A Dream Come True: A Small Business Cosmic Connection

I have worked with KD Kidder and Neil Steinberg of photoworks for a number of years. When KD shared her story with me about how, through small business, she was able to learn “the rest of the story” about her  pilot dad’s emergency forced-landing in 1945, the history of the plane since that time, and the family’s mutual love of photography, I knew we had […]

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Top 8 Reasons Why Small Businesses Need to Blog

By Robin Suomi, MBA, Principal of Startup to Growth, LLC Originally posted:  March 29, 2016 Our small business clients still ask, “Do I really need to blog?”  The short answer is, “If you are serious about growing your business, HECK YES!!!” The real question I ask small business owners to pose to themselves if this:  Given all the positive results my blog can give me, […]

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Small Business Continuation Strategies

At Startup to Growth, LLC, we talk with our clients about their “exit plan” from Day 1. A little planning ahead of time can make a huge difference down the road.  I have worked with many businesses who have told me they are building their company for their children. My first questions are typically, “Do they actually want to run the business?” and “Do they […]

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Next Startup ASAP Mastermind Group Forming Now

Next Startup ASAP Mastermind Group forming now, virtual or in-person.  See details below re day/time. Congratulations!  If you are reading this, you are now serious about making your dream come true and starting your business! You are probably in one of two groups: You have information about how to start your business and know what needs to be done, but you are completely overwhelmed. You […]

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Crowdfunding for small business – is it right for you?

As a small business owner, have you ever wondered if crowdfunding could be the answer to funding your project?  Or have you thought perhaps it could “kickstart” your marketing and public awareness campaign by creating a “street team” of supporters and ambassadors for your organization?  Other ideas about crowdfunding that you want to ask an expert about? If so, join us on March 31, 2016, […]

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