How Much Money Does It Take to Start a Company?

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It is a myth that every entrepreneur needs outside investment to start a company. In fact, most small businesses never raise outside money to start their business. Instead, they bootstrap the entire venture themselves with the help of family and friends partially because it takes a lot […]

By | July 25th, 2016|Start Up|Comments Off on How Much Money Does It Take to Start a Company?

The 10 Office Supplies You Need for Your Office

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This post is sponsored by the Staples brand products that help your small business stock up for less.

To be effective these days, a small business owner still needs more than a computer or a smartphone. Consumable office supplies still are required to complete daily work. I’ve teamed […]

By | May 18th, 2016|Entrepreneur, Marketing, Start Up|Comments Off on The 10 Office Supplies You Need for Your Office

Your First 10 Steps to Start a Small Business

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This post is sponsored by Comcast Business,( http://www.comcast.business.com) but all opinions are my own.

A founder has a long winding road just to launch a business and any mistakes will be expensive. Here are ten steps to take for making the journey a bit easier.

  1. Determine the […]
By | May 18th, 2016|Small Business, Start Up|Comments Off on Your First 10 Steps to Start a Small Business

Tapping Your Advisors

Guest post from Kevin Sanborn at The Hartford:

Starting a business in any industry can be overwhelming.  From organizing start-up capital to gathering the essentials (i.e. computers, office space, etc.), there are countless steps between “I’m starting my own business” to […]

By | April 17th, 2011|Bounce, Start Up|Comments Off on Tapping Your Advisors

Uggs Adds On

I was quoted in the Chicago Tribune today, taking about Piggybacking about a product for Uggs boots:

“Piggybacking on an existing hit is a great way to break into retail and gain distribution quickly, which otherwise can be expensive and time consuming, experts said.

“They are adding on to a market that is already there,” said […]

By | December 17th, 2007|Business, Entrepreneur, Small Business, Start Up, Things I don't Know Where to Put|Comments Off on Uggs Adds On