A construction engineer in his native Russia, Alex Mikhaylov delivered pizzas after immigrating to the U.S., eventually becoming a store manager. Although his new country offered a broad range of ethnic foods, Mikhaylov noticed that something was missing: No one in the U.S. was making one of the traditional delicacies he remembered from Eastern Europe: […]
Baked goods chain Cinnabon is building its brand on a three-pronged approach that includes opening more franchised units, partnering with other chains including Burger King and Taco Bell to offer Cinnabon-branded products, and developing packaged goods, president Kat Cole said. “We’re building the world’s greatest brand,” she said.
Stop Discounting! Start Selling! For more than seven decades, David Oreck has been successfully marketing products to the American consumer. He took his little startup vacuum company and turned it into a household name and not by relying on big advertising or slick sales pitches. He understood that the customer does not want to be […]
If you run your small business anywhere near a business school or university, look into having the students write your business plan, design your logo, conduct a survey of your customers, or handle analysis of potential new products. The students often work for free and they receive course credit for doing so. Call the Dean’s […]
Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca’s success story starts when, at age 17, he opened his first sandwich shop as a way to put himself through college. Last month, the chain marked the opening of its 40,000th store.
The Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) must be obtained by almost all businesses, whatever their form, and whether or not the business will ever hire employees. The exception is the entrepreneur who runs a sole proprietorship with no employees. He or she can use their Social Security number. The EIN is the equivalent of a […]
Dr. Art Langer is an American hero. ~Photo caption: Dr. Art Langer (second from right) congratulates Crystal Serraty (left) and Christine Garth (second from right) at their graduation from the WOS training program at Columbia University. Also pictured is Angelo Incorvaia, the former SVP and CIO of Bank Leumi, where Crystal and Christine work as […]
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 […]
SBOMAG.com and 1&1 Internet Celebrate Banner Anniversaries With Website Makeover Offer Small Business Opportunities magazine, celebrating 25 years of publishing moneymaking ideas for entrepreneurs, and leading web hosting company 1&1 Internet, proud to announce their 10th anniversary in the U.S, is offering a free website makeover! In today’s business world, a professional website can be […]
Make sure your use your smartphone as a pitching tool wherever you go. Take photos of your small business and remember to keep it handy if you run into a potential buyer, customer, Angel Investor, etc. It’s a good conversation opener if you happen to find yourself with a few seconds of valuable time while […]
You have studied the marketplace, you have great small business ideas, you researched web hosting companies and realize you can build your own website quickly and for a low cost. Here are five quick and easy online businesses you can start this weekend: 1. OPEN AN AUCTION HOUSE: You can use e-Bay and some of […]
LG’s stunning 29’ UltraWide Desktop monitor makes multi-tasking a breeze. More expansive than ever, the UltraWide monitor 21:9 makes switching from work to play easier than ever before. With the ability to view multiple documents at the same time, its’ convenient to flip back and forth with missing any details. The monitor’s elegant design, along […]