Treats from her bakery Whisked, then based out of a Washington, D.C., incubator for food startups, sold so well in the first store that more stores started calling. Huntsberger’s products would eventually be sold in about 15 Whole Foods locations, and she had to move into a bigger space in order to meet the demand. […]
When it comes to ecommerce, a word that first comes to mind is growth. Ecommerce expert Gary Hoover’s research shows that just in the last 14 years, the growth of ecommerce companies has skyrocketed across the board. And some merchandise lines (like clothing and beauty products in particular) have achieved a remarkable 25% average CGR […]
Smartphones never leave our sides, and maybe they shouldn’t – they’ve made life vastly more convenient. But they’ve also begun to act as beacons, where processes like geofencing send location-based data to companies looking to leverage information on segments of users. “We believe that understanding real-world consumer behavior is critical in brands being able to engage […]
How do you get a person to buy a product or service? Psychology holds answers to questions that have preoccupied marketing departments for decades, particularly surrounding how to influence people and how people respond to attempts to influence their behaviors. Read more……
Nowadays everybody is looking forward to starting his own venture but one thing that pops up in their mind that How to go ahead and start their Entrepreneurship Journey. Lots of Fear different Types of illusions Starts coming in the mind. Most of the people we meet in our Entrepreneurship journey they Fear to take […]
Small businesses often do not have the luxury of a separate accounting office; the accounting and finance functions are typically handled by the business owner or by the general manager. Nonetheless, some best practices for accounting procedures in small offices are worth knowing. These best practices provide guidelines on keeping your financial house in order. […]
Most successful small businesses result from a good idea, creative marketing plans and — above all — sound financial management. While adequate startup funding and an accounting system that works for your business are vital to a sound financial management system, both are only starting points in the development of a sound financial plan. Moving […]
One universal small business goal is to sell the business’s products and services. This is usually best accomplished by positioning the business in front of the target audience, and offering something that solves a problem or that they can’t refuse or find elsewhere. To this end, one of the smartest things a small business owner […]
When budgets are tight, marketing might be the first expense you look to cut. Let me stop you right there. While traditional advertising methods are costly and hard to measure, small businesses have never had greater access to cost-effective, trackable marketing tools. But with so many digital tools available, how do you know where to […]
Robin Olin, CEO of Estuary Oysters, discusses their innovative approach to an old profession. The Florida SBDC at Florida A&M University provided a comprehensive business plan to fill in the gaps to help their business succeed.
Very good! I would recommend this process to anyone who is considering starting a new business.
The SBDC Business Analyst listened to me and was able to access a sales approach. He also helped me strategize my sale approach!
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This gave me a clear vision of what I need to do! There will be a lot of leg work, but I have a lot of confidence in the success of my idea. Thank you!
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I appreciate having a workshop like this in the community to help Tallahassee citizens succeed in their endeavors. The SBDC at Florida A&M University is an invaluable resource!