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How To Start Booking Jobs Online and Expanding Your Business

Margarita Hakobyan | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Margarita Hakobyan

Most small, local, service oriented businesses grow through word of mouth. Someone asks for the name of a good painter, or house cleaner, or lawn maintenance company, and they get recommendations.

Your Inner Wimp is Sabotaging Your Business Success

Jo Davidson | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Jo Davidson

"I see her as the little girl I once was, playing with a Barbie dream house in the bedroom I had as a child. And she speaks to me with the innocence o...

How Pat Flynn Changed My Entrepreneurial Life

Jo Davidson | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Jo Davidson

When I discovered Pat I was flat broke. My coaching business was close to collapse. I was a coach, without a coach, because I had no money to pay for one, and with hardly any clients. And I seriously needed help to build my business, because I knew, for a fact, that I wasn't ever going back to a day job.

The 3 Most Crucial Lessons I Learned in 2015 as an Online Coach

Jo Davidson | Posted 01.01.2016 | Business
Jo Davidson

These last 12 months have proved to be a magnificent period of change, flex, and eventually growth, in my coaching business. But, before I tell you about those 3 most crucial lessons I've learned, I'd like to share a little bit of background with you.

Why it's Time to Be REAL in Business

Kamila Gornia | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
Kamila Gornia

But through the journey I've gone through, all of the ups and downs, I now know that there is simply no better way to lead a business, especially a service or information based business, than by being authentic and REAL.

WYSIWYG Website Builders for Online Business

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

WYSIWYG or 'What You See Is What You Get' is a simple system of website building which is on its way to eliminate the prerequisite knowledge of HTML and other programming languages.

11 Things You Can Do to Promote Your Business for Free

Carol Morgan | Posted 12.14.2015 | Women
Carol Morgan

In my last article, I wrote about how I was a novice in the online business area several years ago. And I'm no expert today either, but I wanted to continue this topic and talk about some of the things I've learned about how to promote your business ... for free.

Starting an Online Business? Here Are 7 Things I Learned From My Journey as a Novice

Carol Morgan | Posted 12.10.2015 | Women
Carol Morgan

I know there are a lot of people who want to start their own business -- and the idea of working from home while making money online is an excellent opportunity. But where do you start? Here are seven things I learned along the way -- and I hope this information helps you along your own journey:

4 Reasons Your Online Business Is Failing

Amanda Mock | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Amanda Mock

Now more than ever anyone has the power to start a successful company literally at their fingertips. But that low entry point has also made the number of businesses that fail statistically higher according to some. Where brick and mortar companies are showing to have better-staying power.

Why 'Hitting Bottom' Will Be the Best Thing That Ever Happens to Your Business

Sandra Fidelis | Posted 12.09.2015 | Business
Sandra Fidelis

There's a point in each entrepreneurial journey where a choice must be made -- continue pushing forward or quit and go back to the nine to five.

Be Your Own Secret Business Weapon

Steve Mariotti | Posted 12.04.2015 | Technology
Steve Mariotti

Writing about entrepreneurship and working with entrepreneurs from around the world, I often have the pleasure of connecting with people I may never h...

Why Women Are Dominating Thought-Leadership Across All Fields

Erin McKelle | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Erin McKelle

When you envision a thought-leader, what first comes to mind? For me personally, I get a mental image of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg giving a speech ...

Personalized Service in the Age of Digital Commerce: A Diagnosis and Prognosis

Michael D. Shaw | Posted 11.13.2015 | Business
Michael D. Shaw

When did the primacy of the consumer fall victim to the capriciousness of indifferent employees, rude personnel, and complacent executives?

What You Need to Know for Setting Up a Payment Gateway for Your E-Commerce Store

Dorit Sasson | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Dorit Sasson

A payment gateway works as a system to authorize a payment. It is a third party server that communicates payment information to authorizing banks who ...

7 things Hogwarts taught me about running a successful business

Kara Whaley | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Kara Whaley

I grew up with Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley. We attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry together. While they did not officially offer a business course, that didn't stop me from learning a ton about running a successful business inside those castle walls.

How to Create a Website That Sells

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.12.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

When it comes to creating a successful website, small businesses tend to overlook the importance of having one. They believe a well performing website is too expensive to support and design, so they choose to go the cheap route.

5 Steps to Create an Online Business That Generates $1 Million Annually

Jonathan Long | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Jonathan Long

The Internet is an extremely powerful platform that allows entrepreneurs to reach a worldwide audience. The right concept paired with the right marketing can lead to explosive growth and revenue. When asked about revenue goals, a large majority of startup founders will say, "We want to hit $1 million in revenue."

5 Things I Never Would've Learned About Myself, Had I Not Started a Business

Yasmine Cheyenne | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Yasmine Cheyenne

A few years ago, I decided that I was no longer going to treat my business like a hobby -- which for me meant that I was going to seriously invest in myself and get the education I needed to turn my earned expertise into a way I could help people better their own lives and businesses.

Market Your Startup Online For Less Than $20 a Week

R. Kay Green | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
R. Kay Green

Just started your business on a very limited budget? Like many small businesses, marketing your business can be a very expensive task. Launching a startup is an exciting endeavor but the reality is you need marketing to get the ball rolling.

How to Stay Inspired on a Daily Basis

Samantha Cangelosi | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Samantha Cangelosi

When I ask women what their No. 1 struggle is with digital marketing, more often than not they say it's creating content to share, whether it be content for their newsletter or content for their social pages. My content comes from my experiences, both personal and professional.

Instagram Marketing in 2016 -- 10 Tools for Instagram You Need Now!

Loren Ridinger | Posted 08.17.2015 | Technology
Loren Ridinger

Whether you're a seasoned Instagram veteran or a newbie considering dipping your marketer's toes in the Instagram pool, there are a number of tantalizing tools you can investigate for your visual outreach strategy.

The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Side Business on Etsy

Sarah Peterson | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
Sarah Peterson

In a four month period in 2014 I turned $0.30 into $5,000 with Etsy. Maybe it was timing or maybe it was luck, but I stumbled across a way of using Etsy that helped my Etsy shop start making sales just days after the first listing.

The Best Way to Make Money Selling Online

Casey Cavanagh | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
Casey Cavanagh

Whether you are looking to start an e-commerce business for specific products or services, or just want to sell some homemade goods or used items on the side, there's a number of ways for you to do so. Which is the best? It depends.

Social Media Don'ts: The Walking Dead Style

Samantha Cangelosi | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Samantha Cangelosi

People will follow your page if you are providing them with interesting content that plays on their emotional heartstrings. After you have gained trust and respect in their eyes, then it's okay to promote what you are up to, but don't bombard!

How to Make Big Money in Your Business

Sara Dann | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Sara Dann

I'm a firm believer that, especially in business, you've gotta crawl before you walk. I certainly had to have $2K months before I had $10K months and had to sell less expensive, short term coaching packages before I booked six-month clients or high-end intensives.