Business Strategies

How and Why a Business Plan Can Make a Difference

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Nora Dunn (Wise Bread)

We have all been told that a business plan is required for the business to fly. But how much attention do we really pay to it? And do all business owners really need one? You have customers, you have a niche, and you don’t need bank funding. You know what you know. Who will even read it? In this article, we will discuss why a business plan is quite often a necessary evil, and then we’ll go into the basic mechanics of a business plan. (more…)

17 Resources to Improve Your Small Business

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Gregory Go (Wise Bread)

proving your business is critical to staying afloat and growing. Here are some resources out there that will sharpen your skills, improve your offerings and allow you to grow your business.

(This article was written in collaboration with Glen Stansberry, who writes about personal development at LifeDev.net and tweets as @glenstansberry.) (more…)