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Too many customers have long felt distanced from many successful brands, seeing them as closed and mysterious environments, focused only on profits and killing competitors. They may not have noticed the wave of “open businesses,” spawned by the Internet and social media. These are responding to the Read More

Marijuana businesses offer opportunities but also risks

Marijuana businesses offer opportunities but also risks Avatar Posted by lyceum under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on April 23, 2015 10:54 am
In emerging marijuana businesses both the opportunities and the risks are, pardon the pun, high. The same could be said for the industry’s startup potential.
And even though traditional banks are not getting behind the industry just yet, there are investors in the marijuana industry. But even if y Read More
Leaving the 9-5 grind is something most people dream of doing as being your own boss certainly comes with its advantages. If you are thinking of ditching the rat race by stepping out on your own, you should definitely consider starting an online business as these opportunities can be very appealing Read More

How to Transition From Employee to Entrepreneur

How to Transition From Employee to Entrepreneur Avatar Posted by George Meszaros under Startups
From http://www.successharbor.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on April 22, 2015 11:45 pm
Do you dream of being your own boss? How to successfully transition from employee to entrepreneur. How to start a business on the side while you are still working for a company. Read More

35 Early Signs That You May Be an Entrepreneur

35 Early Signs That You May Be an Entrepreneur Avatar Posted by clickfire under Startups
From http://www.clickfire.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on April 22, 2015 11:21 pm
Entrepreneurs are a very different breed of human beings. They don’t just act differently; even their thought processes are different. They are constantly generating ideas that are purely genius or simply insane, at first. Read More
How do you convince investors that your business model will really work, before you have a revenue stream that exceeds your expenses? Even if you are bootstrapping your business, and you are the only investor, you should be asking yourself the same question. Too many founders have learned that pass Read More

Amy Dowell Creates Art on Your Skin

Amy Dowell Creates Art on Your Skin Avatar Posted by LimeWood under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on April 22, 2015 3:14 am
Amy Dowell opened The Painted Lady tattoo parlor in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on April 1 and already is booked solid for roughly the next year.
And that’s no April Fool’s joke.
Her art, see above, is lauded (she has won more awards than can be easily counted) and her new business venture is flourish Read More
To many, entrepreneurship is a romantic concept. You can be your own boss, experience the freedom of self-management, accumulate material wealth, and live glamorously. Could it be too good to be true? Read More
Real innovation in the business world is still rare. As I’ve said before, everyone talks about innovation, but the majority of new business plans I see still reflect linear thinking – one more social network with more features, another smartphone app for marketing, or one more platform for faster e Read More

How to Start a Business Loving Your Competition

How to Start a Business Loving Your Competition Avatar Posted by George Meszaros under Startups
From http://www.successharbor.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on April 20, 2015 4:41 pm
How to start a business loving your competition?Are you scared by competition? Listen to our interview with Chris Guthrie and learn to love competition.Chris is not interested in businesses without a ton of competition. Why? Because, that’s where the money is. Read More

5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working …
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Allison Semancik Helps Ideas Sprout @AllieMiami

After years of working to cultivate other people's small business gardens, Allison Semancik decided to plant some seeds … More
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