It is ok to get excited about starting a business. But before heading out to the printer to make your business cards or announce to everyone that you’re starting a business, your first step should be to understand the business that you want to start.
Archives for October 2010
The global recession has forced many people to reconsider their careers and life choices. In these turbulent times, where does one turn for career advice? From the author of the book “Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs”, here are just a few ways Jobs can teach you to ‘think differently’ about professional and career success.
Majority of small business owners, according to the survey results, are not yet convinced that social media plays a large role in gaining customers. According to a survey conducted by RatePoint, only 36 percent of small business entrepreneurs are using sites like Facebook and Twitter. Are you one of them?
A reader is thinking of starting an online store that offers customized printing of t-shirts. Check out the advice we gave her on how to proceed to make her dream a reality – from asking the business questionse to set her business on the right track to choosing the web development partners she needs to create the website.
When you think of innovation, the first person that comes to mind is Apple’s CEO and co-founder, Steve Jobs. With Jobs at the helm, Apple has revolutionized the computer, mobile telephone, music distribution and even the book publishing industries with products such as the Mac, iPod, iPhone and the iPad. Learn the principles that drive the innovation process in Steve Jobs.
Whether you are in a corporate environment or running your own small-scale or home-based business, your business logo design must be one that speaks what you want it to say, and it must relay the message accurately.
For a new company, it is realistically hard to find an investor that will provide you with the capital that you need to grow. Below are some steps to taken when looking for an investor to finance your startup.
Mutually beneficial partnerships can be important to get things done, achieve your goals and grow your business. Thus, it is important that you nurture and protect these relationships.
“Winging it” is the name of the game for many home business entrepreneurs. More often than not, many decide to start a business without preparation or sufficient information or experience. Learn why you need to have a financial plan and the benefits it can give your small or home-based business.
Using videos in email is starting to gain grounds among marketers. Many even believe that video based email marketing is the wave of the future. Learn how marketers are incorporating videos in their email campaigns. Are you ready to use videos in your email marketing?