Tag Archive | "startup"

Do You Really Need a Traditional Business Plan?

Wednesday, September 5, 2012


It’s simply never been easier to go to work for yourself. Technological advances are making it easier and easier for people to work remotely and even build their own companies out of a garage or living room. In most cases, all you need is an internet connection, a computer, and four walls to start a […]

Top 5 Legal Tips for Startups

Tuesday, September 4, 2012


Launching a startup company can be a daunting proposition. You’ve nailed down the service you can provide, the products you want to manufacture, or the niche you aim to fill in your industry, but now it’s time to handle all of the legal setup that’s required. It’s an incredibly exciting time, but you can’t let […]

Should Your Business Consider Crowdfunding?

Thursday, August 2, 2012


Let’s just start by agreeing that when it comes to business you should be willing to consider all options that have the potential to improve your operations, save you money, or otherwise benefit your professional enterprise in some way. You wouldn’t go to only one bank in search of a loan; you’d compare several options […]

Why Your Business Shouldn’t Neglect Internal Branding

Tuesday, July 10, 2012


Oftentimes, when the subject of “company branding” comes up, it centers around the particular kind of identity that a business desires to present to its customers; you know, the logo, the slogan, the design and content. But, there is another kind of branding that all businesses should focus on as well. It’s called “internal branding”. […]

How to Survive the First Year As a Startup Business

Friday, May 18, 2012


Most of us have read the statistics citing the fact that an overwhelming amount of businesses do not survive their first year of operation. Certain reports reveal that it’s as much as 70%, to be exact. So, it’s understandable that aspiring entrepreneurs might be a bit leery when it comes to living out the dream […]