Tag: small business

  • Coworking vs A Private Office with Doors

    Coworking vs A Private Office with Doors

    What is the first thing you do when you start a small business? Among other things…….you look for an office. Right? Private Office Your vision of this really cool office with windows, a sweet desk, telephone, computer, Internet access, and your own coffee is almost a reality. You can’t wait to get started. The day arrives, […]

  • Tips for Starting a Small Business

    Tips for Starting a Small Business

    At AltamontCowork over the past 5 years, I have seen all sorts of small business owners / wannabes come and go.  Some have succeeded, most have not.  Here are a few tips for the serious small business start-up: Follow your PASSION. In a GOOD economy it takes 2 to 3 years to build your business. […]

  • Small Business How-To: Free Websites Using WordPress.com

    Small Business How-To:  Free Websites Using WordPress.com

    As a small business owner every penny counts!  Don’t spend gobs of money building a super duper fancy schmancy web site until you can afford it.   Luckily, WordPress.com offers FREE web sites (with embedded blogging capability).  They are EASY to set up and administer and save you lots of money while providing you the exposure […]

  • Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office

    As a small business owner, purchasing office productivity software from Microsoft can be painful. Luckily, there are free options available that work REALLY well.  I will look at two here:  Open Office and Google Docs.  But first, here is a list of what I think the free options need to fulfill to be a viable option […]