small business

  1. pnwmsp

    Hello my name is guy

    My name is James and I have owned my IT business for about 10 years now. Becuase I am a single father I have intentionally kept the business small fat and happy so that I can be an at home dad, coach sports, help out in the classroom etc. Now I want to add new products, increase verticals and...
  2. theceo

    5 Things Not to Do When You're Running a Small Business (Slideshow)

    5 Things Not to Do When You're Running a Small Business (Slideshow) by Maria Rapetskaya, March 25, 2019 Read More...
  3. Raymond David

    How to Build a Successful Business

    Keys to Entrepreneurial Success Over the past several years, expert_bplans business plan writer have had the opportunity to assess the successes and failures of numerous entrepreneurs. In doing so, several lessons have become apparent that can often make the difference between success and...
  4. P

    Looking to buy specific jewelry for my business; can't find it

    Hi! I'm Tiffany and I'm trying to get some beautiful fashion jewelry (not fine jewelry, more like "costume" jewelry) for my business. I keep finding that OTHER businesses (wholesalers) get their earrings from China already labeled "Ella" or "Cloie". Would love to buy from the manufacturer who...
  5. Adam Toren

    What does it take these days to be a great leader? Here's my answer.

    It's easy to lose focus on what it takes to be a great leader when your attention is drawn to the day-to-day operations of your business. In order to keep a constant pulse on the leadership you give to your team, what's one question you regularly ask yourself? I'd love to hear your answers...
  6. M

    What would you want to see in a documentary about digital entrepreneurship?

    I'm a producer and filmmaker. My partner and I are working on a documentary and would love to know your thoughts about what we should include. What's the #1 thing you'd like to see in a documentary about digital entrepreneurship? Thanks so much! :)
  7. Small to Feds

    What Are Some Inspiring and Successful Business Models of Startups?

    SMALL BUSINESS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING ("Smalltofeds"): A Continuing Small Business Success Story Trends on the horizon point to a bright future for small business in federal government contracting. The federal government is meeting small business contracting goals. In 2014, for the...
  8. Small Biz Mike

    Has anyone seen this cash flow tool?

    Flight by Finagraph. Flight’s Cash Flow Calendar analyzes past transactions and predicts your upcoming cash flow automatically. Flight’s Cash Flow Calendar provides you an at a glance view of your businesses cash flow allowing you to know how much cash you will have every day of the month.
  9. Small to Feds

    Form Strategic Company Alliances

    Teaming with other companies is a productive venue. Synergism is paramount in teaming with any size company, whether in a lead or subcontracting role. There should be technical, management and market segment similarities between you and any company with whom you are considering teaming. Your...
  10. Small to Feds

    What Was Your Biggest Mistake In Starting Your Own Business?

    For me it was in not realizing that we all must deal with our personal value systems in business ownership. I spent 36 years in the Military Industrial Complex and learned a great deal from the large and small companies for whom I worked. This permitted me to be quite successful in my own...
  11. C

    Using a UPS box address on business license

    Hi everyone, Any help or past experience with this issue would be greatly appreciated. My LLC is currently in the startup phase and will be a home-based ecommerce business. I have chosen to use a UPS box street address for the location of my business to avoid using my home address for privacy...
  12. Zachary Kirkland

    Thank you for the welcome!

    Hi everyone, Thank you for the welcome into the forum! A little about myself, I am one of the owners of Dynamism Financial based out of Norfolk, VA. I found my passion in entrepreneurship and have loved every minute of being a part of the life. With doing so I also launched a blog site called...
  13. Nailah2b

    Aspiring Motivational Speaker

    Hello my name is Nailah, but Nailah is not my real name as of yet, I have always wanted to change my name to it because I love the meaning. Nailah means one to succeed. I use to be self employed as a small business owner from July 2005 to June 2010, as a non-emergency medical transportation...
  14. Small to Feds

    Gain government participation in growing an idea into a company.

    Small Business Innovative Research and Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs in major federal agencies seek concepts that can be funded and developed into products the government needs. Here are some examples: DOD SBIR/STTR Small Business Portal National Institute of Health SBIR/STTR...
  15. Small to Feds

    Manage Risk in Small Business Federal Government Contracting Business System Development

    Most small enterprises must undertake some form of business process augmentation when entering federal government contracting. The natural inclination for small business is to immediately jump to buying computer software tools or services in an effort to expedite the business system growth...
  16. Small to Feds

    10 Common Traits Among Successful Small Business Government Contractors

    10 Common Traits Among Successful Small Business Government Contractors by Ken Larson, SMALL BUSINESS FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING (SBFGC) July 1, 2016 As a volunteer counselor over the last decade, I have noted common traits among the most successful small business federal government...
  17. Gena Gebhard

    Virtual Assistance

    Hi everyone, my name is Gena and I just joined today. I've been hearing a lot about virtual assistantce and although I've heard some great things, I've also heard about some concerns. I've been thinking about hiring but I don't even know where to start. Any advice? Thank you all so much
  18. David_Wu

    Email Marketer Looking for Critics

    Hello everyone, I am an email marketer who aims to help or assist small to medium-sized businesses launch an email marketing campaign. I created an ebook that talks about the usual problems and possible solutions to basic email marketing issues. It is still a rough draft, and I want to make...
  19. Nunzio Presta

    What Do Barack Obama & Bill Gates Have in Common?

    My current read "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill coupled with Valentine's Day inspired me to write a blog about the power of your significant other! Here is the piece that inspired me: It is a known fact that the emotion of love is closely akin to the state of mind known as faith, and...
  20. Nunzio Presta

    2016 Influential Brands

    BizON had the honour to sponsor FFWD - Advertising Week in Toronto for the 3rd year in a row! FFWD is Canada’s largest and most diverse annual gathering of advertising, marketing and media leaders. It consists of leadership conferences, galas, awards, keynote and panel presentations. The week...