This post was originally published on September 24, 2018 and updated on April 16, 2020. In Part 1 of the Top 14 Reasons to Join a Small Business Mastermind Group we covered what mastermind groups are and the first four reasons, in no particular order, why as small business owners who are serious about growing their companies should join one – brainstorming, accountability, to help […]
Starting a small business? Learn about how to choose the right legal entity for your new business.
“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.” ~ Dr. Suess What can Dr. Suess teach us about small business success? That it is your being “youer than you” that can be a key differentiator in your success and how long it takes. In other words, that only you can launch and grow a […]
How to use national holidays in your small businesmarketing campaign.
By Jill Kurtz, Kurtz Digital Strategy There is no one size fits all digital marketing plan. The “right” plan is custom to your business, your customer and your location. In this article I will focus on the impact of location on your digital marketing. Local businesses need a local marketing plan. Localizing your marketing efforts will build brand recognition within your community and foster brand […]
Tips to help you tame small business overwhelm caused by day-to-day small business tasks that are out of control. Start with an attitude adjustment.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, there is an easy way to share the day’s joy and express your gratitude to our veterans in veterans homes across America – deliver some valentines! “The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” ~ Jeff Miller From Bingo to Valentines First, some background. I recently discovered that for over 50 years the […]
(Part 1 of 3) Happy New Business Year! It is time to create your 2020 Small Business Playbook for Success. As the new decade dawns, it is a time for us to reflect on what has gone before and to contemplate what is yet to be. It is a time to refresh and rearrange our business lives and create our 2020 Small Business Playbook for […]
You want to start a business, but fear raises its ugly head and stops you. How do you even begin? What if no one buys your product or service? What if people laugh at your idea? What if you fail? What in the world do you know about marketing (or finances or management or networking or whatever)? Breathe. Just breathe. First, you are not the first […]