Are You Treating Your Business Like A Hobby?
It is estimated that over 395,000 new businesses each month are started in the U.S. alone. For many new business owners they enter entrepreneurship with the intention of making money.5 Benefits of Barter Exchanges
Many new and startup business often have a plan of action, but lack sufficient financial resources to get off of the ground and operate successfully. When entrepreneurs and organizations lack the currency to acquire goods and/or services, bartering is an option that could benefit all parties involved. Barter exchange is a process in which trading, swapping or exchanging one commodity for another becomes a viable alternative for businesses or organizations that do not have the capital to operate as effectively and efficiently as they would like to.Small Business – Too Big to Fail!
Small businesses are too big a part of our economy to fail. Often they just need working capital to grow. Except the too-big-too-fail banks think they are too risky!Common 8A Application Tricks Often Tried With The SBA
The rules and regulations of the SBA program are quite stringent, since the 8A certification offers federal benefit to a selected number of applicants. However, in order to avoid the austere policies set by the SBA and to adapt an easy option to get access to federal contracts, a number of small firm owners attempt to outwit the strict guidelines with few manipulations and tricks.My Small Business Beginning
I could tell you in detail about every single step that I took, every problem that I encountered, but I’m not here to bore you with logistics. The point I want to illustrate is just how much I needed to know and learn, beyond switching on a computer. And you don’t realize how much is involved until you progress through each stage. If somebody had told me what lay ahead for me in my “business venture” after the fact, I’m not sure if I would have put myself through all the pain. But was it worth it? Absolutely.