Robert Jones

Growth Strategies

In This Economy, Everything's (Re)Negotiable

To ask for new terms on contracts, start when things are still manageable and avoid looking desperate.
Starting a Business

In This Economy, Everything's (Re)Negotiable

To ask for new terms on contracts, start when things are still manageable and avoid looking desperate.
Starting a Business

A Marketing Home Run

In baseball-crazed Boston, sponsoring the Red Sox earned Exotic Flowers a marketing award and a mass of new fans.
Starting a Business

How to Make a Powerful First Impression

Learn the art of presence and small talk from communications experts who swear you can do it even if you don't think you can.
Growth Strategies

Pedal-Powered Delivery Methods Save Big Bucks

Bicycles offer a healthy, hassle-free alternative for entrepreneurs to deliver their products.
Starting a Business

Failure Isn't Fatal

Entrepreneurial ventures fail. It's a sad fact. How your business fails will determine whether you get another shot at success.

Can You Compete?

In crowded markets, versatility is the key to success.
Starting a Business

Nostalgia Sells

The oldies but goodies of baby boomers are all the rage.
Starting a Business

A Barter Economy

Exchanging business services can help slash startup costs for some entrepreneurs.
Marketing

Advertise Creatively With Offbeat Sports

By sponsoring the likes of beach tennis and dodgeball, entrepreneurs are finding that the ball is in their court.