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Using Social Media to Market Startup Businesses

Editor’s note: In this series, Next Avenue will follow Patricia Wynn as she embarks on becoming an entrepreneur with her North Carolina lifestyle assistant business. Future installments will note Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Leslie Hunter-Gadsden

Is Asking Friends and Family Members for Money the Right Move for Your Business?

  Asking your friends and family members to support your business monetarily can be hard, but almost every entrepreneur needs to know how to do this if they want to grow their business. Even Read More...

Category: Features

Authors: Emelie Calbick and Betty Wong

'We Will Create Together' is the Mantra for This Entrepreneur's Yarn Shop

At the age of 51, Russell Brent launched Balzac & Company, a successful yarn store in Ocean Grove, N.J. Like many other second act personalities, Brent found his inspiration by returning to an Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Andrew Levine

The Learning Curve of Starting a New Business

Patricia Wynn of Patricia Services, LLC  |  Credit: Patricia Wynn Editor’s note: In this series, Next Avenue will follow Patricia Wynn as she embarks on becoming an entrepreneur with Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Leslie Hunter-Gadsden

A New Entrepreneur Focuses on Staffing Plans

  Editor’s note: In this series, Next Avenue will follow Patricia Wynn as she embarks on becoming an entrepreneur with her North Carolina lifestyle assistant business. Future installments will Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Leslie Hunter-Gadsden

Marketing Strategies for a New Entrepreneur

Editor’s note: In this series, Next Avenue will follow Patricia Wynn as she embarks on becoming an entrepreneur with her North Carolina lifestyle assistant business. Future installments will note Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Leslie Hunter-Gadsden

How to Get Money to Start a Business

  In April 2021, when Jenny Yaeger, 55, launched her Denver-based accounting and financial consulting firm for small -and medium-sized businesses, ClariFI Business Solutions , she tapped her Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Kerry Hannon

How to Run Your Side Hustle Like the Business It Is

For Wendy Conklin, her Chair Whimsy company is now serious business  |  Credit: Courtesy of Wendy Conklin This article is part of America's Entrepreneurs , a Next Avenue Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Sharon Goldman

Developing Podcasts For, and By, Older Adults

Using the DJ handle "smooth operator," Vernon Prince Jr., 62, has launched VEGE Radio, an internet radio station offering older listeners R&B and jazz music along with entertaining, Read More...

Category: Features

Author: Leslie Hunter-Gadsden

What the Bob Ross Fight Can Teach Business Owners

Editor’s note: This article is co-written by a member of the board of editors at EIX.org from The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, which is a funder of a Next Avenue. The new, buzzy Netflix Read More...

Category: Features

Authors: Kimberly Eddleston and Jonas Ruzek