Here’s How Much Entrepreneurs Should Pay Themselves (Infographic)

When we think about how much entrepreneurs pay themselves, we often think of two extreme ends of the spectrum. We think about the successful startup founders who pay themselves millions of dollars per year. We also think about the entrepreneurs who pay themselves little or nothing in order to keep the business running smoothly.  The […]

What is Local Marketing?

Local marketing is different for every business depending on your customer base. But local marketing comes down to one thing: community. Local marketing is attracting people in local communities to walk into your store. There are a variety of ways in which a business can market to customers in their local community. If you own […]

How to Organize Your Day as A Solopreneur

If you’re running a small business on your own, it’s easy to lose track of your days. Whether managing a small jewelry company, growing a consulting practice, or doing freelance design work, there’s a lot to juggle without a partner to check in with at the beginning and end of every day. That means there’s […]

Should Your Hobby Become Your Full-Time Job?

Almost any successful entrepreneur or business leader will tell you that loving what you do is the no.1 prerequisite for growing a thriving long-term career in the modern world. And they wouldn’t be wrong. Loving your job is extremely important, especially in the hectic, stressful lifestyle of the 21st century. But should your hobby become […]

The State of Small Business: Most Fascinating Facts [Infographic]

Being a small business owner is hectic at best, and terrifying at worst. When you’re constantly keeping your head down and focusing on the day’s to-do list, it can be tough to remember that you’re not actually alone in running your company. In fact, your small business is one of 30 million companies driving the […]

8 Small Business Statistics You Need To Know

(These stats are from research in 2018.  Values will be updated soon!) There are 29.6 million small businesses in the United States, and if you’re a small business owner, it’s easy to see why. Nothing beats the challenge and the pride of running your own business. With so many small businesses in the United States, […]

Food for Thought: The Best Resources for Small Business Owners

When you’re a business owner, there’s a lot to take in. With a mind that’s constantly racing to think of the next big idea, overcome the most recent challenge, and complete today’s mile-long to do list, it can be hard to take time to learn something new.   Don’t overlook the importance of learning as an entrepreneur, […]

Why Coaching Matters in Small Business

How big is your small business? Is it just you? Do you work with a co-founder? Do you manage a team? No matter the size of your company, coaching is a crucial facet of your business success. What is coaching? Coaching, in its simplest form, is a practice of unlocking individuals’ potential. A successful coach […]

20 Entrepreneurship Quotes To Keep Your Small Business On Track

What keeps entrepreneurs motivated? What keeps their small businesses on track? Although small business owners have perceived super-human motivation levels, it can be difficult to keep spirits high when maintaining a business, a personal life, and a healthy amount of sleep. As this winter’s cold weather and post-holiday slump weigh on entrepreneurs around the country, […]