Keys To Positioning Your Business For Growth

Positioning your business for growth means identifying the challenges and creating a solid plan of attack.

This post will cover the challenges and provide insight into how you can position your business for growth. Read More

What You Need to Know About Buying an Existing Business

What You Need to Know About Buying an Existing Business - Avatar Posted by jondyer under Startups
From 120 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on April 23, 2018 9:46 am
Being a business owner doesn’t necessarily mean you have to start from scratch. In fact, for many, the option to buy an existing business may be more appealing. However, there are pros and cons to consider. Read More
The average length of a funding pitch to angel investors is ten minutes. Even if you have booked an hour with a VC, you should plan to talk only for the first fifteen minutes. The biggest complaint I hear from fellow investors is that startup founders often talk way too long, and neglect to cover t Read More
Did you ever wonder why some entrepreneurs always seem to have all the luck and success, while others never seem to catch a break? As an angel investor, I quickly learned that luck has very little to do with it, and I now look for some personal characteristics and leadership styles that separate th Read More
Determining what type of business you're starting and walk through this list to help you understand what the cost of starting a business might be for you.

The question of how much it will cost to start a business is certainly a loaded one. It can be anywhere from hundreds of thousands of dollars Read More
The US is the leading market for coffee in the world. So throwing a dart on a map of the country may be as good a method as any for finding the right location to open a coffee shop. But if you really want to know where the best markets are, the new Frontier Business report has come up with 50 of th Read More
Successful entrepreneurs often start with a “random” idea, but they quickly focus their efforts and follow a “system” to organize their startup and maximize the clout of their activities. Too many entrepreneur “wannabes” never get past the idea stage, or strike out randomly in many directions, hopi Read More
You can’t make any business work if your customers can’t find you, or don’t even know what you offer. Thus I was surprised to read recently that 30 percent of small businesses don’t even have a web site. As an advisor to new entrepreneurs, I’m also surprised at how many potential business owners te Read More

What Are the Best and Worst Cities to Start a New Small Business?

What Are the Best and Worst Cities to Start a New Small Business? - Avatar Posted by jondyer under Startups
From 135 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on April 10, 2018 1:35 pm
When starting a new business, there are several factors that can affect how successful you and your business are. With that in mind, LendingTree recently released a study ranking 50 cities on how good they were for opening a new small business. Read More
Successful entrepreneurs are the ones who think the most creatively, not only in their initial product or service, but more importantly all through the stages of growth from startup to maturity. But even the best of them can easily slip into some bad decision habits that limit or hurt their busines Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

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