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How to Prevent Your Business Website from Being Flagged by Google Chrome

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Starting this month, visitors to your small business website might see a notification near your address that says your site isn’t secure. Google Chrome is behind the move that’s flagging the HTTP format in your URL in favor of the more secure HTTPS version. Small Business Trends spoke with Stefan Schulz, Chief Operating Officer of Orpical Group on how to prevent your site from being negatively affected by the update. He started the conversation by saying the URLs starting with HTTP had been on Google’s radar for quite some time. His company focuses on this niche migration. “It had been [...]

10 Ways Your Small Business Can Save Money When Gas Prices Are High

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Gas prices have hit a four-year high in the U.S. Fueled by increasingly expensive oil, the cost of gasoline has been steadily increasing in recent years. In May 2018, the price of premium gasoline averaged 50 cents higher than regular gasoline in 2017. Rising gas prices can have a negative impact on small businesses that rely on vehicles to conduct business operations. The rising cost of filling up company fleets is coming at the detriment to small business owners, forcing many to cut costs in other areas of the business. As Jason Boyne who owns three Goodbye Graffiti franchise businesses says: “The biggest [...]

How to Start a Business When You’re Starting Your Whole Life Over

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Starting your own business, especially for the first time, is a major life transition—and even positive transitions are by definition stressful. The classic Holmes-Rahe Life Stress Inventory list of life’s 43 most common major adjustments includes at least 10 items relevant to new entrepreneurs: Being fired at work Retirement from work Major business readjustment A major change in financial state Changing to a different line of work A major change in responsibilities at work Outstanding personal achievement Troubles with the boss (yes, that can happen even when you’re your own boss) Major changes in working hours or conditions Taking on [...]

If You Answer ‘Yes’ To These 11 Questions, Then It Is Time To Find A New Job Right Now

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CC0 Creative CommonsCC0 Creative Commons As I am writing this article, the clouds have opened and it is pouring rain. The skies are a somber grey and lightning briefly illuminates the ominous darkness. People scurry back to the office from lunch soaking wet; the storm struck so quickly, they did not bring an umbrella. As thunder booms, someone noticeably jumps up out of their seat. There is a gloomy feeling hanging over everyone. Those with long commutes contemplate an extra hour or so to get from Manhattan to their suburban homes, which takes over 1 1/2 hours under ideal circumstances. [...]

Learn How to Become a Local Business Consultant

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Being online is fast becoming a necessity rather than a need. Customers now expect businesses to have a website in most cases - even the small ones. And businesses, from the local gardener to the bakery, are fast becoming aware that they need a website to keep up with changing times. This is good news if you're looking to take your internet marketing consultancy business local. To get started you will, of course, need a good grasp of marketing. Your job will mainly be to educate local business owners about internet business. It's important to realize early on that you'll [...]

How to Write a One Page Business Plan

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If you’ve been putting off writing your business plan, you’re not alone. Writing a business plan can seem like a daunting task, and lots of entrepreneurs avoid it for this reason. But it doesn’t have to be. An easy way to start is with just one page. There’s really not a lot of difference between a “one-page business plan” a Lean Plan, and a good executive summary. The only real possible difference is the that the “one-page plan” must absolutely fit on one page in a font that most people can still read. A Lean Plan can be slightly longer but [...]

What is a Microloan and Where Can You Get One for Your Small Business?

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Microloans are small loans which are issued to businesses by individuals opposed to credit unions or banks. The concept of microcredit originated in the developing world, as a means of helping people in smaller economics have the ability to launch their own business. Microlending subsequently took off around the world, and today, small business microloans are an effective way to lend entrepreneurs and small businesses in the U.S. with the funds they need to start and develop their business. General Terms of Microloans The maximum amount a microloan will typically lend is up to $35,000. However, in some instances, lenders [...]

How Much Do Small Business Owners Make? Read These Stats to Learn More

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How much money do small business owners make? That’s a question that’s difficult to answer simply, since there are so many different types of businesses and industries that fit within that category. However, there are some recent statistics that can shed light on what types of salaries certain small business owners are likely to bring in. How Much Do Small Business Owners Make These Days? Payscale has found that the average salary for a CEO is $164,749 per year. However, that includes people who hold that role at large companies and those who came into that role without actually starting [...]

