According to May 2019 figures from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), approximately 3.4 million people voluntarily left their jobs in March of 2019. Many of these former employees made the choice to leave corporate America to pursue their own entrepreneurial ambitions.
Tax reform legislation passed in late 2017 is having an impact on small businesses beginning with the 2018 tax cycle. How can small-business owners make the most out of the new tax laws and what impact will it have on their business finances?
If you are considering launching a minority-owned business, it is helpful to understand which cities and states are the top considerations for like-minded entrepreneurs.
As seen in the recent post, Exploring Challenges and Opportunities for Minority Business Owners in 2019, there are real possibilities for minority business owners to thrive today. Here is a closer look at the top cities and top states for minority entrepreneurs in 2019.
Minority business owners face the same challenges as other entrepreneurs – developing a sound business plan, understanding the market and competition, and creating products and services that customers need. However, for many minority business owners, there are additional complexities, challenges … and opportunities ahead in 2019.
When exploring challenges and opportunities for minority business owners in 2019, several issues are evident. Minority entrepreneurs face racism, difficulty in securing funding, and a lack of social capital on which to draw.
Entrepreneurs and small-business owners seeking help often use a business planning tool to assist them in bringing together their financials, research, projections, and market analysis. With the right business plan tool, presentations look sharp and data are correlated. The most effective business planning tools include helpful guides and prompts, ample support and templates to help you see how your plan will come together.
Is your 2019 business budget realistic? As the new year opens, it is important to take a look at your budget and make some strategic decisions that will position your company for a successful 2019.
Getting the word out is an essential part of starting your own business. In 2019, businesses can deploy some inexpensive strategies to drive their marketing success.
Information is gold for entrepreneurs. Learning from others is a great way to understand best practices and learn from the successes and mistakes of others.
There are many steps to complete before starting your own business, including careful consideration of your customers' needs and how to effectively market.
If you are considering starting an online business, there are many options available to you.
Choosing the right online business means doing a little homework, as seen in the recent post, E-Commerce 101: How to Start an Online Business. It also means selecting a venture that fits with your background, expertise, and interests.