Published: October 20, 2017, 12:37 am
5 Things You Need to Do When You’re Starting a Home Business
Starting your own home business can be a daunting task. This is especially true when you must do everything from scratch and you have no experience of running a business.
However, moving away from salaried employment can be a great way to increase your quality of life. Your time will be much more flexible, and you will be able to do things in your own way. If you do it right, your home business can be both financially and spiritually rewarding.
Below are 5 suggestions to get (Read more...
Published: October 18, 2017, 11:51 pm
How to Travel the World While Working Remotely
For most freelancers, it’s a dream to travel while working remotely. Are you looking to explore the sights of Singapore? Or enjoy surfing from the sandy beaches of Costa Rica? The fact of the matter is that nearly everyone who works for themselves has envisioned some plan to venture out. However, it can be hard to know where to start.
As noted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 53 million Americans are freelancers. That’s a pretty staggering figure. Granted, that number probably includes those who hold another job and do (Read more...
Published: October 11, 2017, 8:25 am
What Are the Pitfalls of Working as a Freelancer?
Many people dream of ditching the 9-5 routine and working for themselves instead. But what about the pitfalls of this type of career move?
Over recent years, a rising number of people have actually managed to achieve the goal of being their own boss. They have broken free from employment to enjoy the many benefits of working for themselves on a freelance basis.
However, it is important to consider the pitfalls of working for yourself. Only then can you make an informed choice about whether this is the right move for (Read more...
Published: October 11, 2017, 8:16 am
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Steve Wozniak’s Words of Wisdom for New Age Entrepreneurs
When you think about the famous company Apple, you probably also think about Steve Jobs. We know Jobs as the founder of Apple and its ubiquitous iPhone, but there was someone else behind the development of this powerful company as well. And that person was Steve Wozniak, Apple’s co-founder. I’m here to tell you that you should learn more about this guy, because he’s super intelligent and influential in both the business and the technology worlds. Keep reading for some of his (Read more...
Published: October 7, 2017, 1:27 am
How to Get Tax Breaks Before You Even Start Your Own Business
It’s an exciting time for entrepreneurs to be starting up their own business. Never before have there been so many unique niches in the market. What’s more, any one of them can be properly filled by a nascent business that understands how to stay lean and mean. Especially if it does what some of the bigger corporations can’t.
Yet it’s also an extremely competitive business world. That means that every penny saved during the startup portion of a business can truly make a difference. This is true (Read more...
Published: October 5, 2017, 8:11 am
Paying Your Fair Share: A Brief Guide to Paying Taxes as a Freelancer
If you’re currently in the process of moving from a full-time job into becoming a freelancer, you’re probably experiencing changes in every aspect of your life. The way you file taxes is also changing. Instead of having taxes deducted from your income, you now must navigate paying taxes as a business owner.
Most people have the same questions about getting started on paying freelancer taxes. Here are some of the most common ones.
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Published: October 2, 2017, 2:11 am
10 Productive Skills You Can Learn Online
In this day and age, not knowing how to do something is a poor excuse. That’s because there are hundreds—possibly thousands—of articles that show you, step by step, how to do something. You can even learn online how to better run your business.
Popular sites like YouTube play host to hundreds of how-to videos and tutorials. We could probably even say we live in the “information overload” age. There is so much information out there.
So let’s take a look at some valuable skills you can learn online!
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Published: October 2, 2017, 2:03 am
How to Build a Drop Shipping Business That Rocks
So, you’re looking for a way to get into business for yourself and you don’t have a lot of upfront capital? It could be that drop shipping is just the thing for you. In this article we will give you a brief overview of the basics to get you started.
What Is Drop Shipping?
A drop shipper is someone who buys wholesale from a supplier and sells retail to online customers.
The beauty of drop shipping is that you don’t have to deal directly with any merchandise (Read more...
Published: October 2, 2017, 1:54 am
Questions to Ask as You Start a Food Truck Business
The food truck business definitely offers an exciting opportunity. However, it takes a good bit of work to get your new business off the ground. It’s important that you get started the right way if you want to be successful with your business.
As you work on starting your food truck business, here’s a look at some important questions you need to ask.
Question #1: Do I Have a Concept for My Food Truck?
Have you come up with a good concept for your food truck? This is one (Read more...
Published: September 27, 2017, 11:54 pm
5 Steps to Becoming Your Own Boss
Do you ever wish you were your own boss? You’re not alone. It’s thought that almost 3 in 5 UK workers have considered setting up their own business.
Their reasons range from having a strong business idea they dream of taking to the market, to they want to be in control of their own schedule, or they are fed up with their current boss or, indeed, all of the above. Yet, while going it alone is a common ambition, it’s not necessarily straightforward. Here are 5 key steps to consider before you take (Read more...