Have you decided to start a business? Congratulations! That’s great news and an even better reason to celebrate. However, along with the excitement of a new venture comes serious anxiety. What can overshadow a new business owner’s elation? Concerns about money. Many of us worry about money and finances on a regular, if not daily,
Stop and take in your surroundings. Are you seated at your desk with a cup of coffee, pens, and papers splayed about you? Are you outside, reading this post from your mobile phone while a plane flies overhead? What do all of these things — the cup of coffee, pens, and planes have in common?
Now that you’ve vetted your business idea, and have your website up and running, it’s time to grow your client list. The larger your list of potential clients, the better your chances at bringing in revenue. It can seem daunting reaching out to people you don’t know to ask for their business, but there are
You have secrets. That’s alright – we all have secrets. Using an alias for certain websites and chat rooms is generally accepted, but does that mean you can use an alias to register a domain name? The internet is perfect for keeping yourself hidden, but keeping your real name hidden during the registration process, isn’t
What makes your business memorable? Is it your catchy slogan or witty business name? How about your logo? What’s that, you say? You don’t have a logo?! Not having a logo is detrimental to your business. Now that you have a domain name and website it’s essential you design a logo. Photo courtesy of Merriam-Webster.
It’s easy to know what the team is working on at your business when, as a fledgling business owner, you’re also the sole employee. Yet, things will change as your business grows and you add more talent to your staff. As your team expands you’ll find yourself asking things like: Who’s working on what?Has anyone
Updated August 22, 2019. That wolf shirt you love to wear is pretty cool, isn’t it? Fits like a glove, too. Wolf shirt. That said, your wolf shirt has no place in an interview or meetings with your customers and clients. (And no, it’s not because we’re trying to cramp your style.) In the business
Updated August 28, 2019. If you’re launching a company (or entertaining the idea), odds are good that you’re tossing around possible business names or that you already have one in mind. Choosing the right name for your business — one that’s easy to remember, easy to say, and original — is a tricky task. It’s