How to face up to business criticism

There’s no doubt about it: the Internet has truly broken down the wall between businesses and their customers. This of course provides great opportunities for marketing, yet there’s a major downside too. Business criticism on social networks, websites, or any other online channel sucks. There’s no better word to describe it. However, it’s one of those Read more about How to face up to business criticism[…]

Bad business advice (version 2.0)

A short while ago, we brought 10 irritating & ineffective small business tips to your attention. Well, it seems like bad business advice has being doing the rounds for a long time now, because I recently came across 2 other posts that talk about entrepreneurial ‘guidance’ that should be ignored: 6 Pieces of Advice You Read more about Bad business advice (version 2.0)[…]

The reality of owning & running a business

The thought of business is sometimes laughably the opposite of what it really is. Many pursue the school dream of being an entrepreneur, but few can follow it through successfully. Realize what you’re getting yourself into, and learn what to do to support yourself and your business. WHAT TO EXPECT:  1. Years of little or Read more about The reality of owning & running a business[…]

10 irritating & ineffective small business tips

The Internet is riddled with so-called great advice for small businesses. Starting a new enterprise is daunting enough without having to be suffocated by misguided attempts at being helpful. A terrific post by Tina White details 10 pieces of bad advice that new business owners need to ignore. Here are the clichés that are not Read more about 10 irritating & ineffective small business tips[…]

Jumping over small business hurdles: Part 5

Working with employees is one thing, but working with co-owners, co-founders, or partners is something else entirely. For starters, the latter are people who should be as invested as you are, if not more. And ultimately, all of you should have the same ambition: to see the small business succeed. So how does one optimize Read more about Jumping over small business hurdles: Part 5[…]