Business Online Journal
By: Matt Lee
Published: July 18, 2017, 4:14 pm
It’s a fascinating era for consumers, but also one ripe with opportunity for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Modern technology and resources — drone flying courses for professional drone pilots, for example — have made a new career path a more accessible and realistic option. Let’s take a more in-depth look at five growing industries that are shaping up to be lucrative business opportunities. 1. E-Commerce To say the e-commerce industry has made waves in the retail sector would be a massive understatement. A tsunami would be a more accurate description. And although online retail has been around for quite (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: July 3, 2017, 10:52 pm
Many people dream of running a business out of an RV or trailer while on the road but don’t make that dream a reality because they don’t believe it’s realistic or possible. But since thousands of other people work out of RV’s full time while traveling on the road, why can’t you? In fact, there are many different careers that you could pursue while working from an RV or airstream trailer of some kind, five of which we will cover in this article. Here are the top five business ideas for working out of an RV or trailer: 1. Video (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: June 21, 2017, 2:34 pm
Some of the most successful people in the world are those that are able to look ahead and anticipate the needs of the consumer before their competitors catch on. The strategy to grow your entrepreneurial enterprise contains a great deal of risk; however the playout potential is sometimes too great to not want to get involved! As well as working towards having an impact on cultural level, an entrepreneur also has the potential to go one step further and have an economic one too, while potentially considering doing business globally. Entrepreneurs are often seen as being people who deliberately operate (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: June 21, 2017, 1:49 pm
Moving house is the chance to start fresh and most people are relieved to leave their old house behind. Yet, if you have the available resources, keeping your old house and transforming into a holiday let can be highly beneficial. Additional Income The most obvious reason to turn your old house into a holiday let is because it can earn you between £15,000 and £30,000 every year. Of course, a successful holiday let needs to be based in a desirable location. If you are lucky enough to have lived in a holiday hotspot, then your income will generate (Read more...)

By: Bruce Hakutizwi
Published: February 13, 2017, 11:00 pm
Running a business involves a thousand little decisions and individual moments. It’s not just one grand success or failure, but a thousand tiny successes and failures that add up over time. Ninety-nine point nine percent of these moments and decisions will have just a momentary, mild effect on your overall business success and the shape of your future. Making mistakes with some of these decisions or failing to seize these opportunities will result in valuable lessons that can help you improve the business going forward. Only a small number of moments will define your company and its future. Failing (Read more...)

By: Priscilla Huff
Published: February 13, 2017, 10:19 am
Silver (and Gold) in Senior Services As boomers age, they will represent a huge block of potential customers for innovative entrepreneurs who can supply the right services and products. Here are fifteen senior-related, home-business ideas that may have you finding riches in these boomers’ golden years. $10K-$20K Investment Home Business Start-Ups – Visit the Home Biz Mag EXPO *Please note: Professional associations are primarily networking organizations and usually do not offer start-up information. Include a business-sized, self-addressed, stamped envelope with any written correspondence. 1. MEDICAL CLAIMS ASSISTANCE PROFESSIONAL Seniors often overpay medical bills; because they do not understand the insurance (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: February 10, 2017, 12:34 am
Copyright: ra2studio / 123RF Stock Photo 1. Chimney Sweeper: Launching a chimney sweeping company is easily accomplished by searching out a mentor who already has a successful business running, and attaining an apprenticeship to learn the skills of the trade. To maximize income potential, entrepreneurs can become a chimney expert and have a dual chimney sweep/inspection business, offering both assessments to make sure the chimney is functional, and a deep cleaning at the same time. 2. Dog Breeder: There is no denying the high demand for dogs with online sites catered to spotting adorable pooches, and frequent social media posts shared of (Read more...)

By: Jeremy Ryan Slate
Published: February 8, 2017, 5:00 pm
It's a big question in the business space: Is it better to self-publish a book or pitch it to a big publisher? It comes back to why you're publishing a book in the first place. And with self publishing becoming easier than ever, Amazon has become loaded with best-sellers. Books published in 2016 only have about a 1 percent chance of ever seeing the shelves of a bookstore, begging the question: Why publish at all? Well, that’s the wrong question. The question that the savvy entrepreneur should be asking is: Why use a publisher at all? In 2015, Jared (Read more...)

By: Michael Georgiou
Published: February 7, 2017, 5:00 pm
At any given time, we have a number of ideas in our heads that we would love to see come to life. A business proceeds not just from an idea, but a burning desire to achieve something. Aspiring entrepreneurs often underestimate the sheer and relentless amount of work that goes into setting up a business, running it and ensuring that it goes on to become a successful undertaking. It may start with a brilliant spark, but from procuring funding to setting up an office, to hiring people and selling others your idea — starting your own business is wildly rewarding (Read more...)

By: Jeff Sass
Published: February 5, 2017, 5:00 pm
In crowded, competitive industries, unique standouts are increasingly difficult to spot. Brand exposure is often limited to on-shelf product, digital ads, and other sterile, removed interactions. However, for companies whose products or services are used for web building, hackathons may hold the key to a more accelerated product rollout and could also offer opportunities to boost brand awareness. They let anyone who provides a service that can be utilized by someone building a business online get in front of the makers who would use that service. Non-tech titans like McDonalds and Samsung continue to build momentum and interest around (Read more...)