How to Finish Writing Your Business Plan

If you have a business idea that you’re passionate about, chances are you’ve started to write a business plan. But it’s not the starting that’s the hard part

How to Design for Eye-Catching Sale Banners and Posters

The world is filled with visual clutter, so when it comes to promoting a sale or other business event it’s important to follow a few general rules for good, clean design to make sure you stand out.

Two Business Planning Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

So you’re ready to set up a small business or embark on a big expansion of your existing one? You may be itching to get going, but many people make two critical errors at this point.

Goal Setting Secrets for Entrepreneurs

Whether it’s January 1st or June 1st if you’re feeling stuck, overwhelmed, or not getting the results you want in your business (or in your life) it’s worthwhile revisiting the goals you set for the year ahead.

Creating Healthy Client Boundaries

You love your clients, right? At least most of the time. They make it possible for you to do what you do – work you love that allows you to pay bills and live a pretty decent life. But every once in a while things seem to get out of hand.

Planning for the Unknown: Identifying Risk in Your Business Plan

When I review start-up business plans, I often see a tendency to minimize risk to the point where the business risks seem almost non-existent. I understand the desire to present a business in a positive light, but every business comes with risks.

5 Steps to Getting More Clients

This is the woe of every new entrepreneur or small business, “How do I get more clients?” When I first started out in business this was really all that was on my mind. I knew that I was doing something incredible, I just needed people to share it with!