About Barry

Barry Moltz gets business owners unstuck by unlocking their long forgotten potential. With decades of entrepreneurial experience in his own business ventures, he has discovered the formula to get stuck business owners and increasing their sales. Barry has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 20 years. After successfully selling his last operating business, Barry founded an angel investor group, an angel fund, and is a former advisory member of the board of the Angel Capital Education Foundation. His first book, “You Need to Be A Little Crazy: The Truth about Starting and Growing Your Business” describes the ups and downs and emotional trials of running a business. His second book, “Bounce! Failure, Resiliency and the Confidence to Achieve Your Next Great Success”, shows what it takes to come back and develop true business confidence. His third book, “BAM! Delivering Customer Service in a Self-Service World” shows how customer service is the new marketing. His fourth book, “Small Town Rules: How Small Business and Big Brands can Profit in a Connected Economy” shows how when every customer can talk to every other customer, it’s like living in a small town: Your reputation is everything! His fifth book, “How to Get Unstuck: 25 Ways to Get Your Business Growing Again” helps every small business owners move their company to the next level. Barry is a nationally recognized speaker on small business who has given hundreds of presentations to audiences ranging in size from 20 to 20,000. As a member of the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, he has appeared on many TV and radio programs such as CNBC’s The Big Idea, and MSNBC’s Your Business. He hosts his own radio show on AM560, and writes for American Express and Forbes.

How to Punch Your Landlord in the Face on Your Lease Renewal

punch landlordThis guest post is by Carrie Wood, Co-founder at Lease Ref.

Commercial real estate decisions and lease renewals are typically only made by businesses every 5 or 10 years, since those are the typical lengths for lease terms.

Unfortunately, that does not bode well for the tenant who wants […]

By | 2017-05-22T06:15:55+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Business, Finance|Comments Off on How to Punch Your Landlord in the Face on Your Lease Renewal

Are You Getting Referrals or Just Asking for Them?

Getting ReferralsGetting referrals are a critical part of any growing small business. But there is a big difference between asking for them and getting referrals from past customers. Both are important, both are involve different marketing strategies that need to be consistently practiced.

Getting Referrals

What they are: This is […]

By | 2017-05-22T06:15:58+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Business, Marketing|Comments Off on Are You Getting Referrals or Just Asking for Them?

Should You Grow Revenue or Cut Expenses to Boost Profit?

Grow revenue and cut expenses

The dilemma on whether to grow revenue or cut expenses to increase profitability has perplexed small business owners for generations. In frustration, many decide that they want to do both at the same time! Typically, this is not realistic.

The correct answer on whether […]

By | 2017-05-22T06:16:05+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Business, Finance|Comments Off on Should You Grow Revenue or Cut Expenses to Boost Profit?

Busting a Myth: You Will Have Lots of Free Time When You Have Your Own Company

MythBusted

 

Many small business owners think that when they have their own business, they will have alot of free time since they no longer have a boss. They figure now that there is no one keeping track of their time, they are “home free”!

The reality is that they actually […]

By | 2017-05-22T06:16:15+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Personality on the Side|Comments Off on Busting a Myth: You Will Have Lots of Free Time When You Have Your Own Company