As a business owner, it’s really one of the toughest questions you’ll have to face. But it demands an answer. An answer that, truthfully, no one except yourself can provide. That being said, there are definitely some practical pricing guidelines that can help you set… Read More »The Quick Guide to Pricing: How Much Should You Charge?
There are a number of ways that you can fund your startup or small business (some easy and straightforward, others less so). However, most of these methods come from external sources―like loans, crowdfunding, investor money etc.―which is a risk and puts you in financial debt.… Read More »Side Business to Fund Your Main Business
Being the daughter of an entrepreneur, I don’t like the thought of associating children with business. However, Tim Berry makes some excellent points in his post, “5 Small Business Management Lessons Learned While Coaching Kids”. During the time he coached his kids’ soccer team, Tim was also… Read More »Score goals in business management
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… Read More »How to face up to business criticism
Think again. I’d say that being a business owner is a profession on its own – a multi-faceted and demanding one at that. The truth is, only you can determine whether you’ll make a good businessperson or not. Ticking off a checklist of entrepreneurial traits… Read More »Think You Could Run 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… Read More »The reality of owning & running a business
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… Read More »10 irritating & ineffective small business tips