Sometimes I need advice for my startup. Like many of you I’m sure, I enjoy discussing an idea or problem with my friends. I’m excited and I want to share that idea with a friend, or perhaps, I’m struggling with
A brand to me is two things. It’s the look and feel to some degree. I say this because the first image I get in my head is a company logo. It has those familiar colors and the name recognition.
I still face my current challenge: manufacturing. The manufacturer who has produced a couple of sub-par prototypes still hasn’t called me back. I was at his shop on the 6th, he was supposed to have it done on the 9th
I’ve spent about a week trying to absorb the feedback that I got from Curt, the business and marketing professor from UCM (University of Central Missouri). My meeting was two hours long. He asked several questions and made comments, gauging
Professor Business 12/10/2014 A few weeks ago my local university offered an evening marketing class. After the class, I spoke to the professor who agreed to review my business my plan. A week later he wanted to meet with me.
Remember when, in the previous post, I said, “…if everything goes right…?” Well, yesterday didn’t go so well, and now I have that sinking, sick to my stomach feeling. The worst part of this is that I feel like I
Today is Dec 5th, 2014. Tomorrow, I get the next “prototype” desk for evaluation. If it meets my standards, I’ll take it to the photographer for the first round of pictures. The first round? You are probably thinking to yourself
12/2/2014 I got a call from my manufacturer today. The next “prototype” is ready for me to review. I need to give him a day or two finalize pricing. I asked him to think about tiered pricing for large volume
Recently, I was fortunate to discover that my local university is a good resource for a business. A few months ago, I sat down with my accountant and reviewed my business plan. During that discussion she recommended that I reach out to