National Small Business Is May 4-8. Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two […]
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Stephen Key (with Colleen Sell) wrote One Simple Idea for Startups and Entrepreneurs (McGrawHill, 2013) and in it advocated that one reason small businesses fail is because their ideas are ‘too big.’ Too new or too complicated for the market to grasp and buy. Key says begin small and start with a very simple idea. […]
Happy 2014, Everyone! Make this the year you finally start that small business you’ve been dreaming about and become your own boss! We’ll be with you every step of the way, providing help, resources, trend updates, features and rock-solid information from those who have been there. We can’t think of a better quote to start […]
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” –Walt Disney, American entrepreneur and founder of the Walt Disney Company (1901-1966)
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A great holiday gift for a budding entrepreneur is support in the form of money, enthusiasm, a slap on the back, supplies, funds for advertising, contributions to build a cool website, and just about any other form of financial backing. Why not print this post out and leave it around for your friends, family and […]
2014 will be year of the Entrepreneur and the Maker. If you have an idea, an inkling of an idea, go for it in 2014. Make this the year you finally start that small business you’ve been dreaming about. Find a niche and fill it. Figure out a better way to provide an existing service. […]
You don’t have to rent an outside facility, hire employees, develop an elaborate business plan or invest a ton of money to start your own business and be your own boss. Here are five quick and easy businesses you can start on a part-time basis or run on weekends to pick up extra money: 1. […]
The value of mentors: they want to help you get to the top. You can find a mentor in your industry by visiting SCORE.org. By Brian Tracy Benjamin Franklin once said, “there are two ways to acquire wisdom; you can either buy it or borrow it.” By buying it, you pay full price in terms […]
Rick Wasserman, John Bleeden and Todd Durston , the co-founders of Archer Air Superiority, got tired of all air fresheners smelling girlie. These three ad guys realized there was a hole in the marketplace and decided to create niche products that would appeal to men. After joking about the possibility for six weeks, they launched […]