You don’t have to start a business from scratch. Consider a franchise. Be in business for yourself, but not by yourself.
Consignment swap shop fills important need for both kids and parents.
Anyone who rides a motorcycle, knows how uncomfortable it can get on a summer day. Zach Hwang knows first-hand how hot it can get riding a motorcycle under a summer sun—try it wearing a motocycle helmet and a leather jacket. The 24-year-old from New Jersey wanted to do something about it. After earning his bachelor’s […]
By Peter Shankman, Principal, Shankman|Honig Hands down, the most overlooked part of running any small business is customer service. Small businesses spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on marketing, trying to convince people they’re the best, yet if they simply improve their customer service by a fraction, the customers will do it for them! Behold, […]
Here is a 15 point checklist for your small business startup: 1. Pick something you will love to do and work on every day. 2. Choose a company name. 3. File a trademark–easy to do with help from nolo.com or legalzoom.com. 4. Decide on your company’s legal structure. 5. File for incorporated status is this […]
Are you getting ready to launch your business, but in need of some expert guidance? Or could you use some insight about how to manage and grow your existing small business? In honor of the upcoming National Hispanic Heritiage Month, celebrated September 15 – October 15, here are some key resources for Hispanic entrepreneurs. There […]
By Alex Konanykhin Leading a company in a competitive world today requires a combination of skills and abilities. Typically, business owners focus their energies on what they perceive as their primary role: developing a strategy to reach the desired goals. However, there are other aspects of leadership directly involved in teamwork leading. Leaders must surround […]
1.Many businesses can be launched and run from home. If you need to move to an outside facility, identify the features and fixtures your business will need. 2.Determine how much rent you can afford. 3.Decide what neighborhood would be best for your business and find out what the average rents are in those neighborhoods. 4.Make […]
Preparing a business plan is a good idea no matter what business you are pursuing. It will help you answer all the questions you have about the business you are launching. The first step is to come up with the Company Description. What business will you be in? What will you do? Mission Statement: Many […]
American Dream Entrepreneur Teresa Scott is the Founder/Head Coach, and Personal Boxing Trainer at Women’s World of Boxing. T. Scott offers group and private “technical” boxing training for women ranging in age from 15-62. A registered USA boxing coach, Scott founded Women’s World of Boxing to offer women a safe, comfortable and uplifting environment to […]
Operating expenses are the costs that are required to keep a business going day to day. They include salaries, benefits, and insurance costs, among a host of other items. Operating expenses appear on the income statement.
Giving Up The Driver’s Seat Over the years, research has shown a counterintuitive fact about human nature: That sometimes, having too much choice makes us less happy. This may even be true when it comes to medical treatment. Baba Shiv shares a fascinating study that measures why choice opens the door to doubt, and suggests […]