Business Plans Every Entrepreneuer Must Have

Posted on March 1, 2018 By

I am mentoring small businesses and I am amazed at the ideas I read from the entrepreneurs I have the pleasure of meeting. Unfortunately, not many have well laid out business plans and most use the Internet for planning. A big percentage of the documents they use from the Internet are impressive, but what they…


How To Ruin Your Business

Posted on February 21, 2018 By

If you’re like the rest of us, you’ve spent a lot of time trying different things to make your online business come together. There are countless methods of conducting a viable marketing career, but there are also as many ways to destroy one as well. In any endeavor, there are costs. You need to weigh…


Dont Wait for the Perfect Plan

Posted on February 18, 2018 By

1. Don’t Spend Too Much Time Planning When you are entering a new market, you won’t know the hidden problems and challenges you will face. You won’t understand those problems until you make a few mistakes. And you won’t solve them and go on to making success of your new business of your are capable…


Tips For Writing A Start Up Business Plan

Posted on February 6, 2018 By

Please raise your hand if you’ve ever been frustrated about what to put in a business plan? What will convince an investor to give you money? We’ve all been there. And it seems like the answer keeps changing depending on who you talk to. The problem, or rather the truth, is that there is no…


How to Protect Yourself and Your Business

Posted on February 4, 2018 By

As a business owner, you already know how important it is for your customers to feel safe about doing business with you. After all, if a customer even suspects he may not receive everything he was promised, then chances are he’s taking his business elsewhere. So to prevent that you offer guarantees, secure payment methods,…


Convenience Can Kill Your Profits

Posted on February 1, 2018 By

Are Office Supply Super Stores Killing Your Business? Have you ever noticed how convenient those giant office super stores are? I mean we all use them. They’re on every corner out here in the suburbs of Boston. It’s Officethis or Officethat or something like Paperclips, you know, all the major players. Well, I’ve recently realized…


Small Business Success

Posted on January 26, 2018 By

I was floored! I couldn’t believe what they were saying! But there they sat — three of the biggest film stars of our age — telling the world they had issues with confidence. I was watching an interview where Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore were talking with Oprah Winfrey. Their conversation gave me…


Key Sections of a Business Plan

Posted on January 20, 2018 By

You probably know that there is more to starting a business than you initially thought. There are so many pieces to put together, coordinate and do before starting a business. Many entrepreneurs are either overloaded with information or confused as to where to start from! A business plan is a formal document that put these…


Buying a Business

Posted on January 18, 2018 By

Start thinking about buying an established business if you want to avoid the immense risks involved in starting one. Not everyone wants to start a business from scratch, and buying a business with the infrastructure in place lets you focus on building it up, as opposed to getting a new business off the ground. This…


How To Develop A Successful Business Plan

Posted on January 15, 2018 By

Make Sure You Have A Business Plan The first point to keep in mind about business plans is… have a business plan! This may seem obvious but is overlooked. Many people start businesses without a plan; sometimes it can come from sheer bravado, thinking “I don’t need a plan”, or alternatively you might hear “It’s…