Acceler8Success Cafe Friday 3.22.19

Acceler8Success Cafe is Your Daily Resource About Entrepreneurship & Business Ownership!

This Edition is Focused on Lifestyle Entrepreneurship!

Considering entrepreneurship just as a career choice would be to think about it in a very narrow and traditional way. It is about time that we realize and understand that entrepreneurship is not just a shift in your career but is a lifestyle which you need to adopt and get adjusted to for an uncertain time period. Hence, any person thinking of turning into an entrepreneur needs to seriously contemplate and weigh all the options before he actually takes the plunge.

To begin with, once you decide that you want to go the ‘business’ way, then the first sacrifice or lifestyle adjustment which you may need to make is to forgo your monthly pay checks which used to sincerely credit your bank account balance. This is the first and the most difficult choice which you will have to make. Read the full story here.

4 Business Lessons for Millennial Entrepreneurs

Are You a Freelancer or an Entrepreneur?

7 Signs You’re A Lifestyle Entrepreneur

groOrganic Gardens is a company dedicated to helping people find an affordable way to grow their own produce organically. Free of chemicals and toxins that may lead to health problems, growing organic vegetables through groOrganic offers a safer, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly way of eating. 

The 35 Social Entrepreneurs To Watch For In 2019

50 Small Business Ideas for Solopreneurs

Millennials Want To Buy Franchises, Yet Almost No One’s Marketing To Them

Big Hops combines America’s rapidly growing obsession in craft beer with the power of franchising. As a business model it has a relatively low financial entry level, can be a perfect transition into franchising for new operators, and an easy addition to multi-unit portfolios. 

Big Hops Owner Had Big Dreams and Needed Big Help

THIS WEEK ON FRANCHISING & YOU PODCAST: How to Use Your Retirement Funds to Buy a Business

As commonplace as it has become in purchasing a business or franchise, funding continues to be a challenging experience. As such, it’s important to understand there are options and some often overlooked as being incorrectly perceived as unavailable. The most common is to use retirement funds without concern of taxes and penalties. The key is working with a professional to help navigate the process.

This week on Franchising & You our guest is Matt Trivelis, Senior Consultant at Benetrends Financial. Matt takes listeners through the process of using retirement funds to enter the world of entrepreneurship – without reducing the amount of money to invest due to early-payment penalties and tax liability. He also explains how to use retirement funds as the cash injection necessary for SBA loans and how to use the funds to receive a salary during startup. Listen LIVE or On-demand here!

7 Signs You’re A Lifestyle Entrepreneur

With the advent of the Digital Age, a new breed of entrepreneur has evolved. This new breed of entrepreneur is unlike almost all of the entrepreneurs before them, in both their values and in their day-to-day activities. This entrepreneur creates businesses for the sake of working on those businesses, not in them. These entrepreneurs create businesses that operate almost exclusively on the internet and are run almost entirely on autopilot.

These entrepreneurs strive to create a specific lifestyle, and they build businesses that reward them with that lifestyle, while simultaneously offering valuable products and services to customers all over the world. Read the full story here.

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Acceler8Success Cafe Thursday 3.21.19

Acceler8Success Cafe is Your Daily Resource About Entrepreneurship & Business Ownership!

This Edition is Focused on Restaurants!

Look Who’s Franchising Now: Spring Edition

Franchising is no longer a growth strategy limited to larger chains. Independent and early-stage concepts are increasingly jumping into the game.

Here is a detailed look at eight restaurant concepts that have launched franchising over the last quarter or so, including a boozy ice cream shop, a dog park restaurant and a former Starbucks-owned bakery. Each is in a different stage of the franchising process, whether they have just announced the call for franchisees or have already started opening units.

MUTTS Canine Cantina®

MUTTS Canine Cantina® is an innovative concept that is unrivaled in its space. While many restaurants allow dogs to dine on a patio while leashed, MUTTS™ offers a dog friendly cantina as well as off leash parks for small and large dogs, allowing dog lovers to enjoy all their favorite things, in one great place – good friends, great food and drinks and a fun outdoor environment. Learn more here!

