Your business has proven itself to fulfill a need, but now you would like to expand your reach. You know of one or more businesses who would benefit from a relationship with yours, but you need to convince them of this fact. This is where a business proposal comes in.
Every company wants to be known as innovative, but there are many practices and policies that squelch new ideas. You could be hampering creativity and innovation in your business and not even be aware of it. Learn how to overcome these obstacles.
It’s inevitable that you’ll forget something during your first stab at project planning. However, going forward with a poorly planning project can be disastrous. Get some real-life examples of what not to do, and some tips on avoiding it in your own business.
When integrating ecommerce sites with third party fulfillment houses, there are a lot of variable factors to consider. Below we share our 8 tips for making developer’s lives easier.
As a business owner, prioritizing efforts and trying to juggle it all may have caused an unpaid invoice to slide by a time or two. It’s a sad fact that people take advantage of small businesses; more often than not, the reason they neglect to pay is because they think they can get away with it.
You’ve probably seen the commercials on TV or the ads on various websites about how Google has partnered with Intuit, the maker of Quickbooks and Turbo Tax, to offer free business websites for small business owners. How does the program work and it is worth it? Jean Scheid takes a look.
Upon their success, great entrepreneurs often offer up some of the best books on entrepreneurship including tips on how they climbed to the top of the success ladder. Here, we’ve narrowed down the top seven books every business owner (new or old) should have within close reach!
While there are perks in turning your hobby into a business, it’s not a surefire way to success. Much like thinking a vacation spot would be the perfect place to live, the reality is often different. To achieve any degree of success, you have to throw that “hobby” label out - it’s time to work!
The Small Business Administration estimates that in 2008 some 627,200 businesses threw open their doors for customers, while 595,600 closed. Customer management is an integral part of transactions involving both ends of the spectrum. Getting it right determines current – and future – viability.
Success comes easily to a lucky few. The rest of us need to work for it. And, reaching your goals is not a Herculean task. Be clear on your goals (one goal at a time). Know how to reach goals and what to do once you reach them. For entrepreneurs, reaching a goal means setting up another.