Tonight on Shark Tank

The following is by Brenden Sherratt of In The Shark Tank. On this weeks episode of Shark Tank: Nicole Jones "The Shoe Professa" and her business Pillars of Slippers, her business offers fashionable shoes at a reasonable...
photo credit: themacinator The following is a guest post by Aditya Mahesh. I think one problem area that a lot of small business owners run into is that they try to do a little bit of...

Tonight on Shark Tank

The following is by Brenden Sherratt of In The Shark Tank. This weeks episode of Shark Tank will feature 4 very different businesses. Jill Quillin will pitch her business LipStix remix which is the at-home system...
The following is a guest post from GreatStartups.com. photo credit: spiderpop With consumers tightening their purse strings, businesses are working overtime to attract customers and build a brand. Often times with a lean workforce, small...

Mirror, Mirror…

The following is a guest post by David Gash. When starting a new business, entrepreneurs invariably face the brutal moment when they realize something needs to be done and they just don't know how to do...
The following is a guest post by Veronica Fielding. As the unemployment rate rises, people are turning to social networking sites to make important business connections. Many recruiters post vacancies and search for passive candidates on...

Why Service Sells

The following is a guest post by Robert Tuchman. Service is more than just putting your hand out for a handshake. It’s making sure your customer will shake hands again and will introduce you to the...
The following is a guest post by By Veronica Fielding of Digital Brand Expressions. Small businesses are jumping onto the social media bandwagon to promote their brands. To help them become more savvy about this medium...
photo credit: mcclouds The following is a guest post from Bizymoms. If you love to meet new people and enjoy playing the host in your community, the Welcome Service business makes an idyllic choice of business...
The following is a guest post by Frances Bajet. photo credit: egenerica True or false: George Lucas, Bill Gates, and Larry Page are the epitome of innovation, whose creations (Star Wars, Microsoft, and Google,...
The following is a guest post by Andrew Shure, the CEO of Shure Pets. The first key step is to figure out where your passion lies. You will be the most successful when you have a...
photo credit: AMagill The following is a guest post by Sahail Ashraf. You know how it is. You've got this great killer business idea that is guaranteed to bring in the bucks, but you just...
photo credit: DownTown Pictures The following is a guest post by Sahail Ashraf. Here are three ways to find an angel investor. These investors can pump anything from $1,000 to $1m into your venture,...
Preparedness creates confidence, and confidence seals deals. So take a good look at our points, and see if you and your venture fit the profile.
photo credit: kalandrakas The following guest post is by Aditya Mahesh, founder of AMBeat.com, a complete resource for entrepreneurs complete with advice articles, start-up profiles, interviews, news analysis, and more. Take a minute to think about...
photo credit: LaserGuided The following is a guest post from Bizymoms. One of the surest ways to succeed in any business is to try and match your inherent skills and natural interests with the kind...
Amber Riviere fell into entrepreneurship naturally because she had a talent that other people were willing to pay money for.
A reader, Paul Rusnak, wrote in with the following account of his failed attempt at marketing: I am a subscriber of you weblog and I enjoy reading all the stories, many of which give me...
The following is a guest post by Joan Lefkowitz. You might think that during times of economic recession consumers are in no mood to experiment with, or purchase inventive products. Counter-intuitively, starting a business or launching...
photo credit: zenera The following guest post is by Alisa Johnson. Recession and business are not the best of bedfellows, but there’s a certain kind of business that does do well no matter how bad the...