Archive for the ‘Start-ups’ Category

You need to know how to grow your business as your clients grow theirs. Your smallest clients at the moment could become your biggest clients down the road.

There's comes a time when you realize you just stink at handling certain aspects of your business. Is it time to start outsourcing some tasks?

InHiro is a tool that helps you hire through social networks, your existing employees and partners. For this #TYBspotlight, I spoke with InHirolead designer and project manager : Lucia Kubinska to find out more about this exciting start-up.

In the age of Facebook, Kickstarter and Groupon, startup teams are getting younger, more ambitious and diverse, but the synergy amongst team members are not always there. This is why even the most innovative and creative startups can learn from established companies about effective human capital management and team development.

I have collated 48 posts covering 2014 predictions from Accountancy to Websites - not quite A-Z and has a few gaps inbetween but all are worth a read. So grab a cuppa and enjoy.

The Executive Summary of your business plan is crucial - this article provides a 5 element format for crafting a compelling Executive Summary for your Business Plan

Recognizing problems early can save a lot of work later on down the road. Sometimes you have to see the signs and fix things before it’s too late.

I have spent a great deal this year writing and talking about best practices for entrepreneurs and startup creation. We explored branding from the Wu Tang Clan, lessons learned from Breaking Bad, Bootstrapping like Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and we discussed motivational factors for entrepreneurial and best practices for crowed sourcing. On radio and podcast, we explored marketing and brand on a tight budget and workplace balance for new entrepreneurs.

If you’re thinking about starting a business in 2014, you need to start your planning right now. After all, you’ve got a long list of to-dos to take care of in the remaining weeks of the year.

Are you a small business or designer-maker maker looking to sell products online and in need of good e-tailing advice? Our latest TYBspotlight interview with Lawrence Parnis revealed some essential e-commerce know-how and online selling tips.