5 things to know when starting a business

 Being a business owner and working for yourself has many rewards… and many risks. While the thought of not having to punch a clock for someone else is exciting to you, competition in the marketplace and inconsistent income streams can be substantial challenges for any new business. If you have been thinking about starting your own business, there are five things that you should consider before taking the plunge....more
It's also a good idea to create a business plan when considering starting a new business. The ...more

International Start-up Tax Tips to Keep Your Small Business in Order

Starting and operating a small business involves risk taking and key decision making. A majority of the decisions made in business revolve around financial and legal matters. The financial aspects of business decision making encompass transactions the business enters into with other stakeholders. On the other hand, the legal perspective entails an understanding and effective application of the guidelines, laws, principles, procedures and regulations that are binding to all businesses....more

Start Selling Your Products Online Today

 It is great making wonderful products, but it is even better when people start buying your wonderful products. Right? You make it because you love doing it, but you smile when people show you that they love it too by buying it. I still remember when I sold my first print on Etsy. It was actually to someone in Singapore. At the time, I did not know how to ship international items. I learned quickly. So, how can you start selling online? ...more

LINKEDIN SMALL BUSINESS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TABS NO LONGER SUPPORTED*

HOW DO WE GET OUR MESSAGE OUT?Product and Services tab will be removed and no longer available for small businesses on LinkedIn as of April 14, 2014.  Replacing these pages will be ‘Showcase’ pages.  None of the Products and Services currently set-up on small business pages will be saved including any recommendations.  If you would like to keep your current information as listed on your Product and Services Pages, ‘save’ the material to post on your ‘Showcase’ page....more

If you want to be a successful female entrepreneur, put down the Boston Globe

I am a 32-year-old entrepreneur and student at Simmons School of Management. I am the CEO of Yoga by Numbers, a Massachusetts benefit corporation. When I saw that the Boston Globe Magazine had an issue on female entrepreneurs, I was excited! And then I saw the feature title: Playing by the rules: How female entrepreneurs can get in the venture-capital game....more

Will Facebook REALLY Make a Difference in YOUR Bottom Line?

 Will Facebook REALLY Make a Difference in YOUR Bottom Line?By Nancy Alexander |  Lady Bug Wreathshttp://wobcmagazine.com/7164/39214/a/will-facebook-really-make-a-difference-in-your-bottom-line...more

Are You Gambling with Your Family’s Medical Care Decisions?

Are You Gambling with Your Family’s Medical Care Decisions?By Carol R. Kaufman | CareBinders, LLChttp://www.wobcmagazine.com/8054/38071/a/are-you-gambling-with-your-fami...#wobcmagazine...more

8 Ways a Mompreneur Should Be Like the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals

8 Ways Entrepreneurs Are Like the San Antonio SpursAre you a big basketball fan? I happen to be a Laker's fan (even though I have never lived in Los Angeles). My team is not in the NBA finals, but analysts have predicted that the Miami Heat will destroy the San Antonio Spurs in the final game (this is just a prediction). This gets me to my point of how you (as a business owner) should be like the San Antonio Spurs....more

You Can't Do it All

I feel like I have been neglecting my blog. Sure, I've been posting in it at least three times of weeks, but to be honest, there hasn't been much feeling behind it. ...more