Aug
16
2012

Becoming An Entrepreneur: Never Quit

never quit

You`re sitting in your cubical, behind your cash register, or behind the wheel of your car on your way to another sales appointment and your mind wanders back to your dream. What dream you ask? You know, the dream that is buried deep down in your heart and soul—the dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Most people dream of owning their own business, but only a few really step out and take on the task of […]

Jun
2
2011

5 Badass Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

twitter

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few years, you’re aware that Twitter is a widely used social networking tool and can be orchestral to the success of your business. There are over 200 million registered users utilizing the social platform and it’s just over 5 years old. Granted there are many fads and gimmicks abound. Take for instance: Charlie Sheen. He broke the Guinness Book of World Records “Fastest Time to Reach 1 […]

May
5
2011

5 Killer Tax Deductions For The Entrepreneur

Tax Deductions

April 16may have just passed, but now is as good a time as any to start preparing your business to file for next year. That means keeping track of your business expenditures. This weeks ‘Boss 5’ consists of very common tax write-offs for independent business owners. Keep track this year and you’ll see: the cost of business isn’t as high as you think. Here’s our 5 Killer Tax Deductions for the Entrepreneur. Home/Office. The IRS allows […]

Feb
23
2011

10 Q’s With CAVATA: Creating A Voice Abouts The Arts

Cavata

One great thing about being an independent business owner is that you can always choose who you work with. Who better to work with then family? Ok. So that may be a statement certainly up for debate. CAVATA, however, is a family-owned and run business, and thrives because of it. That is why we are featuring CAVATA in this week’s “10 Q’s With…”; our question and answer series that’s aimed at offering insight to our […]

Apr
6
2011

10 Q’s With Greg Rollett Of Radically Ambitious – Internet Marketing And Lifestyle

Radically Ambitious

Greg Rollett is the CEO with ‘rock star flair’ of Radically Ambitious, an Internet Marketing and Lifestyle business. Rather than steal his thunder, we’ll let him take it away in this weeks addition to our “10 Q’s With…”; our question and answer series that’s aimed at offering insight to our readers who are interested in the ‘Adventure’ of becoming: The Boss. Q. Tell our readers about your business, your passion, and what it is that […]

Mar
18
2011

The DNA Of Customer Service: Part First

DNA

Why is it that the Ritz Carlton gives every employee the option to spend up to $2,000 to solve a customers problem? Why is it that Nordstrom will take back an item (like a spare tire!) that their store never sold? Why is it that Zappos will stay on the phone with a customer, as long as necessary, to resolve any problem? For example, you can call Zappos and tell them you need help with […]

Apr
25
2011

Merchandising The Music Industry With Alex Tchekmeian Of Big Top

Big Top

Alex Tchekmeian founded AKT Enterprises in 1999. He was 13. Now, Alex is the President and CEO of a ‘boot-strapped’ company that not only bares his initials, but also caters to over 500,000 customers, clients, vendors and consumers, employs over 100 employees, and was recently ranked No. 511 among 5000 of the nation’s fastest growing private companies by Inc. magazine (which, impressively, is attributed to a 3-year sales growth of 592%). Yes. We’ll hear his […]

Jul
29
2011

5 Must-Read Entrepreneurial Social Networking Tips

social-media-social-networking-connections

Once you have your brand established, its time to start some entrepreneurial social networking. Most companies have websites and even more so use social media. Social media is the largest free form of advertising/marketing being used in today’s digital age. Here are this week’s Boss 5 tips to grow your presences and get your name out there. Tip #1: People want to be treated as individuals rather than just a number or the next person […]

Feb
13
2012

5 Ways To Help Build And Improve Your PageRank

PageRank

What is a PageRank? Why should I care? How does a PageRank benefit me? These are all good questions. A PageRank is a numeric value that represents how important a web page is on the web often referred to as ‘PR’ in regards to the online world. Google considers and discovers when your website is LINKED to another site, that a vote is being cast on your site. Think popularity, when your link is among […]

Apr
28
2011

5 Most Common And Important Characteristics Of Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur Characteristics

For our first article in the ‘Boss 5‘ series, we felt it imperative to list the top 5 (get it?) characteristics that we’ve encountered among knowledgable entrepreneurs. These 5 Most Common And Important Characteristics Of Successful Entrepreneurs should be seen as the necessary building blocks for accomplishing goals. Passion. The most welcomed and repetitive characteristic encountered here at BossStart comes in the form of Passion. Whether you are a new or a seasoned entrepreneur, passion […]

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