Posts Tagged: bplans

Boss Life: An Interview with New York Times Columnist and Author Paul Downs
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Boss Life: An Interview with New York Times Columnist and Author Paul Downs

Paul Downs wrote for the New York Times’ “You’re The Boss” blog for five years, and has owned and run his own small business for nearly thirty years. Now, he’s written a book about his experiences and is eager to pass on his hard-earned wisdom. If you’re considering diving into entrepreneurship, enter the giveaway at the end […]

This Week in Small Business: From Health Insurance to Workplace Safety
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This Week in Small Business: From Health Insurance to Workplace Safety

Starting a business is time consuming, but don’t let things slip through the cracks. For example, have you considered whether or not you’ll offer health insurance to your employees? Does your office have a fire extinguisher, or an evacuation plan in place? Are you taking responsibility for office mishaps? Check out these articles from Bplans […]

This Week in Small Business: From CEO Mistakes to Going Green
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This Week in Small Business: From CEO Mistakes to Going Green

This week on Bplans, we cover actionable advice to help improve your business planning, as well as “tips” from top CEOs—though in this case, it’s what not to do. If you’re looking for help with your pitch deck slides, wondering if you can still get a loan with bad credit, or hoping to refine your business strategy, […]

This Week in Small Business: From Instagram Success to Business Writing Tips
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This Week in Small Business: From Instagram Success to Business Writing Tips

This week on Bplans, we discussed several useful tools that entrepreneurs can use to help start and run their businesses. Maybe you’re a hairdresser looking to use Instagram to your advantage, or a business owner looking for the best mobile payment processor. Or, perhaps, you are a content creator hoping to take advantage of the […]

This Week in Small Business: Customer Loyalty and Effective Leadership
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This Week in Small Business: Customer Loyalty and Effective Leadership

If you’re a LivePlan user and frequent visitor of the LivePlan blog, you may be familiar with our sister site, Bplans. Bplans is a free content resource where we publish articles for entrepreneurs on starting, funding, growing, and managing their businesses. This week on Bplans, we covered a variety of topics, from different marketing techniques to success on […]

LivePlan Customer Interview: From Having a Baby to Getting Baby Town Funded
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LivePlan Customer Interview: From Having a Baby to Getting Baby Town Funded

The next LivePlan customer we’d like to feature is Ocean Zhang, who is co-founder, alongside his wife, of Baby Town. Zhang, a former biochemist, was inspired to launch an expansive, one-stop shop with high-end specialty products for expecting moms, babies, and toddlers when his family had a hard time finding the baby products they were […]

LivePlan Customer Interview: A Restauranteur Turned Entrepreneur
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LivePlan Customer Interview: A Restauranteur Turned Entrepreneur

The next LivePlan customer we’d like to feature is Rachid Tajiouti, CEO and Founder of Olive Oil USA. Rachid has combined his passion for his Moroccan roots – with his skill and passion for food (he’s a professional chef in New York City) – to create a business to business company (B2B) where he’s importing organic […]