In the last part of this series, we worked on getting your profile in tip top shape so you can go out and mingle with others. Think about it like getting dressed for a job interview. You wouldn’t want to go out for an interview in a t-shirt and ripped jeans. Once your profile is … Continue reading “How to Use LinkedIn To Maximize Your Market Presence Part 2 – Expand Your Network”
Despite being a rapidly developing social network, many small business owners are intimidated or confused by LinkedIn. If you’ve heard that you should be using LinkedIn to promote your business but aren’t sure how to go about doing that, our four part series will guide you through the basics so you can leverage this resource … Continue reading “linkedin-for-small-business-part-1”
Every business owner is interested in growing their business. Making your business more valuable to your market and increasing your presence in your industry is sometimes seen as a really complicated process. However, if you want to keep things simple, there are really only four things you need to focus on. These four easy steps … Continue reading “Grow Your Business in Four Easy Steps”
Think it can’t be done? Think again! With a few creative solutions and the right resources, you can get your professional business up and running for just under four figures. Even if you don’t follow all of these suggestions to a “T”, looking at these resources can help you save a great deal of money … Continue reading “7 Steps to Starting a Professional Business for $1000”
When you own your own business, you can never discount the value of networking with others. Your business will grow by leaps and bounds when you connect with others in your field and in your local area. A lot of attention has been paid in recent years to networking online, but you shouldn’t limit your … Continue reading “5 Reasons Why You Need to Participate in Your Local Chamber of Commerce”
Small business owners know that there are ups and downs to running a business. There are times where sales seem to be coming in hand over fist, and there are times where you might be scraping by. While the low overhead of virtual office makes it easier to handle the slow times, it is a concern for … Continue reading “Small Business Marketing: How to Reduce the Feast and Famine Cycle”
January 31, 2011 (Palo Alto, CA) – Hoteling and Alternative Workplace Solutions were the buzzwords of the last decade in the corporate workplace. They may soon be replaced by Virtual Office and On-demand Workplaces. Large corporations started to drift away from standard office settings in the 90’s when large firms like Accenture, Sun Microsystems, or Cisco Systems pioneered … Continue reading “Growth In Virtual Office Shifts To Enterprise”
For the vast majority of small business owners, incorporation is somewhere on the horizon. Incorporation is a legal process of forming a corporation and taking your business status to a whole new level. Incorporation will limit your personal liability in your business dealings. There are also many tax advantages to incorporation.