Published: August 16, 2017, 11:24 pm
Starting a Home Business? Take Care of These SEO Fundamentals
Starting your own small business is no easy task, especially if you don’t have a lot of experience with business in general. Even a city such as Madison, Wisconsin, can be a challenging environment for a new business. So making your entrepreneur debut from home might be a great idea. If you’re going to do everything yourself, though, you will soon enough find that it’s less rewarding than you might have thought. That’s especially true when you consider the amount of work you have to put in. However, you’ll (Read more...
Published: August 7, 2017, 11:35 pm
7 Things That Could Stop You from Starting a Business
In Western society, we tend to glamorize entrepreneurship. Starting a business is seen as an expression of individuality (not to mention introducing the world to something beneficial, like a new product or service). Many believe it’s a path to building wealth, which everyone wants.
On top of that, 78 percent of surveyed millennials consider an entrepreneur they know to be successful, and 62 percent have at least considered starting their own businesses—yet only 2 percent of this generation is self-employed.
If so many people want to start their own (Read more...
Published: July 31, 2017, 10:58 pm
6 Key Characteristics of a Successful Business
Everyone who starts a company wants it to be a successful business. Unfortunately, however, less than half of those who start a business actually succeed.
Is there a secret to how some businesses are more successful than others? Is there something you could be doing now that could help your company to flourish? There are many reasons why a company succeeds or fails, but there are some key characteristics of successful companies that you can apply to put your business on the right path.
1. Masterful Leadership
Your company is only as (Read more...
Published: July 30, 2017, 10:26 pm
Reseller Hosting: Understand Your Customers and Pick the Right Plan
A thorough market analysis at the start of a venture lays the foundation of a successful business, and a reseller hosting business is no exception to this rule. To explain, a reseller host purchases hosting services from a larger host, then sells them to customers, hopefully for a profit.
If you are looking to venture into the reseller hosting business, you need to understand the needs and requirements of your hosting customers. Only then can you decide which web hosting reseller package is right for your business.
Three Levels of Service (Read more...
Published: July 25, 2017, 12:38 am
6 Tips for Starting an Ecommerce Business
More than 200 million shoppers are going to be spending money online this year. There’s never going to be a better time to start that new ecommerce business you’ve been thinking about. If you want to start an ecommerce business and sell products online, this checklist will guide you through it.
1. Find a Business Name
After you’ve decided what it is that you are going to be selling, you need to settle on a business name that is memorable and unique. This helps consumers to remember you. To ensure your ideal business name is (Read more...
Published: July 20, 2017, 2:25 am
How to Successfully Launch a Property Management Company
Real estate. It’s a can’t-miss way to make a fortune.
At least that is what most people believe. But running a property management company is much harder than it appears from the outside looking in. For example, you will have to handle repairs and complaints for the properties you manage. Guess who will be the first one called if something goes wrong at 2:00 in the morning. That’s right, it’s the property manager.
After all, you are managing people’s homes, condos, or apartments.
However, running a property management company can be extremely (Read more...
Published: July 20, 2017, 2:22 am
Top 10 Mistakes People Make When Starting a New Business
If you have recently launched your own business, congratulate yourself. Regardless of whether your venture succeeds or fails, you have achieved far more than the countless souls who dream of starting a new business but lack the courage to do so.
You will undoubtedly experience obstacles, frustrations, disappointments and failures that no one could have possibly warned you about. However, the following top ten mistakes are ones that you should be able to avoid.
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Mistake # 1 – Not Writing (Read more...
Published: July 18, 2017, 4:29 am
Need Your First Personal Loan? No Problem
Are you considering taking out a personal loan to launch your business? And is this your first foray into the field of personal loans? Never fear, help is here. Read on to muster your courage.
Don’t Fear Your Fear
The first time you do anything is scary. In some cases, it’s our fear of the unknown that makes us hesitant to take that step towards new situations. In other cases, like when you’re about to take out your first personal loan, it’s the fear of the consequences of your actions that turns you (Read more...
Published: July 14, 2017, 1:55 am
CFD Trading: What It Is and How to Use It to Fund Your Business
CFD, which stands for “contract for difference,” is a form of derivative trading. With CFD trading, you speculate on the rising or falling prices of fast-moving global markets.
Let’s say you’ve decided on CFD trading as one of the financial vehicles you’ll use to raise the money you need to expand or launch your business. You’ve done your research, and you’ve chosen the market you’ll focus your CFD trading efforts on. You know that market inside and out, and your quantitative and qualitative (Read more...
Published: July 12, 2017, 2:09 am
Hop on Board the E-Commerce Train and Hang on for the Ride Ahead
For being such a fairly new innovation, e-commerce is off to a strong start.
In the 1950’s, when scientists were developing the first electronic computers, the internet was a far-off dream. E-commerce wasn’t even a word.
In the 1980’s Swiss scientist Tim Berners-Lee developed the first protocols for the World Wide Web, and by 1993, 1% of two-way telecommunications were conducted over the fledgling network. However, by 2007, only 14 years later, more than 97% of telecommunications flowed over the internet.
E-commerce took shape during those 14 (Read more...