Blog posts tagged with "Startup Business"

How to Select Your Business Owner Title

February 13, 2019
One of the many decisions you’ll make when starting your own business is picking your title. While your legal title may be determined by your business structure — for example, if you form a limited liability company (LLC), you’re legally considered a managing member — the title you use on your business cards and stationary is completely up to you.

Pros and Cons of Starting an Etsy Store

February 04, 2019
Whether you’re looking to start a handmade craft business or add another distribution channel to your current business, opening an Etsy store might be a great option for you. Etsy is an online buying and selling platform that started in 2005 and became a publicly traded company in 2015. It’s similar to eBay  or Amazon Marketplace, but you can only sell handmade items and vintage goods. Etsy’s revenue has grown extensively in the last five years, from 26 million in the first quarter of 2013, to 150 million in the third quarter of 2018.

6 Tips for Running a Pet Store

January 29, 2019
Did you know that tomorrow is National Dog Day? Celebrate these furry friends by making some updates to your pet-retail store. Selling items that customers need for their pets can be a fun and rewarding business venture, so make the most of it! With these pet business ideas, you’ll be able to improve your business, and incorporate new components that customers will love. Check out our six tips here:

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Small Business Coach

January 29, 2019
As a small business owner, you know the stress that comes with making major decisions. You’re under a lot of pressure to make the right choices for your company; choices that you must own if they go bad. Still, that doesn’t mean you should live in a vacuum. It’s okay to ask for advice. In fact, hiring a small business coach might be beneficial for both your bottom line and workplace morale.

12 Quotes for Business Owners That Feel Like Giving Up

January 23, 2019
Running a business is exciting, but there’s bound to be trying times. According to Entrepreneur, about 70 percent of businesses will fail within 10 years. Luckily, when times are tough, you can gain inspiration from the wise words of experienced entrepreneurs who’ve been in your shoes and wanted to give up

The Pros and Cons of Buying an Existing Business

January 18, 2019
Starting a small business can be a rewarding opportunity. You can pursue your entrepreneurial dreams and build a successful company from the ground up. Still, this isn’t for everyone. Rather than starting your own business, you could instead purchase an existing one. Buying an already established business will allow you to avoid the often painful startup period, while still allowing you to run a good business.

5 Reasons to Open a Business in California

January 09, 2019
In California, you can visit the mountains, beaches, and the world’s largest technology companies, all within state lines.

5 Reasons New Restaurants Fail (And How to Avoid the Same Fate)

December 13, 2018
In 2017, more than 10,000 restaurants closed, leaving these small business owners with disappointment and uncertainty about the future . While it’s uncertain how many restaurants fail in the first year (outlets have reports varying from 17 to 90 percent), the reality is that business do fail and small business owners must work hard to keep their doors open.

Pros and Cons of Opening a Food Truck Business

December 07, 2018
In 2008, Roy Choi sold Asian-infused tacos from his truck in Los Angeles. Although Kogi BBQ wasn’t the first food truck in American history, Choi sparked a movement that’s continuing to thrive today. According to IBISWorld, the food truck industry is worth nearly $1 billion and has grown by 7.3 percent in the past five years. Currently, there are more than 4,000 food trucks in the U.S. with more than 14,000 people employed in the industry.

The Pros and Cons of Running a Sole Proprietorship

December 03, 2018
For many people, running their own business is a dream come true. Due to this, many entrepreneurs ultimately set up a sole proprietorship, which is an unincorporated company owned and operated by one person.