Beginnings are fraught with many challenges. If it doesn't kill you, it will make you stronger. Learn about the business as much as you can before starting. Always allocate necessary money for operating the business. And just hang in there!

Remember also what Francis Bacon said: "If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties."

“First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

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You Own a Small Business, Now Protect It

Monday, November 13, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

You have started your dream business and everything seems to be falling into place. Your first customer walks through the storefront, the chime of the door bell rings in your ears. He meanders the aisles, checking out your products, picking up a thing or two as he goes — when suddenly, out of nowhere, he […]

How to Spark Inspiration Necessary for Any Online Venture

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

People who quit too soon are employed by those who never gave up, and that’s a fact. Do you want to be an individual who’s employed by someone, or do you want to be a person who gets up every day knowing that their life is exactly what it should be? The world of online […]

Own a Business? 4 Things You Need to Do to Stay Ahead of Financial Risk

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Owning a business involves a substantial increase in the amount of work you do to earn your income. If you are an employee, you make the product, provide the service or just do the job your employer requires of you. If you own the business, you must see to it that production or service is […]

5 Ways Cloud Accounting Can Transform Your Business

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Cloud computing has led the way for SaaS (software as a Service) companies, offering the functions of traditional software minus the need for local drive installation and software licenses. Simply put, one only needs to connect to the internet and access a site to perform a task. Businesses, whether big or small, benefit from using […]

Creative Marketing Ideas for Your Small Business

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Today’s marketplace is saturated with tons of startups and competition in practically every industry. The key to getting a leg up on all of the competition is to separate yourself from the crowd and get your voice out there. This comes down to marketing and advertising, which, while an absolute necessity for businesses, is difficult […]

Changing Liquidity Regulations Don’t Mean Loss Of Competitive Advantages Or Lower Profits

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

It is commonly thought that a market that is facing a stricter regulatory environment is going to offer less opportunities to profit. The underlying idea is; more rules make competition less effective and operations more cumbersome. In some cases this may in fact be true. But when it comes to liquidity management, there is no […]

How to Grow Your Business with the Perfect Office

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

With every year that passes, our definitions of employment become more diverse and dynamic. The same goes for our perspectives on what actually makes a business. Two decades ago, it would have been unthinkable to run a company without any kind of physical base, but it is common practice now. Technology has given entrepreneurs the […]

8 Simple rules for keeping your small-business finances in order

Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Having a great business idea won’t be enough to fulfill your ambitions. Your focus should be directed toward establishing solid corporate and accounting tactics. If you manage to set that up in the beginning, it will be much easier to conduct business in the future. Get well informed about all laws and practices surrounding your […]

Why It Is Time to Invest in Interactive Marketing for Your Business

Saturday, September 2, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

The business environment today is volatile and marketing ideas that are effective today will most likely fizzle out tomorrow. Most marketers are finding it hard to push their campaigns, especially on the online platform, because they are not adapting fast to these changing trends. One of the most outstanding shifts in contemporary marketing strategies is […]

Perils Of A Bad Budget Strategy For You Small Business

Monday, August 21, 2017, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

By looking at the past few years, you’d think it’s safe to say that this is the ideal time for starting a small business. But while it may be so, it’s also a fact that there are nine startups that fail on every one that makes to break through and make a profit. There are […]