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5 Steps to Successfully Onboarding New Employees

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Onboarding is the process of starting new employees at your business, where you and the worker fill out a slew of new employee forms. But onboarding shouldn’t end when the last of the paperwork is signed. Onboarding should also help acclimate employees to their new job and work environment. To reduce turnover, you need to make sure employees adjust to their positions and are happy, and that means you need an effective onboarding program. Try the following tips to make your onboarding more successful: 1. Create a plan Create a detailed plan of everything you need do in your onboarding [...]

How to Manage the Stress of Starting and Running Your Own Business

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Getting your business off the ground and keeping it going comes with many challenges. You’re balancing everything from coming up with the right business name, developing your marketing plans, and figuring out how to maintain customer satisfaction. But throughout your career as an entrepreneur, you’re going to need to prioritize healthy stress management. By tackling that part of your well-being, you’re increasing the chances of being able to thrive under pressure. Here are some principles and tips to keep in mind. Don’t go it alone Perhaps you’re a fiercely independent person and want to handle as many aspects of your business [...]

6 Online Business Ideas for College Students

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Every student wants to earn money. However, it seems to be impossible as you do not have enough experience to find a part-time job and you do not have enough time to find a full-time job. Frequently, students think that they have nothing to do in this situation and decide to earn money working as waiters or dog walkers. Of course, there is no bad job, especially at the beginning of your career but today you have multiple opportunities to start developing as a professional while still being a student and not to lose your precious time on the jobs [...]

Thinking about Names for Your New Business? These 20 Startup Name Generators Could Help

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Choosing a name is one of the most important early decisions you’ll make for your business. But it can also be tough to wait for that aha! moment where the perfect name just comes to you. So if you want to intentionally move the process along, you could try an online name generator. These tools essentially allow you to input some basic information about your business and then automatically generate suggestions that could help you create a relevant brand for your new venture. Of course, you’ll still need to check that your name of choice isn’t protected by another trademark [...]

How to Create Perfect Custom Images for Your Website, Blog, and Social Media

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Using high-quality images on your website, social media channels, and blog posts not only makes your brand more appealing—it also drastically improves conversion rates. In general, humans are visually focused, and much more likely to read and remember an article with compelling visual accompaniment than one with a huge block of text. But here’s the catch: decent stock images can be costly, and while some businesses have the luxury of being able to afford a graphic designer, it’s not an option for everyone. Below, I’ll cover how to source and alter your own custom images, as well as how long [...]

Common Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Make and How to Fix Them

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Starting a new business has its ups and downs. And with little or no experience in the business, there’s a high possibility of making some mistakes which affect the growth of your business in one way or another. But being aware of some common mistakes entrepreneurs often make and their remedies will put you in a better position to realizing your business goals. Here are 5 common mistakes and what you can do to avoid such mistakes. Lack of an efficient business plan A good number of novice solopreneurs often venture into business without having a proper plan in place. [...]

What You Need to Start a Mail Order Business

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There are two main divisions in the mail order business; first, as carried on by a small dealer giving it his whole attention; second, as transacted by an established house, either as side issue to assist the traveling sales department, or as in case of Montgomery Ward & Co. and other catalogue houses, as a sole business. The underlying principles of the business are the same in all cases, differing only in application. The requisites for a successful start may be briefly outlined and if conscientiously followed out will bring a degree of success depending only upon the extent of [...]

Home Based Business Opportunity – Top 3 Mistakes Made When Starting An Internet Home Business

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You are ready to jump on the web and make your dream a reality. You want to start an internet home business. This is a great opportunity for you to pursue your dreams and make a profit at the same time, but be wary of the many pitfalls and mistakes that can hinder the success of your home based business opportunity. Here are the top three mistakes that prevent the success of those starting an internet home business. The first pitfall of starting an internet home business is throwing away your money. You can start your internet business on a [...]

More Than Half of Small Business Buyers are Under 50

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If you’re looking to sell a business this may be the time — and you may want to look for buyers under the age of 50. The 2018 Small Business Owner & Buyer Demographics study by BizBuySell has revealed 53% of small business buyers are under the age of 50. But the largest percentage of buyers in a single age bracket are between the age of 50 and 59 years old at 32%, the survey says. BizBuySell Q1 2018 Insight Report According to BizBuySell, around 10,000 small businesses changed hands in 2017 across the United States, which was a 27% year-over-year [...]

