Author: Benny Layosa

CONSULTANT TO SMALL BUSINESSES...WORLDWIDE

Is Your Business Startup Bound To Fail?

The easiest part in starting a business is coming up with a business idea.  Taking your idea from the business concept stage up to business operation stage entails formidable challenges.  A founder’s inability to face up to these business startup challenges will result in costly failure. Let us take a look at the three most…

Don’t Start That Business Yet

Not until you have a clear business concept. What is a business concept? It is an idea for a business. It can be an idea for an entirely new product or service of a startup business or it can be an improvement or expansion of an existing business.  Whatever your business concept is, it should…

What Investors Are Looking For In A Startup

I often come across some would-be entrepreneurs who request that a business plan be prepared with accompanying pitch deck for prospective investors.  Preparing a business plan with this intended purpose can be extraordinarily challenging when a client-proponent had only an idea and a few research notes about the startup.  It will be difficult for them…

Social Media Marketing: How Small Businesses Profit From It

Social media marketing uses social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, and others to attract attention, create interest, or develop a community of followers for individuals and organizations.  For small businesses, social media marketing has become a cost-effective marketing tool that significantly boost sales and improve profits. Some benefits from social…