4 Tips for Creating an Offline Experience That Builds Brand Loyalty

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Congratulations, you’ve launched an online startup! But—now what? The first few months after a launch can set the tone for the future. One of the biggest challenges to launching a new business is the fact that no one has heard of you yet. Additionally, tight budgets and limited funding can make extensive marketing strategies impossible, leaving entrepreneurs desperate for customers. While it may not seem obvious, optimizing your customers’ offline experiences could be the answer to get your startup moving. Take the European shoe brand Kelme as an example. They were looking to relaunch their brand, and capture the attention of [...]

Tips on How to Start a Courier Business

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If you are looking for a great home-based business that you can open for very little money, then you might want to look into starting a courier business. Courier businesses offer services like delivering small packages, messages, and flowers, and are often in demand among attorneys for court filings; when an attorney needs to get a paper filed fast, he often relies on a courier service to deliver it to the court house. As a courier, you can charge by the mile or a flat rate for delivery. You will need very little to get started, other than reliable transportation [...]

Thinking About Digital Signage for your Small Business? Try These 10 Options

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Digital signage can be rather expensive. But it does offer plenty of benefits for small businesses, including the ability to easily change up messages and catch customers’ attention as they pass by. Luckily, there are some affordable solutions out there that even the smallest Main Street businesses can take advantage of. Here are some different solutions to consider that would work for businesses with all different types of budgets. Digital Signage Solutions Stewart LED Signs These LED signs from Stewart Signs consist of many tiny LED lights, so they can show basically any type of image or animation you come [...]

Small Business Users Have Until September 1 to Switch to Skype 8.25

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Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) just announced it is replacing the classic desktop Skype (7.0) with a host of new features which resemble the mobile version. With Skype 8.25, Microsoft says it has improved the usability and performance to help users stay connected. The move to 8.25 comes a little over a year after Microsoft made Skype Preview available on Windows 10 with version 8.0. In that time, the company has been testing the new additions and 8.25 is now ready for the public. With over 300 million active monthly users around the world, Skype has become a reliable communications solution for [...]

The Seven Deadly Sins To Avoid When You Interview

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I wince when I watch most hiring managers interview their candidates. As an executive recruiter, I’ve made every interviewing mistake in the book. Having finally learned the right way to interview job candidates, it’s painful to see others make the same mistakes that I made time and time again. As I wrote in Forbes last week, several research studies indicate that interviews are a poor predictor of job performance. I suspect a major factor driving those findings is this stark truth: Most hiring managers simply have no idea how to conduct effective job interviews. Having participated in–and observed–thousands of job [...]

The #1 Reason Small Businesses Fail – And How to Avoid It

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Cash flow. Mention those two little words to almost any small business owner, and you’ll see them flinch. Very few business terms get as cool a response. And sadly, those two little words (both of them four-letter words, interestingly enough), are the #1 reason small businesses fail. They take out more small businesses than any other factor. In fact, 82% of small businesses fail due to cash flow problems. And while most small business owners agree cash flow is the #1 risk for small businesses, cash flow is also a blanket term – a symptom, if you will – of [...]

13 Ways to Engage With Customers on Social Media

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With more than 2 billion users worldwide, social media can provide your company with a ripe opportunity to engage with customers and showcase your brand. Creating a strong social media following can also help you become the preferred brand with your customers, and significantly improve customer loyalty and reach. To assist you with your social media efforts, we asked 13 entrepreneurs from YEC the following question: Q. What is the best way to use social media to engage your customers and clients to improve brand loyalty and reach? 1. Focus on providing value The single best use of your social [...]

5 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Business With No Employees

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Nearly seven years ago, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner started her blog, Making Sense of Cents, to share her experience of paying off student loan debt and holding herself accountable. The last thing she expected was it turning into a million-dollar business. But in 2017 her business brought in $979,000, and the following year it earned $1.5 million, without hiring employees. She’s part of a growing wave of entrepreneurs who run solo businesses that pull in more than one million dollars in revenue a year. There are nearly 25 million “one-person” businesses in the United States. And overall, nonemployer businesses are making more money [...]

