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7 Tips for Work-Life Balance as an Entrepreneur

Haley Lynn Gray posted a great blog over at the HuffingtonPost that we wanted to share.  Link to original post. Being an entrepreneur and a mom makes things a bit unpredictable at times. I have four young kids, and they have four very different schedules and needs. It's not like I get any days off. So, how do you manage the competing demands of a busy household and a business that has huge demands on your t ...

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6 Secrets To Getting New Leads On A Daily Basis

Titanium Success posted this great article for the beginning entrepreneur.  If you want to build your business from the ground up, here are your first steps to getting people's attention and gaining a following. In any business, marketing is critical for generating leads on a consistent basis.  Lead generation helps you to gain business not only through your sales efforts, but also while you are sitting bac ...

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5 Public Speaking Tips for Entrepreneurs

Meetings and presentations are one of the main requirements of being an entrepreneur. It just comes with the job. You will need to stand in front of future investors, possible business partners or potential clients and convince them that you're the one they need to get with. Even if you went into business with a partner, both of you will be required to take turns and talk about your company. The mere idea o ...

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Hey, Entrepreneur! Is Your Elevator Pitch Worth $10,000? Prove It.

Do you think you have a great pitch for your business and want a chance to prove it for $10,000?  Check out the contest being offered by BlackEnterprise.com!  Details below: Submit your two-minute video pitch for a chance to win at the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit Entrepreneurs–read and be inspired. Your time is NOW. The Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit has officially opened its highly an ...

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5 Lessons for the Fearless Female Entrepreneur

As female entrepreneurs and business leaders, we are often regarded as fearless. We’ve successfully batted away the outdated stereotypes and overcome obstacles that would derail many a man without even breaking a sweat. Yet under that fearlessness, we face a myriad of challenges and difficult decisions just like any other entrepreneur or CEO. Sometimes those challenges are the same as our male peers and som ...

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Find Your Email Marketing Opportunities in 2016

ConstantContact.com posted a great blog about email marketing opportunities and they're holding 5 free webinars. Here it is Last week, we announced a new series of virtual workshops and resources for retailers: How to Increase Sales with Email Marketing. As part of this series, we’ll be releasing new worksheets and holding virtual workshops to help you get your email marketing done in as little as 15 minute ...

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2016 Social Media Image Size Cheatsheet

Azure Collier, over at ConstantContact, posted a 2016 Social Media Image Size Cheatsheet that we thought entrepreneurs and small businesses may find useful in managing their own social media. It’s no secret that images are an important part of your social media content. They attract attention and stand out among the information that floods our social news feeds. In fact, social media posts with visuals deli ...

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Charlotte M&A Firm Expands on Strength of Local Small Business Acquisition Activity

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Viking Mergers & Acquisitions, a middle market M&A firm that has been helping entrepreneurs in Charlotte to sell their businesses since 1996, has officially announced the grand opening of their second location in Cornelius, NC. Headquartered in Ballantyne, Viking's second office will offer the same M&A services to entrepreneurs in the Lake Norman/No ...

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New York Enterprise Report to Announce Winners of 2012 Small Business Awards, Sponsored in Part by Think Energy

HOUSTON, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Think Energy, the retail electricity business established by GDF SUEZ Energy Resources to serve small commercial customers, is a contributing sponsor of the New York Enterprise Report 2012 Small Business Awards. These awards recognize accomplished small businesses in the tristate area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Winners will be announced at a gala on Wed ...

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Stand out from the pack and advance your career – New book shows you how to build your brand

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - What people say about you when you are not in the room can hold the key to career success, according to a new book from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), published in conjunction with Ernst & Young. The Power of Personal Branding for Career Success provides a step-by-step plan to help establish a true personal brand that will resonate long after you leav ...

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