When Disaster Hits Your Business!

Businesses go out of business for many reasons.  But one of the major reasons is just not sticking it out long enough. Starting a business is easy.  It’s sticking it out and growing your business that is hard.  All of us have had days, weeks, or even months when we’ve wondered if it is worth it.  No … Read more

Four Important Tips for the Gift Business Owner

Gift Basket Network Success Express

I have just read a blog post from one of my favorite  Internet Marketing people on the web.  It was a “end of the year Kick Butt” type of post.  And it really made me think.  Many of the things that she said applies directly to me because, in addition to gift baskets, I am … Read more

Business Networking Field Guide for Introverts

Does the idea of attending a networking event conjure up feelings of anxiety, nervousness, or even panic deep inside your stomach? Does your heart start pounding when you walk into a room filled with people that you may or may not know?  Who do you speak to? What do you say? Well, hold onto your … Read more

The Three Phases of Business

Businesses go through three phases: Start up, growth, and decline. Unless you are just beginning your business, you want to be in the growth phase. The owner of  GiftBusinessINSIDER  and GiftBasketNetwork has grown her businesses through the years and her goal is to give you ideas to grow yours. In each issue, you will find … Read more

Bibs Passion Oil

Meet Dave de Costa also known as Bibs, The Passion Oil Man Dave, better known as Bibs because of the bib overalls that he always wears, is one of us senior citizens who think retirement is the time for new adventures. Through the years, he has owned and operated a welding shop, built greenhouses and … Read more