On clear summer nights, I like to sit on my front porch and watch the amazing light show performed by the fireflies. The twinkling appears everywhere, high in the trees, some lower in the bushes, and some while flying at ground level. The atmosphere is soft and warm and magical. Mesmerized, I want to understand […]
Small businesses are a critical part of the US economy. They pay the bulk of taxes, employ 48% of all workers in the US, contribute 44% to the US GDP. And to emphasize how small is small, 62% of US businesses have five or fewer employees.
If you follow this site, you know it’s our mission to help you escape a 9-5 job and join the booming entrepreneur community. We know that starting and growing a business to a level of success where you can replace your salary is not automatic. It takes work, but it also takes three things, not […]
There are so many good reasons to start a business. Maybe it’s to have personal and financial independence, and get rid of your corporate job. Perhaps it’s the desire to create a lifestyle business. Do something you’re passionate about. Or the lure to travel and work from anywhere in the world. Whichever it is, you […]
Have you thought: “My business is too small to need a written marketing plan?” Do you believe that running a few ads on Facebook and announcing your new business on social media is enough? The truth is, even a small business needs to have a formal plan.