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/
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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...
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...
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
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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...
Published: June 3, 2016, 1:22 am
After the purchase of their first home, Cohen and her husband soon discovered how difficult it was to find reliable home improvement contractors. Working a 40-hour week left little time to search for names of trustworthy painters, plumbers and carpenters. It occurred to Cohen that if she was having difficulty, other new homeowners must face the same challenge and that’s when inspiration struck.
Cohen conceptualized a homeowner referral business that would not only be a referral source for busy homeowners but would also help busy contractors by serving as an outsourced sales and marketing force for their (Read more...
Published: June 1, 2016, 8:58 pm
New infographic shows that we struggle to make our wages last all month, with 34% of people running out of money completely before the month is out. We could all do with that little bit of extra wiggle room in our finances couldn’t we? We can’t all become ‘dotcom’ billionaires, but there are so many nifty and not-too-time-consuming ways to make a few bob on the world wide web.
Explore some top tips and solutions below.
Content for cash
Recent scandals have shook the market for ‘content’, with Instagram stars breaking down the walls of production around this fledgling (Read more...
Published: May 28, 2016, 10:28 pm
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It’s no secret that many Americans consider themselves entrepreneurs. In fact, there are approximately 27 million working-age Americans currently starting or running new businesses, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM).
Many of those entrepreneurs are in the healthcare industry, with emphasis on digital health, wearables and telemedicine. While it can be more difficult to get started in this marketplace, the hurdles that can hinder entrepreneurs, once overcome, become barriers to entry for your competition.
This is where Hubert Zajicek comes in. As CEO of Health Wildcatters, a nationally-ranked, mentor-driven, 12-week seed accelerator program for (Read more...
Published: May 27, 2016, 4:11 pm
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There are few ways to be effective in business without the necessary qualifications, especially nowadays. Only a few decades ago, the idea of a self-starter was a mainstay in the field of entrepreneurialism, with the likes of Alan Sugar moving from the rank of wheeler and dealer to high-flying CEO thanks to a few fantastic business decisions.
Now he’s on television and situated in the CEO equivalent of an ivory tower, unaware that success stories like himself are few and far between in today’s climate.
The millennial generation (also known as Generation Y) are (Read more...
Published: May 25, 2016, 10:56 am
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A career in catering is a fast paced, exciting path to take. But, it’s important you seek out the experience and necessary training before applying for catering jobs (bookmark this post, because once you’re ready to apply for roles they can be found here). So what do you need to know before embarking on a culinary career path?
You must be passionate
A career in catering will only develop into something successful if you have plenty of passion to throw into your work (talent is of course important, but it’s arguable that everyone can (Read more...
Published: May 24, 2016, 4:47 am
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Ease of transactions is one way for businesses to acquire a reputation for being smart and forward thinking, and the technology behind digital transactions means that businesses now have another way to make their systems more efficient.
The technology behind digital transactions is cloud technology, the use of large groups of servers – or networks – as well as aspects of virtualization to manage process-heavy operations. Traditionally, transaction management has involved an often burdensome combination of people, documents, and data, with the result that transactions become bogged down in inefficiency and delays. Digital transaction (Read more...