Business Planning


Lessons Learned From Working With Family And Friends

Learn about good, bad, and ugly of working with family and friends.

Ensuring Success: Have You Done the One-Page Business Audit?

If you're looking to build a successful business that has long-term potential, ask yourself these 10 questions to see what state your small business is in.

4 Pressure Points in Your Business (and How to Keep From Blowing Your Top About Them)

There are aspects to running a business that tend to be stressful. Every entrepreneur has different stress points but these are among the most common.

Know Your Value To Determine Your Price Point

Knowing what to charge your customers shouldn't come from spreadsheets and data alone. Learn how Sara Falugo set her price point at Yoga Nest Venice.

15 Critical Success Tips for Small Businesses

What does it really take to succeed as a new business? Content Marketing Institute's founder Joe Pulizzi gives us 15 tips to reach startup success.

What’s a Pivot and When is It Time to Make One?

What is a pivot? Learn about the four signs that you might need to pivot your company, product, or business model in order to be successful.

Cashing Out: Understanding Different Exit Strategies

It's easy to start your business, but does your startup have an exit strategy? From acquisitions to family sales and IPOs, learn about your options here.

5 Ways New Businesses Fail in Their Marketing Budgets

New business owners often make mistakes that can kill early marketing plans. Here are 5 common mistakes made with marketing budgets and tips on how to avoid them.

6 Things to Consider When Setting Your Own Salary

Reevaluate your salary on a regular basis ? once a year at a minimum ? to account for changes in your personal needs, your business's needs, and profitability.

How to Conduct a Competitive Analysis for Your Small Business Idea

Success in a startup or small business means overcoming established competitors. Conduct a competitive analysis to identify, understand and conquer competitors.

Launching an Ecommerce Business: 3 Ways to Source Your Products

After deciding which products to sell in your online shop, how will they get produced? We answer this and more in our 2nd post on starting an ecommerce business.

How to Plan an Exit Strategy for Your Small Business

Ask most business owners about their exit strategy, and you're likely to get a blank stare in return.

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