Published: July 20, 2017, 2:22 am
Top 10 Mistakes People Make When Starting a New Business
If you have recently launched your own business, congratulate yourself. Regardless of whether your venture succeeds or fails, you have achieved far more than the countless souls who dream of starting a new business but lack the courage to do so.
You will undoubtedly experience obstacles, frustrations, disappointments and failures that no one could have possibly warned you about. However, the following top ten mistakes are ones that you should be able to avoid.
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Published: July 14, 2017, 1:28 am
Top 10 Business Ideas for Motorcycle Lovers
Are you enthusiastic about motorcycles? Do you think and dream about motorcycles all the time? You can turn your passion into a profitable business. In fact, the best way to get into the business world is to turn your skills or hobbies into business ideas. Here are some of the best motorcycle business ideas that you can explore.
1. Offer Airbrushing Services
Most bike owners seek professional airbrushing services to keep their bikes in a good condition. If you have the required skill, start offering the services to the bikers in your neighborhood (Read more...
Published: July 12, 2017, 2:09 am
Hop on Board the E-Commerce Train and Hang on for the Ride Ahead
For being such a fairly new innovation, e-commerce is off to a strong start.
In the 1950’s, when scientists were developing the first electronic computers, the internet was a far-off dream. E-commerce wasn’t even a word.
In the 1980’s Swiss scientist Tim Berners-Lee developed the first protocols for the World Wide Web, and by 1993, 1% of two-way telecommunications were conducted over the fledgling network. However, by 2007, only 14 years later, more than 97% of telecommunications flowed over the internet.
E-commerce took shape during those 14 (Read more...
Published: July 3, 2017, 5:55 am
How to Get the Most for Your Money with CPM Advertising
It can be difficult to make sense of the acronyms used for online advertising, but whether you choose CPA, CPC, CPL, or CPM advertising, you want to get the most for your money. Here we offer an in-depth look at one of those acronyms—CPM. We tell you what all those other letters stand for, too. But we focus here on CPM advertising, tell you what you should use it for, and review the networks that give you the best return on your investment (ROI) for CPM advertising.
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Published: July 3, 2017, 5:29 am
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3 Ways to Make Yourself More Valuable to Employers
While you’re working to get your business off the ground, you might need to work for others and build your business in your spare time. If that’s the case for you, you will want to make yourself more valuable to employers. Here, we discuss 3 ways to do that.
Sometimes it can feel as if your employer doesn’t recognize your efforts. However, the problem might not be the company. It could be you. As much of a bitter pill as that is to swallow, you do (Read more...
Published: June 29, 2017, 4:40 am
Ecommerce Websites: A Look at 6 Success Factors
If you’ve never built an ecommerce website before, then there’s a lot that you need to learn before taking the leap. The difference between an average site and an excellent site can mean millions of dollars per year. But do you know which factors matter? The answers may surprise you.
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Pay Attention to These Website Success Factors
There’s a lot to think about when it comes to building an ecommerce website, but some factors are more (Read more...
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...
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...
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...
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...