You have wanted to be your own boss for a very long time. However, every product you can think of to develop for sale seems to have already been developed by someone else. You don't have the techie skills to design the newest hottest app, and all the other good ideas appear to have already been taken. But you're not ready to give up on your dream, so you give a thought to franchising. Here we discuss the pros and cons to help you make your decision. If you were to purchase a franchise, you speculate, you could be your own boss.
Learn Digital Marketing Skills FREE via Google Primer Yesterday I received an email in my inbox from Google Primer. I was not too sure what Google Primer was but the email insisted, “Primer is a fast,...
Source: Entrepreneur.com I am all for empowering women out there. This is a very inspiring video and article from Entrepreneur.com about two women who decided to start a women's life style blog and just did it!...
When I was in my late twenty’s, I had a horrible experience buying into a popular franchise concept. I am a lover of all things business and have been self-employed most of my adult life. After my sour franchise experience, I have investigated hundreds of franchises trying to find just the right thing. At this point I consider myself a franchise investigation pro. Here are the questions you need to know to ask in order to properly vet a franchise.
I was travelling years ago and picked up a copy of the "How to set up an online business" magazine at the airport. The book was so helpful I ended up reading it multiple times - earmarking pages, high lighting, underlining and making notes. This book is amazing...
When it comes to marketing, the real estate industry is in a league of its own. There are some fundamental differences in the methodology of marketing for real estate as compared with most other industries. For example, in a typical business setting, you have to market the products or services that you provide. While this also rings true for real estate, you have the added weight of having to market yourself. If you’re just getting started, it may seem like a daunting task to have to prove to the world that you can do it. Here are some tips to implement in your overall strategy to help get yourself out there.
Are you a pool builder? Are you looking for ways to make your business better? Ways to boost your bottom line and get more people talking about your business? Then offer your customers one or more of the five unique touches you’ll read about here, the latest trends that will make their backyard pools the talk of the neighborhood. Whether you’re just getting started with your pool-building business or you’ve been around for a while, your customers are sure to love these avant-garde features.
Debt financing is a growing funding platform that has gained immense popularity among budding entrepreneurs. In this article we discuss the different types of debt financing, when you need it and why it makes sense.
Your seasonal business is a great opportunity to make extra money or boost your income for the rest of the year. Don't get caught up in the technical aspects like credit processing and office rentals, which will slow down your launch. Here are 3 Launch Tips to create the perfect seasonal business.
I am a former owner of a Creamery franchise. I had never owned a franchise before and I did not do the proper amount of due diligence or ask the right questions. I paid dearly for those mistakes. Please read my story here as I had a true franchise nightmare.
If you are getting started in business, financing could be your biggest dilemma. You may have the best business idea but without capital you are dead in the water. Here are 3 reasons a business loan could be a good idea for you.
I mean, who wouldn’t want to be their own boss? You set your own hours, enjoy all the profits, and most of all, there is no boss breathing down your neck all day. Read on to discover how to become a successful solopreneur
While a great number of home owners are very comfortable with carrying out this inspection on their own, there are others who do not know much about it. Those who fall in the second category often look for the services of reliable and reputable garage door services in the area, hence making it one very promising business venture.
The world of work can be a confusing and complicated place. If you’re coming to the end of your formal education and are wondering what sort of career to pursue, or you’re stuck in a dead-end job and are desperate for a fresh start, you need to take action now.
One of the best ways to improve is to observe others. The African Small To Medium Business landscape is still heavily underdeveloped in comparison to the North American one. We focused on the Canadian SME market to detail their struggles and solutions, some of which are very applicable for Africa.
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There are various reasons why you or your business might have a bad credit history. Perhaps you missed a loan payment or had a lien placed against you. Whatever happened in the past, there are always options available to you to repair your credit and move forward.
So you want to start a business. You have your idea ready and you know how you want your business to look in your mind. Maybe you even have a business plan and some team members. But is this enough? In today’s society, it seems like everyone wants to start a business. Thanks to the Internet, the bar for starting a business has been significantly lowered. But if you want to your business to be successful, then the bar for success is still quite high. It’s important you know a few things first, before just diving in. Follow these tips to help you avoid amateur business owner mistakes.
I have a friend, let's call her Colleen. She’s been down on her luck the past few years and has not been able to catch a break. Divorced, lost her job, 16 year old son causing her grief – I’m sure you get the picture. Colleen has always worked for someone else and she is tired, frustrated, pushing 43 and looking for a better way to live.
If 2016 is the year you were going to start your own business, allow me to point out it is now June 30th, 2016 and half the year is through. So if this is your year, it is time to shake your tail feathers. Take a look at the list below and see if any of the 2016 Trending Opportunities could be just what you are looking for.