Category Archives: Small Business Startup

The Price is Right!

One of the most important issues you must decide on as an entrepreneur is how much to charge for your product or service. While there is not one single right way to determine your pricing strategy, there are some guidelines that … Continue reading

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From Idea to Implementation

All great businesses start with a single idea. The problem for many people is that they never fully develop the idea or simply have no clue how to turn their idea into a business. If you have thought of owning … Continue reading

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Introducing our Community Investment Program

We are excited to share our news!  After identifying a need to help businesses move forward as the economy starts to show some slow growth, we started a new initiative called the Community Investment Program. As a company we have committed … Continue reading

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For The Love of Money!

Financial resources are usually limited in small business so planning is critical to determine how resources will be implemented into every phase of business activity. You should have relevant strategies based on profitable financial statements.  They must demonstrate the possible future financial impact of … Continue reading

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A Business Growth Strategy

Often when we talk about business plans we see that existing business owners feel like they don’t need one since they are already operating.  In order to connect with them, we talk about growth strategies as something they need, and … Continue reading

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Continuous Business Planning

Having your own business is more than just creating a job for yourself.  You will have to manage the basic roles of marketing, administration and sales.  You must know which parts you can handle yourself and which parts you’re going … Continue reading

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A Quick Guide to Business Planning

Planning is a term you hear thrown around often in the business world. Basically, there are two timetables for business planning. The cheat sheet is: Long-range (1-5 years) = strategic (objectives and goals) Short-range (less than 1 year) = tactical … Continue reading

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Small Business Management

          The game of “pass the blame” has no place in the world of the small business.  If you are the owner, then you hold the key to all responsibility.  The price for “passing the blame” … Continue reading

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Encouragement for the Business Owner

A lighthearted look at the qualities of an entrepreneur that will only take 2 minutes of your time. http://mashable.com/2012/11/28/be-an-entrepreneur/

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Thoughts About Funding Your Business

There is a lot of information out there about small business lending and how to get your business funded.  A common belief is that there has been a crackdown on funding because of our economy.  Now you may find this to … Continue reading

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