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Since the late 2000’s, drop shipping has been a perfectly viable business opportunity for ecommerce stores around the globe. Many people that have found success doing this business will tell you it’s a simple, nearly costless, and almost risk-free business model. Those that failed will warn you of the inevitable doom ahead.
An increasing number of people are working from home, but home offices are notoriously distracting – unless you engineer them for productivity. There are endless tools, apps, and pieces of technology that can help keep you on task. If you work from home, consider adopting these 4 strategies to improve your work environment.
Starting out in business is tough. If you’ve never been in business before and haven’t run a company as the CEO, then you’re stepping into unfamiliar territory. Rather than hiring a life coach, entrepreneurs are turning to business consultants who have experience starting successful companies or who are at least proficient at marketing to help make one successful.
If you aren’t careful, you can become desensitized to the idea of blogging. For more than a decade, marketing experts and business thought leaders have harped on the many benefits of developing a blog for your brand, but is there any value left to be scraped from this traditional strategy? The answer is a resounding yes.
Successful blogging strategies will often include a business savvy side. It is useful to know how you can set-up a legal entity that will be suitable for the type of business you are developing. Choosing the best legal structure will depend on a number of factors, including your plans for a future expansion or the available budget.
Let’s face it. Freelancing is not an easy job. Whether you are a part-time contractor trying to earn some extra cash or a full-time freelancer, there always seems to be something else to juggle. Client requests, impromptu meetings, new iterations of a project – it’s enough to make your head spin. Thankfully, there are a plethora of tech solutions to make your life a little simpler.
It’s hard to find the right gift for the bike riding, mustache swaging, muscle blowing manly man in your life. Sure, the appetite of a usual human male specimen can be satisfied with a nice watch, a new trendy gadget, and sometimes with a hoodie or a customized mug. But we are not talking about the everyday joe, these items don’t cut for the hairy, barrel chested masculine in ...
If you want to get the most out of your content marketing efforts, you need to optimize your content for search engines, choosing target keywords and producing qualities that search engine crawlers deem authoritative. However, you also need to write content that’s appealing to your target audience, so they think more highly of your brand and are more likely to buy your products.
Most MBA students genuinely want to do what’s morally right, but any business leader can be led astray if they haven’t been firmly rooted in ethical principles. Faith-based MBA programs, such as Excelsia College’s online Master of Business Administration, do more than tack on an ethics course to an otherwise win-at-any-cost approach to business.
Video is the hottest digital marketing trend right now. If your content marketing plan does not include making videos, then your brand is at risk of losing out to a competitor. Web users are highly visually oriented now more than ever. So they need to see diverse content, especially video. It’s not like the nineties when it took hours to load a 3-minute video.
At one point or another, you may decide to expand or diversify your business operations. There are many ways to ‘branch out’, including utilizing your human resources more effectively, automating operations, using cloud-computing technology and specialized software, etc. Often, these changes require capital investment.
You may be wondering if there is some business idea out there that would be just right for you to start and succeed in. Chances are there is! There is an almost unlimited number of great businesses out there that you could start. There are businesses that you can run part-time, businesses that are fun, businesses that allow you to express your creativity, businesses that you ...
No business or enterprise can grow in isolation. You need a list of committed well-wishers, partners, customers and other individuals who will populate the ranks of your personal contacts, to succeed. The idea here is to design and implement a process to attract new connections and at the same time gain the loyalty of those who have been with you.
When you first started your online business, you were probably too preoccupied with the mechanics of launching your business to pause long enough to consider the time-consuming role content would play in building your brand. Initially, you looked for the right idea for your business. If you were diligent, you visited forums in your niche, eavesdropped on a few conversations, ...
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CBTS. All opinions are 100% mine. For SMBs looking to get a handle on IT costs, networking solutions have been limited. If you’re running anything that’s remotely robust or complex, most solutions are costly, and nearly all require an IT pro on your team.
Webinars are a highly effective mode of communication in the business world. The webinar mode is also rising in popularity. Most startups and even investors hold webinars for various reasons. The success of a webinar will depend on how well the presentation goes. Considering that webinars are a rather powerful tool for engaging clients and investors alike, all businesses are ...
A toenail fungal infection is a health condition which starts as a yellow or white spot beneath the tip of your toe or finger nail. When the fungal infection advances, your nail discolors, thickens, and eventually crumbles near the edge. The infection may affect either a few nails or all of them. In most cases, mild nail fungus does not require treatment but if you have a sever ...
In the past few years, you likely have heard someone arguing online in favor for more security or in favor of maintaining privacy. It is a debate that is not just among everyday users but can be found in executive board rooms and the halls of congress and parliament. Across political lines, the both security and privacy are enshrined, but it would seem the perception to many ...