business ideas

  • How to write a great follow-up email to a meeting

    It’s a good question. I come across different opinions all the time. Some folks say it isn’t important, while others say it is. Personally, I like to look at any activity or task from the perspective of what beneficial impact it will have on maintaining and nurturing one’s relationships....
  • 50 Eco-Friendly & Innovative Green Business Ideas for 2017

    The ozone layer is depleting, there is global warming and world leaders are all working hard to ensure that they save our world. Of course there are international conferences on a regular basis that are centered on going green, climate change and saving our world et al. We must...
  • How to Test Your Business Idea it Before Launch

    Do you have an idea for the “next big thing”? You may think your idea is perfect the way it is, but it’s wise to test it out before you spend a lot of time and money developing a business or product for which there’s no market. Here are...
  • How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis for Your Small Business

    A SWOT analysis is a strategic planning tool that helps a business owner identify his or her own strengths and weaknesses, as well as any opportunities and threats that may exist in a specific business situation. A SWOT analysis is most commonly used as part of a marketing plan,...
  • 5 Steps to Performing a Competitive Analysis & Establishing

    Unless you’re marketing earrings made from old coffee cans, chances are there for other companies out which offering a similar product or service as you. Establishing an edge over these competitors is just part of the daily grind, but ask yourself, to what extent are you prepared to gain...
  • Top 10 steps to turn your idea into a startup

    Everyone has at least one idea for the next big thing. What makes startup founders different is their willingness to take action to make one of those ideas a reality. If you’re thinking you may want to leave your day job and set out as a founder, it might...
  • 10 Simple Ways to Boost Your Sales

    The sales profession moves faster than ever today. In the blink of an eye, new competitors emerge, products similar to yours are released, and before you know it, it’s a race to the bottom. No matter what industry you’re in, what worked well a few years ago isn’t good...
  • How to Set the Right Goals for Your Business?

    Setting effective and achievable business goals is at the heart of any good business goal setting strategy. While many people say they want to achieve success in business, not everyone has the wherewithal to follow through and do so. What sets them apart? The person versed in the art of goal...
  • Top 7 Components to do Before You Write a Business Plan

    A business proposal is written to persuade your prospective client. It is meant to answer all their questions on why you are the best and should be chosen. In order for your business proposal to answer your clients questions, you must know your clients questions and expectations beforehand. Hence...