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Sat, 02 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400India is the new start-up nation! With third highest start-ups launched in the world after US and UK in the year 2015. To build the investorsa confidence and brand reputation, to drive the top line growth and protect the bottom line, itas imperative for any start-up to be ready!
Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400There is no better place to look for new business than on the US Gov web site. There are over 25,000 contracts posted on any given day for small business owners. The US Gov is contracting out everything from buttons for US military uniforms to...
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Business owners are regular people just like you and I. They run into situations that require more capital then they have. How does an entrepreneur come up with funds when their small business is in need? This may happen in opening a small business or may present itself during an expansion whenever the need arises it is important to be aware of what you will need in order to prove to a commercial lender that you are a secure investment.
Thu, 22 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400There is so much information out there on whether small business owners should buy or lease their businesses equipment. The jury is out on this decision as each situation will vary greatly. Every small business requires different equipment and each piece of equipment will need to be looked at for its own special circumstances to determine whether leasing or purchasing is the better deal for your company.
Fri, 16 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400I decided to start with two trucks for my grocery delivery business. I hired two drivers who can deliver the groceries to the homes in our community. The system was simple. Customers would call the grocery to inform them of their grocery list. They could also send a text message or an e-mail if they wanted. Then, our drivers would be on standby, ready to deliver within the day.
Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Creative packaging can work wonders in terms of consumer awareness about the product, as well as creating excitement and anticipation to see what's inside, when presenting as a gift. DVD packaging is often necessary to be really creative to stand out on shelves, because of the huge volume of products available on the market today, regardless of the niche. Companies need to be far more innovative than ever before. Donation of art, and if the product is already a great package, the average consumer is likely to choose it when presented a choice of similar products.
Thu, 01 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400One of the smartest ways to take your business to the next level is receiving Government contracts. General Services Administration (GSA) is the federal contracting program that supports the purchasing affairs of the US Federal Government. Small business companies of the country especially those are owned and operated by the minority group of individuals are given special priority with an objective to improve both the social and economical standards of the country. It is therefore essential for the small business companies to get their business certified by the GSA Schedule program in case they are looking forward to do business with the federal government.
Thu, 01 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Get your journey supported from being a soldier to a business owner by the US Federal Government. SBA, the Small Business Administration, an independent small business development agency of US federal government recognizes the Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and give them special advantages to do business with the federal agencies. According to the market research, US federal government is the largest buyer of quality goods and services. So, if you are confident about the quality of your business, you can be sure about getting the potential buyers. Then why you need the Minority certification! It is needed in order to get the contacts and market exposure.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400If you are looking forward to develop your business venture, this is the right time to work for it. Recognizing the potential of small business companies the US Federal Government has declared a number of development programs to support and improve their standards. Well, the programs are not only to give a leg up to the small ventures but also to strengthen the country's economical structure. General Services Administration (GSA) is a specialized Government agency tasked to support the small businesses of the country especially those are owned and operated by the minority group of individuals.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent federal agency that is tasked to support the small business companies those are owned and operated by women, service disabled veterans or the minority group of individuals. There are several types of business support programs in SBA from which you have to select the one which will best support your business.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Majority of the small business owners in USA are competing for the federal contracts that awarded to the eligible veterans through General Service Administration (GSA). GSA Schedule is one specialized small business development program that supports all the prospective yet disadvantaged veterans with an objective to strengthen the country's economical structure. So, the business owners looking forward to obtain the GSA contracts must go through the program details to avoid the slightest chance of getting rejected due to procedural hassles. One time rejection may cause them losing a great deal of opportunity.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400It is not at all difficult to get certified by the federal 8A Certification program conducted by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Sometimes people put off getting the 8a certification just because of its lengthy application procedure and list of eligibility issues. Well, if you really want to break the nut, it won't be that difficult. You don't have to pay someone to get supported for the government contracting program either. You just need to follow the instructions given here to go through the program successfully.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Business certifications are meant to take a small venture to the next level by providing special opportunities and advantages. Certifications can significantly help a small business to acquire the prospective government contracts. There are special benefits for the service disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) companies to gift the inured individuals a better living. There are Government agencies in the state, federal and local level conducting such minority business certification programs. This certification is even more popular than those minority owned and women business certification programs. So, what does the disabled veteran owned business mean?
