If you’re running your startup on your kitchen table, you probably wish you could afford more professional digs. Office building can be pricey, but CNNMoney has some tips to help you find an office without busting your budget.
If you are a small business owner, you need to know how your business stacks up with the competition in order to succeed. SizeUp will help you manage and grow your business by benchmarking it against competitors, mapping your customers, competitors and suppliers, and locating the best places to advertise.
The age-65-and-older population grew 18 percent between 2000 and 2011 and these numbers are expected to further balloon as baby boomers continue to reach traditional retirement age. 72 percent of businesses think boomer retirement is an issue for their business, but only 5 percent have implemented policies to adjust potential losses. 68% of senior executives believe their companies will not be able to adapt to the needs of the new digital generations X and Y.
Considering starting your own business by using internet technology? View a PowerPoint presentation from the Cisco Networking Academy on how to think like a technopreneur.
Two “senior” entrepreneurs explain how to overcome the reluctance to start your own business when you’re older.
The better you understand your customer, the faster your business will grow. Entrepreneur magazine offers 10 questions that can help you determine whether you have a target market and what it is.
A poll by insurer Northwestern Mutual found that 32% of Americans expect to be on the job into their 70s. On average, those surveyed expect to work at least to age 68. Overall, 51% of Americans say they’re less financially secure than they thought they’d be at this point in their lives. Only 6% think they can retire before age 60.
Want to know how you can grow your business? Make more sales by reevaluating your sales approach and attracting new customers. Time magazine’s “Small Business Tip of the Day” has some advice.
You have 15 seconds to win over the audience of your presentations. Inc. magazine offers four simple rules that will help your audience really sit up and take notice.