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Pitch perfect – the importance of an elevator pitch

An elevator pitch is a quick, well planned overview or summary that describes what your business does. The term elevator pitch originated when a person tried to sell something during a short elevator ride. If the person was not interested … Continue reading

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Starting a small business? First understand your competition

Can you imagine a world in which your business has no competition? Neither can I, yet I have reviewed more business plans than I care to admit in which entrepreneurs boldly declare those four words:  “I have no competition.” To … Continue reading

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Franchise Purchase Considerations

Quite often an entrepreneur will consider buying into a proven existing business model rather than build or start-up a business from the ground up. In some cases the benefits can outweigh the costs of starting from scratch, however we must … Continue reading

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Salute to Small Business Month

As a small business owner, there are typically no performance reviews, no annual awards or bonuses for a job well done – it is just you. You are the driving force behind your business and the sales team out in … Continue reading

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Success through Cooperation

One of the first decisions that any business owner has to make when starting a new business is choosing the business structure for their operation. The three most well-known business structures include the sole proprietorship, the partnership and the corporation. … Continue reading

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Make It Happen

Your life is comprised of a series of choices. There are endless avenues that you can pursue, but ultimately, you can follow only one. This freedom is a blessing, but it can also be a curse; it means that we … Continue reading

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