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Happy first day of December! It’s December and the end of the year is in full-swing. Don’t go into the holiday travel season without the December Book-of-the-Month: Business Adventures by John Brooks.

December means that its holiday time. No matter what holiday you celebrate it’ll...

Female celebrities are breaking the stereotypes of Hollywood and diving into the world of business. Check out how these women are using their fame, fortune, and power to start their own companies. From media production to makeup, these Top Female Celebrity Business Owners are doing it all!

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With only a few weeks lefts in 2017, it’s time to get organized now! The holidays are around the corner and you don’t want to be scrambling at the end of the year. Use these Small Business Organization and Tax Tips to End 2017 to help you keep the end of the year stress to a minimum.

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Top Young Entrepreneurs in 2017

25 Sep 17 Posted by: Margaret Mallonée
in Opportunity Community

The Top Young Entrepreneurs in 2017 —Who they are, what they do, and how can we learn from them.

Top Young Entrepreneurs in 2017In Friday's...

Book-of-the-Month: Accelerating Growth

5 Oct 16 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community

Accelerating Growth - Andy Birol, author of the successful Five Catalysts of Seven Figure Growth, continues his help for struggling companies with this guide. Here the focus is on finding ways to speed up the expansion phase of your business. Accelerating Your Growth: Insights and Examples for Exploiting...

Book-of-the-Month: Book Review of The Small B!G

2 Sep 16 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community

Book Review of The Small B!G - Are you trying to change the choices people make, get them to alter their behavior in some way? And having very little luck?

Then The Small B!G: Small Changes That Spark Big Influence is the book for you. In 52 short chapters, the experts explain actionable,...

Book-of-the-Month: Getting More Out Of Life

2 Aug 16 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community

Getting More Out Of Life: Buying Getting More: How You Can Negotiate to Succeed in Work and Life was an easy choice. When you read that Google used it to train 30,000 employees, you gotta figure it’s got something going for it. I’m always on the lookout for helpful books and negotiation...

Success Book-of-the-Month April | The Richest Man in Babylon

3 Apr 16 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community

The Richest Man in Babylon is a book by George Samuel Clason which dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon.

"Acclaimed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift and financial planning, these...

Audio Book-of-the-Month February | Great Communicators

1 Feb 16 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community

Book-of-the-Month January 2016 | The Money Book

1 Jan 16 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Book of the Month. It’s all about the money, whether you’re the CEO of an established company or an entrepreneur just starting out with a new business opportunity. You need to get the dollars coming in and then manage it if you want to be successful. That’s the whole focus of The...

Business Opportunity Franchise Lead Generation EcoSystem

8 Dec 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
There are multiple online channels you can use to generate leads, but what exactly are the avenues you can take. This info graph illustrates the varies channels you can implement to create one seamless lead generation campaign. The top level lists all of the routes that can drive traffic to your site. In...

Book-of-the-Month: Franchise Bible

4 Dec 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Franchising is one of the most popular ways for entrepreneurs to own their own businesses. But it is a confusing area, a potential minefield of unworkable businesses models and shady operators. That’s why the new Book-of-the-Month is essential reading. Franchise Bible: How to Buy a Franchise or...

Book-of-the-Month: Emotional Intelligence 2.0

2 Nov 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
by Travis Bradberry (Author), Jean Greaves (Author), Patrick M. Lencioni (Foreword) I have to say that I loved this book. It is no secret that EQ is critical to your success, but once you fully understand your EQ abilities you will want to know more! Go and buy this book in your closest book store...

Book-of-the-Month: Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business

2 Oct 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
This month we check out the Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business, a NOLO paperback released in April 2015. Inc. Magazine calls it “one of the top six business books.” This edition is the fourteenth in the series. Written ­­by Fred S. Steingold, an attorney in Ann Arbor, Michigan,...

Book-of-the-Month: Think Like Your Customer

1 Sep 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Selling is a delicate dance. Success comes when you Think Like Your Customer, the Book-of-the-Month by Bill Stinnett that promises “A Winning Strategy to Maximize Sales by Understanding and...

Book-of-the-Month: How to Get Customers to Call, Buy & Beg for More by Ken Varga

6 Aug 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Written in 1997, it is still in demand due to its focus on the one essential for all successful companies: customers. Every business wants more customers and to keep the ones they have. No customers, no business. Salesperson to Friend Kenneth J. Varga, a graduate of Rutgers University,...

Top 10 Best Gadgets for Owners of Business Opportunities

29 Jul 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
New tech gadgets keep spilling into the marketplace. Here is a look at 10 that can help busy entrepreneurs run their companies and conduct business anywhere. At the Office Here is a look at three gadgets to make your office life a little easier. DocuSign Signing...

Book-of-the-Month: Risk Management Avoiding Pitfalls

8 Jul 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Risk Management: Avoiding Pitfalls - Did you invest in Webvan back in the 1990s? Or Amazon? If it was the innovative online grocer Webvan, you lost your money. If you invested in Amazon, you cleaned up and got bragging rights. Both companies started out strong. What happened to Webvan? It didn’t factor...

