This is part 1 of a 2 part series on the ABC show Shark Tank. One of my favorite Friday night diversions is watching ABC’s “Shark Tank.” If you’re not familiar with the show, it’s a reality TV show that features a panel of seasoned business investors who evaluate different entrepreneur’s product pitches
With the internet becoming the source for, well, just about everything these days, it’s hard to run a successful business without utilizing it. Online search is the #1 way consumers look for products and services in today’s world.
Today’s small business owner must do everything they can to reduce costs. Gone are the days when small businesses could afford to keep every business function within their doors. Instead, today’s savvy business owner must be willing to reduce expenditures wherever possible
What is an Entrepreneur anyway, and how do you know if you have what it takes to become one? It has a lot to do with how you think and what you think about. It also takes commitment, and some daring. Fear never accomplished anything for anyone.
Today we are in an age where you no longer meet the customer that you’re doing business with. You will interact with other entrepreneurs without ever meeting face to face. Some of your best customers and closest business associates will be people that you know only through your communications online.
Do you ever complete those customer surveys that you receive in the mail or find online? The fact is that some people really do take the time to respond to these surveys. This is especially true if they have had a really good experience or a really poor experience with a particular business.
The slowed economy has business owners figuring out how to increase the number of leads and sales flowing into their businesses. Over the last month, I have been assessing what really has worked to bring in leads and what has not.