Let’s pretend we’re at a party. You mingle politely. You ask a few nervous attendees about the weather and what they grabbed off the buffet. Slowly you make your way to one side of the room. Alone. You ask a question, quietly, to the room. You wait for the response....
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If you blog to promote your business, you have a duty to yourself and your bottom line to consider who you are blogging for. Think you’re blogging for yourself? Think again. Think you’re blogging for your customers? Maybe. Think you’re not blogging for anybody but...
You’ve got a blog because you’ve been told you should. But truth be told, for all the time spent blogging – or time you’ve thought about blogging – you’re not seeing much in the way of results. This is when I get on the phone, in kind of an obnoxious...
“I am never running my business on my own.”
Being part of Kick Start Labs means I am never running my business on my own, never making guesses in the dark. My good ideas get discussed and expanded, and my bad ideas get called out before they get started. I work on my own, but Kick Start Labs puts me a whole team behind me.
-- Stephanie Alford
Founder & Designer of Space Cadet Creations
“A small business owner’s huge sigh of relief”
Business success comes from the interplay of strategy and incremental, daily decisions. Having access to the business brain trust known as Tara Gentile for both vantage points for the continuous forks on the small business path through Kick Start Labs is a small business owner's competitive edge and a huge sigh of relief.
-- Ali Shapiro
Creator of Truce With Food
“I need brainstorming with talented people”
As a new business owner, I really need good old fashioned brainstorming with talented people who understand the demands of trying to grow a small business.
-- Shawn Fink
Founder of The Abundant Mama Project
"I now understand far more about the ideal clients for my work and what makes my work a good fit for them, and as a result I’m not just guessing about what will work and hoping for the best when I market a new offering."
-- Kate Swoboda, Creator of The Coaching Blueprint
"I’ve realized that we as entrepreneurs all largely struggle with the same challenges and can learn a great deal from each other."
-- Nancy Sherr, Founder of Zestful Life with Nancy Sherr
"Tara Gentile is a brilliant business mastermind. Her insights are sharp, strategic and unique, and within just 30 minutes of speaking with her I had an arsenal of actionable ideas that would double my income."
-- Jenny Blake, author of Life After College
About Tara Gentile
Tara Gentile is a business strategist, the creator of the Customer Perspective Process, and the ambassador of the You Economy. She helps small business owners capitalize on their big ideas. Her work has been featured on Forbes, US News & World Report, and in the NY Times bestselling book, The $100 Startup.