When Saving Money is the Same as Making Money

You’ve heard the saying “It takes money to make money.” Business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes use this shopworn truism to justify throwing money at perceived business problems. Overworked?…


Is Affiliate Marketing Dead?

What a loaded question. If someone asks you “Is affiliate marketing dead,” you don’t have to be a mind reader to guess that one of two things is true of the person asking that question: 1. He/she…


How to Pick Your Work Space - Home Office vs Coworking space

Being an entrepreneur comes with many perks. Apart from coming up with a new idea and being the first to introduce it into the market, you get to set your schedule. You’re your own boss. You…


Delegate: Learn to value your time

Delegation is an essential leadership skill, yet one of the hardest to execute. Learn the different ways to delegate and outsource menial tasks. Delegation is an essential leadership skill, yet one…


The Impact of Lowering Interest Rates on Small Businesses Lending

Interest rates are on the decline again from a recent peak. That should pique the interest of small businesses. Borrowed capital is the lifeblood of many such businesses, especially startups and…


Why your organization needs to outsource its payroll processing

Every business organization usually has more work to do than time; regardless of their time-management prowess. A good solution for this headache is outsourcing. Non-core business functions like…


Top Reasons Businesses Fail In The First Year And How To Avoid This Fate

Energy, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit are great assets to possess when launching a business venture. They often are not nearly enough. About 20% of businesses with employees fail within…


The benefits of being an Independent Contractor

An independent contractor, or some call a “freelancer” is someone who is providing a service or talent to a variety of clientele with no long term committed employment contract. It has…


Successful Startups Avoid These Common Mistakes

Starting a business means you must master multitasking. Products and plans and a push for publicity all require your attention, and that’s just the beginning. With your mind on the accelerator,…


All things Sole Proprietor and Partnerships

Imagine: you have surpassed gifting your homemade jewelry to friends and family and have bravely decided to take your talents to Etsy. As an individual starting your own business, there are many…