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Blog:  Marketing and the Web

Blog:  Marketing and the Web It’s a given that the Internet, along with the myriad social media networks, have created channels for marketing products. However, until the product actually gets out there and potential customers try it, it’s like selling an invisible...

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Blog: Accounts Payable—Danger Ahead?

Blog: Accounts Payable—Danger Ahead? It's all about cash. In robust growth, the more successful the growth rate is the greater the need for cash. In startups and early revenue growing, cash needs can exceed the cash from profit. This is why the cash flow forecast is...

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Blog: The Often Misunderstood Lawyer

Blog: The Often Misunderstood Lawyer  Recently I was asked to help a student entrepreneur with a convertible note. Many startups do not realize whenever there is a major decision to be made with investors, be it a convertible note or a term sheet, the document will be...

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Blog: Focus—Beat the Statistics for Failure

Blog: Focus—Beat the Statistics for Failure Two of the most frequent failures of growing companies are:  Management trying to be all things to all people and in particular, to all customer requests; and Cash Management Trying to be all things to all people can be the...

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Blog: Managers Match

Blog: Managers Match There's a general feeling that all the presentations I sit through with entrepreneurs raising money, it’s implied the founder entrepreneur is going to take the company to a point that is successful, success being when everyone is getting a payback...

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Blog: Stagnation—The Wrong Path to Growth

Blog: Stagnation—The Wrong Path to Growth Very few entrepreneurs have the wherewithal to take a company from startup to tens of millions of dollars in revenue. To be successful, an entrepreneur has to have a certain level of risk in their character. During the initial...

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Blog: Dealing with Mr. Big

Blog: Dealing with Mr. Big One of the reasons for startups failing is because they lose their focus. This can happen when a new market segment looks like the way to go, or a big company is willing to give them very big offer. The danger is a small startup company is...

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If You Plan To Operate With Integrity In Your Professional Life, You Have To Be Prepared At Times That Someone Will Do A “Number” On You!! ─ Law #67

If You Plan To Operate With Integrity In Your Professional Life, You Have To Be Prepared At Times That Someone Will Do A “Number” On You!! ─ Law #67 The “Black Hats” will always be looking for ways to beat a system, and don’t let a bad experience change fine ethics or...

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Blog: Head in the Sun

Blog: Head in the Sun Reference Pat McClure ─ Don’t Label Them Millennials  I keep accumulating articles on the millennial generation. I must say many trend towards a negative direction. I believe I've been blessed in my dealing with millennial's that included an...

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