The Bplans SWOT analysis template is all you need to get started developing smart strategies for your business.
Here’s a great update: It’s almost two years now since I posted Tell Your Story Well, on my main blog here at Bplans, recommending Nancy Duarte’s brilliant book Resonate. Nancy recently optimized that book for interactive multi-media use, and posted it entirely free. And that’s a real gift. I wrote in that post: If you ever [...]
Thanks to everyone who registered for our webinar! Caroline and David were thrilled. For those of you who didn’t get the chance to ask questions, feel free to post them below!
It may seem like everyone is a proponent of crowdfunding now, but sometimes, it’s actually not the best option for your business. Turns out asking a large group of strangers for funding isn’t all it’s cracked up to be—depending on your business, of course. We asked a panel of nine entrepreneurs the following question: What’s one good reason [...]
Join Caroline Cummings and David Rose on Wednesday, November 20, at 10 am PST, for a free webinar on how to pitch your business to investors.
Congrats to Michigan for its #1 showing here among grad schools for entrepreneurship.
Top sales people are the ones who listen to customers and partner with them in finding the right solution. In the interview process it’s important to ask questions that address these desirable characteristics.
Companies like Facebook and Google are known for the extraordinary benefits they offer employees. Although you may not have that kind of budget, you can get just as creative—for less.
Introverts have strengths that are often seen as weaknesses in a world where the loud and bold are lauded. Manage them well and your business will be rewarded.
The National Retail Federation just released its annual holiday spending forecast, and it’s a bit of a mixed bag. The bad news is that the consumers surveyed by the NRF expect to spend about 2 percent ($14) less this year on holiday gifts, greeting cards, decorations, flowers, and food than they did in 2012. The [...]