (more)

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a T-Shirt Business

From Startup Biz Blog
May 10, 2012 at 9:38 am
It is great to be excited about starting your own t-shirt printing business, but do not be so excited that you dive in headfirst with no clue what you are doing. ... (more)

Entrepreneurs: The Fallacy of the Big Idea

From CAREEREALISM
May 1, 2012 at 12:30 am
This week I spoke to a colleague about a client of his who was having trouble moving from middle management into leadership roles in his company. This client noticed those who ... (more)

Is ergonomic training good for small business?

From Startup Biz Blog
April 12, 2012 at 7:15 pm
Gina M. Casillo is a staff writer for Serenity Living Stores, your choice place to buy an Eames chair. She enjoys decorating the bedrooms for her active twin ... (more)

Serial Micro Entrepreneur

From Jason Alba (al - buh)
April 10, 2012 at 5:44 pm
I am working on 101 Alternatives to a Real Job and including another suggestion from my cousin Jordan.  Jordan is more entrepreneurial than I am.  He’s ... (more)

Seth Godin (The Dip) vs. Pinterest founder Ben Silbermann (stay with it)

From Jason Alba (al - buh)
April 9, 2012 at 11:36 am
I reviewed Seth Godin’s The Dip book a while back. One of the major messages is that if you are going down the wrong path, stop, turn around, and do something ... (more)

Business plans: turning the dream into reality

From BizPlanCompetitions
April 4, 2012 at 1:01 pm
For would-be entrepreneurs, there’s no hope of turning a dream into reality without a plan. Many dream about starting their own businesses; not as many make the leap from ... (more)

7 Vital Keys for a Profitable Small Business

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 27, 2012 at 7:00 am
Running a business, whether big or small, requires a type of leadership that taps into various areas of business expertise to bring together an all-around profitable business. ... (more)

How to Break Your Business into the Next Tier

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 26, 2012 at 7:00 am
For business owners, leading a company to the next level can be one of the most exciting, and most frightening, steps of their career. The feeling is similar to the decision one ... (more)

Do What You Love And You Never Work Again

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
March 26, 2012 at 5:30 am
In the words of Confucius, “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Does this sound too good to be true? For over a decade I pursued my dream ... (more)

Hard-Wired to Belong: How to Instantly Create Brand Super Fans

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 23, 2012 at 7:00 am
In today’s ultra-transparent and interconnected world, it’s worth paying attention to how you can create super fans and get brand advocates working for you. Your ultimate ... (more)

5 Keys for Driving Your Competition Crazy

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 22, 2012 at 7:00 am
Competition can be a funny thing. Any business would love to be the top competitor in the game, but that means there are likely one or more competitors gunning for your spot. Whether ... (more)

A Plea to Startup Founders – Avoid This Syndrome

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 21, 2012 at 7:00 am
Founders almost always cite lack of money as the reason for failure, but if you look deeper, I believe the reason is more often about dysfunctional people and leadership. Sometimes ... (more)

Fresh Ideas: 10 Ways to Win Over Your Non-Supportive Family as a Young Entrepreneur

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 20, 2012 at 7:00 am
It’s no secret that entrepreneurs often beget entrepreneurial children, but when entrepreneurs spring from employees, strife often develops. Entrepreneurs understand how ... (more)

Should I Choose a Well-Known Franchise Brand?

From CAREEREALISM » CAREEREALISM | Career and Job Search Blog
March 20, 2012 at 1:00 am
“Should I limit my choices to a well-known franchise brand?” There is a lot of disagreement over this question. Some people insist a franchise is not worth owning ... (more)

Top Tips to Make Your Website SEO Friendly

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 19, 2012 at 7:00 am
There is a saying, “build it and they will come,” but this definitely doesn’t always apply to websites. The best way to get people to your website is to make sure it’s ... (more)

When You Think Quitting Is a Good Idea

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 16, 2012 at 7:00 am
You’ve got to know where you want to go if you’re ever going to get there. The truth is, and one that all productive people must realize and come to terms with, is ... (more)

How to Make Your Email Marketing Work – 5 Keys for Success

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 15, 2012 at 7:00 am
Email marketing is a fantastic way to keep constant contact with various prospects or past clients as a way of staying top of mind when it comes time for your subscribers to act. ... (more)

What’s the Best Franchise to Buy?

From CAREEREALISM » CAREEREALISM | Career and Job Search Blog
March 15, 2012 at 1:00 am
“What is the best franchise to buy?” This is the most common question I’m asked; followed closely by “What is the hottest franchise”?  Or, “What franchise ... (more)

5 Ways to Decrease Stress When Starting a Business

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 14, 2012 at 7:00 am
Starting a business can easily be one of the most stressful projects that you can take on in your life. With that being what it is, it is critical for many reasons to find ways ... (more)

Starting Over For An Improved Outcome

From Personal Branding Blog - Dan Schawbel
March 14, 2012 at 5:30 am
Entrepreneurship is a forever evolving process. As I look back over my years in business, I recognize the many starts and stops that were necessitated by life circumstances. While ... (more)

12 Golden Rules of Email Etiquette

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 13, 2012 at 7:00 am
As with any human interaction there are a certain set of unwritten rules of etiquette.  Not sticking to the basic etiquette of email can lead to annoyed friends or even get you ... (more)

The Big Mistake Businesses are Making with Pinterest

From Young Entrepreneur - Small Business & Entrepreneur Community » Blog
March 12, 2012 at 7:00 am
By now, most of us have heard the buzz about Pinterest and its incredible and continuous growth. So the next step is figuring out how we can get a piece of it and properly use ... (more)