Category Archive for "Business Planning"

The Pros and Cons of Investors vs. Debt Funding

Unless you are fortunate enough to have a good deal of money stashed away, most businesses need to raise money for either

Top 5 Must-Have Financial Apps for Small Business

Not long ago, owning a small business meant spending a lot of time up to your ears in financial paperwork – keeping

How To Price A Company

You’re an entrepreneur trying to figure out how to price your company.  Maybe an investor wants to know, maybe you just want

Define Your Target Market in 5 Simple Steps

Research suggests as much as a whopping 80% of marketing dollars are wasted…marketing to the wrong person.  Without knowing who wants to

Top Advertising Trends for 2013

With a new year on the rise, it’s time for professionals to roll out their 2013 advertising trends.  Here is what’s actually

How to Avoid 3 Common Small Business Pitfalls

Whether you’re just starting a small business or you’ve been running one for a while, avoiding pitfalls can help you reach business

How to Write a Business Plan (that actually makes sense)

By Marcelina Hardy, Writer for, small business entrepreneur for 7 years. “You can’t go, if you don’t know where you are

4 Revenue Models & Examples for Small Businesses

One of the first things any new entrepreneur has to think about, is “how will I make money?”.  In other words, your

10 Questions to Evaluate Your New Idea

Sometimes as an entrepreneur, you have to evaluate your own business idea before you invest your own time and energy.  There’s actually

6 Tips to Ditch Your Day Job & Start a Business

Starting a business is like the Oregon Trail.  Entrepreneurs are the pioneers.  The trail is the journey.  And California (metaphorically speaking) is