Business Bulletin

Check out the latest thoughts about using The Simple StartUp in classrooms, entrepreneurship, business ideas, teaching tips and more!

We All Feel Imposter Syndrome Sometimes!

Who am I to do this? What gives you the right to create this business? No one is going to want this from me! I am not qualified. Let’s figure out how to deal with these limiting thoughts.

June 3, 2021 • Rob Phelan


5 Takeaways From “Are You Ready To Start A Business This Summer?”

On May 22nd I helped host a panel discussion about starting a business and side hustle. Here were my big takeaways from the conversation.

May 27, 2021 • Rob Phelan


Why You Need to Start an Email List for Your Business

When it comes to free ways to promote your business, many of us default to social media, because it is a great free tool, with many of our target market using it daily. However, the biggest problem with social media is “the algorithm”.

May 13, 2021 • Rob Phelan


Summer is Almost Here! Are You Ready To Try A New Business or Side Hustle?

Companies know that a transition point is a great opportunity to get people to try something new. As customers, we need to be aware of these tactics and just know that we are being marketed to, at this point in time, intentionally.

May 6, 2021 • Rob Phelan


Small Business Series - Lance Wilson Photography

An interview with a nature and sports photographer from California

April 29, 2021 • Rob Phelan


How to Use Mini Experiments to Test Ideas

We can spend a ton of time trying to predict how a business will turn out, how the market will react, and how much it will cost... OR we can get started right now, give it a try for a short period of time, and see how it does.

April 15, 2021 • Rob Phelan


Lead Magnets & Sales Funnels

These are very powerful tools to have for getting your message out to customers about upcoming events or new products that your business is offering.

April 1, 2021 • Rob Phelan


Engage and Attract Customers With Your Content

One of the best ways to attract people to your social media platforms is to offer value beyond whatever your product or service is.

March 18, 2021 • Rob Phelan


Give Your Customers What They Want

If you feel like there is a strong demand from your customers for something new, you get to decide a) if you can make it happen, and b) does it fit with the growth plan for your business?

March 11, 2021 • Rob Phelan


Case Study: Virtual Gaming Tournaments from The Millionaire's Club

The learning experience is going to be so powerful for these students who have just come up with a way to create income for their club!

March 4, 2021 • Rob Phelan