owning a small business

Owning a Small Business Leave You up at Night? 4 Tips for A Better Night’s Sleep

A large and growing number of Americans are choosing self-employment and owning a small business over traditional full-time jobs with various entitlements like steady income, health benefits, and 401(k) plans. Despite evolving career preferences, policies and benefits are still very much structured for the 9-to-5 employee of a branded (Fortune 500) company. From tax...

Babbler

How Babbler Can Help You Generate Buzz About Your Business

PR teams and reporters need each other, but up until now it’s been far from a perfect relationship. PR teams send out countless emails every day to only get a few ‘hits,’ and on the other side of the table, reporters receive an endless flow of PR emails while only a few will match...

Follow-Up: The Most Powerful Tool for Your Small Business Success

Follow-Up: The Most Powerful Tool for Your Small Business Success

Like most brilliant inventions, SCOTTeVEST started with a forward-thinking individual who wanted to solve a problem faced on a daily basis. At that time, technological gadgets were becoming more popular and Scott Jordan wanted to find a way to carry all of his gadgets “comfortably, and not looking like a geek.” Knowing that others...

Content Marketing

7 Types of Content Marketing You Need to Master

As a marketer, the trajectory of your career is typically shaped by the direction of the marketplace. As technology develops and demands change, so must your strategies and approaches. And while this is true in any aspect of marketing, it’s particularly relevant when it comes to content marketing. The Value of Content Marketing Study after study...

How to Pursue Your Business Dreams- An Interview With Gustav Reyes

How to Pursue Your Business Dreams- An Interview With Gustav Reyes

“Be yourself, give the world what you have and people will find you.” That’s the main piece of advice from my latest interview, a chat with Gustav Reyes of Simply Wood Rings. The full audio interview is below. This is a summary of our discusion and what he shared with me. Gustav shared that when...

build a great startup

5 Tips to Build a Great Startup From the Ground Up

So, you have decided to join the ever-growing list of startups? Welcome to the club. But what’s next How will you guarantee the success of your startup brand? How will you make sure it grows by leaps and bounds in the years to come and doesn’t fade from public memory? Here are some sure-fire tips to help...

The Keys to Entrepreneurial Success: Eboni Green Shares Her Words of Wisdom

The Keys to Entrepreneurial Success: Eboni Green Shares Her Words of Wisdom

  Eboni Green is an expert media consultant and founder of the rapidly growing Twenty Twenty Visionary media production company based out of Atlanta. As a successful, self-made business woman, Eboni’s journey to success certainly had some stumbling blocks along the way, but it is her resilience in the face of adversity that makes her...

When Opportunity Knocks: 4 Ways to Grab Small Business Opportunities

When Opportunity Knocks: 4 Ways to Grab Small Business Opportunities

You never know when an opportunity might strike that will change your life forever. If you want to be a success story, you have to be ready to take advantage of unexpected opportunities when they appear. Here’s how you can take the steps needed to find success. Don’t Let Past Failures Scare You Just because you've...

Maria Contreras-Sweet Shares How the SBA Can Help Your Small Business Succeed

SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet Shares How the SBA Can Help Your Small Business Succeed

The Small Business Administration, or SBA, is a federal government program that has been providing support to small business owners and entrepreneurs since 1953. Their website holds a wealth of information about starting and running a business, including blogs, articles, videos, and training courses. The SBA is not just an educational portal, though. They...

Crush It in 2016 With Your At-Home E-Commerce Business

Crush It in 2016 With Your At-Home E-Commerce Business

Crush It in 2016 With Your At-Home E-commerce Business Start-ups are booming: more and more people are setting up an at-home business selling physical goods via e-commerce.  If you are considering starting an at-home e-commerce business in the year ahead, whether it's sourcing trending items on Alibaba, making one-off jewelry pieces or selling t-shirts with your own...