Bailey Koharchick

I believe three key components power the world: Creativity, dedication and adaptation. I work at the No.1 business planning company in the world. Follow Bailey on Google+.

Recent Articles Published by Bailey Koharchick

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How to Keep Your Resolutions and Dominate in Business

With strategy, and a plan, I think I could keep my resolutions and accomplish a lot in 2014. This doesn't just apply to personal resolutions—think of your business, and all of the goals you want to set for it. You can reach those goals if you have strategies and a plan for implementing them. Read more »

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How to Pitch Your Business to Investors [WEBINAR]

Thanks to everyone who registered for our webinar! Caroline and David were thrilled. For those of you who didn’t get the chance to ask questions, feel free to post them below!   Read more »

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The Top 4 Things Holiday Shoppers Want This Season

This season, more than ever, holiday shoppers are expecting some serious perks from businesses. So what's on their list of demands? Take a look, and check yourself twice. Read more »

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3 Things to Consider When Creating Your Business Website

When Shauna Davis started Stepping Stone Wedding Rentals and Events, it seemed like a natural fit—her experience as a bridal consultant gave her direct access to her target market and after her own wedding in May, she had plenty of decor to share. The business took off quickly. She knew she needed to expand or... Read more »

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How to Build the Perfect Facebook Page for Your Business

Social media is like a long-term relationship—the more you put into it, the more you’ll get out of it. Fortunately, it won’t nag you about leaving your laundry everywhere and clogging the drain (working on it, sweetie). It’s estimated that about 80 percent of companies are on Facebook, but the defining factor is how you’re... Read more »

Furloughed? We Want to Give You a Free LivePlan Account

Are you or someone you know a furloughed government worker? If so, we want to help you out. Read more »

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An Infographic History of Computer Programming

Happy (early) National Programmers Day! Without developers, we wouldn't have funny cat videos, obsessive Facebook stalking or (God forbid) the Google. Check out this great infographic, created by Ellie Koning and originally posted on the now defunct Geekzu.com. Read more »

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8 Ways Your Social Media Strategy is Like a Fantasy Football Draft

In Social Media, as in Fantasy Football, you can’t go far unless you know where the goalposts are. Each requires planning, strategy, and passion. Here are the top 8 reasons your social media strategy is like your NFL Fantasy Football draft. 1. You’ve Got Your Superstars “Facebook? Psh. Five bucks says I got more retweets than... Read more »

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day! What a wonderful day to celebrate, not only because I get to celebrate my side of the gender spectrum, but also because it’s a perfect time to take a look at how women are doing in the business world. When I think of strong leaders, there’s a rolling list of kickbutt... Read more »

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Maternova Experiences Impressive Growth Since Winning Palo Alto Software’s First LivePlan $10,000 Business Boost Competition

In its goal to make the world a better place for mothers and babies worldwide, Maternova has enjoyed landmark achievements since winning LivePlan’s $10,000 Boost business plan competition. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Palo Alto Software announced today that it is excited to see the ongoing growth of Rhode Island-based startup, Maternova (http://www.maternova.net), the social venture... Read more »

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Webinar: How to Write a Winning business Plan

If you missed the webinar on “How to Write a Winning Business Plan,” you can still watch it below. You get to see how quick and easy it is to create both a dynamic business pitch and a business plan that supports your brilliant business idea. We’ve also included answers to the questions we were not able... Read more »

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Happy Halloween from Palo Alto Software!

The Palo Alto Software office was full of little lady bugs, critters and even Michael Phelps today for our annual trick or treat! We hope your evening is filled with fun and great candy! Be safe and Happy Halloween from Palo Alto Software!  Read more »

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Dr. Seuss and Business Planning: He knew a thing or two

Dr. Seuss once said: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. You are the one who’ll decide where to go.” It’s feasible to think that Dr. Seuss was talking to the... Read more »

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Share your business pitch and get a FREE copy of Business Plan Pro

Can you communicate the core of your business plan in just a couple of minutes? How about in a single 140-character tweet? Our new Bplans Business Pitch tool can help you develop and refine your core message. Add your pitch now and you can even get a FREE copy of our best-selling Business Plan Pro... Read more »

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How Well do You Handle Your Buzz?

This morning our team that handles all of our incoming customer service, sales, and technical support requests started buzzing with activity as soon as they arrived in the office. We had hundreds of emails from customers over the weekend asking for help with everything from upgrading their software to our new version of Business Plan... Read more »

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Understanding the Human Factor

Performance Metrics – In the corporate world there is tremendous effort applied by management surrounding metrics, and this philosophy has trickled down to small business rapidly with affordable yet robust systems focused on metrics like CRM, IP phones, web analytics, search engine optimization, help desk ticketing and good old accounting. Why with all of this... Read more »

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Good Service or a Dirty Word?

I was in a ski shop a couple of weeks ago, and for the first time ever I saw a pair of these hand-made, short run, seriously nontraditional skis that I have been researching for the better part of three years. These skis are definitely made for “skiing the extreme.” The best part about the... Read more »