The conundrum of whether to bootstrap or business loan your way to a startup is an important decision a lot of new business owners come head to head with. The truth is there is no straight answer to provide you with. However, there are pros and cons for each...
When you are a business owner, you have to think of any and all expenses that may come up. This doesn’t include just things like emergencies, but important items that can slip through the cracks or be forgotten on your business plan. For the first few years of your...
Choosing the right real estate agent can be tricky. You want someone that can sell your house for a great price, within a reasonable timeframe. While some will give incredibly high property valuations or extremely low fees, you should proceed with caution. Those are potential red flags. It's worth considering...
No matter where you stand in business, be you fresh out of business school or an experienced professional, there are certain people you need to have on speed dial. You never know when you might need them, so consider the following, and then add those people that relate to...
Being involved with DIY and upcycling is a messy business. If you don’t have a permanent workshop, or cannot use your garage for your projects, it might be time to think about creating a cheap space that allows you to work without making a mess in the house and...
Business management is a multi-faceted and difficult beast to fully tackle successfully. You need to balance many tasks and responsibilities at once, caring for the fate of your business at the same time as caring for your employees and their individual issues. This balancing act is rendered even more...
There are a lot of ways to reach new audiences online.Search engine optimization (SEO) used to be the sole priority of most digital marketers. We have since begun to realize that we can’t rely too heavily on organic search traffic. Google’s algorithms are volatile and change almost...
Any business that wants long-term success needs to aim to increase its impact on the industry. By building a reputation, you’ll start to turn more heads in your target market, and that’ll help you to increase your client base. If you want to give your business a bigger presence...
Investing requires a lot of skills, and for many people, being a beginner in the world of investing can be intimidating. Experts agree that before an individual decides to enter the world of investing, they need to read more information about the sector and strategize on how they can...
In today's competitive business world, securing a positive reputation is more important than ever. Customers are more likely to use a business that they have heard good things about, rather than give their money to a company that has been recognized as disreputable. Great care needs to be taken, and...