Tag "business startup"


5 Small Business Marketing Mistakes Made by Startups (and how to avoid them!)

Effective small business marketing doesn’t happen by chance. If you’re a startup, it can be especially tough to bring in new leads because you don’t have any customers to act… Read more »

How to Schmooze Clients More Effectively

The art of schmoozing prospective and current cash-paying clients is the single-most important thing any service business can have in their toolkit. If you don’t have this skill, or feel… Read more »

Top 3 Mistakes When Starting Your Online Business

Every entrepreneur makes mistakes. In fact, some estimated 90% of startups fail – eventually. Many of these mistakes can be industry-specific, or represent an unprepared entrepreneur fighting against complex issues… Read more »

The 4 Worst Cities to Start a Local Small Business in the U.S.

While some multi-million dollar corporations seeking a large (unemployed) available labor pool might consider these cities to be a great opportunity, as a small business proprietor you always need to… Read more »

Entrepreneurs: 6 Things You’ll Sacrifice on the Road to Success

So, you want to be a successful entrepreneur, hunh? Experienced entrepreneurs will all tell you there are sacrifices to be made; budding entrepreneurs usually have no idea what’s coming. Following… Read more »

6 Devastating Marketing Mistakes Startups Make

In 2014, Internet marketing ad spend alone grew ¬†from $133 billion to $194.5 billion. Though I haven’t seen any official numbers in this category released for 2015 yet, I’m sure… Read more »

Top 5 Reasons You CAN and SHOULD Open Your Own Business

One of the biggest hurdles to starting a business anywhere on this planet basically comes down to as Tony Robbins likes to say “the reasons you keep telling yourself why… Read more »
Personal Development

10 Inspiring Quotes to Help Get the Life You Deserve

I don’t believe anyone should need to hear a bunch of quotes to get themselves fired up for success — all the time. However, sometimes we have to consider opinions… Read more »

5 Early Tech Startups Who Used Gorilla Bootstrapping to Take Over the World

The idea of starting a business from nothing is an easy thing to dream about. Just propel your mind 5 years into the future and suddenly you’re the next Bill… Read more »

10 Bad Habits Every Entrepreneur Must Eliminate to be Successful

There’s actually way more than 10 bad habits most of us could stand to rid ourselves of before embarking on our new lives as an entrepreneur. But here’s 10 that… Read more »