Skills to Learn If You Want to Work for Yourself

There are few things in life that are as fulfilling as being able to be your own boss and only need to answer to yourself. Self-employment is a goal of many workers in today’s job market, especially millennial professionals. However, working for yourself is a lot of hard work. It definitely isn’t going to be easier than working for somebody else, and it comes with a lot of added stresses that you don’t necessarily need to worry about when you are simply somebody else’s employee. Any goal wor...
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Thinking of Starting a Website? Read These Useful Tips

It is not possible to make happy everyone. Anything that I like most others may not. Every individual has his or her own opinions. Obviously, this matter also applies to a website. A website gets visitors from around the world, where visitors’ culture, environment, choices, lifestyles are different. A visitor may know nothing about angle, lighting, filters of a photograph but he knows a good picture when he sees one. A reader may not know about font face, style, justification, color but a well-d...
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Run A Delivery Service? 3 Emergency Essentials for Your Business Plan

Preparedness for emergencies is something most people overlook. Unfortunately, disasters hit when least expected, and this is a major inconvenience for entrepreneurs. In life, one moment may look great until something unexpected occurs and leave things in shambles. Hence, emergencies necessitate requires you to be prepared at all times. The delivery service sector is not different, and it experiences its fair share of emergencies. Therefore, if you are in this business, it is important to kn...
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Starting a Home Internet Business in a Rural or Remote Location

Rural living has its benefits – fresh air, open space, and tight-knit communities just to name a few, but one aspect of living remote has been lacking – fast and reliable Internet providers. For many years living in a remote location where broadband infrastructure was never put in place meant you were stuck with one internet option, dial-up. Remember the unforgettable connection sound and turtle-like 56k speeds? Imagine trying to run a modern-day online business on that. Although many peop...
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Why Use the Domain.com Website Builder – Benefits and Drawbacks

Do you want your own website? Can you use a laptop? Then you can easily make your own site. One of the benefits of using the Domain.com website builder is that you don’t have to know how to code. In the past, anyone who wanted to create a functional and attractive website had to spend a great deal of time and energy learning a coding language. At the time, the only other alternative was to use a professional website design and development company. Today, this is no longer the case when it com...
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How to Gain Success for Your Brand by Sponsoring an Event

There are a lot of tips and tricks out there with the purpose of helping your business be successful. It seems like every time you think you know how to be successful, you see another post, another article, another blog telling you that your strategies are all wrong and there are new and better ways to get people on board with your business. While it’s true that there are always going to be new ways to promote your business, that doesn’t mean that the ways you’ve been able to gain success so far...
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Could You Run a Business from Home?

In the current economic climate an increasing number of people have opted to go self employed and work from home. The number of successful ecommerce entrepreneurs suggests that there is little truth to the theory to the fact that running a business from home is too difficult and complicated for most people. If you have a product that you think will attract a particular segment of the market then the time to start out on your own is now. Do you have what it takes? When running a business fr...
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Why Print Marketing Still Matters

By: Maurine Anderson We live in a largely digital world these days, and it has many wondering about the fate of print. Lest you think print is dead in the world of marketing, here is a look at some of the reasons that print remains a powerful player in any marketing strategy. Certain demographics do not use the internet often. It may seem like anyone and everyone is on the web 24/7 these days, but you may be surprised to hear that there are actually a great many people who simply do n...
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9 Powerful Tips to Help You Stop Procrastinating

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Procrastinating: we all do it. In the face of a looming deadline, we hide our heads in the sand. Although the “sand” is usually a YouTube hole, or an endless series of unnecessary chores. It’s amazing the stupid things that we get done when we DON’T want to do something else. Cleaning my keyboard, picking out new drapes for the windows, even car cleaning are all things that I get done when I’m avoiding a more important task. Some say that beating procrastination simply comes down to willpower...
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4 Ways to Refresh Your Perspective

Our brains are built to find shortcuts. These shortcuts minimize the processing power that we waste on routine things. However, they can also get us stuck in ruts. Rockstars and painters of the 70’s looked to mind-altering substances to refresh their creativity and see things in a new way. Elizabeth Gilbert in Eat, Pray Love was all about travel as the key to discovering new truths and finding clarity. However, I’m with Marcel Proust when he says "The real voyage of discovery consists of not in ...
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