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  • Micro Enterprise Council Blog

    OUR MISSION: To connect & educate entrepreneurs and micro enterprises to support their pathway to success. This blog is a member-driven blog, and we seek to provide informational articles on a variety of topics that our member businesses will find valuable. Although moderated by the Micro Enterprise Council, the opinions and advice given in these posts may not reflect the opinions of the Micro Enterprise Council or the Fauquier Chamber. Please be sure to vet all information you read in this blog and consult with those you trust on any topic before taking action for your business. If you would like to submit an article for publication to the Micro Enterprise Council blog, please use the form found here: http://bit.ly/submit-blog . Thank you! We hope you will find this resource of benefit as you grow your business.
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    Michelle Coe
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    Do you find yourself dreading the thought of trying to hire a website or design pro? It can be confusing, for sure. Everyone uses similar words to describe the services they provide… but how do you know (REALLY know) whether or not you’ve hired the right person for the job? Here are a few tips, along with a website checklist that you can use as you’re thinking about the features & functionality you want for your website. The checklist is not exhaustive, but it’s intended to be a starting point for a conversation with your web pro when you are ready to undertake a site (re)design. Read more
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    Gary Grenter
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    Far too many entrepreneurs start a new business based on what they think is a great idea or product. It often seems obvious to them that if they build it, the customers will be knocking down their door to buy it. Unfortunately, this traditional approach has led to a failure rate of 30% of new businesses during the first two years and 50% within five years and the #1 reason for failure is that the startup was building something that nobody wanted to buy. How can your new business avoid becoming a statistic? Read more
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    Michelle Coe
    Friday, December 7, 2018
    By heeding these 11 digital commandments, you can avoid a lot of wasted time, energy and money for you and your business. Read more
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    Norma Thatcher
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    Looking for a good way to open your next presentation? Try a quote. Read more
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    Jennifer E. Goldman
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    In your business, are you wearing too many hats? Read more
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    Jennifer E. Goldman
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    Who is your customer, and what services are your specialty? If your answer is "everyone" and "everything", you may need to narrow your focus. Read more
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