Posts Tagged ‘small biz’

Business plans for entrepreneurs – Part III: refinement

Mike | December 13th, 2010

In this installment of my posts for entrepreneurs about creating business plans I discuss the second of the “3-Rs,” Refinement. Iteration of your idea is critically important and I share some thoughts about this process and some ideas on how you can strengthen your own plan with a few simple techniques. Let me know what […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Point Guard College

Laura | December 10th, 2010

Ever wonder how professional basketball players got so good? It’s not just skill as we’ve learned – there’s a company called Point Guard College and it has been setting athletes up for success since 1993. Point Guard College (PGC) is an intense, no-nonsense learning experience that offers courses for middle school, high school and college-aged […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #64 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

Ross | December 10th, 2010

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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Great reads on small business and entrepreneurship

Mike | December 6th, 2010

The fragmentation of mass media comes with its own set of benefits and detriments.  So while there is more and more great content available to us, it gets more difficult to track down the best bits. Starting with this post, I am compiling some of the articles I most enjoyed, found most thought-provoking, or felt […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #63 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

Ross | December 3rd, 2010

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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Small business and startup issues: paperwork galore

Mike | November 29th, 2010

Last year’s healthcare bill, love it or hate it, contained a provision that slipped in under the radar, but that will have a substantial impact on small businesses and startups. The bill contains two important changes to how 1099s have been used historically. First, 1099s will now have to be issued for goods as well […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #62 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

Ross | November 26th, 2010

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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Business plans for entrepreneurs – Part II: research

Mike | November 22nd, 2010

A couple of weeks ago, I started a series of video posts for entrepreneurs on creating a business plan. I very much believe that this part of the process is critical to building a strong company. The short video below contains my thoughts on the research process. I hope you enjoy and will look forward […]

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: DressRush.com

Laura | November 19th, 2010

Ladies, the wait is finally (almost) over! DressRush.com is opening their figurative doors soon,  but registration is available NOW! DressRush.com is a members only, online auction where you can purchase designer wedding gowns and accessories for a fraction of their retail price. Membership is free and the site is completely open to anyone who would […]

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Twitter Link Roundup #61 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

Ross | November 18th, 2010

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and […]

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