Trade-based businesses provide a valuable service to the communities they exist within. From maintaining local roads to ensuring that the homes and businesses built are within certain safety specifications (and every trade in between), there’s no denying that we’d be lost without these individuals and their masterful sets of skills. But how do you go from a skilled trades worker to the proud new owner of a successful trade business? Here are a few tips to consider.
If your business sends regular emails to long lists of subscribers, take a look at validating your subscriber lists to make those emails more effective. That’s because more robust email campaigns can mean more sales for your business.
Are you leaving school in the near future and looking for a career that fits you? Or are you wanting a change of direction in your career that offers excitement, rewards and enjoyment? If so, then employment within the corporate hospitality and events sector might just be a perfect option for you.
Once you have your business up and running, give your mind and your body a break by taking a trip to Thailand. A vacation in Thailand is one of the most exciting things you could ever do, especially if you go with friends. Your trip to Thailand will be an adventure that you and your friends will talk about in years to come, and you’ll make memories you will cherish forever.
More than 200 million shoppers are going to be spending money online this year. There’s never going to be a better time to start that new ecommerce business you’ve been thinking about. If you want to start an ecommerce business and sell products online, this checklist will guide you through it.
If your business operates anywhere in or near the area of fashion, you might already know about the international zipper wars. For the rest of us, this story about who will keep our pants zipped hits home on a personal level. The top brands in this industry are now fighting to get the largest share of this market. Some brands have already been in the business for close to a century. However, newer companies are determined to expand their share of the global market.
Whether you’re staging a home for sale or house decorating for enjoyment, there are lots of ways to incorporate flowers in the process; the sky’s the limit. If you want to set the beautifying process of the various rooms in your house in motion but don’t know how or where to start, these decorating tips should help.
6 Common Invoicing Mistakes Made by SMBs Small and medium business owners like you might see invoicing as a tedious, albeit necessary process. Really, you should be excited by invoicing. After all, you are getting paid! That being said, SMBs and freelancers still make mistakes when it comes to invoices which can often waste time […]
One of the most important aspects of a business plan is finding a perfect location for a business. While you will find a wide array of options open to you, many of these will be lacking in one respect or another. Here we discuss some things you’ll need to consider when you’re looking for the perfect location for your business.
4 Big Benefits of Social Media for Business Most of us have business Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts which are separate from our personal ones. It is quite common to see brands sharing news, tweeting about current events and engaging in conversations with their target audiences on social media channels. For some of us this […]
In order to give your startup the best possible advantages, you set your sights on a master’s degree in business administration, an MBA. You took a few classes in what you laughingly call your spare time. Then you took a few more. And now look at what you’ve done. It’s time to write your MBA thesis. You already know that writing an MBA thesis is not like writing any other research paper. And it’s certainly not an essay. No, there is much more to it than that. So where do you begin?
If you’re a business owner, you probably realize the amount of work it takes to have a successful business. This is especially true if you’re in an industry that has a great deal of competition. Take time to find ways to market your business to aid you in getting and keeping clients. There are various ways you can accomplish this goal, and being aware of how to do so is essential.
Are you thinking of moving your business to another location but you’re uncertain as to where? Which city would be a smart move for a young, business-savvy entrepreneur like you? Haven’t you heard the latest news? Atlanta is a new up-and-coming business center as well as a vibrant entertainment capital.
While famous entrepreneurs cut intimidating figures, entrepreneurship isn’t just for a chosen few. Anyone can be an entrepreneur with the right attitude and a smart strategy. Sure, a great idea is essential. But ideas aren’t worth much if you don’t know how to execute on them. And that part doesn’t take genius; it takes a strong work ethic, determination, and guts. Read here for how to make it happen.
SEO was the big thing back in the day, but social media has taken the spotlight as a serious marketing tool for most brands today. While search is still a major entry venue for most businesses seeking visitors to their sites, social media offers bona fide customer engagement. There are reasons why lots of brands are ramping up their efforts to become more active on social media, and we plan to get into a few of the major ones right now.
Shia Labeouf Motivated – Whatever it is, he tells you to follow your dreams and “do it” Shia Labeouf Motivated is a great video in that it is both funny and enlightening My husband showed me this one day when I was really stressed out about something. I don’t even remember what it was I […]
If your home office is starting to feel cramped but you can’t afford to rent a dedicated office, maybe it’s time for you to think about setting up shop in a coworking space. With your business in a coworking space, you’ll never be faced with the loneliness of a home office, the unprofessional atmosphere of a coffee shop or the high cost of an office rental again. Instead, you’ll be part of a vibrant community in a space filled with amenities and expertise that you can use in a highly flexible manner. It’s a win-win-win situation all around.
Are you a new entrepreneur or hoping to become one soon? Remember that every successful business started with a good idea. Pizza Hut started with a single store and is now a massive chain. Richard Branson started by selling CDs by mail order and is now one of the world’s most successful businessmen. If you are one of today’s new entrepreneurs—or if at the moment you just have dreams of starting your own business or building your brand—then there are some questions you need to answer for yourself before another day goes by.
If you’ve ever noticed a new blog popping up in the blogosphere seemingly overnight, you might wonder why they are suddenly so popular while you are still slogging away trying to get some traction. Most often, there’s one thing happening behind the scenes that is causing those blogs to grow. Usually, these successful blogs have taken advantage of something known as blogger outreach, a legitimate way to grow your blog quickly.