social entrepreneur

How to Effectively Engage in Facebook Groups for Business

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . Facebook groups are one of the current darlings for getting business through social media. Done correctly, you can bring in a good number of clients and build an amazing business network around them. For the most part, you can work your own hours and have a very flexible schedule that will allow you to manage things like taking care of a growing family. The downside of Facebook Groups is that you have to post in them manually. Or let me say this correctly. You can automate posts into groups that you own, but you can’t

How Your Business Can Make a Difference in Your Community

~by Lizzie Weakley~ .Every business man or woman works to serve the greater community. You want people to travel from many miles away to visit your business. You want to change lives and inspire others to follow in your footsteps. Eventually, you know that doing business is not all about making money and earning a living. Learn how the power and success of your business can make a difference in your community in a very positive way. Provide Jobs Everyone knows how important it is to provide jobs in the community. Every city is known for the job growth and unemployment

How to Start Up a Green Accommodation Business

green accommodation business

~by Lillian Connors~ . According to a recent report, green hotels have become the most popular option when it comes to choosing accommodations. In fact, every fourth person in America will consciously search for green accommodations in order to make their travels eco-friendlier. That being said, it’s no wonder that green accommodation businesses are popular among entrepreneurs. It turns out that going green isn’t just good for the planet, but for your entrepreneurial spirit, too. So, if you’re interested – here are several things to consider when starting up a green accommodation business. Waste management Recycling is the first thing

How to Make Your Business More Sustainable in 2017

sustainable business

~by Chloe Taylor~ . If you’ve been around the green business block over the past few years, you probably know that sustainable business operation entails low environmental impact, long-term utility savings and increased customer appeal. If your company hasn’t been a byword for eco-friendliness by now, however, 2017 is a good year to make some green changes. If you don’t know how to make your brand board the “environmentally safe” boat, here are a few smart and simple suggestions that will help you dial up your corporate game in line with hot and profitable green trends. 1. Office Appliances Gone

Green Business: Growing Trends to Follow in 2017

green business

~by Stacey Cooper~ . It’s quite a tragedy knowing the fact that humanity has done its best to ruin our own natural habitat. When we almost reached a point of no return, people started to take notice of the damage we are doing to this planet. It seems that it takes a disaster of monumental proportions for humanity to reach a moment of clarity. The climate change has started to affect us all — hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, polar ice caps melting, some wildlife species at the brink of extinction or already extinct. All of these circumstances are a product of

7 Benefits of Going Green in Your Business

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~by Tess Pajaron~ . Many businesses today are struggling with the idea of changing the way they do things to get on board with green initiatives. It looks like it will cost quite a bit of overhead to get things in place, and the idea of having to train employees on new technologies or procedures can seem overwhelming. What many business owners don’t realize is that there are many benefits to their company going green that may make it worth the transition in a very short time. 1. Reputation Today’s consumer is bombarded with choices about what to eat, wear and

8 Reasons to Consider Starting an Online Career

starting an online career

~by Sam Cyrus~ . Starting up your own online business may look scary, and the big part of being your own boss is that you have to make it up as you go. However, there are various advantages to doing this, and in the end, working it out yourself is part of the challenge. There are many ways that you can start a business this way, and there are many people who enjoy this kind of lifestyle. Here are 8 reasons that could make you consider this a great idea. 1. Work on what you’re passionate about When you are

7 Ideas for Eco-Friendly Promotional Material

Eco-Friendly Promotional Material

~by Emma Miller~ . According to the USA Environmental Protection Agency, the regulations pertaining to the use of eco-friendly materials are here to stay. So, if you care about your company, it’s time to start caring about the environment as well. The sooner you do it, the better. Start small, then work your way up. You want to give an impression of a serious, dependable, environmentally-aware company, and there is a way to do it. The answer is sustainable, eco-friendly promotional products, such as the following. 1. Keychains and Lanyards These are super effective and people love them. They usually

Top 10 New Business Ideas You Should Consider

Business Ideas

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . Starting a business can be intimidating for even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs, but one shouldn’t feel intimidated even if it’s their very first endeavor. There are a lot of business ideas that are relatively simple and straightforward, as well as concepts that can tie into a unique, quirky interest or skill set you may have. Below are just a few types of business opportunities that may help you on your journey to success and happiness. 1. Cleaning If you’ve ever had a penchant for tidiness and physical labor, you may be primed to start a

6 Ways to Brand Your Business Without Breaking the Bank

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~by Kara Masterson~ . Branding is the first step when it comes to marketing your business. It is the backbone of all future marketing. However, in the early stages of a business when branding really needs to be pushed, there is often little to no marketing budget. It doesn’t have to be expensive though. There are ways to brand your business on a budget. This is especially true with all that is available in the way of technology in today’s business world. Using these tools can help you brand your business without spending an arm and a leg. 1. Play