Tag "business startup"

Personal Development

3 Lessons from Athletics that Apply to Entrepreneurship

Successful entrepreneurship is all about mindset — and a whole heck of a lot of luck! Especially when you’re starting out. Even with the smartest mentor on your side, there’s… Read more »

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 »