Small Business

  • Make Your LinkedIn Count

    January 17, 2013 - Leave a Comment

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    Inc.com recently featured an article on how to make LinkedIn more personalized and feature YOU in a better light, which is the whole point you joined right? While reading the seven tips they offer, these stuck out to me:

    Have Clear Purpose

    LinkedIn is a tool and like all tools it serves a specific purpose. If you don't know what you're trying to accomplish, then the tool will be useless. You have to drive the process. Decide if you want to expand your network inside your industry or beyond. Are you looking to explore new careers or create new business development opportunities? Perhaps you are looking for mentors or peer groups? It's okay to want all of this, but the more you focus your efforts, the easier it will be to get a specific and successful return.

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  • Mashable Business Lays Out Process To Start Small Business

    November 20, 2012 - Leave a Comment

    Have you ever dreamed of taking an idea for a small business and turning it into reality? Has the "where do I start" question stopped you? Well excuses no more! Mashable Business lays out the steps to correctly start a small business in the article below:

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    Whether you’re developing a mobile app or digital media consulting group, here are six steps to ensure your home-based business is legit.

    1. Select Your Business Name

    Even if you’re a solo business, you’ll still want to create a name and identity for your business that’s separate from yourself. Once you decide on a great business name, make sure it’s legally available, as you don’t want to find yourself on the wrong end of a trademark dispute.

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