business consulting

Entrepreneur Interview – Donya Zimmerman

Donya Zimmerman is the principle owner of Powerful Biz Woman (DBA of FACMBC) and is a business consultant, aspiring author, and public speaker/trainer. Donya received her Juris Doctorate (JD) in Law from University of Baltimore Law School. Donya is a contributing writer with the Maryland Daily Examiner Newspaper, and has made article contributions to the Simply Inspirational Women in Business Journal for 2014 published by Dr. Cheryl Cottle. Donya has also conducted several workshops and speaking engagements on business startups and female entrepreneurship. . Entrepreneur Interview Q & A     1. What is your business/Business Name?  What does your

Data Theft: How it Can Affect Your Small Business

data theft

~by Ashley Andrews~ . What do you think a small business owner might be able to do in order to ensure that their business will be safe from a security breach? It might actually be easier than you think. Securing your system can also be much easier and cheaper than the financial, emotional and physical cost of repairing it. According to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, security breaches can result from one of these causes: ·  Disclosure that is unintended. Someone who is either affiliated with or in your business might inadvertently post sensitive or private customer or company information on a website,

How Often Do You Need to Follow Up With Prospects?

~by Haley Lynn Gray~   There are some interesting studies and statistics out there that seriously affect your closing rates. They are why I tell you to follow up with a prospect until they either tell you to go away, or they die. (Because in the senior home care and placement industries, sometimes our prospects do, unfortunately, pass away.) Here are 3 statistics that should make you think about follow-ups with prospects and your rate of success: 80% of sales require 5 follow-up phone calls after the meeting. [Source: The Marketing Donut]  44% of sales people give up after one follow-up. [Source: Scripted]

Entrepreneur Interview – Shannon Barnes

Shannon Barnes has been an entrepreneur since 2007. Her aim is to assist, motivate and inspire Entrepreneurs with special emphasis on women-owned businesses. She believes in total “Empowerment Through Entrepreneurship”. . Interview Q & A 1. What is your business/Business Name? What does your business do? Granting Favor Consultants is a business consulting agency whereby we assist business owners and entrepreneurs with business ownership. We try to instill within them the motivation it takes to successfully walk in this entrepreneurial arena. We offer regular business services and consultations, but we also offer workshops, training sessions, seminars and conferences. We do all