Time Management When you are running your own business, keeping on top of financial records, staying in constant contact with clients and customers, and directing your own employees, it’s easy to sometimes forget that time needs a manager, too. With just a few easy daily steps, you can arrange and organize your time and greatly […]

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As a new business owner, your main objective is to find new business. The first step is to determine the best marketing strategy in order to do so. In determining the best strategy, you arguable want to place “building a website” at the top of your list. No joke or persuasion behind this idea. In […]

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This post is inspired by an article recently published in Entrepreneur Magazine by Kris Ruby, CEO and founder of Ruby Media Group LLC. When starting out as a new company, your drive and hunger for new business and opportunities is very strong. It’s always about where that next client will come from and always finding […]

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Keep Records: When you first start a business, there are many things to consider. The best plan of action is having a business plan laid out to help organize a plan of attack for your new business. Everything from the product, to marketing, to budget, goals, and finances. Finances? Yes, that’s right. I assume you […]

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Networking your business with other businesses can prove to be effective in finding new opportunities. Networking with other business owners may open new doors that you never thought existed until now. Join your local chamber of commerce; sign up for small business groups locally that are part of your industry, attend conferences for like-minded professionals. […]

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Client Surveys and Testimonials Testimonials are one of the most important things you can do for your business when marketing to potentially new clients. When customers shop around, they look for a few specific things including competitive pricing, extended portfolio, quality of product, and for service-based businesses, a human behind the scenes. Customers like knowing […]

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A very important key in starting a business is deciding what to charge for your services and/or product. There are many things to consider when setting your prices. By this step in the game, you have probably already developed a marketing strategy or at least started on it. Also, it should be safe to assume […]

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Okay, so you passed the first step. You have now earned the business of a brand new client or customer. Now what? Even though service-based businesses and product-based businesses are definitely different, they both share one very important business necessity: keeping the client happy. For example, say you sell a tangible product to a customer […]

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We’ve all been there. Business hits a slow peak and you start to scramble for excuses that are causing the slowdown. Is it because the demand for your product or service is decreasing? Is it the time of year you’re trying to market your business? Those two questions are legitimate excuses that we have all […]

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Hey guys, As we find ourselves in a brand new year, many of us find that setting goals is easy, but following through and accomplishing them is far from easy. The idea is that saying is saying and doing is doing. It’s much easier to say you will accomplish what’s in front of you rather […]

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