Friday 5 for the Week of November 24, 2014


Happy day after Turkey Day! Slept off that food coma yet? Well, these articles are sure to get you running faster than a turkey at a Thanksgiving cooking class.

Agree? Don’t keep it to yourself- share the love and help shake some of the cobwebs off your fellow business owners. Oh yeah, and don’t forget to use the hashtag #Friday5.

Business Mentoring Series — The Relationships That Help a Business Succeed

with: Fran Tarkenton, Dan Fontaine and Aaron Rolka

Successful relationships are the key to being able to scale a business beyond what you can do on your own—genuine relationships where both parties are helping and supporting the other, and both are benefiting… Watch episode

[Video] Business Planning: What is an Executive Summary?

by: Edwin Bevens

In short, the executive summary is the one part of your business plan that potential investors will actually want to see. Write this section well, and it will set the tone for the rest of the plan… Watch video

Does Your Business Have a Beneficiary?

by: Ted Jenkin

When writing their wills, many entrepreneurs forget to consider their business. What will happen to it when you die? Does the business have a beneficiary?… Read article

3 Ways to Protect Your Business Resources

by: Mitchell Adams

Small business owners wear more hats than a baseball team on any given day. With so much going on, it’s easy for things to get lost in the mix. Luckily, there are some straightforward ways to combat this… Read article

Inbound Marketing 101: 3 Steps to Start

by: Harry Kierbow

Every business needs advertising. Think about it, how can anyone ever find your business if they don’t even know you exist? But have you ever thought to use your knowledge as your advertising?… Read article

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