Increase Revenue with Three Restaurant Marketing Strategy Rituals

What Will Power Guest Traffic and Spending in 2019 and Beyond? SPECIAL REPORT

How to Win Over Millennials? Cater to Their Kids!

Five Surefire Ways to Ensure Consistent Guest Experience at Multi-Location Restaurants

Retail Sales are Bouncing Back: Why Restaurants Should Care

Why are So Many Restaurants Going Bankrupt?

A TOAST TO A
GREAT OPPORTUNITY!

Why Curry Up Now CEO Prefers Kiosks Over Mobile App

For Curry Up Now, with six restaurants in San Francisco and plans for 41 more as part of a nationwide franchise push, kiosks play an important role in the company’s plans to go cashless this year, said Akash Kapoor, company founder and CEO. Kapoor hopes to eventually have 40-50 percent of his orders placed on kiosks.

“The kiosk doesn’t make mistakes and shows our food very well,” said Kapoor, who installed his first kiosk two years ago. The kiosk also does a good job of allowing new customers to view the full menu and the nutritional information, he said. Read the complete article here.

Acceler8Success Cafe Wednesday 3.20.19

Acceler8Success Cafe is Your Daily Resource About Entrepreneurship & Business Ownership!

In this midweek, Hump Day edition of Acceler8Success Cafe the focus is on podcasting and digital marketing. As an entrepreneur, do you know all you need to know about what the digital world has to offer? Well, whether you do or don’t, our objective is to help you take one more step up the ladder. Certainly, learning more couldn’t possibly hurt, right?

In the article, Why Every Entrepreneur Needs to be Savvy in Digital Marketing in Order to Survive, the author, Neil Patel starts off, “Entrepreneurship has evolved. There used to be a time where you could open up a local business in town and turn a hefty profit with hard work, dedication, and financial management skills. Today, your blood, sweat, and tears are not enough to keep your business afloat.” He continues, “What does this mean for you as an entrepreneur? You need to adapt.”

Y Combinator Bets on the Booming Podcast Industry

Podcasts are exploding in popularity and Y Combinator,  the startup accelerator known for its long list of unicorn graduates, is throwing its support behind a business tackling the podcast monetization problem. Among its latest and largest-ever cohort is Brew, a subscription-based app complete with original content.

Though Brew’s founders, Jijo Sunny, Madhavan Ramakrishnan, Aleesha John and Joseph Sunny, call Brew the “Netflix  for podcasts,” the app differs from Luminary, which made headlines with the same tagline and a $100 million roundearlier this month. Luminary, which hasn’t yet launched, will similarly operate under a subscription model, charging $8 a month for access to its podcasts. 

What’s Next for Podcasting?

Why Podcasts Work These Days

The Podcast Industry is Growing Out of its Teen Years — and Facing a New Identity Struggle

5 Short Podcasts to Boost Your Creativity and Success

Hear & Grow: 8 Podcasts That Will Make You A Better Entrepreneur

If you enjoy technology just as much as you value business relationships, this show is for you! Social Geek Radio was listed as one of 20 Best Business Podcasts according to Emerge and was named to the Best Small Business Podcasts by FitSmallBusiness.com. 

McDonald’s Social Media Strategy

Data Points: What Consumers Really Want From Brands’ Content

The Latest Social Media Marketing Updates through March 14th

The Psychology Behind Brand Storytelling and Its Effect on Consumers

7 Digital Marketing Entrepreneurs You Should Be Following on Social Media

What is digital entrepreneurship? It is a term that usually refers to online entrepreneurs who specialize in digital media and digital downloads. They create digital media for consumers such as podcasts, videos, or other digital assets that they sell online on a digital platform. Here’s how it’s defined on Quora.

Another definition of a digital (or online) entrepreneur is anyone who has a business online. But this is a rather loose definition since not all online entrepreneurs use digital assets in the same way that a digital content creator does. READ MORE HERE!

Coming in April – Acceler8Success Cafe Podcast