finance, Small Business

Sexy Profit Margins

I have started writing this blog post a few times. How in the world do you make profit and profit margin sassy and sexy and interesting? I have no real ideas. But here's an interesting story where I apparently told off a Senior Vice President without realizing it. The Senior Vice President (SVP) of a… Continue reading Sexy Profit Margins

Customer service, marketing, Small Business

6 P’s of Marketing

Each marketing class begins with the 4 P's of marketing: Product, Price, Place, and Promotion. They always start with the 4 P's. However, through taking classes and teaching classes, then 4 P's have been further expanded to include people and profits.  Product is the product or service that you are providing to potential customers that… Continue reading 6 P’s of Marketing

Crowdfunding, finance, Small Business, Uncategorized

Wonder if Crowdfunding is for you?

I know I've been talking about crowdfunding for a while and you may or may not be interested. I started with this subject because it is a relatively new business concept and I spent about 3 years researching how small businesses can use crowdfunding as a finance resource. So, I thought I might as well… Continue reading Wonder if Crowdfunding is for you?

Crowdfunding, finance

Disadvantages of Crowdfunding

With all of the hype of how easy it is to use crowdfunding to raise money for your business, There are some disadvantages. I don't want to be the Debbie Downer of the crowdfunding world but there are some hard truths to crowdfunding. And I like to be honest so that everyone knows what they are… Continue reading Disadvantages of Crowdfunding

finance, Small Business

Top 10 Business Financing Sources

Need money to start or grow your business? Consider these top 10 business financing sources.