Owning a small business is one of the best ways to generate long-term wealth. Unfortunately, many people who have the dream of self-employment see themselves placed out of the market in short order. Why? Generally, it’s because they aren’t really sure how to take those first steps into the business world. Many new small business… Read More Getting Your First Small Business Off the Ground
There are a lot of moving parts to consider when launching your small business, and it’s easy to forget something important. Nailing the important elements of your small business can set the foundation for a lasting and profitable venture. Here is a list of a few important things to have in place before that big… Read More 5 Things to Remember When Launching Your Small Business
You may think that the hard part is done. The planning, strategizing, and sourcing is done. You have your logo and your small business website in place and ready to launch. But, unless you have already begun to build an audience, the marketing has just begun. Marketing your small business is an important way for… Read More When Should You Start Marketing Your Small Business?
I don’t have time for fluffy so-called productivity hacks that may be “feel good” but leave my To-Do list a mile long. My home office isn’t tidy and pretty with pink and teal and gold accents. I have notebooks, bills, business publications, and a massive amount of post it notes scattered about. I don’t use… Read More 7 Productivity Hacks I Use to Get Sh*t Done
You want to start a side hustle, make extra money, and work from home, but you don’t know where to even start. It seems like every “opportunity” is some kind of work-at-home scam waiting to take your money and what little free time you have. Nothing seems to pan out. Or maybe you are already self… Read More Learn the Skills You Need to Make a REAL Work From Home Living
As far back as I can remember, I wanted to be a writer. As a seven year child back in the 80’s, being a writer meant rows and rows of books with my name on it at the local book store. It meant interviews on talk shows and months spent in some tucked away cabin… Read More How to Earn Your First $1000 As A Freelance Writer
Starting a business is a significant undertaking. You have to be clear about what it is you’re trying to accomplish with your business, and how you’re going to do it. One of the most important factors is having a good understanding of your financials and what that will mean for your business before launching it.… Read More 5 Financial Tips to Get Your Business Off the Ground
You did it! You quit your day job and courageously leaped into the colorful ball pit that is self employment. Congratulations on this huge life change! Over a decade ago, I took the same leap and never looked back. (Read more about my personal story here.) The benefits of self employment are innumerable. The freedom,… Read More Create a Brag Worthy Coffee Station for Your Home Office
If you are an entrepreneur with your own startup or interested in creating one, you need the right strategies and insights. Without them, you might not grow fast enough. Startups that don’t grow quickly can run out of capital before they have a chance to make an impact, resulting in failure. Avoid common pitfalls and… Read More Startups That Experienced Explosive Growth – What’s the Secret?
Jump start your self employment with a college degree guaranteed to expose you to the skills and processes required for small business owners. Starting your own business is a brilliant (and scary) decision and a desire many people have. Growing a thriving business can easily provide you with the income you need while allowing the… Read More 5 College Degrees to Jump Start Your Self Employment