Business Funding: Freedom or Slavery?

When starting a new business, many assume that going into debt is the only way. There are other alternatives. You must look for creative business funding alternatives. Funding a business doesn’t have to mean mortgaging your future for a start up business loan....

Would You Let the Government Run Your Business?

Would you like to have a government official or agency running your business? Not unless you want to run it into the ground. Unfortunately many small business owners pursue their marketing program like a government official. Use facts and reality, not hype. I was...

Writing a Business Plan: The Basics

You’ve got a business idea and you want to get funding. A business plan is your starting point, but not just for financial purposes. A business plan is just that-your long-term business strategy and writing a solid one will help you clarify a variety of issues...