Today is Small Business Saturday, a day first observed in 2010 to support and celebrate small businesses in the aftermath of the mega-shopping event that is Black Friday. And if you find yourself not just shopping, but thinking about a small business of your own, we’re here to support you! Whether you’ve dreamed about leaving your gig Continue Reading
You’ve got a winning business idea. You’re excited, inspired, and poised to take the plunge (congratulations, by the way!). Next step: write a business plan. Unfortunately, Googling “writing a business plan” yields an intimidating 99,600,000 results. There’s an abundance of tips on how to craft executive summaries, marketing plans, and projections. While these are all fundamental Continue Reading
People always talk about how crucial business cards are (even in the digital age), but have you ever wondered what tiny differences separate a nice business card from a totally killer one? The infographic below gives you everthing you could possibly need to know to become the person with the best business cards in the room.
Summer is the season of reading lists. And while there are plenty of great ones recommending beach books and light fiction fare, if you’re thinking of starting a food business, you probably want to be a little more productive with your free time. Enter my summer reading list for the food entrepreneur to-be. These books—ranging from Continue Reading
It’s finally happened: I have become my mother. Except, instead of babying an actual child, I’ve been babying my new business. In the past few weeks I’ve noticed I’ve been fussy, picky to the core, and nervous about opening my online store—much like a mom who’s nervous to let her daughter head to kindergarten on the Continue Reading