Complete 35-Step Guide for Entrepreneurs Starting a Business

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Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories of early stage startups growing to be multi-billion-dollar companies, such as Uber, Facebook, WhatsApp, Airbnb, and many others. In this article, I give an overview of 35 key steps for entrepreneurs who are starting a business, with links to additional articles addressing some of the topics in more depth. 1. Understand the Commitment and Challenges Involved in Starting a Business Starting a business [...]

10 Tips to Improve Your Business AND Work Life Balance

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Increasing your sales through lead generation and content marketing doesn’t have to require a huge commitment of time or money. Instead, there are some effective strategies and tips you can use to get more done in less time, allowing you to also enjoy your family and life. If you’re interested in selling more without spending your whole life working on your business, here are some essential insights from members of the online small business community. Generate New Leads Without Spending a Fortune Increasing your sales quickly can be a major undertaking. It sometimes requires a large investment of both time [...]

Home Business – 3 Simple Tips For Starting a Home Business

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When it comes to starting a home business, there are literally thousands of opportunities to choose from, whether you decide to only do it part-time or turn it into a full-time venture. There are options to suit anyone across the board, with some being fairly easy and don't require any fees to get started while others call for you to fork out some form of investment, whether it be money or skills. Consider these simple tips when you're searching for the perfect opportunity to start your own home business, and you'll be off to a good start. Tip 1: Make [...]

Starting a Home Business – Some Precautions You Ought to Take

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Setting up a home business is stereotyped as the easy way out of an 8-hour job so many in the employed sector wants to escape from. And yet, setting up a home business can be fraught with risks and challenges. If you are thinking of going on your own, you should take an inventory of these first before taking the plunge. For one, you need to become a generalist. In your office job, you are perhaps a specialist. Your focus is on a specific area of ​​your company's business, eg, purchasing, logistics, finance, human resources, sales, marketing, and so on. [...]

Why Every Student Should Start a Business

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With the economic downturn, students in all the major business schools have been dropping out of their entrepreneurship classes and transferring back to classes where they think they have a secure future. Students and professionals who were once planning to start businesses now have decided to go back to their cushy jobs. Everything is going back to normal. Or at least that is how it looks. Below are nine reasons why any student should start a business: You gain experience. Owning and running your own business is an incredible way to gain experience and credentials regardless of whether you decide [...]

9 Smart Bookkeeping Tips for Small Businesses

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Are you a numbers person? Some small business owners love going over their books—after all, it’s their personal scorecard of how well the business is doing. Others dread dealing with numbers or get so caught up in day-to-day operations that they neglect their bookkeeping. Whether you love it or hate it, good bookkeeping is essential to small business success. Here are nine bookkeeping tips for small businesses that will help put your business in the black. 1. Separate your personal and business finances When your business is just starting out, it’s easy to mix and mingle expenses and income—but it’s [...]

“You Are Your Brand” Teaches Solopreneurs to Develop Their Businesses

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Getting a brand started can sometimes feel like starting an old car. The ignition key does not turn when needed, you hear the engine struggle to get its pistons running, and you are on a prayer hoping the car will run well enough to take you where you need to go. Well, there is no shortage of books to help a brand get started. For first time entrepreneurs and solopreneurs, they may want to consider You Are Your Brand, a personal branding book by Felicia Shakespeare. Shakespeare is the founder of Integrity International Group, a full-service personal business and professional development [...]

101 Survival Tips for Your Business

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There is no disputing the fact that a lot of businesses are collapsing in Nigeria and indeed the world over today because of lack of knowledge of what it takes to salvage the situation. This has even led to serious health conditions as many entrepreneurs have become hypertensive and their health state has defied medical solutions. This is because as long as the survival of their businesses is threatened, their own survival too will continue to be under threat. This is why I am reviewing this book this week as a textual solution. I wish you pleasurable reading. This text [...]

