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 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...
Published: August 31, 2017, 11:03 pm
The Best Ways to Begin Marketing Your Startup
The entrepreneurial dream of starting a company or business is one that many people have from the time they’re very young. Once you’ve achieved that goal, it’s time to develop a clever marketing plan. Only then will your business achieve its goals and more.
Of course, the problem that many startups experience is that they don’t have much of a budget for marketing in the early days. However, some of the most effective marketing techniques don’t require much capital.
It’s also important to know what not to do. That’ (Read more...
Published: August 31, 2017, 11:57 am
5 Profitable Business Ideas for 2017
In 2017, cash is king. Therefore, if you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to start a profitable business, a cash-business model is a great place to start. Cash businesses generate the majority of their income through cash-related transactions. This model allows you to keep your cash flow position secure and monitor the growth of the firm as it expands.
Here are the most profitable cash business models available this year. Check them out. Then start building your first profitable business.
#1 Food Truck
This mobile business model allows you to maneuver in your (Read more...
Published: August 31, 2017, 2:23 am
Why More People Are Creating Their Own Business
Over recent years, many people have become disillusioned with the traditional 9-5 routine of working for an employer. In the past, this offered some degree of security. However, with job losses rife and unemployment high, many have started to look at alternative means of earning a living. One of these is to start up on their own business, harnessing the power of the internet to shape their own financial future.
Many online business news reports have suggested that the number of people who are now opting to work on a freelance basis (Read more...
Published: August 25, 2017, 12:16 am
3 Reasons for New Entrepreneurs to Consider Having a Mentor
When you decide to become an entrepreneur and run your own business for a living, probably one of the furthest things from your mind is a having a mentor. Understandably, you’re excited about starting your new journey, getting to take charge, going out there and doing something on your own. However, while you may have a great idea, there’s a lot of risk involved with trying to build a brand and company if you have little past experience.
Many experienced entrepreneurs will tell you that they learned from trial (Read more...
Published: August 25, 2017, 12:12 am
How You Can Start Your Own SAP Consulting Business
SAP, short for System Application Products, is a comprehensive Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system that contains many fully integrated modules such as logistics, financials, and human resources. If you’re casting about for a business you could start and run on your own, perhaps you could consider an SAP consulting business.
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Why You Should Consider Becoming an SAP Consultant
SAP has been implemented by up to 90% of Fortune 500 companies. In addition, the Big 5 consulting firms use (Read more...
Published: August 23, 2017, 11:32 pm
Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Consultant?
For many young entrepreneurs and professionals, working as a consultant might seem like the dream. You get to set your own hours, work within your area of expertise and live the jet set lifestyle if you end up making it big. But do you have what it takes to become a consultant? More to the point, will you be able to be successful at it? Let’s find out.
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Consultants Have Above Average Confidence
There is no other way (Read more...
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...