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Business Owners/Entrepreneurs

A group for any current/aspiring Business Owners/Entrepreneurs to share ideas in these hard economic times.

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Advice on presenting

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Evaluating a business idea

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What holds you back?

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Comment by Pake McNally on January 6, 2015 at 9:46pm

Gentlemen,  My name is Pake McNally I make metal art and oddities.....Basically I'm an artist and blacksmith who is starting to have pretty good luck selling stuff and more orders seem to keep coming in. I'm looking at taking my business full time in the next few months. Just here to pick brains and learn from people that have taken the plunge. Check out www.facebook.com/mcnallymetal too see my art. and keep working hard!

Comment by Sean O' on December 18, 2014 at 11:17am

I have been working a start-up recently to give me something to do after retirement and a little extra income. The business has recently been registered as a corporation with the Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission. Nowhere to go but up now! Anyone out there looking to do business in Southeast Asia should drop me a line.

Comment by Dax Thomas on April 10, 2013 at 6:54pm

Good evening gents, I have finally found something I feel that is my passion and calling. Health. I have joined a company that truly cares about their customers and partners! This company is truly a blessing to me and my family! If you are interested in health, would like to shed a couple pounds, or even gain some lean muscle, contact me and I will put you in the right direction! Ciao!

Comment by Michael Odza on January 27, 2013 at 10:41am

I've held jobs, lost and found jobs (all three sometimes easily and sometimes not so), started businesses (ditto), and really do want to start another one. But how to convince my wife that it's less risky -- or at least no more risky -- than a "real" job these days?

One thing I know I need both at home and whatever I'm doing for work: how to pitch -- there's a book Good in a Room and maybe even her coaching or at least webinars: www.goodinaroom.com

Comment by Rockeman on October 27, 2012 at 8:11pm

Hello, my name is Starkovich from Texas.  I'm launching a lifestyle consulting and management business.  I am on Facebook right now, but will be doing a website in the next months.  I am going to be focusing on helping people who want to move from one social class to another by teaching them the rules and strategizing their lives to be who they want to be.  I will also help them network with others to have relationships to replace the ones they may be required to leave behind in their pursuits. 

 

Comment by Ewin on February 10, 2012 at 11:03am

Uptown Seb,  what is the name of your company?  Do you have a website?

Comment by Ewin on February 9, 2012 at 9:53pm

Thomas, I use the normal social networks (Facebook, twitter) I have recently added Pinterest which is really unique and a lot fun.  I wrote an article about it and will post it when it is published.   

Comment by Ewin on February 8, 2012 at 12:36am

Hi Gentlemen.  I own Ewin's Dry Goods.  I love the process of growing an idea.  Looking forward to many good discussions.

Comment by Steven Fields on April 2, 2011 at 8:25pm

Does anyone in this group have experience and/or knowledge about starting and operating a freight brokerage business?  Fair warning--I'm looking for brains to pick.

Comment by Andrew Z on March 12, 2011 at 2:57pm

The Moving Crew - is my small business. I seem to work more hours than all of the 'employees' that I know, and always have, but I love what I do and I love running this business. My partners, Damon and Mike, are great guys and we do some excellent moves. I'd love any comments, critiques, pointers for the website.

I grew up in a family business and being an entrepreneur comes naturally to me. Working on an idea for a local beer pub in my town, too. Life is good...

 

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