Monthly Archives: March 2011

Financial Ed Entrepreneur Has a Knack for Connecting

  By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs Bill Cheeks thrives on activity.  That’s a good thing, considering his schedule these days.   The 66-year-old president of ABBA Associates, Inc.., which conducts seminars nationwide to help consumers manage their finances, has … Continue reading

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Business Owners Have Many “Bosses”

Want to be your own boss?  That’s why many people start a business.  The reality, however, is that small business owners are accountable to a lot of people — and they have to keep them happy to be successful, writes business consultant Connie Edwards in … Continue reading

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Happiness is Yogurt for This Entrepreneur

After 20 years in the real estate market, 63-year-old Jack Doyle now has his own yogurt stand.  “It’s not exactly how I viewed my retirement, but like they say, the best thing in life is making the best of plan … Continue reading

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Tech Entrepreneur Takes a Personal Approach to Networking

By Lynne Strang, Late Blooming Entrepreneurs   As a technology guy, Tim Davis knows about Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media outlets used by people to connect these days.  But he still believes in the value of a handshake. Davis … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Fix a Business Website

If your business website hasn’t produced the results you’d like, check out this Savannahnow.com article by Chuck St. Arnaud, chairman emeritus of Sysconn New Media and a SCORE volunteer.  The article lists ten “fixes” to help businesses better use the Internet to market their products or services.  “Remember, your site should … Continue reading

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Bill Would Help Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Three senators today reintroduced the Startup Visa Act of 2011, which would allow an immigrant entrepreneur to receive a two-year visa if he or she can show that a qualified U.S. investor is willing to invest in the immigrant’s startup.  … Continue reading

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Economy Creating “Involuntary Entrepreneurs”

More boomers are becoming entrepreneurs out of necessity, says a Business Insider article posted this week.   After being laid off, they’re starting businesses to pay the bills and make ends meet, rather than being motivated by a hot product idea or the thought of being their own boss.  In … Continue reading

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