10 Growth Strategies From a Decade of Tech and Business Pioneers

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By Elisabeth Chin The past decade of global business has been exciting, scary, and disruptive, to say the least. Tech startups rule the world. Uber and Airbnb exemplify network-based models that grow at lightning speed. Robots have taken center stage, and innovation continues to drive the globe into an uncertain and unpaved future. This has been a decade of innovation, and my company has had the privilege of speaking one-on-one with some of the most highly influential thought leaders in the world of technology and business. Here is a summary of their mind-blowing work and how businesses today can apply [...]

5 Reasons Your Small Business is Struggling and What You Can Do About It

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Whether or not you like it, if you are an entrepreneur you are in sales. You have to sell your product or service somehow or you won’t make money. If you are scratching your head on why things are not working as planned, take a moment to review your marketing strategy and your overall business to find the source of the troubles. This valuable exercise can help turn around a struggling enterprise or help launch a growing business to the next level. Follow along and put on your thinking cap for ideas to turn around your business. How to Turn Around Your [...]

Apply These 5 Tips to Help Your Small Business Thrive in a Saturated Market

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Conventional wisdom tells us that before starting a small business it is important to research the marketplace to identify opportunities. Too many entrepreneurs and small business owners take this advice literally and abandon great ideas because they deem their chosen market to be saturated. Don’t fall into this mindset and miss out on great opportunities. Instead, search for ways to provide value and thrive despite the saturation. How to Thrive in Saturated Markets Do It Better One of the best ways to enter a seemingly saturated market is to provide better products or services. I sat down and spoke with Joe [...]

How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Small Business Accounting Mistakes

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Managing income and expenses accurately is an important aspect of running a business successfully. Unfortunately, many small businesses make mistakes in their books, without even realizing the impact those mistakes can have on their long-term viability. No system is foolproof, but whether you’re running your books through an accounting system like Quickbooks Online or Xero, or using Excel spreadsheets, human error can be costly.   With this in mind, here are the five most common small business accounting mistakes and some tips to help you avoid them. 1. Common data entry errors When you are manually entering the numbers in [...]

5 Tough Situations You’ll Eventually Face When Managing People

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As a business owner, managing people is by far the toughest responsibility of all. Every person is different, unpredictable, and motivated by a unique set of factors. And while good hiring practices will mean smooth sailing most of the time, every business owner will eventually encounter tough situations. Knowing how to respond will help you avoid making costly mistakes. Be Prepared for These 5 Management Situations Between 2003 and 2013, RainmakerThinking, Inc. interviewed 37,419 managers from 891 different organizations and asked them a simple question: “What is the hardest thing for you about managing people?” Instead of presenting multiple choice [...]

11 Genius Productivity Hacks You Need to Know

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Most of the time, being more productive means striking a better work-life balance and learning to mitigate the little stressors that eat away at efficiency and the psyche. These hacks will help you maximize your time and happiness. Work-Life Productivity Hacks 1. Know Thyself What time are you at peak productivity? Now schedule your most crucialtasks during that time. If you’re a genius between the hours of 10 p.m. and midnight, then by golly, do whatever you have to do to block off that time and get ‘er done. If you need a little help discovering your peak productivity, check out this app that promises to help you find it. [...]

Crafting Your Brand? Here Are 3 Things You Haven’t Thought About

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Greek soap brand Elo differentiated themselves from the competition through unique branding. Everyone’s talking about branding for a good reason: Your brand is the identity of your company. It’s what sets you apart from your competitors. Everything about it should evoke certain thoughts or feelings in your customers, compelling them to want to do business with you. Because your brand is your primary means of communicating what your company stands for, it extends far beyond just your logo or website. Branding is even more important now that people have increasingly more access to products and services from anywhere in the [...]

How to make customers fall in love with your small business

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What makes someone fall in love with a small business? And I don’t mean love as in, “I really like shopping there.” I mean love as in love; the business has fans and friends and followers who rave about it and believe in it and root for it. Certain big businesses definitely get loved that way. Apple is one (or at least before the advent of $1,000 iPhones and mediocre Macs, but that is a column for another day). According to the BrandKey 2018 Customer Loyalty Index, Amazon, Dunkin’ Donuts, Lyft and Five Guys also have customers who are stark raving [...]

