According to the Small Business Administration (SBA.gov) if you want to start a business you should follow these ten steps: Do your research: Conduct market research to determine if your ideal is viable, and that potential customers actually want the products and services that you're trying to sell.Write a business plan: Every organization needs a … Continue reading 12 Steps to Start Your Business
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Many small business owners begin tracking customers, inventory, employees, vendors, and more using spreadsheets like Excel and more recently, Google Sheets. The problem with spreadsheets is that the larger you grow as a company the harder it is to track updates and changes in the spreadsheet, and the input and editing processes become more time … Continue reading When Should You Move From Spreadsheet to Software?
We've all done it. We go to a company's website and after browsing for several minutes, we leave the site and venture on to another site. Do we actually know what products and services that the company offers? Do we know how we can benefit from this company? What motivated you to go to their … Continue reading How Foreman & Associates Can Help You
When most people hear the title "Consultant" they either cringe or they have a puzzled look upon their face. Let's discuss the latter... The puzzled look is simply from not knowing what a consultant does and the areas in which the professional consults. No matter what industry that you specialize in or focus on, … Continue reading Why Some People Despise Consultants and Why Others Simply Don’t Understand The Role and Purpose of Consultants
It's the beginning of a new year and oftentimes it also serves as the moment when business ideas take shape and form into business entities. It can seem overwhelming for even the most "business savvy" individuals. There are various local, city, county, state, and federal guidelines that you must comply with before and after launching … Continue reading Are You Considering Starting or Expanding a Business in 2018?
Take a moment to visualize these things: Telephone Television Record player Brick and mortar retailers Hotels Banks Wealth Management Firms Watches Encyclopedia Brittanica Books Public Libraries Computer Now allow your mind to journey through the transformation and evolution of these items and entities. Encyclopedia Brittanica There have been major improvements and for the most part, … Continue reading You May Want to Reconsider Doubting the Disruptive Force Called Technology and the Innovators Behind it