Do not start a business with your lover (boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife)

You might ask why not, as my partner is the person I trust most. You are (hopefully) right when it comes to trust. But when you start a business with you private partner the business becomes your life. That means 24/7. You will work together, talk in your free time about work and the business starts taking over not only your business life, but also your private life. And all what a happy partnership can give and take will be eaten up by the business. Sounds negative, I know.

I started a business with my wife, now ex-wife. We become entrepreneurs with our start up and it was a exciting time. And we enjoyed being self emplyed and to life the dream of creating a business. And as good as we were as a couple and team in business we did not recognized that we lived for the business and the business took over our lifes in a way that is not good for young couples. After 3,5 years we got divorced. We are still good friends, but due to the fact that we spend more time together in 3,5 years than other couples in 10 years (with seperate jobs) the relationship simply died.

How to find the right business partners, suppliers & consultants

Find business partners, consultants and suppliers that understand your business and deliver products and services that match your approach on quality. When I started my business I had this problem a few times. First it was the lawyer that we used to create our contracts. We were referred to a huge law firm and they […]

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Internet Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses that Won’t Hurt Your Savings Much

Internet Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

Your new business will benefit a lot from various Internet marketing methods. But you don’t have to spend millions of dollars just to get some decent exposure for your company. There are ways to make your business be seen and felt without doing overkill with your advertisement expenses. Make use of your online power – […]

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Aggressive Internet Marketing Made Possible

Aggressive internet marketing means full-blown marketing and promotions that exceed any businessman’s expectations. A business needs fierce internet marketing. No more, no less. But to make it low cost? Is that even possible? How can something so aggressive be affordable? Luckily, you can avail of inexpensive aggressive internet marketing if you just look hard and […]

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Using a Website to Market Your Small Business

There are many different ways to advertise your small business on the Internet. Placing banner ads, orchestrating an email marketing campaign and tactfully mentioning your small business on industry related forums and message boards are just a few of the popular options for Internet marketing. Another Internet marketing strategy involves creating and advertising a website […]

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Online Marketing For Small Business

Online Marketing For Small Business

Online Marketing for small business is becoming a hot topic. The latest stats of the US census show that in 2012 about 21 Million companies were Nonemployer Firms, in other words entrepreneurs – one man or one woman shows. And another 10 Million businesses had 9 or less employees. Did you know that only half […]

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Everything you know about Marketing is wrong!

100 Dollar Marketer

Well, that is a bit harsh. Sorry. But how would it be to get an outside opinion and brainstorm with an Internet Marketing Expert? For sure you will get some valuable ideas for your business. Isn’t that cool? Read on. You are running a business, planning to bring your business to the next level or […]

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