When To Outsource – What Entrepreneurs Don’t Need to Learn to Succeed

There are many types of entrepreneurs: the serial entrepreneur, the first-time entrepreneur, the entrepreneur with a business degree, and the entrepreneur with zero business acumen. Regardless of which type you are, it’s impossible to master and manage every business function on your own. If you’re planning on succeeding in business, you’ll need to pick your […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Equity Financing for Small Businesses

How much money do you need to get your business up and running? Every business has many of the same costs, like registering the business and initial marketing efforts, but does your business require a little more? What about a storefront? Construction materials? Clothing to fill your boutique? If your business needs a substantial investment […]

What You Should Know About Debt Financing

How much does it cost to start a business, and where does that money come from? The answer to these crucial startup questions varies drastically across a new company’s industry, location, and structure. For a service company, like a new landscaping business, the cost could be relatively low to get started – you just need […]

How to Bootstrap Your Business

Are you considering bootstrapping your small business? Around 77% of small business founders rely on their personal savings to get their businesses off the ground, so you certainly wouldn’t be alone if you decide to bootstrap. But let’s take a step back and dig into what exactly bootstrapping could mean for you: What is Bootstrapping? Bootstrapping […]

3 Ways to Fund Your Business

For many aspiring entrepreneurs, one of the first questions they ask is, “How can I fund my business?” Studies show that less than one percent of entrepreneurs come from extreme financial backgrounds, meaning they’re often neither very rich nor very poor. Despite this, there are some meaningful startup costs that could make a dent in your everyday […]

Need-To-Know Business Terms: Defining the Basics

You recently took the leap and decided to start your own business, and now that you’re an entrepreneur, everyone thinks you have the lingo down. Sound familiar? As much as we love the small business community, there are some quirks that we could live without. One of them is this: the assumption that we all […]