Business Ideas

Starting a Christmas Decoration Business

Starting a Christmas Decoration Business

Christmas is the season of warmth, joy and good cheer. It is also big business and a highly anticipated season for retailers. Learn how to start a Christmas decoration business.

November 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Start a Christmas Lighting Installation Business

How to Start a Christmas Lighting Installation Business

Christmas and lights go hand-in-hand together. When one thinks of Christmas decorations, Christmas lights – both inside and outside — are always a key element in the design and decor. Learn how to start a Christmas lighting business.

November 16, 2014 | By | Reply More

Working from Home

Is Being a Home-Based Working Mom Easy?

Is Being a Home-Based Working Mom Easy?

Is it easy being a home-based working mom? I cannot tell you how many people have called me, written to me and stopped me in social situations to ask about finding work as a home-based working mom.

November 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Passion and the Independent Retail Owner

Passion and the Independent Retail Owner

You are an independent retail owner. Learn how to use your passion to give your independent retail store that distinctive edge to win against your competition.

November 4, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More

Starting a Business

5 Tips to Reduce Risk When Starting a Small Business

5 Tips to Reduce Risk When Starting a Small Business

Like many adventures, taking a headfirst dive into a shiny new small business involves taking a big leap of faith. Learn some of the basic measures you can put in place to reduce this risk and give yourself the best chance of being successful.

October 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Launch a New Product Successfully

How to Launch a New Product Successfully

Launching a new product is a big gamble, especially if your whole business rests on it.  Here are some of the best strategies you can use to launch a new product successfully

October 13, 2014 | By | Reply More

Online Business

Web Site Design is About Planning and Thinking, Not Technology

Web Site Design is About Planning and Thinking, Not Technology

How do you design an effective Web site? Creating a Web site goes beyond the technical and design aspects. Rather, you need to carefully think and plan about your Web site, even before you touch your mouse.

October 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
How to Turn a Hobby Web Site into a Business

How to Turn a Hobby Web Site into a Business

Majority of the web sites that compose the millions of sites on the Web are operated by enthusiasts and hobbyists. Learn how Darnell McGavock turned his love for soul food cooking into a successful small business website.

October 25, 2014 | By | Reply More

Marketing

5 Biggest Business Networking Mistakes – and How to Avoid Them

5 Biggest Business Networking Mistakes – and How to Avoid Them

Are you networking to grow your business? Are you constantly looking for prospects? Learn 5 biggest mistakes in business networking and how to avoid them

November 4, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
How to Triple Your Referrals

How to Triple Your Referrals

Have you ever given a referral to someone and never gotten one in return? Have you ever wondered what you need to do to get attorneys and CPAs to reciprocate with referrals? Learn the simple process to triple your referrals.

October 9, 2014 | By | Reply More

Financing a Business

Why You Need to Dig into Your Financial Numbers

Why You Need to Dig into Your Financial Numbers

When you really dig in to the financial numbers of your business, there’s always a story to be told, sometimes a story that you hadn’t been aware of before. Learn why you need to review and analyze your financial numbers.

October 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
5 Ways to Increase the Profits in Your Small Business

5 Ways to Increase the Profits in Your Small Business

Are you a small business owner who dreams about dollar signs all night? Learn basic strategies on how to beef up your bottom line to increase your return on investment and put more money in your business bank account.

September 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

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Start a Business Before Retirement

Start a Business Before Retirement

I will be retiring from my actual work in seven or eight years. I would like to begin my business now, maybe I could go on my own. How do I start my business before retirement?

November 19, 2014 | By | Reply More
Hiring and Keeping Employees: A Challenge for Small Businesses

Hiring and Keeping Employees: A Challenge for Small Businesses

It’s really easy for the large Fortune 500 businesses to hire and fire thousands. With there massive personnel departments that are bigger than the largest city in Papua New Guinea, reference checking interns that could easily staff a large McDonalds and slick, online systems (that you installed!!) to process zillions of resumes from faceless degree […]

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