SelfInformed

August 2011

  • How To Sell To Uncle Sam

    Jul 29, 2011

    The U.S. government purchases $500 billion worth of goods and services each year and is required to spend at least 23 percent of it with small businesses. Fortunately, you don’t have to build tanks or manufacture parts for fighter jets to enter this market.

  • Don’t Let Departing Employees Get Away With The Goods

    Jul 29, 2011

    Think of all the critical information your home-based business generates: intellectual property, sensitive customer data, financial reports, and that incredible marketing campaign you’re launching next quarter. Now think of those assets leaving with a departing employee and the potential scenarios that could result. Gives you the shivers, right?

  • Business Owners Get Helping Hands

    Jul 29, 2011

    When it comes to small-business creation, the Obama administration is finally on the same page as the NASE. For 30 years, the NASE’s mission has been to help business owners manage and grow this country’s smallest companies. And earlier this year the White House launched Startup America, an initiative to accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship in the U.S