Archive for the ‘Start-ups’ Category

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.

So you've just on boarded a new client for your marketing firm, but they're still struggling with determining the target audience for their marketing efforts (and subsequently your efforts too).

For an introduction to Dr. Emad Rahim I'm not sure where to start - the Killing Fields of Cambodia, the dangers of growing up in Brooklyn, abusive step-father and dyslexia to name a few. In this #TYBspotlight I try to find out the whole story of Dr Emad Rahim but I'm sure it's just the tip of the iceberg.

Ten startup lessons arising from one to one conversations with early stage business promoters participating in an Accelerator programme based in the West of Ireland.

The launch of mobile payment processing changed everything. Businesses can collect on the spot to cover payroll and expenses, freeing them from the uncertainty of low cash flow periods while reducing operating costs and benefiting customers at the same time.

Business lawyers tend to be expensive, and most have no scruples about overcharging new entrepreneurs. This article is intended to help you get off on the right foot and save money right from the start.