Business Bulletin

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

What Can Video Games Teach You About Entrepreneurship?

Do I think they have the potential to be beneficial and educational? Yes. Do I think there is a lot of deserved negativity around them too? Absolutely.

Jan. 14, 2021 • Rob Phelan

7 Ways to Start Your Business For Free

Your challenge is to find ways to get the things you need for $0, for at least long enough to bring in profits which will allow you to purchase what you need

Jan. 7, 2021 • Rob Phelan

Small Business Series - Lagniappe for Laura

When looking for donations it becomes a much easier sell when you have a physical product or service to offer in return

Dec. 31, 2020 • Rob Phelan

Always Be Learning

One thing I notice though is that people don’t seem to think that learning continues after formal education is over.

Dec. 24, 2020 • Rob Phelan

How to Find a Business Mentor

“Where do I find these mentors you speak of?”. The answer is they are everywhere!

Dec. 17, 2020 • Rob Phelan

I Don’t Feel Like Working On My Business, But I Need To.

Whatever the reason, it’s important to dig into why you are feeling that way and then see what strategies you can put into place to reduce the impact on your business.

Dec. 10, 2020 • Rob Phelan


"People think that being a musician means you need to get signed by a record label, but there are so many other ways to do it."

Dec. 3, 2020 • Rob Phelan

Small Business Series -

How To Be A Book Affiliate With

Nov. 26, 2020 • Rob Phelan

5 Things We Should Learn From Our Competitors

Often we can look at them to see what they are doing well so we can copy it, and what they are not doing well so that we can improve on it. It’s a very simple recipe to improve the success of your Simple Startup!

Nov. 19, 2020 • Rob Phelan

Small Business Series - Meta Pro Gaming

Did you know there were professional video game academies? Find out how they work!

Nov. 12, 2020 • Rob Phelan