POM041: How to Build a Powerful Brand with Kyshira Moffett

In this episode we discuss some key tips to build a brand and the top major mistakes to avoid.  tips to build a brand when starting a business the top two biggest mistakes new entrepreneurs make with building their brand the foundation elements of building a brand the difference when you have a commerce business vs. a service business   Kyshira Moffett Kyshira S. Moffett, MBA is a digital brand strategist,…

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POM039: Starting a Business by Bootstrapping Funding

 In this episode we’re going to talk about what you need to know if you plan on bootstrapping your business aka using your own money. We’ll discuss: five items needed when bootstrapping your business 3 common other options for funding tip for spreading your startup cash as far as it can go   Resources Mentioned: Idea to Startup in 30 Days Class Within 30 days I went from “I want to…

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POM033: How to Start a Business with Kevin Matthews

In this episode, Kevin Matthews explains how to start a business and avoid some common pitfalls. He goes through the major steps and reveals where you can find your first customers. We discuss: the steps to start a business how to maintain and grow your business where to find your first customers how to manage your time with a full-time job and a business   Kevin Matthews Kevin L. Matthews…

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POM029: 11 Business Mistakes to Leave in 2017

  In this episode I’m going to cover some business mistakes that we need to not carry over to the new year. Leave these in 2017 in order to grow your business. Is it a mistake to: chase the hot new trend hire help or contractors skimp on your website not have business social media profiles and seven more.   Resources Mentioned: Disclaimer: Some of the links below are affiliate…

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POM026: Overcoming Top Personal Finance Issues with Bola Sokunbi

In this episode, Bola takes us through the top personal finance issues concerning women and how to overcome them. We also discuss creating a plan to transition to full-time entrepreneurship.   Bola Sokunbi Bola is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), finance expert, writer, business strategist, social media influencer and founder of Clever Girl Finance, a platform that empowers and educates women to make the best financial decisions for their…

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Your Business Idea Doesn’t Need to Be The New Facebook

You don’t need to be the next Facebook, Twitter, Google or any other household name company that readily comes to mind.   I often hear people say they don’t know what to do because it seems like everything has been done. Or they came up with an idea, but someone else is already doing something similar.   Here’s the deal. If someone else is making money doing something similar, then…

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Are My Prices Too High?

Have you gotten questions similar to “You charge for that? Why are your prices so high? Do you have a discount?” We’ve all gotten those questions or a similar question. You know your product or service is good. You’ve seen the positive impact on people who’ve bought or used it. So why are people asking you these questions? You’re frustrated and wondering what to do about it. Should you lower…

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Prepare Your Business for Your Vacation

As a solopreneur or small business owner, you’re likely still a major component in the day to day tasks of your business. You may be wondering what are some key items to prepare your business for your vacation, your time away. You want to be fully present during the time out of the office and not thinking about tasks or potential problems that can arise. Check out these five key…

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5 Items for Your Business Financial Mid-Year Checkup

  Entrepreneurs, over six months of the year is gone. Now is the time for a financial mid-year checkup. You’ve been paying expenses and earning revenue for the first six months of the year, so how will have you done? Are you on track to reach your goals? Do you need to tweak the strategy for the rest of the year? It’s time to assess the game plan for the…

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Track these 5 Tax Deductible Items All Year

If you’re an employed entrepreneur or self-employed you’re likely giving too much money to taxes. You likely should be writing off a lot more stuff. I didn’t realize the amount of things I could write off for tax deductions. No seriously, you need to be tracking these things and making sure you hand over the numbers to your accountant or tax preparer. It goes way beyond mileage and charitable contributions.…

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