Book-of-the-Month: We Serve Up Two Books This Month!

1 Jun 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Opportunity Knocking : Lessons from Business Leaders by Lori Ann Larocco and Read More

Top 18 Things To Prepare for Your Company's Future

27 May 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Stop Guessing: 3 Ways to Prepare for Your Company's Future "How far is your company looking into the future? More and more businesses are learning that the intelligent use of predictive analytics is becoming a game changer as it helps decision-makers make use of data to predict trends...

The Entrepreneur Mind Book Review

12 May 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
100 Essential Beliefs, Characteristics, and Habits of Elite Entrepreneurs by Kevin D. Johnson "To achieve unimaginable business success and financial wealth — to reach the upper echelons of entrepreneurs, where you’ll find Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Sara Blakely of Spanx, Mark Pincus...

Use Velocity Metrics To Amp Sales

8 Mar 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
This post is one to read and take notes because it could change how you sell or how your team sells. What is a ‘Metric” any way and what the heck is a ‘Velocity Metric’ moreover? A Metric: *Greek metrikē, from feminine of metrikos in meter, by measure, from metron measure....

BOOK OF THE MONTH… The New Rules of Lead Generation: Proven Strategies to Maximize Marketing ROI

1 Feb 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
The New Rules of Lead Generation by David T. Scott was I have to admit a gift and in truth I put off reading it because I was working on more SEO related tasks, email marketing for lead generation and some other business opportunity related tasks. Further, I was reading last month's Book-of-the-Month......

Free Franchise and Business Opportunities Source

15 Jan 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Did you know that BusinessOpportunity.com was registered all the way back in 1999?! When the summer of 2007 rolled around they were ready to build the country's most respected Free Business Opportunity and Franchise Site on the web....

BOOK OF THE MONTH… Evergreen

1 Jan 15 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Cultivate the Enduring Customer Loyalty That Keeps Your Business Thriving by Noah Fleming. Foreward by Alan Weiss, Author of Million Dollar Consulting "Noah has woven together memorable examples, detailed common sense, and an innate understanding of what makes a business thrive." Seth Godin,...

BOOK OF THE MONTH… Epic Content Marketing: How to Tell a Different Story, Break through the Clutter, and Win More Customers by Marketing Less

1 Dec 14 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
I read this book a few months back. Truth is, I skimmed it and then went back and read it cover to cover more deeply two weeks ago. Content Marketing is on the rise and our readers and I want to know everything about what it can do for our website's, business opportunity promotion and to share that information...

The Special Sauce – Opportunity Feed vol. 1.3

22 Nov 14 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Back to Work Special Sauce Edition v1.3: Effective Qualifying - The Critical Selling Skill: Listen & Learn About Your Potential Client’s Needs To Increase Your Close Ratio. Over the years I’ve never strayed from my golden rule #1 in relation to sales and this is especially...

BOOK OF THE MONTH… Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude!

1 Nov 14 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
How to Find, Build and Keep a YES! Attitude for a Lifetime of SUCCESS “The first new book on attitude in 100 years that clearly defines it and gives the reader an Businesses for Sale easy-to-follow game plan to achieve and maintain a YES! Attitude,” Said gitomer.com and I would have to agree. Even

FREE EBOOK OF THE MONTH...Entrepreneur Business Planning Guide Helps Crystallize Your Vision

18 Feb 13 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Opportunity Community
Writing your business plan and need some help? Perhaps you’ve been asking yourself this question: What should a business...

Today's Young Entrepreneurs Turn Idealism into Action

6 Nov 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Opportunity Community
Having just witnessed the impact of the “Great Recession,” today’s young people, and college students in particular, understand that the old model for finding and sustaining gainful employment doesn’t hold up anymore. They know that their future success will be largely of their own making and recognize...

Channel Your Inner Monkey!

14 Jun 12 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
Would you describe yourself as a Type-A personality?  Do you eat, breathe and work your opportunity or franchise seven days?  Are you stuck in the urban jungle and can’t get out to blow off some steam?  No vacation days for that week in Costa Rica or jaunt to the Hamptons?  Are you in need of burning...

Nationwide 2012 Events Stack Up

14 Jan 12 Posted by: Kathleen C Lanza
in Opportunity Community
The events and conferences designed to inform, educate, celebrate and inspire today's prospective and established entrepreneurs are considerable in number once again this year.  Here's a look at what's going on around the U.S. by region: Note: Just click on the event title for more information.

Top 10 Habits of Effective Business Owners

24 Sep 10 Posted by: Kevin James Culp
in Opportunity Community
According to the Small Business Association, over 50 percent of small businesses fail in the first five years. No one wants to be among that 50 percent when they pursue their small-business opportunity, but sometimes it happens. Below are 10 habits that can help you fall into the other 50 percent and...
 
   

I had the pleasure of chatting with Shawn Pigg, CEO of Hotels Etc. for BusinessOpportunity.com's Podcast series that will be released very soon on our new Digital Platform.  Here is the transcript from that call for our regular RSS feed subscribers who get all of our posts first.

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