Have you automated your social media marketing? It’s a work-in-progress still for me as I experiment and learn new things, especially over at the MaximizeYourMoney Financial Coaching site. The social media marketing challenge Honestly, a lot of marketing really isn’t rocket science. Yes, it definitely takes some thought, and oftentimes some creativity, but once messages […]
Has getting seed and angel investments gotten harder?
I hear continued frustration from founders who are trying to raise funds. Sure, the media loves to talk about the companies that are getting funded, but in reality those popular companies have always been a very small percentage of the companies that are actively fundraising. Many thousands are having a hard time getting funded and […]angel, Business, entrepreneur, Founder, founders, Funding, Fundraising, Investing, Start-up, VC, venture
4 Things To Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Own Business
I love entrepreneurship. It isn’t for everyone, and yes it is risky (though there are some things you can do to minimize startup risk), but there are also a lot of benefits to running your own business. Maybe you realize that a large percentage of American millionaires are small business owners and you want to […]budgeting, Business, entrepreneur, Finance, Founder, savings, small business, Start-up, venture
Honest Feedback: You Need It Even If You Don’t Want It
Honest feedback is very valuable. In reality though – while we might not admit it – we’d rather hear validation of our idea than a criticism even if that criticism is the honest feedback. I’ve found that a lot of start-up investors like hearing pitches and consuming information. In fact it seems like some start-up […]angel, Business, Investing, Start-up, venture