Different Health Insurance Options for Independent Contractors

Life as a freelancer is different then when you were an employee in ways both great and small. Obviously you now get to make all the decisions as to what work you do. That means picking and choosing projects at your discretion, and truly building a business that fits your expertise and passion instead of working in whatever role middle or upper management needs filled. You'll also be able to control your own hours, set up your own working situation and potentially enjoy a flexibility you've neve...
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Why You Should Check That Online Reputation Before Going into Business with Someone

Picking the wrong business partner can turn into a nightmare that could destroy your finances, your business, and your reputation. It may damage your image so badly that you may never open another business again. Many factors can damage a person’s online reputation. Perhaps your future business partner doesn’t pay his bills. Maybe he does poor work or he treats his customers badly. It could be that his personal image is a disaster as a result of criminal behavior and people don’t want to do b...
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5 Organizational Tools Your Home Office Needs

Whether you’re just starting a business or looking to save money by working from home, you need an organized home office in order to be successful. Use the tools and techniques listed below to ensure that you are productive when working from home. 1. A Room Divider When you’re working from the comfort of your own home, you need a way to divide your home life and your office space. If possible, set up your office in a separate room with a door that you can close to block out distractions. Con...
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Mobile Web Engagement is Front and Center

Just when you thought you had an effective online engagement strategy in place, a new trend comes along, giving you another platform to consider. Right now consumers are surfing the web on the go, so mobile web interaction is front and center. While it may seem like the latest release in an endless series of technology advancements businesses can't live without, mobile web has advantages that could support businesses for the long haul. The personal nature, buyer-friendly appearance and consisten...
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Top 5 Trends in Web Design for 2013

One of the biggest attractions of the Internet is that it changes so rapidly and there's seemingly something new emerging every month. This presents a unique challenge for website designers, who have to stay abreast of the latest innovations and preferences while continuing to provide excellent service to their clients. Gazing into the crystal ball for the coming year, here are the top five Web design trends for 2013. 1. Less is more - but larger is better. Back when television was first i...
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How to Minimize the Risks of Your Next PPC Campaign

Pay per click advertising is a great way to drive highly targeted traffic to your website. However, if you do not carefully monitor your PPC campaign, you could end up spending a lot of money while driving that traffic to your website. In order to ensure your PPC campaign is a success, you need to analyze your campaign every step of the way to make sure it remains profitable. There are several steps you can take to help minimize the risks of your next PPC campaign. Set a Daily Budget In the ea...
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It’s a Coupon, It’s a Card: Redesign Ideas For Your Business Card

Changed your phone number again? Guess you're going to be crossing that out on your business cards and writing in the new number. While you're at it, you might want to write in your new company URL, since it's a ".org" now and not a ".com" and of course that's going to change your company email address as well, so more crossing out and updating. Your business card is a busy mess and everything on it is outdated, including the calendar on the reverse side that is two years old. Might be time to g...
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Is Anthony Morrison Full of Shit?

Anthony Morrison is a guy that is polarizing popular opinion. On one hand, you have his proponents who claim that he is a marketing genius. On the other, you have his detractors who say that his products are little more than an elaborate scam. Anthony Morrison is a professional speaker, author and internet marketer. He has a host of different products for sale on his website, each of which claim to help you make a considerable sum of money from the comfort of your own home. Below is a list of so...
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Affiliate Summit West 2012 Review

Affiliate Summit was formed by Shawn Collins and Missy Ward in 2003. Their goal was to provide educational seminars on the latest issues in the affiliate marketing industry. Generally, those who attend Affiliate Summit Conferences fall into one of five categories: Vendors Agencies Networks Merchants Affiliates Incidentally, only one third of attendees are affiliates. The Summit has gained in popularity since its first conference which took place in New York in 2003 where there wer...
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