One of the Long Term Unemployed? Start a Business!

Published on December 13th, 2010no comments
I saw this article, “What Happens When the Jobless Give Up?” on CNN Money today. One solution that the article does not consider is for the unemployed to take their ...
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Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes

Published on April 21st, 2010no comments
Lots of people talk about how much they want to start a business. They are tired of the workaday life, where there is nothing they can do to improve their ...
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They are the Accountant, but it’s Your Business

Published on April 20th, 2010no comments
I saw this posting recently, “Tax Hell: Our Accountant’s Mistake Almost Ruined our Business,” and was reminded of one of the things we stress in the LaunchX System. That no ...
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Do What You’ve Gotta Do

Published on April 19th, 2010no comments
Most people see entrepreneurship as all about the risk. By going out on your own, they assume you are risking your assets, your worklife, even your reputation for a slim ...
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South Texas RCIC Announces New ETF Regional Board

Published on April 16th, 2010no comments
This recent press release from the South Texas RCIC reminded me of the various state and local government programs that may be available to business startups and early-stage businesses. The ...
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Tips for Tax Recordkeeping

Published on April 15th, 2010no comments
In honor of Tax Day, here are some helpful hints on recordkeeping from the IRS. There are many records you have that may help document items on your tax return. ...
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Pricing Strategies in the Current Economy

Published on April 14th, 2010no comments
This recent article from, “An Alternative to Discounts,” talks about four ways to reduce prices to your customers without cheapening your brand. These strategies can also be very effective ...
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Really Cool Local Marketing Piece

Published on April 13th, 2010no comments
Recently I picked up a marketing handout at our local skating rink for a self-defense/martial arts studio. There were several things about it that made it an excellent first-contact marketing ...
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What Business Owners Earn

Published on April 12th, 2010no comments
Parade magazine, that ubiquitous Sunday newspaper insert, ran their annual salary survey this weekend. I found several things in the article to be quite interesting. Here are some of the ...
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Know What Makes You Unique When Starting a Business

Published on April 8th, 2010no comments
Detlef Schobert at the American Express OPEN Forum stated recently ”Businesses succeed when they produce something special, something different than what can already be found out there.” This is especially true ...
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