Entrepreneurship

Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

Just a reminder to myself that I haven't made the Forbes' 30 Under 30 List yet. I went to the Summit in Boston this year and became friends with many Listmakers, but I was an alien among them. I didn't see anything different in these guys and gals from myself. I identified with all of…

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Things I’ve Learned About Networking to Sell a Service

I assume that this is going to be rather fluid list- changing over the coming months as I learn new nuances that I'd like to remember. Selling a service is very different from selling a product. Selling SEO consulting services (which I sell), for example, is quite a different process from selling a house or…

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6 Tips for Getting Hired on Freelance Job Websites

By Garrett Hauenstein, for Edwardsturm.com. There’s no better time to be working as a freelancer than today. According to Forbes, “on-demand” workers are now mainstays in small businesses as well as in huge corporations such as GE and Amazon. Today, over 15.5 million Americans categorize themselves as self-employed, which includes contractors and freelance workers. What’s…

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Top 10 Ways to Waste Time as a New Startup

By Markita Samuel, for Edwardsturm.com. The shingle is on the door, the business cards have been made, you changed the bio on your Facebook Page… Congratulations, you are now a new business owner! Welcome to the club! What to do first? Avoid the traps below! Why Time Is Your Best and Most Valuable Asset It’s…

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Growth and Opportunity for Every Executive Owned Business

By Susan Trivers, for Edwardsturm.com. Executive owners of small businesses, including family owned businesses, have tremendous opportunities for growth in the next couple of decades. The qualities characteristic of closely held businesses — everyone being intimately connected to the mission, responsiveness and flexibility, internal flows of capital, and engaged ownership — are fertile soil for…

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