Friday 5 for the Week of February 23rd, 2015

This week’s Friday 5 is hotter than the deal we got on that 374 piece Ginsu Knife collection from QVC. If you agree pass this post around with the hashtag #Friday5. Then, please take the remote and turn the TV off for us, for our own good. Business Mentoring Series — How a Startup Incubator Helps […]

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Taproom Coffee — Starting a Business

For Jonathan Pascual, owner of Taproom Coffee in Kirkwood, Georgia, owning a business started off as a far-off dream. But once it seemed that the dream could become a reality, he quickly went about learning as much as he could about his industry and running a business. Free Download: [eBook] All About Incorporation — Choosing […]

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Focus on Your Top Priorities

Every small business owner knows that it takes never-ending effort and constant work to build a successful company. There are so many things to do, and only so many hours in a day! But you can’t allow yourself to become too busy to focus on the most important tasks. Many entrepreneurs find themselves in a […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Marketing Plan for a Restaurant and Catering Business

Question: How do I increase profits for my restaurant/catering business during a down economy? Increasing profits in a Recession We have provided marketing considerations and resources below; however, increasing profits can also involve menu pricing, cost controls, staffing levels, and other measures. We assume that the tight market and local competition will not allow you […]

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Smart Business Negotiating

Are you a strong negotiator? Knowing how to bargain and make a great deal is a valuable skill for any entrepreneur, and while some people seem to be born with the ability, it is possible to teach the fundamental rules. Small Biz Viewpoints recently described seven of the biggest mistakes people make in their business […]

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