Tag: entrepreneur

Make Entrepreneurship Day more than a note on your calendar

November is Entrepreneurship Month, the third Tuesday of the month is Entrepreneurship Day, and Entrepreneurship Day caps off Global Entrepreneurship week. It’s a slightly odd situation: Although a day, a week, and a month are dedicated to entrepreneurship, actual business starts are down, and they have been trending down for many years. In fact, closures […]

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Take our quiz if you dare: Measure your knowledge and commitment

Ready to take a stab at a few questions? Try these: When did crowdfunding start to get popular for business startups and expansions? How long have marketers been working with live video streaming? When was Pinterest started? When did Facebook start reaching out to small business owners for advertising? When did Google start publishing local […]

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This Week in Small Business: Cash in on the extensive research of others…

Ride on the shoulders of others! Read what Archana Madhavan learned during four years of non-stop data analysis. Discover what Zz Twainy found when he reviewed some 600 pitch decks! Leadership, management and productivity Don’t fly blind. Connect with a mentor ASAP – technology makes it easy. Be sure you include these seven operational details […]

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Small Business Strategy: 21 Ways to be a competitor, not an imitator

The academics who roam the halls of the Harvard Business School will tell you that there are really only two basic ways to compete in business: Price Product/service differentiation That’s probably true, but within each of those categories – and especially within the differentiation category – there are many variations or strategies you can use […]

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How small business can beat the global megacorporations today

Looking for a good small business idea that could turn into a big business idea? If you are, I think we’re living in extremely exciting times and I say this because it’s clear to me that businesses we used to think were established and virtually untouchable are now vulnerable to startup competition. Some of these […]

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