The Sloan Brothers
Jeff and Rich Sloan are company creators, lifelong entrepreneurs and brothers who have helped millions of entrepreneurs pursue success. As co-founders of StartupNation, the duo co-hosts the StartupNation Radio show, and authored the acclaimed how-to book, “StartupNation: Open for Business.”
Negotiation techniques need to be honed when you're a small business owner - it may be one of your most important skills as you work to create the most value possible for your startup business.
April 2, 2021
Inventors can either build a new company to commercialize their product, or they can license their product to an existing company that already has the resources in place to get the product out into the market. This article offers 10 tips for how best to license a product to an existing company.
November 1, 2020
Building a business with family can be tough. We've got 12 essential strategies for striking the right balance when creating a startup with family.
August 16, 2019
Main Street businesses are in a pitched battle with e-commerce mega sites. To compete with the allure of…
May 7, 2019
Arguably the key sales technique in your arsenal is closing the deal, the culmination of the sales cycle - here are five tips to help make you a more effective closer in sales negotiations.
January 18, 2017
If your business is everything you ever dreamed it would be, read no further. If, on the other hand, your growth is stalled, you keep having unexpected setbacks, or you'd simply like to enjoy your day-to-day work more, maybe dialing up a business coach is a smart idea.
August 16, 2007
You can focus on growing your product lines or service offerings, or you can expand to new market opportunities.
It's about ramping up that awareness and demand in the marketplace for what you're offering - obviously critical.
You can get caught in a rut or routine...but there may be whole new opportunities for you in how you distribute your product or service.
This is taking customer service to the next level...this is actually creating an experience for your customers.
Don't let low finances get in the way of high hopes. There's no need to wait any longer to open your small business. Selling your talents and services is a low-cost option. Here are 10 ripe leads for starters.
April 27, 2007
As your company and staff grow, so will the number of licenses required for your server, the operations center of your business. This can be a knotty and confusing task, so you should anticipate the challenges and understand how to whip them.
October 5, 2006
Going abroad is easier for startups than ever. But entering a foreign market remains a major step for most companies, and it can require a significant commitment. Here
September 8, 2006