Category: Starting Your Own Business

Why Care About Business Basics?

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Many times when entrepreneurs start a business, they just hop in with both feet, figure out what they’re going to sell, and get going. They really don’t spend the time to figure out their business basics. What are those business basics I’m speaking of?  Business basics are things like setting up…
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The Good, Bad and the Ugly of Entrepreneurship

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ A lot of times when people hear that I’m an entrepreneur, they start making assumptions about what I’m like, or about what my work ethic must be. Other entrepreneurs get what we go through — the ups, and the downs, and the sheer unpredictability of being an entrepreneur.  The Good Since…
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What’s Your Reason?

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ It has been my experience that for most people who start a business, they do it for a reason. There is some driving force for them which nudges them to step out and start a business, and go through all of the work that it entails. For me, I am a…
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10 Bodacious Ideas for Passive Income Streams

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Looking for passive income ideas? People often think that making money is incredibly hard to do. I think that it requires a shift in mindset, and also some ingenuity. Really, you have to create something, or sell something that someone else would like to buy. There are so many ways that…
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10 Easy Things You Can Do To Grow your Business

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ There are lots of people out there right now looking to buy whatever it is that your business is selling, but they don’t know about you, or your product or service. That is absolutely true whether you are cleaning houses, or whether you are a travel agent, real estate agent, or…
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3 Problems that the 21st Century Entrepreneur Faces!

~by Donya Zimmerman~ Being an entrepreneur in the 21st Century has many advantages and disadvantages at the same time. Entrepreneurs today are not afraid to take the risk of going out on their own to start a new business. Many small business owners have made countless personal sacrifices in order to start their own business.…
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Thriving as a Female Entrepreneur in the 21st Century!

~by Donya Zimmerman~ As a female entrepreneur, you must learn to discover the “true you”. You cannot be like anyone else if you want to have a thriving business. You must know your niche and how to get your message across to your ideal customers. Being a “true entrepreneur” involves being genuine, unique and different. The…
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Answer the Phone!

~by Haley Gray~ If I can give any entrepreneur one piece of advice, it is to answer the phone. You need to have a consistent way to answer all of the calls you get, and follow up on those calls. Ditto for emails that you may receive. Every time you get an email or phone…
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How I Became a Best-Selling Author

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ One of the more interesting things I did this past year was to write and publish a book. I used Best Seller Publishing, and wrote a book called Choosing a Caregiver – Expect the Best & Know How to Ask for It. In my book I provide information that I wish…
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