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By: Editor
Published: February 10, 2017, 12:34 am
Copyright: ra2studio / 123RF Stock Photo 1. Chimney Sweeper: Launching a chimney sweeping company is easily accomplished by searching out a mentor who already has a successful business running, and attaining an apprenticeship to learn the skills of the trade. To maximize income potential, entrepreneurs can become a chimney expert and have a dual chimney sweep/inspection business, offering both assessments to make sure the chimney is functional, and a deep cleaning at the same time. 2. Dog Breeder: There is no denying the high demand for dogs with online sites catered to spotting adorable pooches, and frequent social media posts shared of (Read more...)

By: Giannella Alvarez
Published: February 6, 2017, 11:42 pm
With the New Year in full swing, there are a few emerging business trends that could make a big impact on companies and consumers in 2017. Question: When you buy food and drinks, do you consider what kind of impact your choice makes on the planet? Restoration Type Home-Based Businesses – Visit the Home Business Mag EXPO 2017 will be the year that consumers start answering this question with a big “yes.” Based on our experience at Harmless Harvest, the first (and only) premium, organic and Fair For Life coconut water brand, the following trends will gain a foothold in big businesses in 2017. 1. Doing well by doing good This year, brands will start thinking deeply about (Read more...)

By: Matthew Winter
Published: February 6, 2017, 8:16 pm
We live in the digital age, yet you would be surprised at how much we still rely on old fashioned services, such as delivery.  The roads are filled with eighteen wheelers, vans, and cars carrying goods to our favorite grocery and department stores or straight to our doors.  Those who provide speedy and efficient delivery please their customers and bosses, but delivery drivers shouldn’t take risks in order to do this. Read on for how to provide safe services. Keep Distractions to a Minimum In today’s age of technology, it’s becoming increasingly harder to ignore beeps, blips, and (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: January 28, 2017, 10:33 pm
Inga Verbeeck Valentine’s Day is an exciting holiday to be spent with the person or people you love in your life – that is, if you have the time. Many of the most successful individuals in the world simply don’t have space in their hectic schedules to unwind with someone special. Ivy International, a global relationship management company, is changing the Valentine’s Day game for these very people. Ivy is helmed by Inga Verbeeck, a woman who learned just what life “at the top” is like after taking over her parents’ steel company. Ivy works with some of the most (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: January 25, 2017, 4:59 pm
Running a home business takes all the willpower, expertise and professionalism of running a more traditional small business, but not all clients and customers understand this. Not used to this slightly unorthodox approach to business, some will take your business more seriously if it is coated in the traditional trappings of business practice. For that reason it is sometimes necessary to play up the professional nature of your business to impress and live up to the expectations of more traditional business partners or clients. Here’s how to do just that: 1. Use a virtual office for correspondence and hire rooms (Read more...)

By: Bizop Team
Published: January 25, 2017, 1:25 am
Tools To Grow Your Sales Sky High  Looking for a fast, popular, easy yet effective way to do better marketing and make your sales go sky-high? Cloud based tools are the answer! Much like the way technology has changed the entire structure of our lives, Cloud tools have transformed the way a company can go about marketing their products and services on the internet. Many organizations are increasingly using cloud technology for their products and services to reach out to every customer and user in a convenient way through a digital experience that is integrated and helps in advertising. The (Read more...)

By: Priscilla Huff
Published: January 23, 2017, 12:15 am
Service provider businesses make up the largest sector of home-based businesses. Here are 12 home-based businesses for you to consider: 1. Aquarium Set-Up & Maintenance– Help individuals and professionals pursue this popular and tension-relieving hobby, offering affordable set-up and routine maintenance packages. www.fishchannel.com/ Professional Services Type Home Businesses – Visit the Home Business Mag EXPO 2. Seniors’ Services’ Referral – Receive fees from pre-screened service companies you recommend to family and caregivers seeking care for their older relatives or clients. www.aginglifecare.org 3. Business Coach & Professional Mentor – Use your business-professional experiences to assist clients with (Read more...)

By: Editor
Published: January 18, 2017, 7:02 pm
Whilst online tools and services may be considered a basic necessity for those that entered the business world within the last decade, an overarching reliance on digital for both marketing and client interaction has created a hole of antiquity that is easy to fall into. When it comes to the technological barrier that many companies have faced while competing with their more digitally-educated peers, the main issue appears to be a lack of definitive starting points. So, where do you begin? Luckily, while the overabundance of possibilities that digital services provide can be daunting to the unfamiliar, it also means (Read more...)

By: Dana Loberg
Published: January 13, 2017, 10:40 pm
With the 2017 business year in full swing, entrepreneurs are back at their desks and thinking deeply about how to set themselves up for a successful new year. For beginning entrepreneurs, the burning question is, “What new business trends should I adopt if I want to increase revenues this year?” But what about creative types—those who have a passion or talent that hardly brings in enough money to pay the bills? For them, the question is, “How do I even start to monetize my work?” $1K-$5K Investment Home Business Start-Ups – Visit the Home Biz Mag EXPO The (Read more...)

By: Experts Editor
Published: June 4, 2016, 12:36 am
During the early days of most small businesses, technology is relatively easy to manage. In fact, many small home businesses actually begin with consumer computers, printers, and basic networking equipment. However, as your business grows, it will become increasingly clear that the laptop you bought at the office supply store a few years ago is no longer enough for managing everything that you need and want to do. You need more sophisticated equipment that is powerful, secure, and able to grow with your business. But where do you even start? How do you know what you need? How can (Read more...)

 
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