Entrepreneurs come up with ideas for products and services every day. Whether the ideas are good or not, many of them never see the light of day. Why? That’s because the person with the idea does not have a competent model to show that the product or service will be successful and in how the
Written by: Guest Blogger Zuhair Siddiqui The task of finding the best designer for your requirements is difficult, but following a process can make it easier. While browsing through designer’s portfolios can give you a good indication of the capabilities of the designer, it can often be difficult to judge a designer on their website/portfolio alone,
Often when I meet with a new client, the first question that comes up is how they create awareness of their organization to interested parties. This is usually followed up with who I know at media outlets. Unfortunately, this line of reasoning just doesn’t apply anymore. Ten years ago, public relations work was all about
When I first started my company three+ years ago, I searched for seemingly hours to try to determine a pricing structure for my services. Instead of finding specific prices for services, I read a lot of philosophy about “how to price” my services. That didn’t work for me. I am an old-school retail guy at
As I was meeting with a job seeker today, we inevitably discussed LinkedIn as one of the pieces to finding a job. Interestingly she had decided not to have a Linkedin profile right away. Being the curious guy I am, I drilled away until I uncorked the reason and boy was it a good one.
The last two days I exhibited my business at the Colorado Nonprofit Association‘s Fall Conference and spoke with dozens of people in the nonprofit world. What did I learn? 1. “Good” Chocolate I quickly became known as the exhibitor with the best chocolate since I offered Ghirardelli. Who would have thought with a demographic consisting
Next week, after months of preparation and planning, I will have a booth at the 2011 Colorado Nonprofit Associations’ Fall Conference on Oct 10 and 11 . This will mark the first time in my 3-year history that I will be out selling my business. For the past several years I have relied on and received all
Over the past several years, I have had 3 different website designs that have had various successes and challenges. As a single-person shop, I have always had the challenge of how to grow and maintain my website without spending a lot of time on it. This issue combined with the growth of my blog as