Sales Partnerships vs. Ownership Partnerships

Partnerships are important, but it’s important to be very careful before entering into an ownership partnership. Ami Kassar, author of The Growth Dilemma, encourages anyone going into an ownership partnership or getting an investors to go through some exercises to prevent trouble down the road. For example, how big do you want your business to be […]

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3 Sports-Themed Small Businesses Anyone Can Start Up

The sky’s the limit when it comes to starting a sports-themed small business — for the most part anyway. Some occupations, such as becoming an agent, publicist, or TV presenter, come with requirements like a relevant college degree and previous job experience within the field. Others, like bracket betting businesses or selling discounted tickets, have […]

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Recommended Reading: Get Ready for the New Gmail!

An update to your Gmail: Google will begin rolling out an update to your Gmail, including new features like a Confidential Mode that lets you put time limits on how long the recipient can access an email, un-forwardable messages, “nudges” that prompt you to respond to important messages, and more. Amazon’s new delivery option: Same-day […]

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Don’t Do These 4 Things When Business is Booming

Success in business is just as much cautionary as it is celebratory. When you start breaking even and gradually grow used to business being on the up and up, naturally you’ll be inclined to spend more money. Sometimes this spending is done for the greater good of the company’s ROI, like hiring new employees. Other […]

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Do You Have the Licenses You Need?

What kind of licenses will you need when you start your new business? We’ve put together a simple breakdown of the licenses and registrations you may need, include business registration, tax registrations, state business licenses, licenses to sell products, renewals, and more. Don’t let these basic requirements become a stumbling block to getting your new […]

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