Standing Out in a Saturated Market: Business Tips from Sheets & Giggle

Sheets & Giggles creates sustainable bedding and other home textiles out of eucalyptus trees. (Soo cool!) And this kind of bedding uses up to 96% less water than cotton sheets to make them. They also use energy, no insecticides, and no pesticides. (Cotton can use up to 24% of the world's insecticides on any...

Tips and Tricks You Need to Know About Selling a Business

Selling is tough work. If you're selling a house, that's also tough. Selling a business — that may be the toughest sale there is. It’s a topic not often talked about, and therefore business owners don’t always know where to turn. John Warrilow has been involved in a few startup businesses and claims that he’s...

A Conversation with Lori Greinger from Shark Tank: Ramon Hosts the Verizon Small Business Webinar Series

Ramon Ray got to host the Verizon Small Business Webinar Series with special guest Lori Greinger. You may know her as the warm-blooded shark from the Emmy-winning ABC series, Shark Tank. She's also an inventor with 120 patents and the author of the bestselling book Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! Her passion is...

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Build a Community and the Sales Will Follow: Insights on Product Development

Have you ever turned to YouTube.com to learn a new skill or how to level-up your appearance? You're not alone. Many people turn to this major video publisher to learn better techniques for everyday use. Joseph Andrew, co-founder of BluMaan.com, knew that there were men looking for better hair care products for their needs....

Selling More Online: A Conversation All About E-commerce

John Lawson and Jackson Cunningham spoke at the Survive and Thrive Summit and talked all about starting e-commerce. Hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media, the first two Summits were successfully held in 2020. The next one will be in the spring of 2021. Be the first to know when that...

Want to Be a Great Speaker? Public Speaking Advice from an Expert

Have you ever stepped up to the podium to give a presentation or make a speech? You might have felt a bit shaky, sweaty, or even considered bailing at the last minute. But there are people who are actual professional public speakers and do it on a regular basis. We’ve got some great tips...

From Behind the Register to Owning a Chick-fil-A Franchise

Some entrepreneurs start a business out of an idea. Others start a business that's already been successfully built. In some cases, this is a franchise business. The owner is in charge and manages the location, but the brand is already well-known. Is this kind of business right for you? Let's look at a Chick-fil-A...

Marketing tips for small business

Essential Marketing Tips for COVID-19

Businesses of all sizes have had to shift their marketing efforts because of COVID-19. Small businesses in particular have had an especially hard time due to limited resources. We were lucky enough to sit down with a small business marketing expert, and hear her advice first-hand. So if you've been wondering what marketing tips...

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How Diverse and Women Entrepreneurs Can Advance in Business

Being a woman and owning your business means there's a good chance you're facing an uphill battle. And this was before COVID-19 hit the world by storm. Which means it has only added to your list of things to conquer. Now, we aren't saying that women aren't successful in business. We are just recognizing...

Tony Burch Foundation

The Tory Burch Foundation Fellowship Program is Accepting Applications

More and more women are starting their own companies. Whether it's from the urge to be their own boss, follow a passion, or create a schedule that's more family-friendly, the reasons are endless. But attaining the right resources, funds, and support can be an uphill battle. Therefore, many women have a hard time getting...