How much can you make driving for Uber? Here are some eye-opening salary facts if you’re thinking about driving for Uber. Plus testimonials from Uber drivers and Lyft drivers — including driver pay, little-known secrets, and insider tips & tricks.
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A business marketing and brand management expert shares her personal business outsourcing tips and ideas — including how to outsource specific work tasks for your company, how a virtual assistant can improve your bottom line, a list of outsourcing companies that provide outsourcing services, and some outsourcing examples that many companies could benefit from.
Virtually everyone is capable of finding a way to make money online these days! Technology has made it super easy for tech-savvy job seekers to earn money online. You don’t necessarily have to be a tech geek to enjoy these fun online jobs, but you do need to watch out for online job scams. As someone who has worked from home for the past several years, here are my best tips for finding legitimate online jobs.
As an artist, you can use the online storefronts offered by popular Print On Demand sites to sell your artwork or photographs online. They’ve got the traffic. You’ve got the artwork. Together you sell gifts, t-shirts, greeting cards, or unique pieces of art. It’s a win-win. Following are our best tips for starting your own Print On Demand business.
I am so glad you found this article! No one is going to give you as many tips as we do when looking for the best jobs for writers. If you’re interested in starting a freelance writing career — look into one of the 5 content writing jobs we think are the best for beginners. You’ll also enjoy over 40 tips and resources from our team of writers that you’ll only find here.
Looking for a career change or to fill your wallet with some extra money these days? I’ve been there, and I found the best freelance websites to get started earning some extra money while fulfilling one of my passions — writing! Grab your pen, or your tablet, and let’s visit the freelance writing sites that helped me get my start.
Selling on Amazon can be tricky, but also quite lucrative! If you want to know how to sell items on Amazon and become a successful Amazon seller, follow my tips that will help you: Focus on customer service, Meet Amazon’s strict seller guidelines, and Determine the right prices for your items.
We hear a lot about tweets these days don’t we? If you’re a small business owner and you don’t have a business Twitter account, you’re missing out on a great free way to engage customers. You definitely don’t need to hire someone to manage social media for business success, but you really should be using a Twitter business account. I’ll explain why.
You’ve probably realized that drones are inundating our lives, but did you know you can make money with drones? That’s right! They are so versatile they’re being used by entrepreneurs to make extra cash! See how to get a drone license, how to pick the best drone with camera for aerial photography, how to buy a drone, and tips for using drones to make some extra money.
If you’re hoping your freelance writing turns into a solid stream of income, you definitely need to make sure your proposal writing skills are sharp. There are many ways to ensure that your freelance work speaks for itself when putting together your portfolio and bidding on jobs. Follow these tips to land the best freelance gigs.
Working from a coworking space gives me some benefits that I was missing when working from home. A coworking office brings like-minded people together and offers collaboration, networking, affordable office space, and other cool co-working options for freelancers and those who work from home who are looking for some community. Here’s how to determine if a shared workspace is right for you and how to find the right co-working space near you.
How can your business benefit from having virtual office space? For starters — it will provide a professional look and feel to your clients. There are plenty of virtual office services that can enhance your day-to-day business operation as well. Virtual office rental is a popular trend and for very good reasons. Here are some…
Not interested in traditional 9 to 5 jobs? Becoming a flea market vendor could be your calling. I’m sharing tips to help get you started — like what sells best at flea markets, how to sell at flea markets, what you should always have at your booth, and more. Don’t knock it til you’ve tried it… flea markets are another great way to be an entrepreneur!
If you’re thinking of starting a food truck catering business, there are a few things you need to know first — like the rules & regulations, business license info, health department laws, and truck requirements for running a food catering truck. Plus, you’ll want to heed the advice of others who’ve tried mobile catering before. Here are some pointers.
Being asked to write a press release used to cause me instant anxiety — but it doesn’t anymore! I’ve come to realize that there are really only 3 things you need to focus on when writing a press release. So relax and read on.
If you want to be a small business owner, you have a few ways that you could start. Sole proprietorship, LLC, and S-Corporation structures are all common for small businesses. Here are the reasons to establish your company as a sole proprietor business, based on our experience as small business owners.
Do you love being outside? Live in the city? Enjoy catering to swarms of people? Then opening a hot dog vendor business might be for you! You can make great money with low overhead. Here are some questions to ask yourself to see if being a hot dog vendor is right for you.
Take it from me. I sell Avon and I make a significant income. Here’s what you need to do to be successful in the Avon business selling Avon products. Most people spend their earnings on products, don’t utilize advertising platforms effectively, and fall short when dedicating time to turning it into a real business venture.
