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Think Like a Business Owner

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My biggest problem in becoming self-employed was me.

In order to BE a self-employed person, I had to start thinking like one. I found myself reverting to that nine-to-five mentality. If I wasn't accomplishing a task every hour, then I must not really be working.

Sometimes a self-employed person has to make decisions about their business. Sometimes they are just thinking about a solution to a problem. Sometimes just have to quiet their mind so new ideas can come. Just because you're not poundin…

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Why Even A Simple Contract Can Save Your Bacon

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Every business owner says it; “Do I really need a written contract?” The answer is “YES, YES and YES!” Using a written contract is like buying insurance for your business deals, but much better.

What Is A Contract?

Simply put, a contract is an enforceable agreement between two or more parties. The contract contains the promises made by the parties to one another, which is legally known as “consideration.” These promises define the relationship being undertaken as well as what happens if the bu…

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Avoiding a Financial Crisis: How to Keep Your Small Business Alive

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Having a superb product, soaring sales and stupendous customer service are undoubtedly some of the things which go into making a successful business. But all of this is irrelevant if you suffer a financial crisis. Without a sound stable financial position, the slightest shock can be enough to send your business crashing to the ground.

So what can you do to ensure that all your hard work is not in vain? What can you do to make sure that a financial crisis doesn't rock the boat or even sink it? L…

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Are you thinking too small and Dooming your Small Business

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Are You Thinking Too Small and Dooming Your Small Business To Failure?

There are five key areas where you can think too small — and doom your business to failure.

Niche Too Small

Is your niche too small? Finding a small market to target with your business is key to success, but sometimes people narrow their niche too much. While doggy dental products could be a wonderful niche (as almost any dog owner can attest) you could even narrow your focus down to a certain type of dog (such as lap dogs…

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7 Tactics for Small Business Owners

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For most folks, owning your own business is a dream come true. The freedom of being your own boss and succeeding to the best of your ability are facts of life for the small business owner. Sure, there’s more stress than what you probably imagined when you were creating your grand plans, but with a little strategy and planning you can overcome any tough spot you get in. There are 7 tactics developed by successful marketers that are sure to make your business as successful as theirs.

1. Create A …

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Business Tools to help you run a Successful Business

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When setting up a business, even the best prepared among us will struggle to do everything and remember everything. It is very unlikely that we will understand all of the financial and legal ramifications of a new business, especially when we need to concentrate on getting that elusive first sale or completing the first contract. It isnt always feasible to employ an accountant and a solicitor as well as a secretary, a salesperson and any other workers needed in the daily running of the business.…

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8 Mistakes a Small Business Makes on Start Up

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Heres an interesting notion: Do you realize that there are mistakes you can make at various stages of your business growth that can be slowly killing it for months or even years if you don't watch for them?

Well, these mistakes do exist and they are not just reserved for the rookie companies. Many working businesses, including those you might think, are successful because they've been around for 10+ years, are often still making them and are possibly losing a lot of money and/or wasting a lot o…

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7 Tips to Starting a Successful Small Business

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Getting a small business off the ground is challenging to say the least. Here are some tips which will prepare the ground for running a successful small business.

 

 

Have Goals

This is where it all starts the foundation for success. Know exactly where you are heading. What will the business look like in the future? How will you know when your business is a success? When you wake up in the morning, do you know what actions you have to take to get you on the road to success?

Take Action

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Efficient Web Hosting For The Private Or Small Business Website

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In the increasingly competitive virtual world, keeping a website up and running efficiently is an important part of running your business.

Welcome the web host: your websites new home and source of constant, high-speed internet connection. With this important role, you'll no doubt want to find a company that does quality, cheap web hosting. In addition, for small business owners and personal website owners, it's important to understand the concept of shared hosting, along with its benefits. Ide…

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Starting a new Business? Don’t get floored before you get off the ground!

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Staring a new business can be a very exciting experience. We often get caught up in the need to have the best tools available right now.

Starting a new business does not have to become a nightmare. Many businesses can be started for a lot less than you imagine.

I have compiled a list of tips for getting your business off the ground without getting floored by overspending.

Barter

If you have a business you should be bartering goods and services with other businesses. You should try to trade f…

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