Interview: Shawn Morey, CEO & Founder Paid to Play Media

We were very excited to interview Shawn Morey, CEO and Founder of Paid to Play Media.  Morey started his business ventures while working to obtain an education, so time management was a constant issue.  The Santa Barbara native moved to the Los Angeles area to attend school at Woodbury University for his undergraduate degree in Business Finance with […]

Is Your Start-Up Fit for an Incubator?

You are ready to start your business.  Your planning has been completed.  Now, you want to take your start-up to the next step.  Many entrepreneurs just go at it alone with no mentors and no help.  While this works for a few, some start-ups need a little help to get up on their feet.  This […]

Cash Flow Problems…Time to Collect

Financing your business can be a tedious, time-consuming, and frustrating task.  Banks might be turning you down.  Angel investors are not willing to invest.  Your company is in need of cash flow and nobody is willing to offer it.  But have you looked at your accounts receivable yet?  Outside financing may not even be needed if […]

Can You Get by with Bootstrapping?

What is one important thing a business needs to survive?  The answer is obvious…money.  If you are like other entrepreneurs, you have thought about how to obtain these funds.  There are banks, angel investors, credit unions, and the SBA.  But before you go asking for funding, ask yourself, do I really need to get outside funding?  Can I make […]

Diving Into the Start-Up Trenches

Not knowing what it takes to start a company can be the reason an entrepreneur is not able to obtain funding from investors and financial institutions.  There are a variety of ways you can educate yourself about starting up a business.  You can take classes, get a mentor, or read a million articles online.  But, why […]

Writing a Solid Business Plan Pays

A business plan is one of the most important documents to have when asking for financing. While writing a business plan may be time-consuming and tedious, it is an excellent tool to help you and others understand your company.  It is the document that describes your product/service, where your company is at, and where you want it […]