A simple process to make your business more successful (while saving time and money)

I meet a lot of entrepreneurs who are running their business but don’t know where they are running it to! As a result, they may enjoy a profitable business but they’re spending a lot of time and effort and losing some of that profit. And, the long-term picture seems to be: “more of the same”. […]

How to start a new business for $10: A step-by-step how-to guide

Want to start a business but not sure if you can afford it or what the next step should be? In this blog post, you’ll read a step-by-step guide about how to start a new business for $10. There are other ways to start a business but this is (in my opinion) one of the […]

22 questions every entrepreneur should ask themselves before starting a business

How do you define success and what are you hoping to achieve from your business? (Hint: Some entrepreneurs want to grow a business quickly and sell it; others want to start something and make it big; others want to start something that replaces their current income). What groups of people do you know really well? […]

The entrepreneur’s silver bullet

On a recent call, a prospective client was asking me about growing their new business. Like every good business owner, they wanted to increase traffic to their site and increase sales. The conversation was going well up until the point when they asked me: “How long will it take and how much will it cost […]

Social media monetization: 6 business models for social networks

I was doing some research for a client’s article about social media and was following some leads on specific social networks that I wasn’t familiar with. Unfortunately, many of the leads were dead ends as one company after another turned out to have gone out of business. Many of them failed because they had a […]