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7 Ways To Market Your Business On Your College Campus

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / March 26, 2012

Reaching college students can be extremely profitable for many businesses and brands today. College students typically represent a large portion of early adopters; a group that will help spread your message to others via word of mouth marketing. Finding college students is the easy part (they are on college campuses all around the country). The hard part is getting them to pay attention and to care about what…

Outsourcing in College: For Business and Work

by / ⠀Startup Advice / February 24, 2012

College is a great time to start a business.  Majority of the time, food and rent are paid for (go meal plans!), and you usually have some extra time on your hands.  It’s in college that you really start to realize what you’re good at more importantly, what you like doing.  College is when I realized what I hated with a passion…research.  Being able to do research in…

It’s All Your Fault! So Start Working Harder

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / January 30, 2012

I don’t know why so many people blame others for their failures or mishaps in their lives… Maybe it’s their ego, maybe in society failure is seen as weakness, maybe people will make fun of them…Or maybe it’s just easier to blame others for their problems? “It’s not that I’m doing anything wrong, he’s preventing me, or he’s the reason for so and so” I’m not sure why that…

Getting Ahead Without Getting an MBA

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 25, 2012

When addressing the question of MBA degrees, the camp is largely divided. Proponents of the MBA are quick to highlight the numerous advantages of the program, including: working closely with successful and brilliant people from across the globe; exceptional professional networking and internship opportunities; and, learning proven strategies and cutting-edge insights in the field. Above and beyond those benefits, MBA’s also prepare graduates for a wide array of…

The 5 Things in Business that College Can’t Teach

by / ⠀Startup Advice / October 14, 2011

Having a college education does not guarantee business success! “What?  You’re saying that I just wasted four years of my life? Possibly more? “ No, the time in college is not a waste.  After all, there are many aspects of earning a degree in a business administration program that are necessary for success. For example: Time Management The networking that college provides Self-Responsibility Connecting with people of different…

10 Ways College Will and Won’t Prepare You for Entrepreneurship

by / ⠀Startup Advice / April 25, 2011

Because many entrepreneurs skipped college (Richard Branson, Michael Dell, Bill Gates), you may be wondering if college is the right choice for you. Like most things in life, college is not perfect. However, while many entrepreneurs didn’t go to college, many still found their few years in college useful. As an entrepreneur and college graduate, I can easily say college is a great way to prepare for life…

Why Young Entrepreneurs MUST Go to College

by / ⠀Startup Advice / January 3, 2011

While there have been articles on there being no need for young entrepreneurs to go to college and even some lists of entrepreneurs who succeeded without having a college degree (also suggesting that going to college is a waste of time), there have been a lot of confusion for the budding young entrepreneur with a lot of vigor and passion for business and the action these young entrepreneurs…

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