Category Archives for Entrepreneurship

Small Business Week – Running a business is harder now

“59% of small business owners say it’s harder to run a small business now than it was just five years ago” Continuing our theme of Small Business Week 2013 – that data comes from a survey of 900+ small business owners by Constant Contact (the email marketing provider/service).  And it produced this lovely infographic:

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National Small Business Week

The week of June 17-21 is National Small Business Week more than 50% of Americans either own or work for a small business “As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and […]

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AIIP 2013 Conference – Networking and the Elevator Pitch

AIIP 2013 Conference – Networking Opportunities & the Elusive Elevator Pitch The first week in April The InfoHound will be traveling for business to the mountains of the wild west – Denver, ho! This is a big trip and great opportunity as it is the annual conference of AIIP (Association of Independent Information Professionals). This […]

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Library Guides for Business Research

Small Business Resources – Library Guides for Business Research It’s often said that small business is the engine that drives our economy. Statistics from the SBA (Small Business Administration) bear that out: 28 million small businesses employ 60 million Americans. If you are one of those small businesses, or want to become one, you may […]

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Instead of same old resolutions for 2013, try Un-Resolutions

  It’s that time of year …  a new year equals new starts. We all resolve to do things differently. Again. How about really doing something different in 2013? Instead of the same old resolutions, how about some Un-Resolutions? Un-Resolutions? What are those? Instead of focusing on a list of things ‘to do’ – do […]

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12 Last Minute Business Book Gifts for Entrepreneurs & Small Business Folks

The 2013 Business Book-a-Month List The kind of New Year’s resolution we can all get behind – read more! Here are 12 business books to read in 2013. Read a book per month. Ok, read more. I won’t tell. Some of these business books are classics, others are new to the scene – all have […]

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10 Essential Resources for Bootstrapping Businesses

10 Essential Resources for Bootstrapping Businesses. A great list of 10 articles with wisdom that Mashable has collected from many other entrepreneurs. It covers a lot of the “what I wish I knew back then” moments and tools. It includes tips on hiring, best tools for start-ups, great looking home offices, growing your customer base […]

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