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 13, 2017, 2:43 am
Why an Online Mattress Business Is the Right Business for You
It might surprise you to know that an online mattress business is one of the up-and-coming business models right now.
People are choosing to purchase more and more of what they want and need online, including mattresses. People love being able to purchase anything they want or need from the comfort of their own homes. Entrepreneurs, always on the lookout for new opportunities, stand to benefit from these digital trends, too, because they can make their products and services available to millions of people everywhere.
Beyond these obvious points (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 11, 2017, 8:13 am
An Income Conveyor Belt: How to Build Passive Income
Passive income is everyone’s ultimate dream, right? Having passive income is like having an income conveyor belt that allows you to make money for your business while you do absolutely nothing. However, achieving the reality is far from easy.
Being able to rely on a passive income requires hard work upfront. There is no magic switch you can install on your business’s website. You’ll have to be willing to do the work in the beginning and keep things running with routine maintenance after that. That’s because if there’s (Read more...
Published: October 11, 2017, 7:49 am
Using Freelancers in a Small Business: The Pros and Cons
One of the ways that many small businesses can be flexible when it comes to spending is by relying on freelancers for some tasks.
Operating any small business naturally means keeping a tight rein on costs. Most small business owners minimize expenditures by focusing spending on those elements that make a difference to customer service. In other words, they focus on the customer’s experience and the quality of their product or service.
Companies that make sure their cost structure is flexible are better able to cope with a fall (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, 2:10 am
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10 Factors That Make a Life Insurance Plan Worth Your Money
Life insurance. You may think that because you’re young and just starting out in business that you don’t need it. However, there are so many benefits to having a life insurance policy—and the sooner you get one, the better.
Keep reading to learn about the factors that make life insurance plans worth your money, no matter what your age.
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Published: October 2, 2017, 2:09 am
7 Ways Exercising Can Help You Succeed as an Entrepreneur
Neglecting our health on the road to success is like throwing money down the drain and expecting to get rich. It just isn’t going to happen. Forgoing proper diet and sleep in the name of grinding out one more hour is a recipe for disaster, often because doing so makes you crash into a wall a lot sooner. However, there is one way to make sure we’re performing at our prime optimum levels, though, and that is through exercising.
Here are 7 ways everyone (especially entrepreneurs) will benefit from regular (Read more...