What it Takes to Go From Prototype to Production

July 18, 2017Articles, Business Development, Newsletter Articles by Chris Jordan  

What It Takes To Go From Prototype To Production
By Chris Jordan

You have put countless hours into design, revisions, materials and obstacles. Now you hold in your hand a real prototype. A true vision of what you imagined and created. Now you have to take it into production. Read on to learn what hurdles you may encounter when looking for a manufacturing partner in preparation for full production.

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The Importance of Networking in Business

July 11, 2017Articles, Business Development, Newsletter Articles by Janine Maslowsky  

The Importance of Networking in Business
By Janine Maslowsky

If there is one thing an entrepreneur learns very early on is it is all about who you know in business. There is a good chance that if you have been following the introduction of Koenect.com, you would have seen my saying and graphics that I have created stating – in business “they say it is all about who you know, the trick is knowing how to find them”.  For me, this sums up one of the many lessons I have learned in owning a business.  Honestly, this concept is where the idea of Koenect.com originated from in the first place. (more…)

Who is Koenect? (Promotional Video)

July 10, 2017How To/About Koenect videos, Video by Janine Maslowsky  

We created this video with the hopes of giving an overall visual on who Koenect is and how it works.  As you can see from the video we are just regular people who have gone through all the same struggles that others like you have gone or will go through when starting or running a business.  This is why we created Koenect in the first place…

What is Koenect? (Interview Style Q&A)

July 10, 2017How To/About Koenect videos, Video by Janine Maslowsky  

This video is an interview-style discussion created to answer the most commonly asked questions about Koenect.com, who it is for, why we created it and how it can help you as a current business owner or entrepreneur.  It was shot in an up and coming location in Downtown Buffalo NY at a exquisite wine Bar, Just Vino.  Thank you so much to Jeff, the owner for sharing his incredible space with the Koenect team!  Just another example on how the business community supports one another.  All striving for the same end goal, understanding that we are much stronger working together.  Those are the ones that truly succeed.

How To Match Your Skills with Other Businesses

July 5, 2017Articles, Newsletter Articles, Small Business by Chris Jordan  

How To Match Your Skills with Other Businesses

by Chris Jordan

Are you looking to find new people and businesses that can help you open doors to new markets or provide skills that you don’t currently have? An opportunity could be right around the corner.

As a business, you are always wanting to find new markets to broaden your niche, continue with product development and keep some momentum. While doing your research, have you found some other business that you think would be a good fit for what your current business is doing or maybe they are knocking it out of the park in a market that you always wanted to get into? We must having something of ours that will benefit them for the match to work.

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