Category: Starting Your Own Business

The Top 3 Things Your Business Needs

~by Jane Hinchey~ What will bring your business success? Three things.   From my experience, here are the top three things your business needs, right outta the gate, if you want your business headed on a path to success. 1. Skill set. It goes without saying really, but I’ve seen many entrepreneurs get this wrong.…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Elizabeth Pampalone

Elizabeth Pampalone started her company in 2007 after moving to a new city. Her many companies that followed were born of her observations of the struggles that small businesses face. She has helped start over 10 companies and has created over 300 websites. Entrepreneur Interview Q & A —– 1. What is your business/Business Name?…
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8 Things You Should Consider Before Starting a Company

Are you toying with the idea of setting up your own company? The stock markets are confident these days, and many people decide to open their small businesses to take advantage of the generally favorable economy. However, the situation also created a saturated marketplace for entrepreneurs to find success. Here are 8 essential things you…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Jennifer McDonough

Jennifer McDonough is originally from the cheese state of Wisconsin and moved to Raleigh, NC 12 years ago with no plans to be any where else soon! She has 2 children, ages 8 and 5, who keep her on her toes. She enjoys reading, movies, and always learning! Entrepreneur Interview Q & A —– 1.…
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Store Exteriors: How to Make Your Building More Appealing

~by Brooke Chaplan~ . Every store owner knows that sometimes it can be difficult to get people in the door. This is especially true for newer shops that haven’t found their customer base yet. As everyone knows, having no sales means certain death for a business. No matter what you’re selling, it is always important…
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5 Reasons Your Business Could Fail Without Business Insurance

~by Hannah Whittenly~ . Regardless of the size or location of your business, not maintaining the proper business insurance is a risky move. From catastrophic events to employee lawsuits and more, your business must be protected at all times. Even if you’re experiencing an enormous amount of success, if you don’t have the proper business…
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5 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make Trying to Get Clients

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ — Most of my clients want one thing: more clients or customers. They feel like they don’t have enough clients or customers in their businesses, and I certainly know how they feel, having been in their shoes myself. I’ve had to learn a few lessons the hard way on my journey…
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How to Build Trust Using Your Experience

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Experience matters a lot in business and in life. Think about it this way. You want to hire a lawyer who has a law degree. You look for a degree from a good school as well as other professional certifications.  If you hire an attorney, you want to know that they…
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Working Mom Interview – Angie Carter

Angie Carter is a mom of 3 and business owner. She made the transition from working for others to running her own business designing her own line of personalized totes in the wedding related space. Working Mom Interview Q & A   1. Do you stay at home, work at home, or work-outside the home?…
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