6 Great Ways Entrepreneurs Can Handle Stress

Posted by on May 20, 2014 in Business Etiquette, Business Management, Business Start Up Advice, Small Business Efficiency, Uncategorized [ 0 Comments ]

6 Great Ways Entrepreneurs Can Handle StressThere are many entrepreneurs – or people who want to be entrepreneurs – with great ideas. Unfortunately, oftentimes these could-be life changing ideas aren’t carried through because the entrepreneurs become paralyzed with indecision and discouraged when it comes time to actually plan and implement their ideas.

While recent studies show us that stress levels are lower than they’ve been in years, that doesn’t mean business … Read More

Have A Hoppy Green Easter

Posted by on April 2, 2010 in Uncategorized [ 0 Comments ]

In one form or another we have all heard the story of Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail. While the idea of Easter baskets filled with goodies in plastic eggs and fake grass sounds endearing, it serves no resemblance to any taste found in nature.

So how can one go green, as Easter is on its way?  Well, there are a few ways. Locate … Read More

What Does the New Health Care Bill Mean for SMBs?

Posted by on March 23, 2010 in Uncategorized [ 1 Comment ]

With the health care bill before President Obama, small business owners should take note of provisions that they may need to make by 2014.  The main point to consider is how you will set up your Small Business Health Options Program, or SHOP Exchanges.  These exchanges allow small businesses to partner together and buy insurance.

Until 2014, SMB’s with 10 or less full time employees … Read More

Merchant Advances can offer ‘Quick Buck’ for Businesses in Need

Posted by on March 16, 2010 in Business Financing, Business News, Financial Services, Legal Matters for Business, Uncategorized [ 0 Comments ]

With the economy at its current state, it is no surprise that an increasing number of businesses are looking for ways to save money, cut expenses, and plan for the future at the same time. While any company should be planning accordingly whether they are in a financially troubling quarter or not, the fact of the matter is that the current times have forced plenty … Read More

Weekends Off: How Will the Postal Service Decision Change Business?

Posted by on March 10, 2010 in Business News, Financial Services, Uncategorized [ 0 Comments ]

The United States Postal Service announced recently that it was considering ending Saturday delivery services to save funds and counter the loss in revenue over the last few years. The decline is in part due to the internet and the increase in general communication devices such as cell phones, as well as the traditionally low prices that the USPS charges for delivery.

While the benefits … Read More

Social Media Contests and Quizzes Help With Brand Awarness

Posted by on January 13, 2010 in Uncategorized [ 3 Comments ]

Have you ever Celestial Seasoningstaken a quiz via Facebook or other social media sites? Well some companies are betting you have, and are integrating social media contests and quizzes to help raise brand awareness.  One company in particular, Celestial Seasonings, implemented a Facebook quiz to gain more exposure.  Jennifer Stolte, marketing director for Celestial Seasonings says, “Social media is something that’s really growing. So many … Read More

How to Manage Cash Flow

Posted by on November 17, 2009 in Business Financing, Uncategorized [ 0 Comments ]

Some businesses today are using credit cards to help finance new purchases, pay vendors, and add employees, but what happens if those credit cards don’t get paid off, or your business needs a larger line of credit? You might think credit cards and charge cards are one and the same. Both cards are borrowing money from an issuing company based on your income and information … Read More

Analyzing Your Competitive Landscape

Posted by on October 13, 2009 in Business Start Up Advice, Uncategorized [ 0 Comments ]

Every business plan should entail a comprehensive overview of your business’ marketplace competition. Any business that provides a similar service or product in the same region may be viewed as a primary or secondary competitor. Identified competitors underscore the impetus of expanding your company’s product or service into the selected market. As such, your business needs to highlight and build upon the weaknesses of its … Read More

Famous Companies Founded During an Economic Recession

Posted by on April 16, 2009 in Business News, Uncategorized [ 1 Comment ]

In a recent speech that addressed national concerns with the recent AIG bonuses scandal, President Obama urged Americans not to blame people’s fundamental desire for profits for the collapse of the U.S. economy, as it is this entrepreneurial (and oftentimes essentially opportunistic) drive that will motivate people to create new industries and business models that will lift the nation out of its current recession.

Contrary … Read More

What’s the value of a blog?

Posted by on February 26, 2009 in Business Valuation, Uncategorized [ 0 Comments ]

It seems that every day we hear bad news about the newspaper industry. Simply put, readers are moving online – and fast.

Of course, one source of news is the blogosphere. It’s amazing that this is a relatively new thing (the first blogs started to pop up in the late 1990s).

With all this interest, the business valuation of blogs should be strong, right?

Well, … Read More