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By: Bizop Team
Published: June 25, 2017, 2:20 pm
Why Using a Ready-Made e-Commerce Site Is Better Than Building Your Own There are certainly compelling arguments for building a custom e-commerce site. After all, when you’re finished with building your own site, you’ll have a store that’s configured to your exact requirements. Your store will have the precise throughput you’ll need to deliver outstanding results for your users. You’ll have an environment in which every aspect of your business is supported. If you do things right, your store will have strong performance and easy integration. You’ll be able to expand your store if and when you need (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: June 22, 2017, 4:01 am
How to Turn Your Hobby into a Profitable Business Have you ever heard that old saying, “If you truly love what you do, you will never work a day in your life”? Well, you can take that saying to heart, because it couldn’t be truer. The only real problem is finding a job that allows you to do something you love. This is why many people are turning their hobbies into full-fledged businesses, and you can do the same. Whether you have a wood-working hobby, a sewing hobby, or an interest in teaching, you can take any of these hobbies (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: June 22, 2017, 3:55 am
The 5 Steps You Need to Take Before Writing Your Business Plan If you want to start a business, you need to have a business plan. However, before you even begin the drafting process for your business plan, there are some steps you should take to get your personal finances, logistics, and ideas in order. Without that foundation, writing a business plan will be substantially more difficult, so take the time to organize yourself in advance.     Steps to Take Before Writing a Business Plan Follow these steps to give yourself the best platform for writing a business plan: (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: June 18, 2017, 11:55 pm
How Anybody Can Be an Entrepreneur—Even You When people think of great entrepreneurs, the usual luminaries come to mind: Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg. Their success stories are the stuff of legend, and they seem almost otherworldly in their abilities to innovate and make things happen. While famous entrepreneurs do cut intimidating figures, entrepreneurship isn’t just for a chosen few. Anyone can be an entrepreneur with the right attitude and a smart strategy. Sure, a great idea is essential. But ideas aren’t worth much if you don’t know how to execute on them. And that part doesn’t (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: June 13, 2017, 11:53 pm
Building Your Brand: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know When you’re starting your own company, the internal aspects of running your business are naturally your highest priority. However, don’t allow yourself to get so caught up in the never-ending cycle of daily tasks that you neglect to create your company’s most powerful tools—establishing your company’s image and building your brand. But if you have no experience in creating and running a successful brand, how can you know what’s important, what’s necessary and what could be damaging? Here we will go through all the stages of building your brand, from defining your (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: June 12, 2017, 1:52 am
Be Your Own Boss by Becoming a Franchise Owner You’ve finally decided it’s time to be your own boss. You’ve savored your dream for quite a while, and now you’ve had it up to here with working for someone else. It’s time. You’ve been scrimping and saving for a while, too, and you have some money set aside that you can use to kick your new business off.   But Where Do You Go from Here? You could start your very own business, you think, and build it from the ground up. That is, you could (Read more...)

By: Laurie Bennett
Published: May 31, 2017, 6:51 pm
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, easy way to learn new business and digital marketing skills in 5-minute bite-sized lessons.” The App was free, sounded like something I could use since I own a blog and so I downloaded the Google Primer App. Today I received my first Primer lesson and it was really good so I thought I’d share it with you online marketers, or hopeful marketers and (Read more...)

By: Laurie Bennett
Published: May 28, 2017, 12:21 am
If you are looking to buy a franchise and have read my post on “How to Vet a Franchise,” you will most certainly want to know the 2017 Top 500 Franchises according to Entrepreneur Magazine. Check out the Entrepreneur Site to see the entire list and how they determine their rankings       The post Entrepreneur Mag Top 500 Franchise List for 2017 appeared first on Business Opportunities. (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: February 27, 2017, 11:33 pm
If you are looking for a franchise to invest in, there are a lot of different criteria to choose from. One of the ways you can compare franchises is by looking at which are currently growing the fastest. RELATED: TOP NEW FRANCHISES TO INVEST IN  Many of these franchises are quickly spreading across the country, and this is due to a lot of reasons, including their unique products, growing brand recognition and smart development plans. Similar to past years, the fastest growing franchise types this year were the following: Restaurant Concepts Fitness Centers Beauty Salons For restaurants specifically, the fastest (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: February 17, 2017, 8:44 pm
10 Things You Should do to Market Your Business Online   Online advertising is slowly taking over more traditional forms of marketing. In the event you currently have little or no online presence, you will want to jump on the online train so you do not get left behind. Here are some easy steps you can take to boost your exposure and ultimately draw in more customers.   Figure Out Your Goals   Establishing a marketing plan can be difficult to do without knowing what it is you want to achieve. Your goals could be to increase sales, develop a (Read more...)

 
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