51.7 F
Washington DC.
Monday, March 30, 2020
Invented in the 1870s, the cash register was the very first “point-of-sale system”  mechanizing the transfer of money. Today, small business owners are opting for something more portable: smartphones, tablets and other mobile terminals, equipped with point-of-sale apps. There are many such systems marketed to small businesses, the most popular of which include Square, LevelUp , ShopKeep , and Revel. Most...
The Williams family – Henry, Kristal, and Brandon – wanted to offer affordable, healthy alternatives to traditional burger and fries to residents in D.C.’s historic Shaw community.  Having developed several creative tasty recipes for fishburgers, and possessing backgrounds in food, health and medicine, the Williams’ had some of the ingredients for an exceptional restaurant.  Nevertheless, what they lacked – a sound business strategy and funding which would prove critical to the establishment and growth of their business.    How the DCSBDC helped  Henry and Kristal Williams, co-owners...
Joining forces with a celebrity or other high-profile individual to help promote products or services is an attractive choice for small business owners looking to break into new markets or dig deeper into their existing niches. Celebrity is, in fact, a very powerful currency. Being famous for fame’s sake has value in today’s society. Even if a small business owner teams up with...
Many business start-ups know how to do the work, but face trouble because they lack the skills necessary for operating a successful business and managing its costs. By taking advantage of local business incubators, entrepreneurs can benefit from professional mentors who provide management guidance, technical assistance, and professional consulting to help young companies in trouble. There are thousands of business incubators in the U.S....
It’s almost inevitable to suffer from burnout if you’re a business owner and living in our hectic 24-7 culture. However, even with a super-busy schedule, you can bypass burnout and keep joy and energy in your life. Most business owners (and people in general) are ripe for burnout when they have difficulty seeing beyond their current situation. What are the solutions? Write a...
- Advertisement -