Low-risk ways to finance your start-up

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Spearheading a start-up or small business can be many things, but 'easy' certainly isn’t one of them. As a matter of fact, it can be one of the most challenging and rewarding roads to take in life. Unfortunately, the challenges involved can't be overcome with hard work alone - sometimes, what you need is an injection of funds. Fortunately, there are many different ways to fund your start-up - or finance business growth - without too much risk. Invoice factoring Many start-ups make use of invoices, often requiring their customers to pay within a period of a few months. While [...]

How to Start a Spa Business

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Variations in the spa business make it an interesting possible venture for a person looking to go into business for themselves. A spa can be a day spa, a resort type spa, a hot tub distributor and a spa attached to a hotel. The spa can include hair care, massage, nail care and body care. Your interest and the money you have available will be factors in choosing which business you should pursue. The Internet is an excellent source for finding what kind of businesses are for sale and where they are located. A potential buyer can also check out [...]

10 Business Plan Myths That Hurt Your Business – Planning, Startups, Stories

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The need for good business planning is as strong as ever, and the potential benefits are as important as ever. Every business owner ought to have a business plan. But the best strategies for business planning are different than they used to be. And these 10 pervasive business plan myths get in the way, much too often. This post includes the 8 business plan myths that I listed on my March 2 post on the SBA Industry Word blog, plus two others that weren’t included. Why does it matter? Because business planning, done right, is a management tool that can [...]

10 Ecommerce Trends Self-Employed Sellers Need To Know

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As 2018 really gets going, it’s time for self-employed sellers to take a step back and ensure that their business is going in the right direction. It’s not (yet) too late to change business priorities and ace your year. You should be asking yourself: How can I turn over a new leaf with a new business venture? How can I boost sales figures? How can I gain new business opportunities? How can I explore new, untapped markets? With this in mind, we take a look at ten ecommerce trends self-employed sellers need to know… 1. The ‘Trust Economy’ Soars The [...]

10 Tips to Consider for Marketing Your Small Business More Effectively – Small Business Trends

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When it comes to running and marketing a business, there are going to be things that work for some businesses and don’t work for others. But there are also some essential elements — a logo, an email strategy, interesting content — which all small businesses will need. Here are 10 tips to consider for marketing your business more effectively from members of the online small business community. Create a Brand Logo in Minutes A good logo is essential to any small business branding campaign. And you don’t need to be a professional designer or spend tons of time and money [...]

8 Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Buy a Franchise

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By Bruce Hakutizwi There’s no doubt that buying into the right franchise at the right time can be a fantastic business opportunity for numerous reasons: Proven, duplicatable systems make startup and growth easy and scalable Established branding and national marketing support enhance your own marketing efforts Support from a parent company and community of fellow franchisees However, it would be naive to assume that every franchise is a potential good buy. Just like any other aspect of business, “consumer beware” holds true in the search for a valid and promising franchise opportunity. Sad to say, there are companies peddling franchise [...]

9 Legal Missteps That Can Sink Your New Business

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Starting a business requires paying attention to numerous details, including many that have legal significance. But when entrepreneurs have so much to juggle and stay aware of, slip-ups can happen. The list of potential missteps is long. I am sharing several of those mistakes to give you a feel for what could set you up for some major headaches and hassles. 1. Choosing the wrong business entity type The legal structure of a business affects the degree of personal liability protection its owners will have. If a business is operated as a sole proprietorship or general partnership, it is not considered [...]

10 Creative New Business ideas 2018

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2018 is going to see a big increase in startup business, with many new businesses and products coming to the market. If you’re looking to get your own business started then now could be the perfect time. With many new domain names becoming available and new sources of finance such as crowd funding, there is now no excuse to get started. One of the biggest decisions you will have to make is choosing an idea for your business. With many popular markets now being saturated, if you are looking for a successful idea then you are going to have to [...]

Why Do Shoppers Abandon Their Carts—and What Can You Do About It?

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Imagine this: Someone goes into a supermarket buy groceries. They fill their shopping cart with milk and eggs and everything they need for the week. They start heading for a checkout line, but that moment, their phone rings. They answer the call, get distracted for a few minutes and just wander out of the store and drive away from the supermarket leaving the full cart behind. Have you ever seen something like this? Probably not. But the situation with abandoned carts in online stores different. According to the Baymard Institute, carts are abandoned about 67 percent of the time, on [...]

