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?
Have you come up with a good concept for your food truck? This is one (Read more...
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 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.
You (Read more...
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
There are a few (Read more...
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...