Business Owners Have Many Bosses

Business Owners Have Many Bosses

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On March 28, 2011
If you ask small business owners what motivated them to start their business, many of them will tell you they wanted to be their own boss. They wanted to be the one making the decisions and not have someone else telling them what to do and how to do it. If you are a small […]
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Plan Ahead to Sell Your Business

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On March 24, 2011
Small business owners often think that their business is worth more than the value placed on it by the market place. I find it interesting that many owners think of selling their business as their number one retirement strategy. However, they don’t treat it as an investment. Owners tend not to think about what they […]
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Presentations Are About the Small Business, Not You

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On March 22, 2011
Often you will find that an excellent way to promote your small business is to become involved in business networking groups such as the Small Business Chamber, the Downtown Business Association, the Savannah Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council and others. As you do this, you will also find there are ways you can help […]
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Using Lists Can Help You Succeed

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On March 16, 2011
I was at a business meeting recently where the speaker talked about the power of lists and how they can help improve the efficiency of business operations. My first response was “duh!” Everyone knows lists can help you stay organized. Then, I began to realize that is the first mistake busy people make regarding lists. […]
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Tips to Help New Small Businesses Succeed

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On March 14, 2011
Opening and managing a new business is an exciting and fulfilling process for entrepreneurs. The dream of finally getting your business open has been achieved and you are now working to make your new business a success. But keeping your business open and achieving growth is a challenge. Available statistics vary, but approximately half of […]
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Tips for Home-Based Businesses

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On March 9, 2011
In today’s economy, more and more people have started to look for opportunities to increase their income by starting a home-based business. For many, this is a part-time supplemental income to their full-time employment. To others, this is their full-time business and the main source of their family income. For those who are thinking of […]
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Surviving Disaster Not Easy for Small Businesses

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On March 7, 2011
Emergency management agencies at the state and local level proclaimed the start of the severe weather season in late February and early March, and Mother Nature validated the concern with nasty weather in early March. Some people took notice, including schools, a few in the news media and a scattering of the so-called general public. […]
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How to Use Twitter Effectively for Your Business

  • Posted by Liz Overstreet
  • On March 3, 2011
Unless you live in area without Internet access or you’re an AOL user (just kidding), I am sure you have heard about the social networking sites, especially Facebook. But don’t rule out Twitter in your use of social media to market your product or services. Twitter is big. Hundreds of millions of people around the […]
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