Jessica, an Entrepreneur from Lexington, KY, asked us this great question: How can I figure out how to better allot my time to eventually turn my side hustle into my main gig?
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Local Entrepreneur Spotlights
Your community is filled with entrepreneurs out there making their dreams come true, just like you. Check out what they're doing and get inspired for the journey through these entrepreneur spotlights.
Meet Aaron Wesley Means, CEO of ACTIVATE Business Solutions
Aaron Wesley Means, CEO of ACTIVATE Business Solutions
Aaron Wesley Means, CEO of ACTIVATE Business Solutions in Brevard, sits down to discuss the importance of creating a business plan, the best ways to define your target market, and how to get prepared to launch.
Meet Mark Warwick, General Manager of WTZQ Radio
Mark Warwick, General Manager of WTZQ Radio
Mark Warwick, General Manager of WTZQ Radio in Hendersonville, opens up about what makes Henderson County great, how to keep the love for your work alive, and the best business advice he’s ever received.
Meet David Riddell, owner of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More
David Riddell, owner of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More
David Riddell, owner of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More in Arden, shares some advice about creating awareness for your new business, getting prepared to launch, and how to form and utilize community ties.
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Real Business Questions From Real Entrepreneurs (Like You)
“I need more money to advance my business, but I’m uncertain of where to find it. How can I fund my business?”
Asked by Jake, an entrepreneur from Shelby, NC
“How can I market in ways that are direct in advocating for what I want but not perceived as sales solicitations?”
Asked by Scott, from Palm Beach, FL
“How can I figure out how to better allot my time to eventually turn my side hustle into my main gig?”
Asked by Jessica, from Lexington, KY
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