Small Business Success: Thriving During Change (And Landing On Your Feet!)

If I had $1.00 every time I heard someone say " I don't like change... Read More

Small Business Marketing Secrets: Look Like Sizzle, Be The Steak

You've heard marketing and advertising gurus quip, "Sell the sizzle, not the steak." Advertising... Read More

6 Ways Small Businesses Can Survive In A Crazy Economy

Contrary to popular belief, small businesses can survive a crazy economy by taking some proactive... Read More

Local Search and Internet Yellow Pages - A Whole NewVocabulary for Small Businesss

Buyers want both online and local information about where to buy Most small businesses are... Read More

Why Do Most Online Small Businesses Fail?

Search Engines account for almost 90% of all web traffic!In the Offline world its all... Read More

Three Big Barriers To Small Business Marketing Success

When you feel like you're always busy working on your business, but not getting where... Read More

Women and Small Business

In the book Women and Small Business author gives all the guidelines and tools need... Read More

Organizing Tips for Small Business Success

If you discovered the bottom line in your business depended on the organization in your... Read More

Small Business Marketing: Specialize or Generalize?

There have been many great points raised on both sides of this discussion. In order... Read More

Small Business Survival Tips

No matter what kind of small business you have, you need read these "small business... Read More

Dig Deep for Small Business Ideas Before You Start the Wrong Business

If you're serious about wanting to start a business, the first thing you want to... Read More

How Small Business And Nonprofits Can Afford Multimedia For The Web

Multimedia is everywhere on the Internet, whether in the form of floating ads at major... Read More

Your Ideal Client ? A Key Concept for Solo and Small Business Marketing

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to... Read More

The Inside-Out Business Plan? -- Your Small Business Plan in 10 Easy Questions

Writing a business plan for your Solo Entrepreneur business doesn't have to be a daunting... Read More

How Your Habits Control Your Small Business Success

Habit: A consistent behavior you perform so frequently that it is automatic. For example, if... Read More

Avoiding the Small Business Cash Flow Roller Coaster

A solopreneur I know disappears from my radar screen for weeks on end when she's... Read More

Operating Your Small Business ? Everything Really Is a Project

Do you operate your business as a series of projects, using project management tools and... Read More

5 Small Business Management Questions to Help Choose Marketing Programs

As small business managers, we juggle limited resources in a quest for success. To an... Read More

7 Cash Flow Secrets Your Accountant Never Told You

Looking for ways to boost your cash flow? As a small business consultant, I make... Read More

Build Your Small Business by Building Relationships

-- The One Pager Shortcut Series --People do business with people that they know and... Read More

Blowing Your Own Horn ? A Key Marketing Strategy for Small Business

-- Building Credibility Through Success Stories --Successful solo entrepreneurs spend quite a bit of time... Read More

Marketing Your Small Business with Success Stories

-- The One Pager Shortcut Series --An effective and compelling way to market your business... Read More

Growing Your Small Business Through Alliances and Joint Ventures

-- Beyond Cold Calling, "Warm" Calling and Sending E-mails --Many Solo Entrepreneurs work from a... Read More

Top 7 Small Business Tax Tips

Here are seven ways for owners of small businesses to save money on their taxes.1.... Read More

Small Business Newsletter Dilemma: Which Day Do I Send?

If you're just ramping up your small business email newsletter, you might be wondering what... Read More

Small Business Planning -- Three Myths

Are you -- like 70 percent of small business owners -- working without a plan?Here... Read More

Business Checks are an Added Cost to Your Small Business - Try Making Them Yourself!

Starting and managing a small business is no fun chore, especially when it comes to... Read More

Small Business Mistakes: Are You Making Enough of Them?

That's right ­ are you making enough mistakes in your business? Some of you are... Read More

Small Business Spoiler - Procrastination

One of the most common issues that comes up for business owners is procrastination -wasting... Read More

Small Business Savvy: Reaching Key Big Business Decision Makers

As a solo entrepreneur or small business owner, one of our key challenges can be... Read More

Cash Flow: Why Chaos Equals Poor Cash Flow

Recently one of my customers told me the chaos swirling through his company was the... Read More

Small Business Marketing - Clarify Success

When you hear the word "success" does it bring on visions of fame and fortune... Read More

Small Business Computer Security, the Basics

Anyone in business today realizes both the natural dependency on computers in the workplace, and... Read More

Four Reasons Why Small Businesses Succeed (or Fail)

The American system of business management has been admired and emulated around the world. This... Read More

Smart PR Tactics for Small Businesses

Small businesses need Public Relations, possibly more than large corporations, to put them on the... Read More

Do You Make These 7 Deadly Cash Flow Mistakes?

