Starting your own business can be both an exciting and scary endeavor. Not only will you need passion and perseverance to weather the ups and downs, but you’ll need to be prepared well in advance of putting up that Open Sign if you want to make it in the long run. If you are thinking about starting your own business here’s what you need to know to get started. Continue reading “Starting a business? Here’s what you need to know”
As a business owner, providing what your customers want is vital to your business. Businesses that boast high customer satisfaction rates go above and beyond delivering their product and/or service – it’s all about the perks. For brick and mortar businesses, one of those perks is free WiFi! More and more types of businesses — from fast-food restaurants to laundromats — are investing in fast, free internet service for their customers. Continue reading “Should you offer free WiFi in your business?”
Imagine working from anywhere in the world, any time you like, with just a laptop. Sounds wonderful, right? That’s life as an online business owner. Continue reading “10 Things to Know About Starting an Online Business”
We applaud the entrepreneurial spirit of those who take the plunge to start their own business. Whether you will be cleverly filling a retail niche or hanging a professional shingle, there are “must do’s” that apply to virtually all start-ups.
A key takeaway is that even if you are striking out on your own as a solo practitioner, you really do have to build a team to be effective and successful. Most of our tips involve making sure you have the right folks in place to support your nascent enterprise.