WordPress Basics for Small Businesses: Hosting Your Website

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Having an effective website is critical for a small business’s success, and we believe that WordPress is the best option when choosing a platform for a new site. Recently, we wrote about choosing and purchasing the right domain name, and in this post we will review and recommend hosting options. What is web hosting? If you’re new to managing a website, it’s easy to get confused between the platform (we recommend WordPress) and the host of your website. You build the content of your site (such as web pages and blog posts) through the platform. At that point, your content [...]

Secrets of Better Content Creation Revealed: Use these 10 Tools

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Every digital marketer understands the importance of content for their success. The top 3 percent of your content result in 95 percent of the traffic, awareness, leads and sales. These are your content marketing unicorns. Behind those unicorn brands is valuable, unique and relevant content that makes them stand out in the sea of donkeys. In fact, in any successful digital marketing campaign, there is some magical content creation behind it. Creating unicorn content is one of the biggest challenges for content marketing success. Content Creation Tools With the help of these marketing tools, you can ease up the burden of curating and creating top unicorn [...]

Hiring an Outsourcing Company for Your Business? Here’s How to Find the Perfect Partner

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By Jake Rheude Outsourcing. It used to be a bad word. The kind of cost-cutting move that could dilute a brand if done wrong. But times have changed. Today, the outsourcing game is more ambitious than ever. Thanks to developments in software, cloud computing, and automation, the savviest businesses use outsourcing not only to keep costs down but to improve some of their most fundamental business processes. What kind of innovation can a vendor provide? The market is still testing the possibilities, but a survey by Deloitte found that business leaders across sectors have hired outside vendors to do things like [...]

Why Small Business Should Support Their Employees (and How to Do It)

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As a small business owner, you might think your most important investment is in your equipment, or in the R&D for your latest product, but in most companies, your employees are your most important assets. Your workers will be the ones communicating with clients, adhering to your brand values, and ultimately helping the company grow — so it’s in your best interest to to know how to support your employees in any way you can. Supported Employees Providing more support to your employees, through perks, flexibility, services, and environmental conditions, can help your company in multiple ways: Attendance and productivity. Worker [...]

5 Ways to Get Money to Start Your Business

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I am going to teach you some sources for money during these times where it is more difficult to get a business loan than it has ever been. During these times when it's difficult to get a traditional loan from a bank, there are ways to find money to fund your business. I created a list of 5 primary funding sources to help you get started. 1) Obtain Venture Capital - There are many people in the marketplace today that have money to lend. It is probably their requirements are more stringent than in the past, however, with a good [...]

6 Online Copywriting Strategies for Content Marketing Success

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Copywriting can be overwhelming. It’s extremely time consuming, and it requires consistency and a solid strategy. Without those three key elements, your content marketing could fail. The most important one—and the one we’ll discuss here—is strategy. You can find someone on your team to write content for your business, or you can outsource the work to a freelancer relatively easily. However, creating a strategy requires a better understanding of your business, its customers, and its direction. In this article, you’ll find the top six copywriting strategies for content marketing I use, both for myself and for my clients. I hope [...]

3 Tips for Thriving Among Industry Giants

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Stand out with your startup in a world of giants. July 21, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Startups have never had it easy. Big businesses hate disruption, and when a new company starts doing things differently, established players do everything they can to steal the ideas and squash the competition. PepsiCo, for example, has mechanized the process. Through its partnership with Black Swan Data, PepsiCo hopes to identify trends before they become, well, trendy and beat would-be disruptors to the punch in an effort to compete with its smaller competitors. This is because, as PepsiCo [...]

10 Expert Tips for Putting Together Your Own Digital Marketing Puzzle

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Building your marketing plan is like putting together the pieces of a puzzle. One piece might be video marketing. Another might be email marketing. And there might also be some related to social media and content creation. To help you put together those pieces in a way that makes sense, check out this week’s top marketing tips from members of the online small business community. Create Great Marketing Videos With more and more brands catching onto the power of video marketing, it’s more important than ever for you to create videos that actually stand out and get results. In this [...]

