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How to Run a Successful Online Business

How to Run a Successful Online BusinessSource: Pixabay Over the years, thousands to millions of people start an online business only to see it fail down the road. Yes, building a digital shop or a blog can take less time and effort but that doesn’t guarantee success. Most often, people overestimate or underestimate their capabilities, lack proper planning, and lose motivation. The possibility of failure or mistakes should not stop you from creating something you can call... ❯❯❯

3 Keys to Improved Home Business Marketing

What makes your home business tick? Whether you’ve been in business for years or you’re a new kid on the block, make sure you do all you can to market your brand. With that the case, now is a good time to assess what you’re doing right and what you may need to do to get more brand awareness. So, is it time to see where your home business marketing game is at? Spreading the Word to Consumers To get the best brand awareness... ❯❯❯

Do You Deal with Too Many Small Business Interruptions?

In running your small business, what gets on your nerves over time? For some small business owners, it is the customers who seem to never be happy no matter what you do for them. For others, it is dealing with money issues. While they may be getting by, it is in some cases by the skin of their teeth. As a result, anxiety can set in and remain for some period of time. If dealing with one or more constant business interruptions, has... ❯❯❯

4 Best Way to Protect Your Assets

You’ve worked hard to acquire your assets, now it’s time to make sure they’re protected so they won’t be vulnerable to loss. Here are the four best ways to keep your assets safe, while minimizing the time spent on the process. Hire a Professional Unless you have a background in asset protection it’s a good idea to get an expert opinion on what to do. Get multiple opinions, but in the end you should make the final decision based on... ❯❯❯

3 Realistic and Actionable Tips to Get More Eyes on Your Business ASAP

Businesses come and go. Entrepreneurs and the public alike know this all too well. The reason why so many businesses fail, though? They fall under the radar. They lack that it factor that makes them compelling in the eyes of potential customers. The question remains: how do you avoid the same fate with your own company in the long-run? Whether you’re seeking to fund your mobile startup or are simply a small business that’s struggling... ❯❯❯

Top Tips For Working As An Uber Driver

Working as an Uber or Uber Black driver can be a great way to earn extra money or even a full time income if you really commit to it. That being said, you can’t just become a great Uber driver overnight. You can’t just say that you want to drive people around in your car and get paid for it. Fortunately, here are the top tips for working as an Uber driver to ensure that things go as smoothly as possible: Don’t Forget To Report Your... ❯❯❯

5 Essential Tips for Wannabe Rideshare Drivers in the Los Angeles Area

Los Angeles is notoriously one of the most difficult areas in the country to get around via transportation. From rubberneckers and traffic jams to stop-go drivers that seem to have no idea what they’re doing, many locals and tourists alike would rather pay a pretty penny rather than have to get behind the wheel themselves. This represents a massive window of opportunity to Uber and Lyft drivers who are looking to turn their willingness... ❯❯❯

Commercial Business Are Saving Millions With Solar Energy

In a constantly shifting business environment, there was one area that showed consistent growth in the 2nd Quarter of 2017, solar installs. Now more than ever, businesses are turning to solar as a means of leveling out costs and increasing profitability. In Q2 of 2017 2.4 GW or 2.4 billion watts of solar power were installed nationwide, over 60% of which was commercial purposed. This represents an 8% growth increase from last year in... ❯❯❯

What Companies Should Know About Millennials and Business Travel

What Companies Should Know About Millennials and Business TravelYou’ve probably already heard plenty about the preferences and tendencies of the Millennial generation because they’re no longer newcomers to the workforce. With that being said, they remain incredibly important, and certain things can't be overlooked in the workplace, particularly since this demographic makes up the majority of the world’s workforce right now. One area of focus for global companies is on business travel and how it... ❯❯❯

What Happens When a Former Employee Won’t Go Away?

In running your small business, have you ever had to let an employee go for one reason or another? If the answer is yes, you know how difficult it can be at times. That said some employees will not always go quiet into the night. As a result, you may have to take legal action to get them to stay clear of your business. If that happens, it can prove costly in money and time. With that in mind, what can you do to best assure that a... ❯❯❯