Putting the Puzzle Together: Essentials for a Startup

Putting the Puzzle Together: Essentials for a Startup

You picked your business name, your business cards are at the printers where you chose your new logo. So, what’s next? Lots of things. Essential things that you need to be done before you begin to operate your business. Let’s find out what these are. Essentials for...
7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Business

You want to start your own business, but do you have what it takes? Starting a business, and being the boss, takes more than just a great idea. Here are 7 questions you should ask yourself before jumping in to your own business.   #1 What are my strengths? Some...
Creating a Business Budget – What You Need to Know

Creating a Business Budget – What You Need to Know

  Before jumping into any new business venture, it’s extremely important to create a budget. A carefully executed budget will tell you how much you are spending, where your money is going and help you keep your funds in the positive. Here is what you need to know...
4 Ways to Make a Splash When you open your New Business

4 Ways to Make a Splash When you open your New Business

Make sure your very first day in business is a success – whether you are opening real doors or virtual ones. Building up some buzz on social media, via local press and even by hosting an amazing event can help new startups take off. Generate Social Media Buzz Decide...
Is a Franchise Right for You?

Is a Franchise Right for You?

Want to open your own business and be your own boss – – but not sure how to do it? A franchise could be the answer. Many of the businesses you visit on a regular basis are franchises – from the place you grab your daily burger to the nice folks who groom...