HubSpot Marketing Hub Starter is a Small Business Marketing Tool for Beginners

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Small business marketing is not as simple as used to be, and the constantly shifting technological landscape may be partly to blame. HubSpot’s new Marketing Hub Starter has been created to simplify the process for small business owners. According to HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS), the Marketing Hub Starter platform was specifically designed with small businesses in mind. With this new solution, businesses will have access to all of their marketing tools in one platform. At the same time, HubSpot is going to be offering comprehensive marketing solutions that are more affordable. Kipp Bodnar, CMO of HubSpot, explained the challenges small businesses face [...]

15 Must-Reads Small Business Owners Can Choose from This Summer

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Summer is often a time of rest and relaxation, with plenty of time to sit out by the pool or on the beach with a good book. It’s no surprise that entrepreneurs fill up their summer reading list with books that will help them run their business better. There are the business classics like The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and Good to Great, but sometimes business owners can find valuable lessons in an unexpected read. We asked 15 members of Young Entrepreneur Council the following question: “What’s one book from your summer reading list that may have insights for small business [...]

The Ingredients to Great Landing Pages for Your Website

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A new infographic by Ice Cube Marketing points out why a landing page with a great concept and design is so important. Having a great landing page for your website communicates a lot about your business. As one of the more important lead-generating tools in digital commerce, a poorly designed page can drive your customers away too. Titled “Anatomy of an Optimized Landing Page,” this Ice Cube Marketing infographic looks at everything from the Top Fold to personalization, unique selling points, authority, clarity, and more. For small businesses with a website, creating a landing page with the features Ice Cube Marketing [...]

What is JOBS Act 3.0 and How Could It Help Your Small Business?

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A new bill will allow small businesses to raise capital like larger businesses. Proponents say it will help small buinesses start a new venture and grow their company in a robust economy. A bipartisan vote in the U.S. House created the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act, also known as JOBS Act 3.0 reform. Passing with a vote of 406 to 4, the bill is also being touted by President Trump for its inclusion of additional regulatory reforms. For small businesses, the increased access to capital and elimination of some regulations are both positives. According to the White House Council of Economic Advisers, [...]

5 Ways To Network Without Leaving Your Home Or Office

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Get it all done from your home or office!Image Courtesy of Upsplash / Photographer Bruce Mars It’s often said that time is our most valuable and constrained resource. Yet, we continue to spend so much of it commuting to get to meetings, events, and conferences. What if you could be just as productive in growing your network, but spend less time doing so? The good news is you can! Without leaving your home or office, there are ample ways to network effectively. In the time in which you’d be driving, walking, or on a train, you can be connecting. And, [...]

Can You Find Another Niche for Your Products or Services?

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The riches are in the niches, or so they say. If you’re thinking of pivoting your business and exploring an entirely new niche, it may make you feel a little uneasy. Entrepreneurship itself can be very shaky at times and isn’t guaranteed. When you find a comfortable spot, it’s understandable to want to cling to that security. Marketing to a New Niche However, it can start to feel very routine and eventually hold you back from reaching your larger business goals. If you’re looking to successfully break into a fresh new market, here are some key steps to take. Continue to [...]

11 Business Documents You Should Always Have in Printed Form

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Thanks to modern technology, plenty of offices are now almost completely paperless. Important documents are created, signed and sent exclusively online, and stored for easy access by all parties. While it’s convenient to have all your business paperwork in digital form, you might not want to get rid of your printer just yet. We asked a panel of experts from Young Entrepreneur Council the following: “Plenty of business gets done online now, and many documents are never printed out at all. Still, there are some situations where a hard copy is necessary. What’s one document you should always have a physical copy of, and why?” Business Documents You Should Always Print Here’s what YEC community members had to say: 1. Your Company…

How to Know When to Close Your Business and Start Over

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A few years back, I was working as a business consultant for a venture located in a small city in India. The company used a mix of offline and online methods to connect job seekers and recruiters. After one year as a consultant to the business owners, I realized it was not in a position to succeed. The sales numbers did not look very encouraging, their growth was slow, and they were continuously missing all the targets we set. Worse, they had little to no cash in their bank accounts. For months, the founders knew deep down that we were just [...]

Building a Perfect Team for a Startup: 3 Types of People to Avoid

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For a startup hiring a team is one of the most important steps as not having the right team is one of the top five reasons of startup failure. However, it’s essential to remember that when choosing your future employees, you need to consider not only their professional qualities but personalities as well. You’re building a team, which means the people you hire must all get along and be able to work together. Some types of persons aren’t capable of that and it’s them you need to watch out for. 3 Types of People to Avoid When Building a Startup [...]

