A Bit of Everything, Startup Business

5 Financial Tips to Get Your Business Off the Ground

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

A Bit of Everything, Home Office Hacks, Startup Business

Create a Brag Worthy Coffee Station for Your Home Office

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

A Bit of Everything, Startup Business

Startups That Experienced Explosive Growth – What’s the Secret?

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?

A Bit of Everything, Business for Teens, Startup Business

5 College Degrees to Jump Start Your Self Employment

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

A Bit of Everything, ECommerce, Startup Business

How to Increase Your Store Sales with Pinterest for Shopify

You spent HOW MUCH on Facebook ads to make one $19 sale? The Facebook ad obsession is out of control. I understand that there are many gurus who have mastered Facebook ads and I have had a few very successful Facebook campaigns myself, but enough is enough. Maybe it is because I have been selling… Read More How to Increase Your Store Sales with Pinterest for Shopify

A Bit of Everything, Business for Teens, Startup Business

Best Skills For Self Employed Entrepreneurs

Being your own boss sounds like a dream come true to many would-be entrepreneurs. However, not everyone succeeds in business, and being in charge of your own work, pace, and products can be a daunting task if you haven’t thought it through. It is essential to have at least a few best skills listed below… Read More Best Skills For Self Employed Entrepreneurs

A Bit of Everything, Business for Teens, Startup Business

Is a College Degree Necessary to be an Entrepreneur?

Are you thinking about becoming an entrepreneur, but not sure whether or not you should get a college education first. Let’s explore the pros and cons of whether or not a college degree is necessary to succeed as an entrepreneur. I am currently having these conversations with my teens and am thrilled that they are… Read More Is a College Degree Necessary to be an Entrepreneur?

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5 Creative Ways to Improve Employee Productivity

Employee productivity is at the top of every business owner’s priority list for obvious reasons. Getting more from employees and business processes while keeping costs under control is the primary means by which a struggling company becomes a thriving company. The problem many leaders run into is productivity is a fairly personal skill, and it… Read More 5 Creative Ways to Improve Employee Productivity

A Bit of Everything, ECommerce, Startup Business

Why You Should Start an Ecommerce Store Today

I am a terrible salesperson. I am introverted and do not often like talking to people. I have always preferred to work behind the scenes. In 2008, an unimportant series of events led me to stumble upon EBay. Of course, I had heard of EBay before and even bought a few things from the site.… Read More Why You Should Start an Ecommerce Store Today

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Watch These Top 7 TED Talks to Inspire Your Business Start Up

Deciding to take the leap into self employment is thrilling and frightening and just about every other emotion bundled into one ball of energy. But, sometimes that energy wanes. You start to have a freak out. What am I doing? Why did I think this was a good idea? Am I talented enough? If you… Read More Watch These Top 7 TED Talks to Inspire Your Business Start Up