Break-Even Analysis

A significant advantage of some business ideas is that the venture can break even at what seems to be an easily achievable volume. A technique for quantifying that volume, called break-even analysis, examines the interaction among fixed costs, variable costs, […]Continue reading «Break-Even Analysis»

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Sharpen Your Unique Selling Proposition

In his book, The Road Ahead, Bill Gates of Microsoft writes of “friction-free capitalism” made possible by developments in communications, chief among them the Internet and its World Wide Web. In this context, “friction” is everything that keeps markets from […]Continue reading «Sharpen Your Unique Selling Proposition»

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SCORE Greater Cincinnati Selects Betsy Newman as Executive Director

Contact: Melinda Zemper Aug. 1, 2014 Phone: (513) 706-3737 Email: mzemper@fuse.net SCORE Greater Cincinnati Selects Betsy Newman as Executive Director Hyde Park resident is author, speaker, business consultant Betsy Newman of Hyde Park, a speaker, business consultant and author of […]Continue reading «SCORE Greater Cincinnati Selects Betsy Newman as Executive Director»

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Financial Issues in Business Startup

A primary inhibitor of business start-up is that few people have the financial cushion to give up a job for the uncertain income of a start-up venture. In a recent survey, about 30% of new business founders identified inadequate funding […]Continue reading «Financial Issues in Business Startup»

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The 11 Harsh Realities Of Being An Entrepreneur

From OnStartups The 11 Harsh Realities Of Being An Entrepreneur There’s always talk about the end game in the form of an acquisition, funding announcement, or eventual flame out. Hollywood has even made a movie about the founding of Facebook […]Continue reading «The 11 Harsh Realities Of Being An Entrepreneur»

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Effective Elevator Speeches

Effective Elevator Speeches that Leave a Lasting Impression by Julie Brander An elevator speech is a short introduction of who you are and what your company does in about 200 words or less. It should highlight your uniqueness and focus […]Continue reading «Effective Elevator Speeches»

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Exhibit 3 Fabrications Climbs Roller-Coaster Hills of Small Business Success

Contact: Melinda Zemper May 23, 2014 Phone: (513) 706-3737| Email: mzemper@fuse.net Exhibit 3 Fabrications Climbs Roller-Coaster Hills of Small Business Success Exhibit 3 Fabrication s, LLC of Erlanger has the ideal formula for its small business success: do good work, […]Continue reading «Exhibit 3 Fabrications Climbs Roller-Coaster Hills of Small Business Success»

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Location, Location, Location!

The first three rules of real estate have always been “location, location, location.” But one local real estate expert wants to take would-be franchisees even deeper into the meaning of that old cliché.Continue reading «Location, Location, Location!»

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Marketing vs. Advertising: What’s the Difference?

From marketing.about.com. By Laura Lake. See original article. You will often find that many people confuse marketing with advertising or vice versa. While both components are important they are very different. Knowing the difference and doing your market research can […]Continue reading «Marketing vs. Advertising: What’s the Difference?»

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11 Ways to Fund Your Start-Up

Provided by Glenn Clevenger, Cincinnati area SBA Director For many startups, a primary difficulty lies in acquiring the funding for startup expenses and through the early part of operations until the business becomes profitable. Here are some ideas as to how the […]Continue reading «11 Ways to Fund Your Start-Up»

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