Managing cash flow is every small business owner's most important function. Avoid these seven deadly... Read More

Starting a Small Business? ?Tips from a Veteran

Congratulations, you are starting a small business! You are taking charge and going for your... Read More

How To Plant Seeds of Success With Small Business Ideas

Think of all of your business ideas as tiny seeds that have the potential to... Read More

How to Profit Handsomely From a Secret Business Model Virtually No Small Business is Using!

Have you been searching for the perfect home-based business? I have spent nearly twenty-five years... Read More

Top 7 Small Business Resources for 2005

If you want to start a business in 2005, and start making money almost immediately,... Read More

Building Marketing Momentum For Your Small Business

The success of your business depends on your ability to build marketing momentum. Without... Read More

How to Successfully Avoid Becoming One of The 80% of Small Businesses That Will FAIL

It's a commonly quoted statistic: 80% of all small businesses will fail within the first... Read More

WARNING to Home Based and Small Business Who Want to Buy Television Cable Advertising

Most small businesses will not even try to advertise on television. It's too expensive and... Read More

Small Business Opportunities And The Tens

You may find this Newsletter a little long winded but it's for a good cause:... Read More

Reduce Stress, Increase Profits By Incorporating Strategic Systems In Your Small Business Success

Whether you are an Entrepreneur or Business Professional there are many things you do each... Read More

How To Make Sure Your Customers Still Trust Your Small Business

The stock market is still on a wild roller coaster ride. Trust in business is... Read More

Is Your Small Business Name Important?

You bet a name is important. Many small business owners try to come up with... Read More

Procrastinate Your Way To A Successful Small Business

What will your business look like a year from today?If you're like most small business... Read More

7 Reasons To Take Control Of Your Small Business? Checking Needs

Business checks are available in many styles and varieties. They offer many benefits to your... Read More

10 Hiring Tips for Small Business Owners

As a successful small business owner,you're accustomed to long hours; non-existent holidays and weekends spent... Read More

Three Ways to Add Leverage to Your Small Business

Remember those drawings from science class of how a lever works?The lever... Read More

Small Business Secrets: Self-Confidence Can Be Arranged

At first blush this idea might be difficult to wrap your brain around. That's because... Read More

Three Small Business Secrets to Getting More Billable Time

As small business owners we're in business to make money doing what we love. And... Read More

Small Business Success Secret: Focus on Your Genius Work?

Do you know what your genius work is? It's the highest and best use of... Read More

Discover How You Can Start Making Your Small Business Dream Come True

As a teenager I worked for my father's small business. At 18 I worked for... Read More

Why Small Businesses Fail (or Fail to Thrive)

Tammy, a skilled and gifted horticulturist, called me to discuss what she needed to know... Read More

Is a Small Business Web Site a Wise Investment?

One of the greatest pitfalls in e-commerce is Field of Dreams thinking, the notion that... Read More

7 Essentinal Resources for Small Business

So you want to start a business but you don't have a lot of money?... Read More

Conquering Confidence Killers for Small Business Success

"The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear". -- William Jennings... Read More

How Most Business Owners Sabotage Their Success

Owning a business is a challenging endeavor. If you're like many novice small business owners,... Read More

Obtain Maximum Results For Your Small Business Through Better Time Management

Most small business owners are faced with so many responsibilities and an unbelievable workload throughout... Read More

The Failures Guide to Small Business Success

How many "get rich schemes" have you joined? Or have you invested in numerous legitimate... Read More

How to Promote Yourself to Small Business Riches

You've heard it before; we're living in an information age. The business world is no... Read More

Firing Underperforming Employees in Your Small Business

Here are a few tips on how to hand out pink slips when it comes... Read More

Five Simple Software Tips for Small Business Owners

The start of a new year is a time for a clean start. Resolutions are... Read More

Administration Of Your Small Business

You've been meaning to tend to the administration part of your business, that is, the... Read More

The Game Plan ? The Difference Between Small Business Success And Failure

It is an American dream to own a business. But sadly, according to the U.S.... Read More

Is Your Success Predetermined?

Your on-line success is based on your efforts and yours alone. Sure there are many... Read More

Why Small Businesses Need Both A Logo And An Identity System

Experts urge small business owners to "brand" their business ? to use a logo and... Read More

9 Things You Must Do To Maximize Your Chances Of Obtaining A Small Business Loan

To get approval for your small business loan application, you must be able to meet... Read More

Small Business Ideas - Your Image Can Lose You Business

What image do you and your people portray to your prospects and clients? Here's a... Read More

Create a Win Win for Your Small Business

Discover How Specialized Cost Containment Creates A New Win-Win Position For Property Owner's And YouProperty... Read More

Small Business Marketing - How Important Are Your First Words?