Here are 5 small business ideas that you can start practically overnight. The best part: they can be operated primarily on weekends! These home business ideas are for entrepreneurs who don’t want to give up their full time job.
Unlike door-to-door sales where you must face an unknown prospect and try to convince them to buy your product, a vending machine business removes the direct contact with your customers. By keeping the machines full of fresh product, you may never have contact with the actual consumer. You simply restock the machine and reap the rewards of owning your own small business!
Ease of operation, long inventory shelf life, and a high profit margin are all good reasons to consider the Mini Donut business. Top that off with the fact that your supplies don’t require refrigeration and this type of donut business looks even better!
Need small business advice? You’re not alone! 4 professionals you should have on-board to offer small business help and how to find them!
Buying a franchise might sound very intriguing – but it’s not for everyone. Ask yourself these 5 questions to decide if you should buy a franchise.
Small business owners don’t always know the red flags that can cause an IRS audit. But we do! 5 tips you probably haven’t thought of to avoid a tax audit.
We all make mistakes, even business owners. I’ve compiled a list of 5 common small business mistakes to avoid in order to be a successful entrepreneur.
Thinking of starting a new business? Having trouble coming up with your own small business ideas? I’ve started 2 small businesses. These tips worked for me!
Are you an entrepreneur seeking a free way to market your business? Here are 5 tips to building a great Facebook business page to engage and keep customers .
Don’t quit your day job when starting a business. Consider continuing education, make a commitment, and set goals while keeping your day job. Here’s how…
Hiring interns, outsourcing work, bartering services, and other out-of-the-box ways to find employees for your new business when cash flow may be tight.
Are you a freelancer? Me too! If you work as an independent contractor, these tips will help you make sense of the tricky laws on freelance taxes.
Looking for cheap office space for your small business? Here are the pros & cons of working out of a garage vs. renting a storage unit and working there!
Have a unique skill? Passionate about helping people solve problems? There may a highly profitable home based business in your future! 5 ways to get started.
Want to add your name to the list of successful entrepreneurs? Here are 6 myths about entrepreneurship that could sabotage your progress if you believe them.
Ever heard “It’s All In Who You Know”? It’s true! Here are 4 ways to take your networking to the next level and become recognized as an industry expert.
You’ll enjoy life more — and your job more — if you do these 5 things to avoid the stress that’s naturally associated with working from home.
As a small business owner, you can build a brand by doing some of the same things that big business does. By making consumers feel as if they are part of a local experience, your brand will reach new heights. The best part is that your small business will be the real deal!
Regardless of the type of paper you save and how long you save it — like for tax purposes — you will inevitably need to shred a large amount of paper that has your private information on it. Especially if you work from home, or have your own small business. We have 2 paper shredders. See which ones and why we chose these.
Starting a new business? See how to write a business plan, market your business to the public, and get financing for your business. These are all critical steps that you must do order to set up a successful business.
Worried about losing your job due to an economic recession? You’re not alone — but I’ve got good news. Here are some recession proof jobs that you might not have thought of. Plus my best tips on how to become self employed (yes, even during a recession).
Are you tired of working for peanuts and not being able to pay the bills? You’re not alone. Fortunately, there are lots of fun and easy ways to increase your income that are truly worth considering. Try these on for size…
Between the economy and the holidays, it’s easy to find yourself broke pretty quickly, or at the very least cash deprived. I think most of us would like to make a little extra money right now. The good news is, if you have a hobby, then you may be able to turn that hobby into extra […]
Many thrift store owners and those to make and sell craft items are worrying that the new legislation that regulates lead content in clothing and toys could very well drive them out of business. Here’s how the new lead laws affect you as a thrift store shopper (or owner), or if you’re a crafter who makes handmade items and sells them on places like eBay and Etsy.
Whether you work at home running your own home-based business or you telecommute as part of your job for another employer, you should know that there are certain tax deductions that you can take. And some that you can’t. Here’s what you need to know…
Why not make a ‘business card’ promoting your own website? You can hand them out at events, tack them up on community bulletin boards inside stores & offices, and more! See how to make your own FREE business cards here…
Want to make a quick million dollars? Here’s how others have done it with unique, creative ideas. Many of them took very little effort on their part. Here’s a fun look at some million dollar ideas from the past and present. Get ’em while they’re hot!
Here is the truth behind those ‘Work At Home’ signs you see posted on telephone poles, fences, and walls all over town. Who’s putting them up? How legit are they? You might be surprised to learn that while each looks slightly different and each lists a different telephone number, most of them are from the same company!