Negotiation, like networking, is one of life’s necessities that you either love or hate. But if it’s the latter, it doesn’t have to be that way.
Being the Chief Everything Officer is okay for some, but if you’ve got plans for growth or simply need an extra pair of hands, what are the best staffing options for your business?
Instead of simply buying brand new things for your office, consider some alternative ways to get what you need for little or no money.
Does your small business maintain a Facebook page? Are you thinking about venturing into social media with a presence on this ever-growing social network?
Choosing a business name is an important step in the business planning process. Here are some tips to help you pick, register, and protect your name.
We all know marketing is key to small business survival and success, but it can be overwhelming to know what to do to be an effective marketer.
Thinking of going it alone? Becoming a freelancer is an attractive option for many professionals, but can you make it work for you?
These need-to-know basics should help you consider whether a joint venture is right for you and your business.
While there are some larger loan options available, many entrepreneurs — particularly freelance, online and home-based businesses — require only a few thousand dollars to get started. If this is the case for you, consider a microloan.
A survey by the Pew Foundation which found that 71 percent of Americans view small business more favorably than any other institutions, including religious organizations.
There are plenty of pitfalls that can distract you from getting your work done. Here we look at 10 ways to ensure you’re set up for success in your home office.
Naming your business is an important branding exercise, but if you choose to name your business as anything other than your own personal name, then you’ll need to register it with the appropriate authorities.
In order to successfully grow your business, you’ll need to attract — and then work to retain — a large base of satisfied customers. Marketing emphasizes the value of the customer to the business, and has two guiding principles…
Use these steps to help draw a blueprint for your business’s advertising plan. 1. Design the framework What is the purpose of your advertising...
From the moment you start-up (when no one has ever heard of you), having a well-rehearsed and compelling elevator pitch can help buyers, clients and potential investors get to know you quickly.