Are you finally ready to strike out on your own with your very own small business in 2019? Owning a small business is never a get rich quick scheme; if you want success; it will cost you. It will cost you money, sleep, relationships and you will be pushed in ways you never thought possible. […]
I get asked a lot by wannabe entrepreneurs: what business should I start? Often people really want to go into business, but they don’t know which direction to go. Some people want an instant formula for small business success, but the answer is: It depends. Entrepreneurship is as different as the people who run […]
This is a call or email that I often get from people who had recently lost a job and have been thinking about starting a business, but want to get it rolling right away. If you’re ready to be your own boss, but not sure how to start, I’ve put together a cheat sheet that […]
Guest Article More than half a million new businesses are launched each month in the U.S. Sometimes the impetus is a desire to create something new – or finally be your own boss. Other times, it’s finding out that one’s chosen path isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, and after starting down your career path you […]
Guest Article Starting a business requires equal amounts of careful research, intuitive understanding of markets and precise numbers crunching. These three facets can carry startup companies through the tentative early years and into solid establishment. Entrepreneurs must keep a clear eye on the problems that beset many startups and how to resolve them. Business Startup […]
MelindaEmerson’s SmallBizChat Interviews with Sandy Abrams, author of Your Idea, Inc. on how to turn a product into a business.