Analisa Sande — December 29, 2017 — December 29, 2017 There are some facets of successful businesses that seem constant: advertising is always important, transparency isn’t going anywhere, and competitive pricing matters. However, there are still business trends that rise and ebb away too. 2017 was all about highly specialized products and big data collection, … Continue reading Business Trends for 2018: What You Need To Know To Stay Competitive
Jamie Mercer — September 7, 2017 — September 7, 2017 AlexanderStein / Pixabay When it comes to the idea of running your own business, nothing is as daunting as the prospect of what the first 12 months will bring. Often considered the hardest time for any startup, a lot of work has to go into … Continue reading What You Should Learn in Your First Year of Business
Lindsey Smith — April 23, 2017 — April 23, 2017 Every small business needs an arsenal of online tools to achieve business success without breaking the bank. In today’s “freemium” world, many companies offer low-cost or even free online management tools that will help you stay sane and effective as a manager while increasing your … Continue reading 6 Free and Low Cost Business Management Tools
Jacob Orosz — January 13, 2017 Follow @jacoborosz— January 13, 2017 We often get approached by business owners asking us to do a free valuation for their business. And they tell us that other business brokers offer valuations for free. Let me tell you, however, why you, as a business owner, should be wary when … Continue reading Are Free Business Valuations Too Expensive?
Justin Herring — January 4, 2017 Follow @justincherring— January 4, 2017 We’re all doing business in a digital world. Even if you run a brick and mortar store with no website, customers are still discovering you and telling people about you in digital channels (whether you like it or not). This means your online presence … Continue reading The Business Card is Dying (and How Google is Replacing It)
Victoria Heckstall — November 28, 2016 Follow @wahmjourney91— November 28, 2016 Running a business can feel like 90% of your time is dedicated to management. To give yourself fewer headaches and spend more of your time on the fun parts of business, you need to bring in some outside help. These five management tools are … Continue reading 5 Management Tools That Can Make Running a Business Easier
Why conventional bidding methods leave money on the table. Generating keywords that effectively identify search engine users as likely prospects for a successful campaign is a deeply intuitive process. And with large campaigns incorporating thousands or even millions of keywords, managing keywords can be a full-time preoccupation. For all the sophistication that search engine marketing … Continue reading Are you still bidding like it’s 2007?
by Erica RobertsSeptember 10, 2016 Nothing screams summer more than catching a baseball game on a hot sunny day, beer and dog in hard, cheering on the home team. But if you’re an entrepreneur, and if you pay close attention, there’s more than just a fun afternoon to be had at the ballpark – there … Continue reading Business Tips from the Baseball Diamond
by Emma MuckersieSeptember 9, 2016 In our last blog post, we explored the fundamentals of lean startup. Now, to bring it to life, we’re looking 3 examples of companies – Dropbox, Zappos and General Electric – that have used the methodology to develop their products and services and grow their businesses. 1. Dropbox Dropbox is … Continue reading 3 Examples Of Lean Startup In Action
by Rich Ellinger Follow @wealthminderSeptember 5, 2016 One of the bigger hurdles people face when hiring an advisor is answering the question “How do financial advisors get paid?” If you can’t figure out how—and how much—your advisor gets paid for the work he or she is doing for you, it’s virtually impossible to determine whether … Continue reading Understanding How Financial Advisors Get Paid