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Real Business Owners

Real business owners share their experiences, insights, and the resources they found helpful when starting up their own businesses.

Real Business Owner: Diane Phillips, DK Designs

January 9, 2013 – 1:08 am |

Q. What’s the name of your business?
A. DK Designs
Q. What business/industry are you in?
A. Wedding
Q. What made you want to launch your own company?
A. A dear friend of mine convinced me to open my own …

Real Business Owner: Lara Fabens, Lodestone Consulting Services

January 7, 2013 – 6:49 pm |
Lodestone Logo

Meet Lara Fabens, owner of Lodestone Consulting Services. Lara’s company helps businesses put into words what they themselves cannot with marketing copy for websites, white papers, instruction manuals and the like.
Q. What’s the name of …

Real Business Owner: Lisa Malachowsky, Dive N Ride Adventures

January 5, 2013 – 3:25 am |
Dive N Ride Adventures Owner Lisa Malachowsky

Meet Lisa Malachowsky, owner of Dive N Ride Adventures, a small business dedicated to providing exciting adventures for scuba divers and motorcyclists.
What’s the name of your business?
Dive N Ride Adventures
What business/industry are you in?
I’m in …

Real Business Owner: Tim Krone, Pedal

January 4, 2013 – 7:27 pm |
Tim Krone of Pedal

We interviewed Pedal owner, Tim Krone about launching his bicycle shop in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Here’s what he had to say…
Q. What’s the name of your business?
A. Pedal. But we seem to be also known as …

New Contributor: Sarah Schilke

January 4, 2013 – 4:15 am |
Sarah Schilke

Sarah Schilke, an avid street rider turned amateur off-road racer, has made a career out of her passion—riding motorcycles. Sarah has worked in the motorcycle industry for almost 20 years, currently as the Marketing & …

Real Business Owner: Julie Dewhirst, Bloom Skincare

January 4, 2013 – 4:07 am |
Small business Bloom Skincare is located in Los Altos, CA

We interviewed Julie Dewhirst, owner of Bloom Skincare in Los Altos California on starting a small business. She offers her perspective on starting your own business.
What’s the name of your business?
Bloom Skincare
What business/industry are …

Real Business Owner: Dr. Carl Dimailig, Dimailig Specific Chiropractic

January 4, 2013 – 1:00 am |
Dr. Carl Dimailig

We interviewed real business owner, Dr. Carl Dimailig about his experiences starting his business. Here’s what he shared with us…
Q. What’s the name of your business?
A. Dimailig Specific Chiropractic
Q. What business/industry are you in?
A. Health and Wellness
Q. …

Top Service Providers to Host Your Website, and One to Avoid

December 7, 2012 – 11:05 pm |

First, if you’re new to the world of web development, let’s clarify what is web hosting and what is domain name registration…
Your domain name,  or URL, is your address on the web. For example, http://321launch.biz is …

Small Business Bookkeeping Writer Wanted

December 6, 2012 – 12:56 am |

Are you a bookkeeper or CPA? 321Launch is looking for someone to write about bookkeeping – recommended software, tips & tricks, when to do it yourself and when to hire a pro, etc. Interested? Contact …

Small Business Law Writers Wanted

December 5, 2012 – 10:24 pm |

Are you an attorney specializing in small business law? Share your expertise here! Contact us for more information…

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