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400There are several minority business certification programs available that help small business companies to get ahead. Recognizing the potential of budding entrepreneurs the US federal government has declared these certification programs to help them compete with the giant industries those are reining the federal market for the past several years. 8A Certification is one such small business development program that gives entree to the federal market where the small companies get huge exposure and business opportunity. This program is mainly aimed at the improvement of social and economical standard of the minority groups.
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400I have previously commented that the recipe to beat a recession (in fact any dip in the economy) requires asking some fundamental questions about your business. I suggested there was a need to clearly answer the following business model questions: The What, Who, Why and How. But that might not be as easy as it might seem.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400With the business economy under threat there's an important and timely reminder for small business owners around the world. Its business as usual. Or should I say: Operating your business as it should be run. From a business coaching perspective its just as important today to ensure your business is appropriately structured as it ever has been. And to this extent it means things should continue to operate as any successful small businesses already is.
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400People who wish to move from the old destination to the new destination look quite simpler but it's not easy as it looks. One has to deal with two jobs in a day firstly the prior one and another packing and moving job. Two jobs at a time make the person puzzle and irritate also. So there are various companies of packers movers are available who helps in sorting each and every situation of relocation quite easily. They perform their task nicely as they are professional and trained workers. They know how to deal with the situation and move onwards. They usually have a pattern through which they use to do their works.
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400As a small business you may be wondering how to expand your worth and venture into larger areas of business. In order to do this you will have to learn how to make the most out of wholesale investment opportunities and learn how to get some real capital to invest in. By finding the right capital and the related investment opportunities you will be able to double if not triple the amount of working capital that you have eventually allowing you to get the money that you need to expand properly.
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400GSA Advantage is a specialized Government purchasing service of the General Services Administration. The agency helps and manages the basic functioning of the federal government. Not only the federal authority but with GSA Advantage also benefits small vendor companies immensely. Being registered to the GSA Schedule database a small business company gets entree to the federal market.
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Participating in the GSA contract procurement program is the best way to take your business forward financially as well as publicly. GSA Schedule is a federal contracting system where the government authorized agencies put up business contracts for the local companies to partner in the business. Main objective of this program is to uplift the small business standard and so strengthen the country's economical structure in turn. The prospective small business companies especially those are lagging behind due to economical restraint get huge business opportunity through the GSA Schedule program.
Mon, 18 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400People are increasingly moving from job and getting into their own business venture to be self-employed. This gets them more earnings and sometimes even greater security. Women are popularly showing interest in owning small businesses as compared to men. This is mainly because the availability of women owned business certification programs of US federal government.
Mon, 18 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Are you giving serious consideration to improving your business status with federal grant? If yes, take a look at the General Services Administration or GSA Schedule program. Well, it is hard to win a GSA Schedule contract but certainly not impossible. You need to have complete information about the program and knowledge about the application procedure to go through the program seamlessly.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Even without a major overhaul, there are small changes that you can make to how you plan stories for business presentations -- that yield big results. How can you successfully communicate your story? Don't do it the same-old-same-old way. Instead of locking your door and burying yourself deep in your computer, take a fresh approach. Use these three tactics to step away from your desk and into a new zone for creativity.
Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Are you following the 'rules' for presenting in your organization or industry? If so, you could be killing your career. The most exceptional leaders are known for breaking the rules. Get the recognition you deserve with these 3 easy rule-breaking tips.
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Going into business for yourself can be a daunting thing; particular for people new and inexperienced in the sector and who are not so sure how to get things accomplished. I mean, how do you start? Perhaps you should focus on the hiring of new staff rather than product development, or maybe vice versa.