As a Small Business Owner, You’re Leading a Boss Life: Book Giveaway from Author Paul Downs

Author and entrepreneur Paul Downs shares his insights with me on running a long-standing, successful small business. If you enjoyed this article, be sure to enter the book giveaway.

Angelique O'Rourke |

Your Brand’s Tone of Voice: Why It Matters and How to Craft It

Let’s take a look at what a brand’s tone of voice actually is, why it matters, and how to craft it.

Elicia Putnam |

Episode 11: Business Buzzwords, False Assumptions, and Content Tips from Joe Pulizzi | The Bcast

This week, Peter and Jonathan list their most-hated business buzzwords and false assumptions, and Joe Pulizzi (founder, Content Marketing Institute) also joins in.

Jonathan Michael |

A Joint Venture Just Might Be Your Ticket to Rapid Growth

A joint venture gives your business the chance to grow, thanks to someone who also shares your vision.

Davina Ngei |

How to Conduct a Sales Call Without Sounding Like a Desperate Jerk

Dread sales calls? You're not alone. The good news is, sales calls don’t have to be painful or demeaning; if they are, then you’re doing it wrong. Follow these hacks to get it right.

Blair Nicole |

How to Solve Problems in Your Business: Kanban, Kaizen, and Scrum

Kanban, kaizen, and scrum are three problem-solving methods that have given both large and small companies the ability to improve business efficiency, and minimize problems across all business processes.

Daniel Wilhelm |

How to Choose a Business Location

Choosing the right location is about so much more than finding the place that looks closest to the one you’ve envisioned. It’s about being somewhere your customers will see you, being in a competitive location, staying within budget, and meeting local and state regulations and laws. Let us guide you through the process.

Candice Landau |

Want to Start a Blog? 8 Questions to Answer Before You Begin

Want to start a blog? Before you begin your journey through the blogosphere, there are some serious questions you should address first.

Nathan Falde |

Free Resources for Entrepreneurs

Business Plan Template Download

Stuck looking at a blank page? Get to know the general layout of a standard business plan with this free template.

One-Page Business Pitch Template

Validate a new business idea, or quickly develop your business strategy by starting with a one-page pitch. Do this before you plan!

Tim Berry's Guide to Starting a Business

Expert guidance on starting a business from business planning authority Tim Berry.

The Art of Pitching for Funding ebook

Need Cash? Pitching expert, Caroline Cummings, shares pitch techniques, secrets and tools in this easy-to-read guide.

Free SWOT Analysis Template

Develop smart strategies to grow your business by conducting a simple SWOT Analysis. Start with this one-page template.

"Start, Run & Grow Your Business" ebook

Tips and advice for entrepreneurs and business owners looking to take their company to the next level.