New to bizsugar, I thought I'd share my experience of setting small business goals in a most unusual situation - JUST having gone bust. Hope it helps someone - new, successful or struggling. We all have challenges I hope this little tip can help with. You just need a pencil and a single sheet of paper. Read More

Photo-sharing site outgrows family home office

Photo-sharing site outgrows family home office Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Success Stories
From http://www.usatoday.com 3653 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 22, 2008 7:21 pm
SmugMug in Mountain View, Calif., is an example of how a startup can grow from an at-home operation to a $12 million-a-year subscriber-driven online business. Don MacAskill tapped his family to staff an ad-free photo-sharing site. Read More

Work-from-home moms get balance

Work-from-home moms get balance Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Success Stories
From http://www.startribune.com 3654 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 21, 2008 11:17 pm
Valerie Gunderson, a Minnesota communications consultant, has been able to balance a successful at-home career with raising her two sons. Time management is a key for "microbusiness moms" like Gunderson and others who have been able to achieve the balance they couldn't get while working a "50-plus-hour-a-week" job in a conventional workplace. Read More

Lessons From a Soloist Who Reached the Inc. 500 List

Lessons From a Soloist Who Reached the Inc. 500 List Avatar Posted by Becky under Success Stories
From http://www.inc.com 3701 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 7, 2008 12:07 am
How can a soloist surpass much larger companies and reach the prestigious Inc. 500 roster of fast-growing privately held firms? By staying nimble, creating a deep network of referrals, and using creative thinking to transfer risk and retain profits for his own firm.

Those nuggets of advice were among the gems shared during a recent chat with Ji Read More

Design to Distribution (video)

Design to Distribution (video) Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Success Stories
From http://www.bnet.com 3705 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 4, 2008 10:08 pm
How does a small apron business with an even smaller profit margin soar to the forefront of high-end denim design, manufacturing and distribution? Ask Marc Crossman, CEO of Joe's Jeans, who transformed this small shop into a world class denim company, distributing high-end product to the likes of Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom. Crossman speaks a Read More

KC Entrepreneur: Top-Flight Dart Company Targets Success

KC Entrepreneur: Top-Flight Dart Company Targets Success Avatar Posted by JohnH under Success Stories
From http://www.kcsmallbiz.com 3717 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 19, 2007 5:39 pm
Terry Maness enjoyed being a Horizon Darts investor, but never intended to take an active role in the company. When her husband died unexpectedly nearly three years ago, Maness faced the choice of selling the company, closing it or stepping in to keep her husband's dream alive. “I have no business background at all,” Maness said. “I was completel Read More

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