Business Video Roundup: Starting Your Business, Finding Mentors & More
This week’s roundup for great videos for entrepreneurs and small-business owners is slanted towards those just starting out or who maybe haven’t even launched a business yet. In that spirit, Patrick Bet-David advises 10 things to do before you take the plunge, Mark J. Kohler offers tips on starting your business and tracking start-up costs, and Tim Ferriss tells how to attract mentors and spot opportunities, among other things. And once you’ve got your business set up, Google Small Business has some tips on taking quality photos for your business listing.
Patrick Bet-David: 10 Things to Do Before Becoming an Entrepreneur
If you’re about to dive into the waters of entrepreneurship, watch this 16-minute video from Patrick Bet-David. Are you ready to take the plunge?
Mark J. Kohler: Starting Your Business and Tracking Start-Up Costs
In this six-minute video, bestselling business author and CPA Mark J. Kohler walks you through starting your business, tracking start-up costs, and maximizing your tax write-offs. It’s tailored towards new entrepreneurs, but even experienced small-biz folks can pick up a few tips.
Entrepreneur: How Two Entrepreneurs Turned an Idea Into a Blooming Floral Business
Laurenne Resnik sits down with Entrepreneur’s Jessica Abo to talk about how she and business partner Whitney Port started Bloom2Bloom, a floral company that strives to have positive social impact.
Google Small Business: How to Take Quality Photos for Your Business Listing
If you have a brick-and-mortar store or restaurant, the photos on your Google business listing could go a long way towards enticing new customers to drop in. This four-minute video from Google Small Business features several helpful tips for taking top-quality photos of your shop, even if all you have to take them is your smartphone.
Entrepreneur: How to Attract the Best Mentors, According to Tim Ferriss
Here’s a 36-minute conversation you might want to settle in for. Jason Feifer, editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine, talks to bestselling author Tim Ferriss about an array of business topics, including hot to find and cultivate mentors and how to spot good (and bad) opportunities.
READ MORE FROM AMERICAN COMMERCIAL CAPITAL
In this week’s business video roundup, Gary Vaynerchuk dishes out advice on business and life at a recent Macy’s VeeFriends event, Fast Company’s Brand Hit or Miss of the Week takes aim at the controversial new McDonald’s commercial directed by British filmmaker Edgar Wright, and Restaurant Influencers talks shop with CookUnity CEO Mateo Marietti, who believes that consumers are always hungry to try…
Invoice factoring and merchant cash advances are both forms of alternative funding for businesses, but they work very differently. As a business owner, you should know the in’s and out’s before jumping into any arrangement with a third-party invoice factor or merchant cash advance company, including the terms specific to the company you’re considering working with. For this post, however, we’re considering how…
“Be a good human being and try to put others in a position to succeed, then watch miraculously how that works for you,” says Gary Vaynerchuk. In this week’s business video roundup, he explains why being a good person is also good business, even though we should be obviously strive to be a good person without expecting anything in return. Also on deck:…