Posts Tagged ‘How-To Guides’

How to Set Up Your Craft Booth

How to Set Up Your Craft Booth
Happy festival season! As Columbus finally gets back outdoors, so come the markets, festivals and more – Sunlight Market, Moonlight Market, ComFest, Independent’s Day, Made Local Marketplace. All showcase the creative talents of Central Ohio’s artisans. Festivals are a great opportunity...
April 27th, 2016 | How-To Guides | Read More

Are You Ready to Franchise?

Are You Ready to Franchise?
Franchising can be an amazing vehicle to grow your concept to levels that you never dreamed possible. But, if it is not done the right way, franchising can also be a way to spend lots of money on lawyers and accountants – only to eventually lose control of your concept. Matt Crumpton A franchise business...
March 1st, 2016 | How-To Guides | Read More

How to Use Pinterest for Your Business

How to Use Pinterest for Your Business
Today, most businesses use some form of social media. It’s almost uncommon for a business not to have a Facebook or Twitter, but what about Pinterest? Businesses and organizations of varying industries are finding value in the picture-centric platform. Highly-visual, Pinterest allows users to...
August 31st, 2015 | Trendspotting | Read More

How To Approach a Developer

How To Approach a Developer
The finer points of approaching a developer are one of the many actionable things over 1,200 registered attendees are learning at the first annual Columbus Startup Week. Dan Rockwell of Big Kitty Labs dished on the do’s and don’ts of working with a developer, and gave anyone with an app idea...
May 8th, 2015 | How-To Guides | Read More

How To Prepare Your Business for a Festival

How To Prepare Your Business for a Festival
The advent of spring means it’s festival season and there is no shortage of options! Perfecting your festival to-go kit takes time, but some seasoned veterans lend their advice on what you need, what you should ask and how to create a display that will attract customers. What to Ask. The first...
May 8th, 2014 | How-To Guides | Read More

How To Create the Perfect Pitch

How To Create the Perfect Pitch
With a vibrant entrepreneurial community, budding business owners in Columbus have a variety of pitch platforms they can utilize to gain feedback on their ideas. From SunDown RunDown, Startup Weekend and WakeUp StartUp, to a multitude of events at OSU, there are ample opportunities for a business to...
April 25th, 2014 | How-To Guides | Read More

Local Creatives Pen Book to Help Others Start Their Businesses

Local Creatives Pen Book to Help Others Start Their Businesses
Starting a business is full of learning experiences. Some decisions are good, some are bad and some you may never understand why you made, but two local creatives with a thriving business are aiming to help fellow artisans take some of the guesswork out of the process. These are Things founders Jen...
March 28th, 2014 | Business Profiles | Read More

Conway Center Offers Advice on How to Pass on a Family Business

Conway Center Offers Advice on How to Pass on a Family Business
Passing on a family business is a complex and delicate process – and one that shouldn’t be entered into lightly. An expert on the topic, Conway Center for Family Business Co-Founder Bea Wolper answers The Metropreneur’s questions on how to pass on a family business. [M] How can a business...
March 24th, 2014 | How-To Guides | Read More