The summer brings humidity, heat, vacations and the well-known fact that employee productivity decreases this time of year. Workers become distracted and sluggish when wanting to be out-of-the-office. A Captive Network study of 600 white collar North American workers says that workplace productivity drops 20 percent during the summer months, worker attendance decreases by 19 […]
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Franchising is a way for you to be in business for yourself, but not by yourself.
Cincinnati-Based Pet Food Company, Pet Wants, Starts Franchising Nationwide Franchises now available throughout the country. Pet Wants, the successful Cincinnati-based business that provides fresh, all-natural pet food options, is offering franchise opportunities to select individuals who are passionate about the health and happiness of pets. Franchises will be available nationwide starting on June 15th. The […]
SocialCentiv Asks, “How Is Your Social Media Plan and Strategy Working in 2015?” Tips to Evaluate and Strengthen Your Social Media Plan at Midyear With the first half of 2015 in the books, it’s a good time for companies to take a hard look at their social media plan and analyze how it is performing […]
Home Remodel Franchise DreamMaker Raises Average Sales per Franchise by 60% in 3 Years DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen’s Code of Values and homeowners’ rising equity boost gross average sales for the home remodel franchise by $300,000 during the past 3 years DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen, a home remodel franchise, increased its average gross sales by […]
Turbocharge your productivity to turbocharge your profits. By Peter Mahoney Nuance CMO and General Manager, Dragon Time is money for small business owners. And productivity allows business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals to create more time. But very few people take the next logical step to conclude that productivity equals money (that’s the transitive property for […]
To Celebrate JOBS Act Title IV Onevest Self–Crowdfunds Series A Financing Onevest announced today the launch of its Series A round of financing to celebrate the implementation of Title IV of the JOBS Act. The offering is as of today live on its platform. This change in the regulatory landscape allows startups in America to […]
How does your city rank in startup opportunity? With the number of self-employed Americans expected to rise to more than 60 million by 2020, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Best Cities to Start a Business. What is the startup opportunity in your region of the country? In order […]
How you can launch your own tax business with help from 1040TaxBiz. 1040TaxBiz, the Master vendor for one of the nation’s largest Retailer’s Tax Kiosk program, is now accepting requests for the 2015 tax season. Open Your Own 1040TaxBiz This program allows anyone to open a Tax Preparation Office inside of one of their […]
Etsy businesses are booming. Have you considered selling your handmade products on Etsy? You might be inspired after reading how Alician Shaffer launched her own Etsy site and is making a mint from home. Alicia Shaffer started her site on Etsy, selling homemade headbands and socks, in November 2011 just hoping to make a few bucks. […]
Working on your business plan? It is essential to include a concise company description. One section of your business plan will be to write a company description. The good people at score.org have put together guidelines to help you create your business plan together. Working on your business plan What business will you be in? […]
This Summer — Be a Super-Hero and Make a Dollar For Every Star in the Sky! Start your own Stargazing Starscapes Business. Remember stargazing as a child? How awesome the sky looked? More stars than one could ever count. We searched for constellations and gasped when we saw shooting stars! It was relaxing and awe inspiring. Glorious […]