"What do you do?" It just might be one of the most asked questions there... Read More

Starting a Small Business: Balancing Risk and Reward

In a perfect world, starting a small business would be risk free, but just as... Read More

Practical Money-Saving Tips For Small Businesses

One of the primary concerns all small businesses have is saving money. When it's time... Read More

Leverage The Power of Publicity For Your Small Business

Your business is only as good as the number of people who knows about it.... Read More

Postcard Marketing Your Small Business

One of the best marketing strategies a business or organization can use is postcards.... Read More

Hiring A Virtual Assistant Can Help Your Business Grow

Are you a home or small business owner and you're Webmaster, receptionist, and assistant all... Read More

Outsourcing ? A Positive Approach For Small Businesses

Outsourcing is the strategic use of outside resources to perform activities traditionally handled by internal... Read More

Success Tips for Small Business Owners

Running a small business requires many skills. However, to do this successfully you need to... Read More

Small Business No How - Dont Give Away the Farm

You're pretty proud of yourself! After all, only four months ago you came up with... Read More

Successful Small Businesses Use PR

It's obvious when a small business has accepted the fact that its most important outside... Read More

Why Small Business Must Turn to PR

If small business had no important outside audiences, it wouldn't exist.But since they do have... Read More

7 Habits of Highly Successful Small Business Owners

Do you spend every waking minute in your business? Do you find it difficult to... Read More

Computer Tips that Help Small Businesses Operate Profitably

When working properly, computers enable small businesses to make big business profits; however, get booted... Read More

Choose Your Own Guru

What is a guru?A guru is a teacher. A mentor. On the internet a guru... Read More

Work is a Four Letter Word

I love work, I can watch it all day.I am not scared of work, I... Read More

Your Babys Ugly..and Youve Got Bad Breath

I've got good news and bad news. The good news is that 98% of businesses... Read More

Making Direct Mail Work for Small Businesses

If you own a small business, then you know the value of affordable and effective... Read More

11 MONSTROUS Small Business Marketing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Increase your profit potential by identifying ? and avoiding ? these 11 marketing mistakes.MONSTROUS... Read More

Public Relations: Antidote for Small Business Failure

When small businesses fail, the wreckage is often assigned to undercapitalization, among other mistakes. Seldom... Read More

Small Business Success - It?s a Matter of Confidence

I was floored! I couldn't believe what they were saying! But there they sat --... Read More

Small Business Failure? Nuts!

Pardon my enthusiasm, but a large part of your small business' success is somewhere else.... Read More

Arent Small Businesses Lucky?

Why? Because they have access to world class public relations no matter how small they... Read More

The PR Commitment to Small Business

We're birds of a feather, public relations and small business. Wonderfully compatible and a perfect... Read More

Definition of Security: Small Business Owner

Yes, that IS security when nobody can downsize you because you OWN that small business... Read More

Are You Using a Chess or Checkers Small Business Marketing Strategy?

Until the day I learned to play chess I loved playing checkers. Both games require... Read More

Small Business and Branding ? Why and How?

When we speak of branding most of the time people try to relate it to... Read More

How To Choose A Franchise

You'd like to go into business for yourself, and believe that the best way for... Read More

Finance Your Small Business: So Much Money, So Little Time

$37.4 million funded from venture capital today. $86.4 million funded yesterday. $51.4 million funded the... Read More

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Q and A: Personalized Birthday Cards from Paul Leonard

Paul Leonard's BirthdayCards2Go.com paid greeting card service offers convenience when you're rushing to send birthday... Read More

Predicting Business Retirement Satisfaction for Business Owners

Most business owners do not think of selling their companies as "retiring". Instead, these vital... Read More

Time to Sell your Restaurant? Some Advice from Restaurant Consultants, Inc.

As a specialist in getting restaurants open, it is surprising how many people ask, "How... Read More

Eight Ways To Improve Your Companys Cash-Flow ? TODAY!

Cash is the lifeblood of any business. As humans need air to breath and food... Read More

Is Your Small Business Name Important?

You bet a name is important. Many small business owners try to come up with... Read More

Mission Statements: More Important Than You Thought

If an organization lacks a mission statement, it is worthwhile to at least try to... Read More

Work is a Four Letter Word

I love work, I can watch it all day.I am not scared of work, I... Read More

How to Start an Office Support Service

Office support services can range from basic data entry to a fully-staffed office handling all... Read More

Accounting Methods ? Cash and Accrual

When starting a business, you have to determine the method you are going to use... Read More

Does Your Small Business Marketing Suffer From The Bulldog Effect?

If you're an entrepreneur responsible for your own small business marketing, there's a ... Read More

Fire the CEO

If you are the boss and you think your job is to run the business,... Read More

Organizing Tips for Small Business Success

If you discovered the bottom line in your business depended on the organization in your... Read More

Look Like Sizzle, Be The Steak

You've heard marketing and advertising gurus quip, "Sell the sizzle, not the steak." Advertising... Read More

Increase Productivity and Business Success - Take Responsibility

Are you responsible for your results?What comes to mind when I say that?When you hear... Read More

How to Find a Microenterprise Loan for Your Business

If you're looking for start-up capital for your business, but you don't have the credit,... Read More

The PR Commitment to Small Business

We're birds of a feather, public relations and small business. Wonderfully compatible and a perfect... Read More

Starting a Mobile Auto Detailing Business; Dry Wash or Pressure Wash?

