Small Business Resources

Perspective and resources for the everyday entrepreneur

It pays to know the use cases for CRM Software

It’s everywhere. Every software company claims that they will make your business better.  Some do. Many could if they were easier to use, implemented differently, or better integrated.  The more you understand what the software needs to do for you, the better … Read More

7 Key Milestones For The Early Stage Startup

  With Setup Complete, there are 7 steps to prepare your brand new startup.  You’ve written a business plan. You have your financing in place. Your legal filings are complete, and now you’re ready to get to work, right? Well, each … Read More

The 4-by-4 Business Strategy Guide To Growth

The 4-by-4 Business Strategy Guide to Help You Start Well And Grow Better Has the thought ever crossed your mind that you need to do something different to get your business on a better track?  Perhaps someone walked into your … Read More

The 4 Small Business Employees You Truly Need

The 4 Small Business Employees You Can’t Go Without The Producer The Administrator The Entrepreneur The Integrator Successful investors generally say that there are three things they look for in business potential: the right product, in the right market, with … Read More

A Day in the Life of an Entrepreneur

A Day in the Life of an Entrepreneur “I love being a business entrepreneur because I get to do what I want, when I want to do it, and the way I want it.  Freedom with ‘no boss’ telling me … Read More

The 4 Key Focus Areas for Every Small Business Marketing Plan

Every Small Business Marketing Plan Requires Focus In 4 Key Areas Getting a business started and making it grow is the dream of many business owners.  It is hard work to get it started, but many business owners have found … Read More

New Business Sales and Marketing: Building a Story That Sells

A Brand New Business Needs A Story That People Want To Believe You’re under considerable pressure. Stories are for someone else, right? The reality is that your new business is forming a story, or narrative, that your market is experiencing … Read More

6 Building Blocks for Your Customer Experience Strategy

Putting Your Customer Experience Strategy On The Table It was subtle, but I noticed it fast. Here I was sitting at a bar of a steak and seafood restaurant and it hit me. “This place may be a bit more … Read More

3 Things Not To Forget Day One Of Opening A Business

Opening A Business? Keep These 3 Things Top Of Mind There are 3 things that you need to be thinking about on day one of opening a business.  But, wait…first things first. Congratulations on getting to day one!  You have … Read More

I’m Starting A Company, Why Am I Doing This Again?

When You’re Starting A Company And You Need Some Motivation There are entrepreneurs who after starting a company their first time, vowed to never do that again!  But here you are; doing it again – push start business – or maybe … Read More