May is Small Business Month, and entrepreneurs everywhere face uphill battles with funding, the economy, hiring and affordability in the effort to get their businesses off the ground. NerdWallet sifted through the factors that matter to small business owners to determine which cities are the best for those looking to start a business. NerdWallet calculated [...]
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Icon – www.icon.me - is a digital business card that aggregates up all your social streams and helps you build your network of like-minded folks. This software service helps you establish and package your personal brand to represent your best social self. Build on the premise that your first impression is the lasting impression -whether in person [...]
We get a lot of emails from readers asking us ‘how do I get rich’ and ‘how can I make more money this year?’ Of course, there is no simple formula, but here are a few points to help you get started on your personal road to riches. Marsha Sinetar wrote the book “Do What [...]
Make this the year you become your own boss! Let us know about your small business startup journey! Analyze your hobbies, your passions and figure out how to get paid for enjoying them. Take a walk today around your community. What is needed? What service could be offered more efficiently, cheaper, faster, better? What product [...]
Bre Salerno launched her own shop on Etsy.com called Bre’s Boutique and says anyone can start their own business right at home if they have a passion for a product or service and can find a vehicle to help market or distribute it. For Bre, Etsy’s global handmade marketplace was the perfect venue. Bre used [...]
Dynasty Entrepreneur Development Inc. – a non-profit 501c3 announced today its online Business Apprenticeship Professional Institute or BAPI which provides youth ages 7-17 and working adults with a tuition-free business degree. Classes begin in August. The youth or adults can enroll in an afterschool program and can earn their degree while still in high school [...]
Business opportunity packages are called “turnkey operations.” The theory is that all you have to do is to launch the business opportunity is buy the package, read the material, study the manual or video, “turn the key” and open your business. Some of these start-up business opportunity packages cost $100 or less. Others cost thousands [...]