Boost Customer Satisfaction with Enhanced Training Techniques

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Proper employee onboarding and training can make a tremendous difference in your company’s profits and customer satisfaction scores. However, a quick glance at the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index shows that there is a big disconnect between current training programs and quality customer service. The industry with the highest overall satisfaction score, full-service restaurants, still manages to displease an average of 19 percent of consumers. Even worse, Internet service providers have an abysmal average satisfaction score of only 62 percent. If you’re trying to launch a new product or build revenue, you can quickly be hobbled by the 49 percent [...]

Dress for Success Tips — What You Can Learn from a Billionaire’s Threads

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“Dress for success” is a well-known adage, but the meaning has evolved in today’s digital economy. A new infographic by Fundera provides some insights with actionable tips to improve your wardrobe. Titled, “Dress For Success: 8 Attire Tips from Famous Business Icons” the infographic looks at the style choices of business leaders and the advice they offer regarding attire. It is fair to say once you achieve the level of success of some of the people in this infographic, you can basically wear whatever you want. For a small business owner just starting out, this may not be possible in [...]

9 Jobs in Sports You Can Do from Home

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Aside from Big Games, when you’d much rather see the action first-hand in courtside seats, a box in left field or your favorite spot in the football stadium, you’d prefer to enjoy life from the comfort of your couch. Though that, among many others, is a good sign you’ll never be a professional athlete, it also doesn’t mean you can forget about a career in sports. In fact, there are plenty of sports-related jobs best performed from the comfort of your home. If you want to combine the heart-racing excitement of sports with the leisurely comfort of home-based work, here [...]

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

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Mental energy is limited each day. Highly successful people use it wisely.Rawpixel Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being "successful") all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed. This is why you hear stories of extremely accomplished people with odd habits, like eating the same thing for lunch each day or wearing a minimal "uniform" to work. These individuals understand the psychological concept of decision fatigue, which is the way in which the [...]

55% of Small Businesses Face Risk Due to Current U.S. Policies, Survey Says

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Although no one is saying we are in a full-on trade war, there is no doubt the first rounds have been fired. And this has some small businesses worried, which is what the latest risk survey from InsuranceBee, a liability insurance provider, has revealed. According to InsruanceBee, 55% of small and medium sized business owners say they face risks because of policies on taxes, health care reform and trade by the Trump administration. However, another 26% of owners say those same policies will make things better for their businesses. Their optimism is in part based on great economic data, including [...]

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Small Businesses

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Unless you live off the grid, chances are some form of AI permeates your day-to-day, whether you realize it or not. A recent global consumer survey revealed that only 33 percent of consumers think they use an AI-enabled device or service, while 77 percent actually use AI technology. Do you ever wonder how your phone autocompletes words as you type a text message? Or how digital assistants on a website chat service respond to your message so quickly? The answer is artificial intelligence. AI is everywhere these days, and is rapidly gaining momentum. As in our personal lives, artificial intelligence [...]

Worried About Job Hopping? 6 Ways to Keep Your Valued Employees from Jumping Ship

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Employees are job-hopping to a degree not seen since before the 2008 recession. Millennials are especially prone to switching jobs: In the first quarter of last year, The Wall Street Journal reports, twice as many workers under 35 changed jobs as those aged 35 to 54. The industries most affected are those already suffering from major labor shortages (including healthcare, manufacturing and construction) and traditionally low-paying industries such as food service and retail. The plethora of available jobs signals a booming economy, which is good news — but for employers, there’s a downside. As a small business owner on a [...]

11 Quick and Easy Content Ideas to Spice Up Your Social Media Presence

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Social media is one of the more mysterious marketing spaces for small business owners. Why? Two things. 1) There are so many channels. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, and so many more serve a variety of purposes in the small business marketing toolbox. Which should you choose to use? The options are endless. 2) It’s time consuming. Once you find the right social channels for you and develop a social media strategy for your small business, finding the time to create content, post it, and stay engaged isn’t easy for someone whose priority is running a business. Engaging with your [...]

