Free Business advice & support for your small business, website or home business.
You will learn: What is an Investor Ready Small Business Plan? 
- The problem you are solving (why is your company's product / service NEEDED)
- Your sustainable competitive advantage (why you will SUCCEED where others have failed)
- Your barriers to entry (how will you prevent COMPETITORS from taking your customers)
- The true market opportunity (how many CUSTOMERS can you reach)
Business news & Events
It's difficult enough running the day-to-day aspects of any online or brick & mortar business, let alone trying to drum up new business as you go. But even if you have additional staff helping to get the word out about your products and services, your location and prices, and your delivery and sales support, news releases can make your company grow faster.

A news release is sent to editors and journalists in order to generate a news story in the media. It's one of the easiest and cost-effective ways to get your message out there. If a reporter decides to run your release, your business receives space for free and more credibility than just running an ad.

It seems no matter how much information becomes available online, people thirst for more. To illustrate this point, just take a look at all the online news services sprouting up on the web like garden weeds. With the click of a mouse, you can instantly search thousands of news sources for specific and timely information on virtually any topic you choose. Heck, if you're a real news junky, you can even get up-to-the-minute news emailed straight to your desktop. Now, I'm the first one to say that nothing beats a good old-fashioned newspaper you hold in your hands.
Business Industry Events
Monte Carlo Carnivale Decadence, Maui Writers Retreat, Music Conference Highlight August Show Business Industry Events
The Sixth Annual Latin Alternative Music Conference will be in New York City from August 3 to 6 and features industry panels and artist showcases at venues throughout the city. "How to Negotiate" is a workshop lead by author of "Negotiating For Dummies," Michael Donaldson, taking place August 4 in Chicago. At the Independent Producers Conference, running August 4 to 7 in Provo, join other independent producers, directors, and writers for an intensive weekend dedicated to exploring issues unique to producing independent films.
The Anime Festival Orlando celebrates Japanese animation and pop culture with over 250 hours of screening and over 40 panels, events and contests during its run from August 5 to 7. Comedy Expert Steve Kaplan, who created the HBO Workspace, the HBO New Writers Program, speaks at the free Alameda Writers Group Meeting on August 6 in Glendale. Leslie Berger leads an August 7 session titled "Actors and Comics Targeted Marketing and Networking Workshop" in Los Angeles.

How Online News Are Advantageous
t is news that dominates lives today. Business would almost come to a standstill and the cycle of loss and profits would play havoc had there been no market news to update businessmen and investors alike. The best way in current times to get updated with what is happening in the market is visiting a news portal. Just a click of the mouse will transport you to news pages concerning your topics of interest including politics, entertainment, business, and a never-ending list of issues. One advantage of surfing market news online is that you can read it as per your convenience irrespective of the location. From a distant place in America, you can instantly log in to watch business news on India or any other nation. Online news portals, have thus, in a way, simplified businesses more than ever before.