Posts belonging to Category Entrepreneurship

Why networking is important for small businesses

This week’s guest poster on SucceedinginSmallBusiness writes about the importance of building a strong network for your small business.

Good small business reads #27: Customer service tips, how to upsell and a great SBA resource

The January issue of Good Small Business Reads covers customer service, upselling and an assessment tool from the SBA to help you decide if you’re ready to start a small business.

Need inspiration to take your small business to the next level in 2013? Check out this TV show

If you need some inspiration to rev up your small business engine for 2013, blogger Jeanne Yocum recommends watching some episodes of “Bloomberg The Mentor.”

Look for the right mentor for your small business mentor or new venture

Blogger Karen Utoff writes about what six characteristics that are required in a good mentor for a small business or new venture.

Six things small business owners can do to prepare to take advantage of college and university resources

Blogger Karen Utgoff gives advice on how to prepare yourself to tap into the many resources available to small business owners on college and university campuses.

Colleges and universities as resources for small business

Blogger Karen Utgoff writes about the many resources small business owners can tap into on the campuses of public high education institutions.

Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act offers new access to capital for small business and entrepreneurs

President Obama signed the JOBS Act this afternoon. It offers new funding sources to startups and small businesses. Here’s a briefing on the key elements of the legislation.

Entrepreneurial funding for new ideas within your small business

Blogger Karen Utgoff provides a good round-up on the funding sources small business owners can tap to pursue new ideas that will growth their business.

What it takes to be an entrepreneur: Part 2

Here are four more elements of the entrepreneurial mindset, as set forth in the excellent book, “Who Owns the Icehouse? 8 Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur.”

What it takes to be an entrepreneur: Part 1

Blogger Jeanne Yocum shares four elements of the entrepreneurial mindset, as found in the new book, “Who Owns the Ice House: Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur.”

The Self-Employment Survival Guide can help you succeed. Learn all about it here.

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