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How Small Businesses Can Hook Big Business Partners

Big Business Partners

Its tough being an entrepreneur in a market designed for corporations. Most startups and small businesses grow slowly, which can be frustrating to the typical ambitious entrepreneur. Fortunately, there is a trick to increasing the value and speed of a small business’s development: Partnerships. A partnership with a large, established company can provide more productivity and innovation as well as a broader audience to a small business, all of which help that business get products to market faster and earn profits sooner. Unfortunately, developing a relationship with an established company is not easy because big fish usually gain little from ... Read More »

The Stepping Stones of a Start-Up

Stepping Stones Of A Start-Up

Startups have been blooming in the past decade, aided by government support and incubators that help them through the survival of the earliest stages. Startups have brought fresh and helpful ideas to life, making more and more entrepreneur’s dreams come true. So let’s speak about those early stages. Let’s speak about the first steps in a start-up. Stage One: Sketching Your Visual Identity Your business is fresh, new, vibrant and in need of investors or development. You have to convince through the business plan and identity that you’ve put together so far, that your idea is worthwhile. You know the ... Read More »

The Social CEO 2014: 68% of CEOs Have No Social Presence (Infographic)

The Social CEO (Infographic)

Did you know that 68% of CEOs have no social presence whatsoever on the top five social networks? Surprising, isn’t it? But wait, there’s more! It seems that even today most CEOs do not understand the power of sociability. A very large section of them either do not have a social presence or is merely active on LinkedIn and Twitter. And those who really do have a prominent social media presence prefer Instagram over Google Plus. However, it’s time CEOs become more sociable. It will bring them closer to the customers, help address issues in a better way and increase ... Read More »

142 Pinterest Pinboard Ideas for Every Entrepreneur (Infographics)

Pinterest Pinboard Ideas

It’s no surprise that with Pinterest’s rapid growth over the last few years, many entrepreneurs have now added Pinterest to their social media marketing plans. While Pinterest started out as a way to find inspiration, entrepreneurs are now using it as a way to inspire their current and potential customers, as well as to find new ones. When you’re first starting out on Pinterest as an entrepreneur, it might be tempting to create boards centered around your own interests and what inspires you. After all, that’s what Pinterest is all about. However, if you really want to connect with your ... Read More »

5 Ways to Gain Focus, Clarity and Purpose Before You Start Your Business

Before You Start Your Business

“What business would you like to start?” – I’m not sure. “How do you plan to run your business?” – I don’t know. “How much will you need to invest? When will you break even?” – I have no idea. “Will you be successful?” – I hope so! Not a pretty picture, this one. Any entrepreneur reading this – and that might be you – would want to give better answers to questions like that. Thankfully, that’s not the hard part although running a business is certainly challenging. Starting and running is a business is the real thing. Not everyone ... Read More »