As a mentor and advisor to entrepreneurs, I find it’s easy to recognize “street smarts” when I see them, but it’s hard to explain the specifics to someone on the other end of the spectrum, even if they are willing to learn. Some people argue that street smarts are only a natural born skill, but I d Read More

19-Year-Old Girl Makes $100k for School with Etsy Business

19-Year-Old Girl Makes $100k for School with Etsy Business Avatar Posted by lyceum under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 354 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on July 13, 2015 6:50 am
LeiLei Secor, a 19-year-old girl from upstate New York, was excited to be accepted into the University of Virginia.
But because Secor was an out-of-state student, the cost to attend was extremely high: around $40,000 a year. In 2012, she started thinking creatively about what she would do to pay f Read More
One of the most popular and least successful models I see in new business plans for startups is the so-called Facebook model, providing free services to users while collecting revenue from ads to offset costs and grow the business. To make this work, you need heavy traffic on your site -- probably Read More

Trademark, copyright, or business name - YouTube

Avatar Posted by MyCorporation under Startups
From https://www.youtube.com 360 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on July 8, 2015 7:38 am
Do you know the difference between a trademark, copyright, and business name? Get the facts straight and help protect your small business! Read More

13 Colonial Small Businesses Making a Big Comeback Today

13 Colonial Small Businesses Making a Big Comeback Today Avatar Posted by lyceum under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 358 days ago
Made Hot by: blogexpert on July 8, 2015 7:20 am
Small businesses have been at the core of America’s economy since people started calling this place America.
If you weren’t making it yourself, there was a shopkeeper in the middle of town peddling the wares you needed. Wagon running a little wobbly? Take it to a wheelwright.
Well, you’d be hard- Read More
Every new baby gets a name before it is introduced to the world, and yet some entrepreneurs continue to send me business plans with TBD (to be determined) in place of a business name on the front page. They don’t realize that the name they choose, or lack of it, sets an initial perception of the bu Read More

6 Tips To Make Naming Your Business Easier

6 Tips To Make Naming Your Business Easier Avatar Posted by smpayton under Startups
From http://www.eggmarketingpr.com 360 days ago
Made Hot by: bloggerpalooza on July 7, 2015 12:34 pm
After reading “7 Mistakes to Avoid When Naming Your Business” by our President, Susan Payton, I wanted to write about naming a company from a marketing perspective. Read More
I know some entrepreneurs with successful businesses, and others who seem to have a great relationship with their family, but I can’t think of many who have both. Some people would argue that these two successes are mutually exclusive, but I’m not convinced. Read More

Pivot Your Business, Pivot Your Brand

Pivot Your Business, Pivot Your Brand Avatar Posted by VisibleLogic under Startups
From http://www.visiblelogic.com 359 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on July 7, 2015 12:07 pm
It was another great day hearing panelists at Maine Startup and Create Week. I sat in on a session about “Stories of Successful Pivots”. Read More

The Easiest Business to Start

The Easiest Business to Start Avatar Posted by smpayton under Startups
From http://blog.corpnet.com 360 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on July 6, 2015 11:48 am
So you’re looking for the easiest business to start. While you’ll find lists and lists of ideas for starting a business, the answer is simple:

The easiest business to start is the one you’re most excited and passionate about.
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