Is it the right time for me to launch a business? Do I have what it takes to succeed?

Given the limitations brought on by the pandemic, today may not be the best time to start a business. But if you have a little spare time, do your homework: plan and research.

Need help with your startup? Find reliable information on the internet.

Turn to the internet when seeking help for your small business. Here’s a sampling of websites that are there for you.

I’ve heard there are only two types of people: leaders or followers

Leader or follower? I take a hard look at my own leadership qualities and find I’m a third: the wanderer. What type of leader are you? Here are my ideas, plus a link to a quiz.

Resources for small businesses faced with the fallout from COVID-19

The organization SCORE wants to help your small business survive the pandemic. Resources abound on their website.

Identity crisis of small proportions

How do you define your business? Have you begun a startup or a small business? What about you – are you an entreprenuer or a small business owner? Are these terms interchangeable?

How do I choose the right structure for my business?

Have you chosen to earn your keep by going it alone? Then you need to decide on a business structure. Your choice will drive what to file, how you’ll pay taxes, and who is liable.

If you want to succeed, advertise.

It’s something we all must do for our business to succeed. Advertise. Do you choose advertising by website, blog, or newsletter? Or take a more traditional route?

Making the complex simple: creating a business plan of your own

Do you have a business idea but need seed money? Take your vision and make a plan.
If a lack of resources holds you back, you have options.

Are you ready to go it alone?

Are you ready to create your own business? No better place to begin than with brainstorming. Here are a few ideas to get you going …

When a start-up’s on your bucket list

Interested in building a start-up? About 630,000 businesses start up annually. But nearly 595,000 fail, often due to funding. The SBA can give your business a hand …