Mar
7
2011

Jeff Finley Of Go Media On Being Remembered In Business

Be Remembered Those words are surely prominent in the minds and hearts of most people in regards to passion, and a driving force by which we base our actions and decisions. They permeate through business, art, science, and (for the most part) every other facet of society or life. I assume that’s why Go Media decided to make those two seemingly simple words the largest and most pronounced words on their website’s main page. Go […]

May
12
2011

5 Reasons Your Business Needs A Website

Having a website is a win-win situation. Its affordable, effective and it brings a great amount of VALUE to your brand/business. Here are the Boss 5: 5 Reasons Your Business Needs A Website. Presence. While having an actual physical presence, a la ‘Brick & Mortar’, is highly important, being visible and accessible on-line is just as important. Not only being visible, but being active on blogs, forums, and social networking avenues will continuously foster positive […]

Jul
29
2011

5 Must-Read Entrepreneurial Social Networking Tips

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 […]

Mar
21
2011

The Genius Of Human Billboards With Jason Sadler Of iwearyourshirt.com

Social Media is a beast and it’s obviously here to stay. Some feel that its bombarding effects are diluting the effectiveness of marketing/advertising on the internet. Some feel that Social Media IS marketing/advertising on the net. In any case, those who refuse to embrace it as a necessary tool in business will undoubtedly suffer the consequences and surely be left in the dust. One company that appreciates and runs with this newer idea of social […]

May
2
2011

The Bootstrapped Boom Of Action Sportswear With Shane Levi Gould Of Fuel

‘Bootstrapping’ your business is defined as starting a business with minimal resources. Essentially it’s a ‘do-it-yourself’ scenario where you aren’t using any funding other than your own. We at BossStart are intrigued by any successful business that has come into its own through this type of start-up process. This week we were fortunate enough to snag an interview with Shane Levi Gould, Creative Director and Founder of Fuel. If you’ve ever been involved in the […]

Feb
7
2011

The Guitar Trader – Asheville, NC

Most people hear ‘Asheville, NC’ and they think: ‘Hippie/Folk-town’. I tend to agree with them. And I love it! Asheville is a great fit here at www.bossstart.com and will most likely be featured numerous times on our site. Reason being: They eat, sleep, drink, breathe, and (any other natural or necessary function of life): LOCAL. Independent businesses thrive here. Community is singularly the most important concern on the minds of nearly everyone who would chose […]

Apr
1
2011

3 Franchise Methodologies: Lessons For The Independent Business Owner

As a current or future independent business owner, you may have considered the path of a franchise. Our intent with this article is not to weigh the countless pros and cons of being a franchise owner – that’s a personal decision that rests ultimately within you. At the same time, we do want to offer insight to those small business owners who have decided to forgo the franchise path. You have made a conscious decision […]

May
16
2011

Bean Business With Bob Googe And Jittery Joe’s Coffee

BossStart likes coffee. We really do. We also really like the coffee shop business model. If anything, a coffee shop is part of the community. The social, artistic, and learning atmosphere typically present in your local coffee shop is certainly unique to its market. This week we got to talk with Bob Googe of Jittery Joe’s Coffee. Jittery Joe’s is a staple in Athens, GA. Rolling Stone Magazine even dubbed the coffee shop one of […]

May
6
2012

The Creative Mind VS. Auto-pilot

A major issue I encountered in developing my business was lacking clarity among my different tasks.  At one moment I would be looking at price structure, the next moment answering a referral phone call, and then zipping out to treat a patient.  Despite considering myself a “multi-tasker”, these tasks are not easily switched in the brain and I began having trouble being efficient at any of them.  In the same ten minutes, I would get far […]

May
13
2011

Effective Time Management: A Must-Read!

Of all the resources on this planet, TIME is clearly the most valuable of them. There are abundances of gold, silver, oil, etc., but time – well, that will eventually run out for each and every one of us. The brutal truth is: we have a limited number of days on this earth and time management should be of the utmost importance. Think for a moment about your past; those seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, […]

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