Archive for the ‘Start’ Category
Without doubt there has been a few times during your entrepreneurial adventure someone has told you the importance of a business plan. Even if you did jot one down, it doesn’t mean it hasn’t collected it’s fair share of dust over the years. I get it, the idea for your business may have evolved over [...]
Your bright new studio is finally open. You wait at the reception desk for your first student to arrive. This young gal arrives with her mat, water bottle and a smile. I can imagine you having to hold yourself back from jumping up and exclaiming “Welcome!”. This student wants to try out your studio, and [...]
You have a startup idea? Then you may feel as though a lot of work must take place to get your baby off the ground. You may feel overwhelmed, short on cash, replete of resources and completely unsure of where to start. Fortunately for you, thousands of wonderful tools and resources are just waiting for [...]
At the end of September, Chicago is going to have a new yoga studio. Offering a variety of classes, and exceptional teachers Tula Yoga is building a foundation upon community, and a clear mission. Bluntly, studio owner Maile Wicklander says “Tula’s Main Focus will not be Yoga“. “Tula will focus on the benefits of yoga [...]
Beneath the walls of the beautiful new Pranalife studio, instructors Asia and Lindsay have built a strong foundation upon the philosophy of valuing community and the idea of “don’t just come to yoga – come to life.” As ZenGirl would say “In Marketing, Social Media Rules.” Twitter gives yoga professionals a way to reach out [...]
No matter how you keep track of your business, be sure you do! Developing the infrastructure needed to know the depths of your business is critical. With a strong system of knowing your business, you’ll get to the day when you’ve been serving the community for decades too!
But the first customer, unlike the rest, adds unique value to your business. This person will give you feedback and test the product or service. Their suggestions make your product or service better, and a better quality product attracts more customers.
Toolkit.com created an infographic with the best and worst states for new business.
BizeeBee founder, Poornima Vijayashanker shares her top 5 entrepreneur must haves.
Business really isn’t that complicated! If you can make something people want – enough to part with their hard earned cash – then you’ve got a business.