- Creating a Plan
- Franchise Center
- Funding a Startup
- Getting Your Office Ready
- Making Your Business Official
- Marketing Your New Business
- Personal Readiness
It’s getting tougher for small businesses to find startup capital. Big banks want nothing to do with unproven upstarts—it’s all about “validation.” Conflicting laws...
SALES & MARKETING
- Advertising and Lead Generation
- Marketing Innovations
- Marketing Plans
- Online Marketing
- Sales Activities
Referral marketing is a new twist on word of mouth marketing—one of the oldest and most effective means of promoting practically any type of...
Many businesses have come to realize that trade shows are an indispensable part of their marketing/sales process. Although there is a lot of value...
Run & Grow
- Budgeting and Personal Finance
- Payments and Collections
- Pricing Strategy
- Tax and Accounting
- Working with Investors
- Working with Lenders
Once again, for the eighth year in a row, I’m involved as an angel investor with the Willamette Angel Conference and screening investments. We’ll announce...
Every business owner has run into cash flow challenges, whether you need more money to grow your business or to meet the operational day-to-day...
As your brand moves into the next phase of its existence, the prospect of succession comes into play. When you’re prepared to retire, what...