Should Small Business Books be Self-Published?

Are  you a small business owner with a self-published book in you?  If so, make it worth my time to read it, please. The case against self-publishing I love books.  I love to read.  Recently I spent hours at my local library scanning shelf after shelf of small business books that were pedestrian, or even worse, flat-out wrong.  To be fair, they are “wrong” in my […]

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Using Your Local Media to Full Advantage as a Small Business Owner

Small business owners, take note!  I ran across an article today at Entrepreneur.com from December of 2016, “How to Get the Media Hooked on Your Company.”  It is a great read, plus it is short and concise. As a small business coach and consultant, I often help clients craft their marketing plans, and PR is always part of the options I help them explore. Here […]

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Top 10+ Inspirational Songs by Small Business Owners and Why

Part 1: Top 10 Inspirational Songs by Small Business Owners and Why Every small business owner, whether in the startup or growth phase, has a tough day every now or then (or more often!!) when things are not going right, or when they just need a pick-me-up.  What matters is how we handle those moments. As a small business coach and consultant, I offer several […]

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Online Marketing and Growth Management from the Mansion

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM 604 S. King Street, Suite 208, Leesburg, VA 20175 $15.00 Pre-Registered/$20 Door Our Meet the Experts series continues…  Marketing & Management        …..from the Mansion                           Join us December 14th, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Mansion to Meet the Experts […]

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eBook eVolution: ePublish Your eXpertise!

Join us to explore the world of eBooks as a means to market your small business!  Wednesday, Nov 16th, 5:30 to 7:30 PM, at 604 S. King Street, Mansion Suite 208, Leesburg, VA, 20175. $25 pre-registered, $30/door. Link to register.  

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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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