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.
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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?
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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...
Published: September 27, 2017, 11:39 pm
Do’s and Don’ts of Securing a Domain Name
If you don’t have the faintest idea about securing a domain name, the situation can be overwhelming and lead you to making the wrong choice. You obviously do not want to make this mistake and regret your actions in the future. Even though you will be faced by these challenges, here are do’s and don’ts to consider when securing a domain name.
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1. Use keywords or a location in your domain name where possible
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Published: September 26, 2017, 5:06 am
5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business
If there is a trick to starting a business and doing well at it, it’s recognizing that you’ve got the right stuff to succeed. If you didn’t, you’d be an employee. Just the fact that you have the courage to venture into the unknown, to step well outside your comfort zone, means that you have more than enough knowledge, experience, and initiative to make it all work out.
Here are five mistakes to avoid when you start your own business:
1. Don’t stray too far from your budget.
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Published: September 24, 2017, 11:27 pm
Why Should You Consider Being a Freelancer?
Are you thinking of setting up as a freelancer? There are plenty of reasons why it might be a good idea for you.
The world of business has changed a lot over recent years, and this has had a huge impact on employees. Those who once felt secure in their regular 9-5 jobs have come to realize that they might not have a job for life. The employment market is simply too volatile for that.
On the other hand, many have realized that modern technology gives them more opportunities than they had before (Read more...
Published: September 20, 2017, 8:42 am
Find the Best Mobile Plan for Your Home-Based Business
When you are starting a home-based business there is sometimes little or no point in having a landline phone. However, the chances are that you will still need a good mobile plan for a phone to use for your business. Whether it is customer facing or something you use to keep in touch with colleagues or contractors, you will want the best deal you can get. And you’ll want one that includes calls and texts as well as mobile data.
Finding the Best Mobile Plan
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Published: September 14, 2017, 11:44 pm
Business Professionals Achieve Their Personal Potential by Solving Society’s Ills
This is the innovation age. These days, people believe in their own personal potential. What’s more, many entrepreneurs today strive to generate sustainable and systematic solutions to societal problems while finding success in business.
Not too long ago, a large number of people believed strongly that good solutions in every society could be brought about through creating nonprofit organizations. However, entrepreneurship has been shown to be far more powerful in driving positive change than have charities.
Sustainable, economically durable, and systematic solutions come about from profit-generating businesses. The (Read more...