Home-based jobs appear to be easy. That is, that's how they look to someone who has never tried to work from home. But it takes a tremendous amount of inner discipline to work from home. Another downside is that home-based jobs can be detrimental to your health. However, home-based working doesn't have to go this way. Here we share seven common-sense tips that can help you stay healthy while you're working from home.
A big company doesn't have to be an inflexible dinosaur. Nor does it have to be slow to adapt to a rapidly changing world. On the contrary, it can restore many of the lean business practices and nimble abilities it enjoyed when it was a smaller business.
I’m a serious Francophile, especially when it comes to French movies. Cheese, baguettes, wine? Those are all icing on the cake! Recently I convinced some friends of mine to commit to a trip to France. I was planning to take some time away from my business. And I found some great prices for plane tickets that depart in two months. However, I don’t speak French. Therefore, I wanted to learn how to speak a new language fast.
Search engine optimization (SEO) is an ever-evolving market. And many people want to learn how to make money as a freelance SEO writer and marketer. However, if you want to start an SEO multimedia agency, take the time to read this article for a few tips on mindset, marketing, and sales.
Starting your own business is exciting. It can also be trying. In the early stages of business, one of the most common mistakes is not buying sufficient business insurance coverage. It’s an easy mistake to make. Money is often tight early on. This can lead to cutting corners wherever you can. However, business insurance is one place where you don’t want to skimp. Having the right business insurance is essential to your success.
Starting a new business is exciting. You're thrilled because you have a world-class idea that you're sure will disrupt the market. But before you jump in, you must take the time to write a world-class business plan to match your world-class idea.
When you own a startup business, or when you are growing an existing business, equipment purchases can wreak havoc on your cash flow. Purchasing commercial equipment outright can quickly take away all your cash reserves. Therefore, before you max out those credit cards, you should consider financing your commercial equipment.
An office isn’t just an office; think of it more as a sacred space for unleashing your creative genius. When your work space is correct, inspiration comes easily and productivity soars. Here’s some advice for creating the perfect spot to do your best work.
This post is written for beginning bloggers, so we're going to start at the very beginning. From a personal perspective, a blogger writes. Their writing allows bloggers to connect directly with their readers. From this direct connection derive several benefits of starting and maintaining a blog. For instance, it allows you to develop trust with your reader. Trust opens the doors to making money with your blog.
If you're planning to go into business in Thailand, you couldn't have chosen a better time to begin. Dive into the online world and get your business going today.
There is a common belief among young people today that they don't need a college education. They look to successful entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, or Steve Jobs, all of whom famously made it to the top without a college degree. All the same, many less inspiring stories remain untold. In fact, more than half of business owners in the U.S. hold a college degree. So if you're thinking of college only in terms of student debt, useless knowledge, and wasting time, think again. Actually, it can be a significant step toward your success as an entrepreneur. Check out these six reasons for that.
If you’re interested in becoming a freelancer, you’re hardly alone. The Freelancers Union predicts that the majority of the U.S. workforce could be freelancers within another decade. Freelancers have to practice lots of self-discipline. However, they also get to choose when, how, where, and with whom they work. However, there are elements of the freelancer lifestyle that require workers to look out for themselves. Here are four of them.
Teaching an art workshop is a great way to use your art abilities while earning some extra cash. An art lesson business is great because you can stay small and only hold classes when you have time. Or you can grow it so large that you must hire other teachers to help keep up with demand. We have some ideas to help you get started with your art lesson business.
Are you preparing to make the move from being an employee to being your own boss? One thing that will change if you become a freelancer is the way you do your taxes. In this post, we have some basic tax tips for you.
Today there are countless businesses and the numbers are only growing. Anyone can now establish any business within mere minutes. The key to a successful business, however, is to set it apart from others strategically. You do this with marketing, superior service, customer communication, and content. Plus, you must know how to market yourself.
Want to know a little secret? There are a lot of successful vape or e-cigarette business owners who started their shops when they had little or no experience in retailing. Today, they will tell you that they can't begin to understand how they managed to succeed in the vape industry. But succeed they did. All the same, when you're considering opening a vape shop, there are a lot of things you need to know. So what should you do when you're starting an e-cigarette business?
Sometimes you wonder if your small business would benefit from having its own web application. You know that every day, more and more people search first on their phones for whatever they want to buy. And you think that maybe an app for your business could bring more of that market share your way. However, all you can see are the many obstacles between you and having an app of your own. The cost and the hassle, just for starters. But there are solutions. And in this post, we tell you what those solutions are. So read on if you want to be able to tell your customers, "There's an app for that!"
Every aspect of starting a company can be daunting, from the company formation process to understanding the market and staying financially sound. Here are our six golden rules to help you survive your first year in business.
When you're a college student, you get plenty of college homework. On the other hand, this gives you plenty of opportunities to learn about new things. So why not create a business project when it fits your professor's criteria for the assignment? Who knows where that might lead you?