4 Reasons Why Outsourcing Is a Good Strategy for Start-Ups

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No matter how hard you try, you can not be equally good at everything. Efficient division of labor has been the hallmark of all successful businesses. Regardless of how talented you are, there is a limit to how much you can do. Outsourcing, when made use of properly, can do wonders to your business. So, how to tell whether your start-up needs outsourcing? Here are four concerns that you should take into account: You are in a hurry Regardless of how talented your new hires are, they usually need at least half a year to settle down and get integrated [...]

Getting a Line of Credit for Your Business Doesn’t have to be Hard, Read These 5 Tips

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Have you considered getting a line of credit for your business? If you haven’t, you should know the importance of this flexible financial tool, and the relative ease of getting access to one. While not every business needs a line of credit to survive, you should know how it works, and the best way to obtain one if and when you need it. In case you aren’t familiar, a business line of credit is a floating loan extended to a business for a variety of purposes. At any time, a business may draw upon that line of credit to pay [...]

Looking to invest? 2018’s best sectors for entrepreneurs

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If you’re got some spare cash to invest at the moment, it’s likely that you’re feeling positive about the range of investment vehicles on offer. With so many different sectors available, there’s never been a better time to get investing if choice and diversity are important to you as an entrepreneur. Whether you’re looking to invest in a digital-first business that operates through the internet or you’re more interested in traditional investment options such as property, there’s plenty to pick from. With that as a focus, here are some of 2018’s hottest investment sectors. Property The US property market has [...]

Starting a Business – Making Money Online – Most Frequently Asked Questions!

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Everyone starting a business making money online is asking two very critical questions ... How do I start a business? "And" How do I PROMOTE a business? " Two simple questions ... yet there seems to be a million different answers or opinions. The answer or opinion will be based on the type on program or business you are promoting. Some will tell you what to do but very few tell the how. Explaining how to get it done is more important than the "what." If they never provide you with an explanation, then you never know if they realize [...]

How Are Small Businesses Using Social Media?

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How does your business’s social media use measure up? Last month, I shared some interesting updates about how American consumers are using social media. But how are small businesses using social media? MarketingProfs recently reported on a new survey by Clutch that has the latest insights. Here’s what you should know. The majority of small businesses use social media Almost three-fourths (71%) of small business owners in the survey say they currently use social media, and 16% say they plan to start to in the future. Only 13% say they have no plans to use social media in the future. [...]

How to Choose a Home Business

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The Internet is a jungle and can be a scary place when you are searching for that needle in the haystack. When searching for the perfect home business, don't give up and especially don't be discouraged. If you have made your mind up and are serious about changing your life; spending more time with your family, spending more time on yourself, realizing financial freedom and creating wealth that will allow you to achieve the lifestyle you dream of, then the only choice is to be your own boss. Of course that means you need a business that will create income [...]

3 Ways to Avoid Startup Roadblocks

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Here’s a bit of not-so-surprising news: Startups fail. In fact, a 2018 Statistic Brain study says after just five years in business, 55 percent unfortunately do. And the reasons for failure vary: Most often, it’s incompetence (46 percent); other times it’s plain lack of experience (11 percent). But what if a new business fails because it hits a roadblock it can’t bounce back from? If your new business hits a bump in the road — and it might — proud entrepreneurs, don’t let it kill your startup. Ways to pivot do exist, but first you have to identify what went wrong. But [...]

Essential Office Supplies You May Need to Start Your Business

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No matter what type of business you plan on starting, you’ll need some basic office supplies to support your operations. The exact items you invest in will depend on your own needs and processes. However, there are some items that can be helpful for businesses in a huge array of industries. Here are some of the office supplies that you might consider purchasing to get your own venture off the ground. List of Basic Office Supplies Printer Paper This is necessary for any important documents that you want to print out or copy. Notebooks These can be used for handwritten [...]

How to Jump Start Your Online Business by Locating the Perfect Niche

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Can I Interest You in an Extra $ 300.00 a Week, $ 2,500 a Month ...? Let me ask you a simple question here ... Could you use some extra money? If you're anything like me or most people out there, I would assume that the answer is yes! And if I could show you how to earn an extra $ 300.00 a week or more consistently, and all you needed was to spend a couple of hours a day at your home computer ... Would that intrigue you? Then read on ... Very few people know what I am [...]