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.

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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. 

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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 Monday 3.18.19

FEATURED ARTICLE: Scaling A Business To 7 Figures And Beyond- 3 Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Lessons

Nowadays, there are multiple businesses serving almost every market.  The internet has made production, distribution, and promotion cheaper and more accessible than ever before, thereby stimulating innovation, the creation and sale of products and services by countless businesses from tiny entities operated as hobbies to multinational corporations. So how are you supposed to start a new business that stands out from all the existing competitors? How does someone build a differentiated business and connect with the customers who match that business’s unique selling proposition?

With the difficulty in finding valuable advice that is actionable backed by real results READ ABOUT 3 Entrepreneurs who share their lessons that allow a company to scale to 7 figures and beyond.

Acceler8Success Cafe is your daily resource about Entrepreneurship & Business Ownership!

Why the Best Entrepreneurs Have Employees Who Disagree With Them

Lessons From Fearless Female Entrepreneurs

How This Entrepreneur Just Sold For $1.9 Billion The Company That He Created Out Of His Own Garage

The Tech Entrepreneurs Keeping Our Pets Fit, Safe and Well

The Complete 35-Step Guide for Entrepreneurs Starting a Business

15 Expert Tips for Scaling Your Small Business

Leadership Tips For a Busy Small Business Executive

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Social Media Management For Small Businesses: How To Do It

Six Steps Small Business Owners Can Take to Improve Cybersecurity

Pay Yourself First? Last is How Small Biz Often Works

10 Tips to Help You Create a Smart Business

Smart companies aren’t just those that have intelligent leaders. They also have systems, tools and proper planning in place that allow every department or function to run together seamlessly. To become a smart company, you need to integrate smart ideas into every facet of your business. READ ABOUT tips from members of the online small business community.

Acceler8Success Cafe Friday 3.15.19

FEATURED ARTICLE: Opinion: Women Owners Key to Small Business Economy

What do 6,111 women in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa all have in common? They each visited a Women’s Business Center in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Region 7 during fiscal 2018 and are now starting or operating a business.

Nationally, the SBA supports 114 WBCs that contribute to tremendous growth for the businesses they serve – creating $1.7 billion in revenue and 17,000 new jobs. Counseling, training and mentorship through other SBA resource partners including Small Business Development Centers, SCORE chapters and the SBA’s Woman Owned Small Business program helped even more women succeed as entrepreneurs.

READ HERE about why these women are on the forefront of small-business growth.

Acceler8Success Cafe is your daily resource about Entrepreneurship & Business Ownership!

The Challenges Of Small Business

How This Entrepreneur Created A Billion-Dollar Business By Selling Meal Kits

The Entrepreneur Who Took On His Family Jewelry Business And Disrupted An Industry

Essential Advice for Unintended Entrepreneurs

After Fleeing Vietnam at 20, This Entrepreneur Built A Thriving Education Franchise

        

What is a Franchise?

Converting a Family Business Into a Franchised Brand

Understanding The Franchise Disclosure Document (PODCAST)

15 Expert Tips for Startups Seeking Angel or Seed Financing

Very early stage startups often seek angel or seed financing in order to gain initial traction on developing their product or technology, land initial customers, and make other progress. Angel or seed rounds typically range from $100,000 to $500,000 or more. READ HERE for four key points investors look for when reviewing an early stage seed or angel investment opportunity:

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