Business Financial Planning Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

One factor young and green entrepreneurs forget to factor into their business planning is having lines of credit to finance their operations. One of the beauties of credit is that it lets a business grow without taking money from equity sources, leaving them in a position of managerial authority where the managers don’t have to succumb to the wishes of non… Read the rest

Lessons Learned From a Business Internship

Like most students and prospective interns, I’ve probably read a thousand articles about how to be successful in an internship. The same old ideas apply–work hard, listen, learn, be positive, make connections, stay in contact. I’ve been there and done that, and while it’s tried and true advice for a reason, I’ve found t… Read the rest

How Did Apple Become The Most Admirable Brand Under Steve Job’s Leadership?

Steve Jobs was one of the most meticulous people to ever step into Apple headquarters, and that is saying something. There are a ton of random stories you hear when walking through the halls. How Steve Jobs cared so much about the new laptops Apple was making, he knew the exact amount of screws being used in each laptop. Or the time Steve Jobs once took 6 months to a… Read the rest

Should You Outsource Payroll?

Every business that has at least one employee needs to manage payroll. It’s not a choice, but a necessity. A well-managed payroll system ensures that all employees are paid when promised and all tax regulations are addressed. For an extroverted business owner bent on fulfilling a vision and making a dent in the marketplace, it can be a mind-numbing weekly, b… Read the rest

3 Things You Most Likely Do Not Know About Social Media Marketing

Most people think that social media marketing is really easy. They think that they just have to post some messages on Twitter or Facebook and that they will be successful in the future. That is definitely not the case. While social media is quite cheap for marketers, this does not mean that it is free. At the same time, there are many things that are not known by mo… Read the rest

Crowdfunding: Where Will We Go From Here? [Infographic]

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about crowdfunding or stories of everyday people raising thousands or millions of dollars online. Research estimates $5.1 billion has been raised with crowdfunding so far in 2014; double the amount raised in all of 2012. The folks at created this insightful infogra… Read the rest

T-Mobile CEO John Legere Kills It on Twitter

The man behind T-Mobile’s Uncarrier rebranding may be rude and crude but if you’ve heard of John Legere, he’s winning. Very few CEOs can attract and keep 555,000 Twitter followers engaged (and sometimes enraged) the way he can. Possibly because very few CEOs are tweeting about how the competition are all greedy bastards. Or how Pharrel… Read the rest

17 LinkedIn Profile Must-Haves

Is your LinkedIn profile slacking a few necessities? LinkedIn is an online network that allows you to manage your professional identity by networking with potential employers online. Building your professional identity on LinkedIn can be a little tricky, but you never want your profile to be sloppy. Here are a 17 LinkedIn Profile Must-Haves. Jasmin from… Read the rest