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How-To Guides

Guides on How to Start a Business, or keep one thriving.

The mobile dining business is exploding all over the country as new food carts and food trucks continue to pop up in every major city. The warm summer months bring longer daylight hours, longer lines and higher sales figures...
As a job seeker, finding a business that's a good cultural fit is becoming just as important as finding a position that matches your skill set. Work-life balance is becoming an outdated notion, and instead, work-life integration is becoming...
Last week, we discussed goal building– the essential first step for any business before stepping into social media. Now that you have a goal and have also defined a measurement of success, your next step will be finding your...
With a vibrant entrepreneurial community, budding business owners in Columbus have a variety of pitch platforms they can utilize to gain feedback on their ideas. From SunDown RunDown, Startup Weekend and WakeUp StartUp, to a multitude of events at...
Yelp.com is a website that connects people with great local businesses, a community of real people who are passionate about sharing their local experiences, and a marketing tool owners are learning to maximize− for free. It's not just a restaurant review...
“I want to do it, but I don’t get it.” The above is the most common statement about social marketing I hear from my clients or potential clients. They have been persuaded through the mounting evidence and successful case studies...
When launching a business, there are many places to turn to for advice. An unlikely place may be a reality-show-meets-documentary-meets-competition, but once you start watching Stylish with Jenna Lyons, you'll totally understand why its a great show to watch...
An insightful comment on planning comes from Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. Alice comes to a fork in the road and asks the Cheshire Cat which path to take. "Where do you want to go?" is his response. "I don’t know," Alice...