Virtual Workshops: How to Start Your Small Business

Virtual Workshops: How to Start Your Small Business

2021 Startup Surge Did you know that 2021 has seen a dramatic surge in small business startups? Some people are quitting their jobs now and starting businesses; others are starting side gigs in preparation for quitting their jobs in 2022. Still others are relaunching businesses they started a while back and let linger; they are now serious about turning their business into a success. People […]

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Are You Ready to Take the First Step, Future Small Business Owner? INNW?

Are You Ready to Take the First Step, Future Small Business Owner?  INNW?

Are you thinking about starting a small business? Check out small business stats and next steps for startup success. Startup to Growth has helped thousands of small business owners launch and grow.

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6 Elements of a Successful Website

6 Elements of a Successful Website

Guest Post by Jason Sugar, Founder and CEO of SugarWeb The best thing about your website is that it’s working for you while you’re busy doing other things (like serving your clients, playing golf, etc.). But for it to actually be working for you (i.e. generating leads for your sales funnel), your visitors need to have a great experience AND be inspired to take action.  […]

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What Small Towns and Local Partners Teach Us About Small Business

What Small Towns and Local Partners Teach Us About Small Business

As a member of our local VFW (Veteran of Foreign Wars) Auxiliary, I have observed the partnership between our Post and Auxiliary and our village where we are located.  The village is small and the VFW has grown into the social center for the village and the surrounding area, with community breakfasts and suppers, Bingo, the winter fishing derby, the Easter egg hunt, Thanksgiving and […]

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Want More Sales? Be Consistent.

Want More Sales? Be Consistent.

Consistency is the oxygen of increased sales. Without it, you will fail in the long run.  You already have so much on your plate, how do you fit consistent sales processes in, too?  Let’s talk about that. There is a clear path to success here.  Start where you are at, be consistent, and continue to build your solid foundation over time.   As a small […]

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Small Business Lessons Harvested from Nature and Gardening

Small Business Lessons Harvested from Nature and Gardening

Lessons learned from nature and gardening apply to small business, too, Both bear beautiful fruits of your labor!

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Your Website Needs Marketing

Your Website Needs Marketing

Guest Post by Jill Kurtz, Owner, Kurtz Digital Strategy All your online efforts should drive people to your website. This doesn’t happen by happenstance. You need understand and learn various wordpress tips, find out about the best ways to generate traffic and then market your website to your target customer to get them hooked on to your content or service. You need to understand the […]

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Learn a New Skill: Unleash Your Business Power Through Consistent Practice

Learn a New Skill: Unleash Your Business Power Through Consistent Practice

What can consistent practice do for your business growth? Consider these examples. Have you ever seen a fellow business owner’s video, and wished yours could look that great? Or heard a colleague give a speech and been just a tiny bit envious of their ability? Or heard someone talk about their sales growth and wished your sales skills were as amazing as theirs? Do you […]

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Lifelong Business Learning, Create a Simple Plan!

Lifelong Business Learning, Create a Simple Plan!

When you are a small business owner, you don’t know what you don’t know, right? This is just as true when you start out as it is after you have been rocking along for a few years.  What an opportunity this presents! Success Strategy Lifelong business learning is a success strategy for small business owners, and a high-value activity that many do not utilize.  You […]

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Top Growth Tactics for Your Small Business, Part 1

Top Growth Tactics for Your Small Business, Part 1

The tactics for growing your business, whether you recently started out or have been in business for decades, are changing rapidly.  In Part 1, we will begin to look at top tactics you can use to your advantage today.  We will continue the discussion in future blogs.  In no particular order, here they are. The classifieds, with all its capabilities and features, is the key […]

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