BUSINESSTOWN Month: June 2016

How Small Businesses Can Avoid Bankruptcy from Malicious Attacks

Growing a small business takes dedication and hard work, not to mention a good chunk of change to turn a dream into reality. The U.S. Small Business Administration estimates that starting a small business can cost anywhere between $3,000 to $30,000, depending on the size of the venture. Since small businesses take time to mature,... READ MORE

The Things You Need to Know Before Starting a House-Flipping Venture

House flipping is an enticing venture: buy a cheap home, give it a facelift, and sell it for a $30,000 profit. However, the reality behind this real estate venture is harsher than one might expect. Flipping a home takes a ton of capital, time, and hard work before it can become a lucrative investment. If... READ MORE

Why You Want Your Employees to Be Eco-Conscious

  There are obvious benefits to putting forth a green face for your business. Modern consumers love supporting brands that care about the environment, so by seeming eco-friendly, you can attract more (and more loyal) customers, which means bigger profits and more success. However, for many businesses, there is a substantial difference between looking green... READ MORE

What You Should Know Before Venturing into Real Estate

Entrepreneurs and savvy investors are always on the lookout for a lucrative new business venture, and for years, many have found great success in the real estate sector. If you’re considering a foray into the world of real estate, take the following facets into consideration as you think about how to start this business. It... READ MORE

Tips for Young Entrepreneurs: A Roadmap to Business Success

What we've experienced over the past few decades is a shift away from the self-carved path of earning your own dime to a well-trodden one in which the young professional is filtered through a series of coffee runs into the corporate world. Young entrepreneurs should and often do challenge this system, and in doing so... READ MORE

4 Hot New Business Ideas for Millennials

Looking for that perfect small business idea? Seems like every time you look at your news feed, another disruptive technology is taking over. All the good ideas have been taken and there is nothing left for you to do but stay stuck in your dead-end job, right? Wrong! As a millennial, you don’t have to... READ MORE

5 Tips for Selling Your Restaurant Business

  The restaurant industry isn’t always the kindest to entrepreneurs, and many find that after a successful (or unsuccessful) foray into the world of food service, it’s time to put down the apron and menus and sell their restaurant for a nice profit. Whether you’re looking to leave your restaurant because of financial strain or... READ MORE