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 19, 2017, 2:23 am
4 Ways to Become a More Disciplined Entrepreneur
There is no secret formula to entrepreneurial success. However, there are some common threads. One such thread is discipline. In order to achieve any sort of lasting success as an entrepreneur, you have to master the art of self-discipline and take control of your life.
The Noble Pursuit of Discipline
Discipline is a skill that has to be honed in every area of life. Whether it’s your personal or professional life, you have to find a way to keep yourself moving in a positive direction, regardless of what’s happening around you (Read more...
Published: September 18, 2017, 12:42 am
6 Web Design Tools You Can Use in Your Business
Technology gives anyone who has a bit of artistic vision the ability to do web design. Couple that with entrepreneurial drive and a few fully functional web design tools, and you can create an effective website for your business without needing to understand how to code it.
Many new businesses need to save on costs when they are starting up. Reduce the amount of money you spend on web design by developing your website yourself. In the process, you will save your company thousands of dollars that can be used (Read more...
Published: September 14, 2017, 11:41 pm
4 Keys to Innovation That Will Lead You to Success
In today’s world innovation is a must. In these times of fierce competition, not only do business owners need to keep up, they need to stay ahead of the times.
New jobs, new products, and even new industries emerge almost daily. If you are wondering how you can make innovation a powerful component in your business, we offer here 4 critical keys.
1. Follow Your Own Path
Don’t be afraid to do things your own way. Be your own quirky self. Of course, you’ll want to (Read more...
Published: September 13, 2017, 1:44 am
3 Ways to Protect Equipment and Products of Your Home-Based Business
Your home-based business is part of a massive piece of the US economy, more than you may realize.
Whether you work from home as a freelancer, a seller on Amazon, a caterer, an online retailer or any one of a number of other careers, you’re one of 38 million home-based businesses in the US alone. Not all of these are small-time businesses, either, as 20% of home-based businesses make $100K-$500K per year.
With this type of money going through home businesses, it’s important to keep one thought in mind: (Read more...
Published: September 13, 2017, 1:32 am
Junk Removal Vancouver: A Small-Business Success Story
As Marie Kondo says in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, there are two steps to effective tidying: discarding and storage. But it’s discarding—or junk removal—that must always come first. While Matthew Shoemuck and his partner Esteban were working on landscaping and general maintenance jobs, they realized that business owners and homeowners in their hometown of Vancouver had an even more pressing need. This realization inspired them to form Junk Removal Vancouver.
The company started out in the Port Moody and the Tri-Cities areas. But business grew, and so did the company (Read more...
Published: September 12, 2017, 11:46 pm
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7 Success Tips for Student Entrepreneurs
The world needs entrepreneurs, and student entrepreneurs offer the best of the best. They generate employment, enhance the standard of life, offer new technologies to society and maintain competition in the market. However, launching a business is no joke, especially while you’re still in school. Keep reading to find out 7 indispensable tips that can maximize your chances of success while you’re still a student and after you graduate.
1. Not a good, but a great idea
You may think that your not-yet-launched product or service (Read more...
Published: September 12, 2017, 12:24 am
The Mistakes You’re Making with SEO Are Costing You Traffic
As someone who has managed to open your own business or company, you should be proud of your entrepreneurial acumen. But that expertise might not necessarily translate so well into the world of marketing your business online, particularly when it comes to Search Engine Optimization or SEO.
There may be no more important tool to marketing your business than SEO, as it is the way that new customers will be directed to your company website by the major internet search engines. If you think that just throwing a few keywords (Read more...
Published: September 10, 2017, 10:58 pm
Looking for Ways to Get Your Invention to Market? Here’s a Fresh Idea
Every step forward in this world comes from an idea. Most ideas, however, never become anything more than a thought. If you’ve come up with a brand new idea—an invention—that the world needs now, but you don’t know how to get it to market, there is help. Read on to find out more.
Boost Your Confidence
It’s an unfortunate truth that many inventions never make it to market because their inventors don’t think their inventions are good enough. This train of thought (Read more...
Published: September 5, 2017, 12:04 am
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Startup Costs: Watch the Bottom Line to Keep Them Under Control
The startup days are an exciting time for a new business, but startup costs can bring danger. Many companies have fallen by the wayside because those in charge were not financially disciplined enough to shepherd the business through the early times. Here are some important tips to trim the startup costs that can drag your business down.
Know Your Size
As a founder, there is one question you should be asking yourself at every stage of your startup’s development: “Just how big (Read more...