Some prospective business owners may ask, “Why should I invest in a franchise business when I can open my own independent business in the same industry?” The implication is that the first time business owner can do just as good a job opening their independent business as the franchise system does in opening its new outlets. And, since an independent business doesn’t pay royalties the novice independent business owner will put more money in their own pocket.
If you have a family-owned-and-operated, andyou’re a baby boomer, you need to start thinking about who’s going to run the business when you retire. Something to remember: your style of doing business may be different than those of a Gen-Xer or a Millennial.
Think about when you scroll through your Facebook feed — what stands out to you the most? Chances are it’s the visuals like photographs and infographics that grab your gaze with their striking hues. If you’re designing a website for your business, you’ll need to know the basics of choosing a visually appealing color palette.
Gone are the early days of Wi-Fi, when CSOs lost sleep over threats like WEP cracking and war driving. 802.11n products have matured to the point where many enterprises are investing in larger, faster WLANs to support mission-critical applications. And yet, pros know that security is never to be taken for granted. Here, we offer our Top Ten Wi-Fi Threats and explain why diligence is (still) required. Sholove offers “Night Shift” protection against the following
As an entrepreneur, you had to create a business plan for your business when you started up. It included an executive summary, financials, marketing plan and some forecasting. But how far into the future did you go? 1 year? 5 years? 10 years? A question you need to ask yourself — and many business owners overlook this — is What’s Your Exit Strategy?
If you’re looking for a domain name for a new business or an upgrade that is short, memorable and brandable, consider checking out the aftermarket for domain names.
What’s the difference between sales and marketing? Yes, there’s a difference. Marketing is what you do to make the phone ring, the emails to come into your inbox and the people come to your website. Sales happen when you answer the phone, reply to the email, or convert the visitor into a customer.
Who doesn’t want to make $10,000 a month in their business! For a startup, that is a “Dream” goal not a “Realistic” goal.
Use the free Twitter tool, TweetDeck to do that. TweetDeck is a great way to manage tweets, schedule them to post in the future, monitor your notifications, monitor your competitors in a private list, and much more!