Many experienced auto detailing professionals who have started out using a pressure washer rarely use... Read More

Finance Your Small Business: So Much Money, So Little Time

$37.4 million funded from venture capital today. $86.4 million funded yesterday. $51.4 million funded the... Read More

Cleaning Grain Silos, Towers, Containers, and Combines

If you run a pressure washing company in a rural market you will need to... Read More

Do You Want Your Own Fully Programmable ERP? - Part 2

In the first article we mentioned the main characteristics that should have a software to... Read More

Entrepreneurs and Franchisors Watch Out

New Franchisors and Entrepreneurs need to watch out as they enter into the world of... Read More

Dont Wait - Sell The Future Now!

Just as you are about to say "good-bye" to your hair stylist, you get the... Read More

Consistency with Janitorial and Cleaning Businesses

Consistency is a huge word when operating your business. I believe it is one of... Read More

Making Your Purpose Your Business Step #2- Getting From Point A to Point B

In my previous article, Step 1, your challenge for the month was to research where... Read More

Creating Lists to Learn About Yourself, Your Business and Your Customers

I love lists. I make them for everything. And I'm not just talking about groceries,... Read More

Small Business - A Thing Worth Doing Is Worth Doing Badly

A thing worth doing is worth doing badly. Yes I know that it should be... Read More

S Corporation ? What Is It?

For many small businesses, the "S" corporation is the business entity of choice. The "S"... Read More

Awning Cleaning Business Case Study: Entrepreneurship 101

It is most fascinating to study how entrepreneurs spot opportunity in the market place. "My... Read More

Self-Employment: Managing Your Money: Tips for Living with a Fluctuating Cash Flow (Part One)

The way you manage your money is one of the first things you'll change when... Read More

Sample; Territory Reduction Policy for a Franchise Company

I propose this thought on the subject of Franchisee territory reduction based on performance for... Read More

Do I Have to Do EVERYTHING Myself?!

The air in my client's office nearly crackled with her irritation. A scheduling snafu had... Read More

If You Want Business - Be Consistent

Why does consistency in the message have an effect on how the business relationship is... Read More

Motorcycle Detailing Procedures Manual Sample Outline

If you are a motorcycle detailer and need to expand your business you will need... Read More

Wichita KS; Anything is Possible in Wichita Business

Just when the entire state was kissing Wichita goodbye, economically speaking, they turn around their... Read More

Starting is the Hardest Part

You can't imagine how many people ask me how I did it. To turn my... Read More

If You Want To Be Remembered...

Send handwritten notes. That applies whether you're a guy or a gal. It's not about... Read More

Pressure Washing Business and Post Fire Cleanups

Many have not experienced a fire up close. One year about 15 years ago I... Read More

Outsourcing ? A Positive Approach For Small Businesses

Outsourcing is the strategic use of outside resources to perform activities traditionally handled by internal... Read More

Truck Detailing Shop Business Case Study

As an entrepreneur you can learn a lot by following the real life case studies... Read More

How to be Annoyed and Make Money

When do annoyances in a relationship become too much to bear?Have you ever worked for... Read More

The Joy and Hazards Of Finding Your First Office

Q: I have outgrown my home office and need to find office space for me... Read More

How to Profit Handsomely From a Secret Business Model Virtually No Small Business is Using!

Have you been searching for the perfect home-based business? I have spent nearly twenty-five years... Read More

The Misconceptions of the Value Of Disclosures in Franchising

Disclosure laws in franchising are suppose to help the consumer. They don't. The FTC, which... Read More

Business Failure, The 8 Traps Causing Failure And The One Attribute Which Ensures Business Survival

It is estimated that 78% of all small business start-ups fail within the first twelve... Read More

How to Protect Yourself & Your Business

As a business owner, you already know how important it is for your customers to... Read More

Financial Strategies for a Mobile Car Wash Business Plan

Writing a business plan for a mobile car wash is fairly easy, yet often operators... Read More

Where Can People Find Information About Starting A Business?

Approximately 200,000 new businesses are started each year. More people are expected to start a... Read More

Do You Really Need a Toll-Free Number for Your Business?

Do You Really Need a Toll-Free Number for Your Business? The answer is YES! If... Read More

Small Business Debt Collection Laws

In your small business debt collection laws will eventually become important, as your debt grows... Read More

Mattress Cleaning Business: How To Manual

A Mattress Cleaning Business might be just for you if you have tried everything to... Read More