Steve Wasterval, Worstofall Design I recently spoke with a business owner, I’ll call ‘Jim’. Jim really knows his stuff. He speaks with passion, he’s highly educated, and he’s got a punchy tonality that engages audiences when he’s on stage. I’ve seen him captivate audiences of hundreds.But when you look him up online and go to […]Continue reading "What Is A Brand For A One-Person Business?"
Small businesses can struggle with profitability for a number of different reasons. They keep prices too low. They focus more on big picture ideas than real consumers. They have way, way too many expenses. The list goes on and on. But even if your business doesn’t make a lot of money early on, the goal […]Continue reading "25 Do’s and Don’ts to Make Your Small Business More Profitable"
There is no secret to running a successful business. It takes hard work, intelligence and plenty of smart strategies. However, getting input from experts can certainly help. Here are some secrets and tips from members of the online small business community to help you start and grow a successful business. Run a Successful Ecommerce Business […]Continue reading "10 Expert Secrets to Small Business Success"
Dylan Rives Daymond John, Alonzo Mourning and DJ Irie at the Irie Weekend 2017 Gala In Miami, summers unofficially kick off with Irie Weekend, one of the most star-studded events to hit the city each year. DJ Irie (born Ian Grocher) is the host and mastermind behind the four-day spectacle that started on June 29 […]Continue reading "How DJ Irie Built A Group Of Marketing Businesses And Reinvented Miami Nightlife"
There are finite truths that come with being an entrepreneur. These are 5 that every entrepreneur is bound to realize when they start a business. By Jordan Scheltgen CREDIT: Getty Images Entrepreneurs, not ones for the following the status quo, want to have control over their futures; creating, shaping and delivering products on their terms. […]Continue reading "5 Hard Truths You Have to Face When Starting a Business"
WHY ENTREPRENEURIAL THINKING IS ABOUT MORE THAN STARTING A BUSINESS by Alfred Edmond, Jr. | [ BIO ] Randall Pinkett Entrepreneurial thinking is about more than just longing to become your own boss, or even successfully launching a business. The good news: You don’t have to be born an entrepreneurial thinker; you can learn to be one. Randal Pinkett, […]Continue reading "More Than Starting A Business"
Quint Studer I have a great empathy for small businesses and their importance to a community. Depending on which research you read, anywhere from 50 to 80 percent of new jobs come from small businesses. Most small business are locally owned. Most of the owners took at great risk in starting a business. If I […]Continue reading "What makes a good small business owner? Passion, courage, community investment"
The Atlanta Tech Village was founded in December 2012 and houses over 300 startups and has 1,000 members. The Atlanta Tech Village, located in Buckhead, aims to help Atlanta become a top 5 tech startup city. Photos courtesy of the Atlanta Tech Village. Becoming an entrepreneur is the stuff dreams are made of: making your […]Continue reading "7 steps to transition from a 9-to-5 to a full-fledged entrepreneur"
It’s a radical concept that may seem too good to be true. A 100 percent virtual and completely free conference? But a Charleston, South Carolina-based startup is making the concept a reality this month. Launchpeer, a high-growth tech consultancy, is hosting the inaugural Launch Summit beginning September 18th. The event is 100 percent online and […]Continue reading "Launch Summit Brings Startup Experts Straight to Your Laptop"
Jeffrey “Jeff” Weiner, chief executive officer of LinkedIn [+] [-] Corp., smiles during a Bloomberg Television interview at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. In addition to new announcements, the company also introduced a new product called LinkedIn Learning based on its acquisition of Lynda.com last year. Photographer: […]Continue reading "This Is How Entrepreneurs, Students And Teachers Can Benefit From LinkedIn Learning"