Does Your Brand Seems to Be All Over the Place?

I was having a conversation with a good friend and fellow business owner when she made the statement, “Lisa, you know my brand is schizophrenic in the marketplace!” That statement painted a very real picture for me. First I understand mental illness is no laughing matter and it wasn’t a joke. She wasn’t be insensitive […]

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ShopTalk Ep 13: BES-Working With a Bookkeeper

Subscribe in RSS | iTunes When it comes to conversations about bookkeeping and accounting, the public usually hears about companies who cook the books or the artist who’s in trouble because their tax preparer failed to prepare them. It can all be pretty intimidating for any small business owner. [pullquote align=”left”] Connect with Byron! Twitter  […]

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hiring your first employee

ShopTalk Ep 12: Hiring Your First Employee

Subscribe in RSS | iTunes Congratulations! You’re making plans to expand your business and adding staff is part of that expansion. But what about hiring your first employee? Can’t you just 1099 them? Arquella Hargrove Connect with Arquella! Twitter  / LinkedIn This week we talk to HR consultant, Arquella Hargrove and she shares what pitfalls […]

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ShopTalk Ep 11: BES-Creative Staffing Solutions

Subscribe in RSS | iTunes Entrepreneurs and small business owners, the Business Expansion Series (BES) continues! We know that you’re planning for world domination in 2014 and have assembled experts to help you get from Step A to Step B. [pullquote align=”left”] Nikki Parker Connect with Nikki! Twitter  / Freelancer.com[/pullquote] In this episode, we interview […]

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Do You Need A Business Plan? One Expert Says “Ditch the Plan!”

Do you need a business plan? Most business owners assume this is an automatic yes. Earlier this year, the Women CEO Project hosted a virtual summit and one of the speakers said something that totally shocked me. She said entrepreneurs should ditch the idea of a  business plan. I think there was a virtual  simultaneous […]

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