Category: Starting Your Own Business

How to Start a Junk Car Business

Everyone wants to be their own boss. The 9-5 p.m. office grind working for someone else can be wearying. For car lovers, starting a junk car business can be a dream career move. If you’re prepared to hustle for clients, you can earn a very comfortable income. The business relies on slim margins. People with…
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How to Help Your New Restaurant Succeed

~by Dixie Somers~ . Owning a restaurant can be a profitable business, but certain measures should be taken to guarantee its success. Nearly 60% of restaurants fail during their first year after opening. To avoid becoming one of these statistics, check out the following tips to learn how you can succeed in this exciting business.…
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3 Great Ideas for Starting Your Own Business

  ~by Emma Sturgis~ . If you’re like many Americans, you’ve dreamed of starting up your own business. After all, America is the land of opportunity, and the entrepreneurial spirit is still very strong in this country. Thanks to new technology, it’s easier than ever to set up and run your own business, whether locally…
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15 Ways to Find Clients and Make Your Business Successful

~by Haley Lynn Gray~   When it comes to building a business, the #1 question I hear most often is, “How do I find clients?” There is good reason behind this, since, if you don’t have clients or customers, you don’t have a business. One thing I truly didn’t appreciate when I first started my…
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5 Strategies To Manage Revenue And Maximize Cash Flow

Revenue and cash flow are one of the most important parts of running a company. Long gone are the days where you could leave these things to chance. In today’s world, you need to be able to understand exactly where your money is coming from, how often it’s going in or out, and what to…
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Why Overnight Success Never Is: The Truth

~ by Haley Lynn Gray ~ There is a myth out there that some businesses are an overnight success. You know, they suddenly become legends in their own time. A few I can think of are Periscope, Facebook, Google, and Apple. Yes. They are fantastically successful companies now, but they were tiny companies at one…
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What to do Before You Leave Your Corporate Gig

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ So you want to leave your corporate gig to start your own business, but you’re afraid to cut the ties. How do you stop thinking and start acting? Many times, when we are working for someone else, we want to do something else. That may be to make a difference, make…
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Bootstrapping Tips New Entrepreneurs Need to Know

~by Lizzie Weakley~ We live in an exciting world, and technological advancements have opened up opportunities for new entrepreneurs that used to seem like a dream. Whether you are prepared to start up a large industry or plan to keep your work closer to home by engaging in online marketing, the sky’s the limit. No…
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Your Guide to the First Month Out of Corporate

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ When you leave corporate and enter into the world of entrepreneurship, the first thing to become obvious is that no one tells you what to do or how to do it. You are the one expected to make all the decisions. That means you get to decide when you’re going to…
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How to Start a Business: 4 Things to Consider

~by Emma Sturgis~ . Ninety-six percent of all businesses fail within the first 10 years, according to Inc. While this figure may shock you, it should also make you more cautious as you prepare to launch your own business. That said, here are four things to ponder before opening your doors. Level of Expertise Be…
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