5 Things to Research Before Working With a Startup

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You've poured your heart and soul into building your company. Make sure any newcomer you bring into your business has done the same -- and has the processes in place to protect your investments. January 10, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When you’re running a business, it’s easy to get in over your head. Taking something from concept through execution to successful brand never sounds easy, but there’s always something you overlook at first glance. Even the most seasoned entrepreneurs work with others to cover their bases. Niche startups and outsourcing exist precisely to fill [...]

5 Ways Creative Entrepreneurs Can Keep Motivated

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As a graphic and website designer who has grown a business, I fit into the typical definition of “creative entrepreneur.” So do photographers, interior designers, furniture designers, illustrators, and anyone else who makes money from these “artistic” endeavors that fit neatly into the “right-brained” mold (which is actually a myth). In fact, I believe that lots of different entrepreneurs can identify as creative—even logistics analysts and financial consultants. It’s persistence, especially in the face of adversity, that differentiates those who go the distance and those who give up on the entrepreneurial journey and go out and get a “real” job. [...]

5 Ways to Use Failure to Push Your Startup Forward in 2018

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There are no missteps as long as you keep moving forward. January 17, 2018 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. It’s been over a year since I started working at a startup. I was one of the hardest years in my career, and one of the most fulfilling in my life, in that I've learned more than at any other job I have ever had. The biggest lesson I took away this past year came from my boss, who told me, “Fail and fail fast”. For a person who is extremely self-critical and was pre-programmed [...]

How to Pitch to Investors in 10 Minutes and Get Funded

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Image via WOCinTechChat. I know what it’s like to pitch to investors—both angels and venture capitalists. I’ve raised close to $1 million from angel investors for my previous technology startups. Sometimes you only get 10 minutes to pitch your business opportunity to the investors (or less in some cases). Here’s how to get started. Create a presentation First, take the time to put together a pitch deck. You can use our free pitch deck template for Powerpoint that can help you get started, and there are lots of other tools that can help you put together a professional-looking presentation. Don’t [...]

The 20 Most Common Reasons Startups Fail and How to Avoid Them

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These do's and don'ts can make or break your startup. February 7, 2018 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. So, you have a great new idea or invention, and you are ready to open your startup business. But, you've been scared by the well-publicized statistic about startup failure -- more than 50 percent of small businesses fail in the first four years. Opening and operating a successful startup requires some luck hard-work and thoughtful planning -- as well as the ability to adapt that plan. Having been involved as a consultant to numerous startups over the [...]

Top 10 Pitch Fails – Planning, Startups, Stories

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I was asked recently for a list of things that annoy me in angel investment pitches from startups. I’ve done this before, so there will be some duplication here. But here is my top 10 pitch fails list.  Profits. Talk of profits, overestimated profits, the failure to understand that investors make money on growth, not profits; startups with high growth rates are rarely profitable; profits in high-growth startups stunt growth and reduce the odds of successful exit. That’s why you need to spend other people’s money, right? “I don’t need no stinking projections.” Surprises me how often I’ve seen it. [...]

How to Get Your First 100 Customers for Any Business

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Let’s start with the basics: You need your first 100 customers—like, now. Sales—the one word that most employees fear, but the only word that co-founders think about. It’s safe to say that if any startup could master the art of sales, then cash flow and most other problems in business would be minimal. This is an in-depth article that will give you a full blueprint as to how we were able to grow our unlimited graphic design service, Penji to our first 100 customers. It’s not a glamorous strategy that has an overwhelming amount of confetti, unicorns, and rainbows; it’s [...]

A Guide to Venture Capital Financings for Startups

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By Mike Sullivan and Richard D. Harroch Startups seeking financing often turn to venture capital (VC) firms. These firms can provide capital; strategic assistance; introductions to potential customers, partners, and employees; and much more. Venture capital financings are not easy to obtain or close. Entrepreneurs will be better prepared to obtain venture capital financing if they understand the process, the anticipated deal terms, and the potential issues that will arise. In this article we provide an overview of venture capital financings. 1. Obtaining Venture Capital Financing To understand the process of obtaining venture financing, it is important to know that [...]

