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#1 Resolution To Start The Small Business Year

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Rudkins Jan 6, 2015. 2 Replies

What's the best way for a small business owner to start the new year?  Try to work smarter, not…Continue

Tags: business, small

The 4 REAL Reasons To Start A Business

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Rudkins Nov 10, 2014. 5 Replies

“I can’t get my…Continue

Tags: starting-up, solopreneurs, entrepreneurship

4 Ways To Beat The "Start-Up Blues"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Niggem Mar 25, 2015. 5 Replies

Depression during the…Continue

Tags: solopreneur, health, mental, up, starting

Sub-contractors - The new solopreneurs?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Rudkins Sep 24, 2014. 2 Replies

Sub-Contractors – The New Solopreneurs? A current client of mine, a management consultant in a very specific…Continue

Tags: solopreneurs, sub-contracting

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Why are you passionate about business models and business model innovation?
I'm and entrepreneur and small business coach that has always focused on business models and I love the fact that more people are recognizing this.
How would you best describe your level of expertise when it comes to business models?
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Who do you work for? What do you do?
I help solopreneurs start and run their small businesses successfully.
What industry do you mainly work in (e.g. financial services, telco, utilities, public sector, academia, pharma...)?
Services, Health and Wellness, Media
What is the size of the organization you work for?
Do you want to add anything? Feel free. Any topic.
I have used business models to help small businesses start and run for around 30 years. I think they are the most efficient and most useful way to analyze and/or fix a business idea.

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What Shaka Zulu Can Teach Us About Marketing/Sales

Posted on April 7, 2015 at 3:17pm 0 Comments

For most solopreneurs, marketing and sales are tough.  By definition a solopreneur hates working with other people.  The idea that you now have to go out, contact them, interact and convince them of your worth is truly painful.  And by go…


The Joys of SEO & The Grail of Google's First Page

Posted on October 2, 2014 at 2:35pm 0 Comments

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a fancy term for improving your website (and other things) so that when people look for you on a search engine, you come ahead of others.  Lots of books, thousands of firms and millions of posts and still SEO can be as confusing as explaining Climate Change to your…


Branding - Using Your Own Name In The Business

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 3:54pm 3 Comments

A current client of mine, a tailor, is just in start-up mode and is debating that age old question for solopreneurs – “Should I use my own name for the business name.”  It’s a question I get often but he has a distinct twist to it in the sense that he was thinking of using his middle name as his last…


Improve Your Health Solopreneurs - Try Stretchclock!

Posted on August 7, 2014 at 2:20pm 0 Comments

Many solopreneurs are deskbound these days or working from a laptop in some coffee shop.  Particularly when we are focused on getting certain tasks done, we can stay that way for hours on end.  The result?  We get stiff, out of shape,…


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At 4:06pm on October 5, 2014, Nimi Godfrey Erekosima said…

Thank you Tim for your comment. Lekki is a suburb of Lagos. Bounded by the atlantic Ocean and the Lagos lagoon and arguably the fastest growing in Africa in terms of infrastructural development. You may check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByMT3BeVNac

At 8:32pm on July 23, 2014, Nelson Cornejo C said…

Thank you Tim, I hope group grows up. Excuse me Tim, maybe do you have the link or file of "Business Architecture a practical guide" by Jonathan Whelan for sharing.


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