Dane Carlson on BizGym

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BizGym on business-opportunities.biz blog

Yo Angela Shupe & Dane Carlson! Thanks for blogging about BizGym on business-opportunities.biz. Anyone who doesn’t know Dane Carlson’s site, here’s Dane’s own words on it, “The Business Opportunities Weblog is a moderated list of legitimate business opportunities for entrepreneurs… Since 2001 this site has helped thousands of individuals in their quest for self-employment and business… Read more »

3 Tips for Teaching High School Business

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I (Steve) was invited to chat up how to use BizGym at ‘Iolani School’s Economics & Entrepreneurship Classes today. Both of Ms. Hastings’ classes are using BizGym as entrepreneurial curriculum to make business plans, mission statements and sales pitches for their student projects. It was a fun and enlightening time (for me) and I’m hoping… Read more »

First BizGym Tweetup!

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Tweetup on Kidpreneurs This is a first for Steve: being a featured “speaker” in a tweetup (a meeting on Twitter).  The goal: chat up the benefits of getting kids ahead through entrepreneurial business learning. March 3, 2011 5:30pm PST WHERE: #CEOKidsChat on Twitter   Thx in advance to @SarahLCook of RaisingCEOKids.com for potty training Steve… Read more »

BizGym Back to High School

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Waipahu Mauraders High School

The Big Q at Waipahu High was, “Is Bizgym really free? Or fake free?” Kids are sooo savvy these days! YO. The answer is: REALLY FREE if you want to make an investment-grade Business Plan, Mission Statement, Elevator Pitch and like 11 other business planning, pitch writing and marketing templates. REALLY! Free like in totally,… Read more »

Should Business Planning Be Cookie-Cutter?

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While most really dug BizGym at SXSW this year, a few questioned whether BizGym might be too “cookie cutter” an approach. Hmmmmm… time to re-evaluate what were doing… So OK, here’s the pros and cons of our knowledge management or “idea bank” approach to business planning: PRO Easier for Funders to Evaluate: A standardized “chip-to-chip”… Read more »

BizGym ClipCon Coming Soon!

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YO! First ever BizGym ClipCon coming soon! Win cash-money and bragging rights by submitting a clip that describes why BizGym is cool and what happens if you do, or don’t, use it. Has to be hella funny to win so get your thinking horns on! Stay tuned for contest announcements next month!

Introducing BizGym Mobile!

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So we launched BizGym and one of the first tweets back was from our new buddy @nerio123 who had a hard time seeing it in full browser mode on his Blackberry… Sorry Nerio, our bad. BUT we just made a mobile version. Just for you Nerio… Check it! Now of course our flight plan includes… Read more »

BizGym.com LIVES!!!

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Whoa, what a laborious labor! Butt we finally yanked this one outta our cracks on 1/12/11 and now BIZGYM.COM lives! To catch up you biznewbies, Bizgym.com is a new and improved version of StickyPitch.com. Yep, we take our own medicine about continually evolving one’s business story. And heck, no one is as fast to the… Read more »