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Setting Up Your First Website

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When it comes to being an entrepreneur, establishing a personal brand through a website is critical to success. Everybody and their mom uses the internet to discover new brands, influencers and ultimately to buy new products and services. Big brands have the advantage of a strong reputation and a crew of professional designers behind their sites. If you want to compete with them, you’re going to have to develop a reputation and a strong web presence yourself. But establishing a website isn’t easy. There are countless places to start. Some are expensive, some are cheap, and most aren’t worth your time. [...]

10 Digital Best Practices to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Attack – Small Business Trends

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Small businesses need to be aware that almost half of reported cyber attacks target them. Now, consider 60% of those enterprises go out of business within six months after an attack. Small Business Trends spoke with Brent Scott Community Manager, LifeLock about the 10 digital best practices to protect your small business from cyber attack. “It’s important to raise public awareness to the ever-increasing rates of data breaches, credit fraud, and cyber crime,” he says. Advertisement Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Attack Use Secure Networks WiFi at your local coffee shop is convenient but not always secure. Remember [...]

10 Pro Tricks to Master Local Search Marketing – Small Business Trends

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A successful local marketing strategy requires more than just choosing a few general keywords and setting up pages on Facebook and Yelp. Small businesses and consumers are constantly getting smarter. So if you want to stay ahead of the competition and make sure local customers can find your business, your local marketing strategy has to evolve. Small Business Trends recently spoke with David “Rev” Ciancio, director, industry insights for Yext, a company that helps businesses manage their digital knowledge and reputation everywhere it lives online including listings, maps, apps, Knowledge cards and more. During the conversation, Rev shared a number [...]

5 ways to improve your financial outlook

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If you’re a business owner and want to change your business’s profit margin, or you just want to improve your personal financial situation, it’s time to take some positive action. Here are five things to consider: 1. Do your research into tech If you’re a business owner, it can be a good idea to research the latest technology. Get clued up on FinTech to see if there’s any new or upcoming software that can minimize your process and maximize your output. It’s important that your business does not get left behind by competitors – and deploying the right tech can [...]

The One Thing That Makes the Difference Between Success and Failure in Business

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I started my first business out of the trunk of my car 33 years, ago with my (our) wedding money. Over the next 13 years, I made good money in my business, but I worked 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Then, I learned two secrets that changed my life. I learned that the one and only reason your business exists is to be a vehicle to achieve your life goals. Translation: You have to know what you want out of life first. Then, you have to build the right vehicle to help you get there. Whether it’s [...]

Think Your Business Plan Template is Creative? These 7 will Make you Reconsider – Small Business Trends

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Starting your own business is so stressful, with so many things to be done, that it’s easy to convince yourself that doing the bare minimum for a business plan is enough. There are a ton of business-plan templates out there, so you could always just dump your own information into one of them and run with it. After all, you just need it to get funding, and then you’ll never look at it again. Right? Well, you could do that, but your business plan can actually be a living document you use often, to ensure your performance and growth are on track. Updating and referring to [...]

7 Ways to Use Free Tools to Improve Your Digital Presence – Small Business Trends

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If you’re a business owner, blogger or freelancer, chances are, you engage in some form of digital marketing for your business. You probably never intended to, and you certainly weren’t trained for it, but somewhere along the line, you figured it out because you realized your business would be dead without it. Kudos for that, marketing in today’s world is no easy feat. But if you’ve fallen into the trap of ‘I just don’t know what to do anymore’, you’re not alone in that either. With the prevalence of tools that have popped up over the past few years, and [...]

How to Create a Small Business Budget – Small Business Trends

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You’re running a successful small business, but things aren’t ideal. Everything is ticking along nicely, though, in an ideal world, you’d like to see greater profit margins. The answer to earning more profit from your small business venture could be a better business budget. Every successful business needs a budget for knowledge and insight into costly waste and how to make bigger profit margins faster. Steps to Making a Small Business Budget If you’re wondering where to start in compiling a budget for your business, you’re in the right place. Check out these steps for creating a budget for your [...]