Are you opening your first business and launching it on the market? If so, then it’s important to understand that the first year is critical. Most businesses will die before the first fiscal year has ended. So, what mistakes should you avoid during this time? Pexels CCO License No Budget It is a common misconception... Continue Reading →
Starting a Rental Venture In Addition to Your 9 to 5.
In a previous post, we've discussed the many advantages of starting a side hustle venture to provide an additional source of income to your household. Side hustles can not only help diversify your income, but they can also be scalable. If they are successful, you can grow them and boost your income even further. You... Continue Reading →
Benefits Of Hosting An Event To Market Your Business.
When it comes to marketing your business, there are several different strategies you can use. One method that is often overlooked is hosting an event. Hosting an event can be a great way to market your business and generate leads. The following blog will discuss the benefits of hosting an event to market your business.... Continue Reading →
Components Necessary for Your Thriving Online Presence.
There is a lot that needs to be considered when building an online presence for your business. You need to make sure that you are firing on all cylinders. This can be a little bit overwhelming and confusing if you are creating a website for the first time. However, there is no need to worry,... Continue Reading →
Avoiding Loss In The Challenging World Of Marketing.
Marketing can be an expensive process. Many companies spend a small fortune to get the results they want from their marketing efforts, throwing themselves into SEO, PPC, and other forms of marketing. Of course, though, it can be all too easy to lose money when you’re not careful with something like this. It is very... Continue Reading →
Managing Your Personal Brand As An Entrepreneur.
Entrepreneurship is an interesting discipline, because you become both the fuel for your enterprise and also the branding behind it. This is why investing in yourself is so important, because you are the most valuable asset you will ever work with, and you have potentially unlimited potential provided you design opportunities to expand it. However,... Continue Reading →
How to Beat Entrepreneurship Anxiety.
Although you might think that entrepreneurs are successful and fully in control of whatever they are doing, this can simply be a façade; they could be just as nervous and uncertain of their own position and company as you are of yours. This is why comparing yourself to others is never a good idea since... Continue Reading →
Three Marketing Tips for Small Businesses.
Marketing your small business is one of the most important tasks you can do to build your brand. Your business cannot succeed without being able to market its products and services to consumers. According to recent trends for small businesses, around 47% of business owners market their businesses themselves and spend less than two hours... Continue Reading →
How to Market Your Business.
Use word of mouth Talk about your business around you, distribute business cards. Sell your services and services: Who are you, what do you do? What do you sell? What are your expertise, your services, etc? A good presentation will mark the spirits and the people. We will think of you when we get back... Continue Reading →
Your Network Is Your Biggest Asset: Here’s How To Build It.
As an entrepreneur, your network is your biggest asset. Without it, you can’t leverage the time, money, labor and resources of other people - precisely what you need to do if you want to establish a successful firm. However, building a large network is tricky. It’s not a business process in the conventional sense. Instead,... Continue Reading →
Side HUstles to Start While Working Full-Time.
Some people don’t have the funds to be able to jump ship from their current full time job and start working on their website full time. It just doesn’t work like that. Most people prefer a kind smooth start by where they’ll start their business while still working full time. It’s a tough decision to... Continue Reading →
The Incredible Power of Your Story in The Interview Process.
For the past few days or weeks, you’ve spent hours applying for jobs on the net, submitting resumes on career websites. You have been constantly building more relationships on LinkedIn to get your foot in the door at your potential next employer. Between evaluating companies for their cultures, reading the reviews on Glassdoor and estimating... Continue Reading →
Job Search: How to Ace The Interview Process (2).
As I talked to millennials and even older or mature professionals, I realized that there are practices and habits that people have which may keep them from getting a job during and after an interview. We’ve reviewed some of the mistakes applicants make before and during the interview in the previous article. The post interview... Continue Reading →
Job Search: How to Ace The Interview Process (1).
Do you remember how just a few years ago, the job market was a total debacle? After the economic downturn of 2018, millennials who were just either entering college or had recently graduated got hit hard. Jobs were scarce, resumes and degrees were worthless. People went back to living with their parents while the parents... Continue Reading →
The Social Way to Land Your Next Job
Nowadays, modern employers have access to a lot more information about their job candidates than ever before. Those who care the most about the people they decide to hire will use everything at their disposal to make sure that they are taking on the right kind of person. While this takes more effort, it makes... Continue Reading →
When and How to Ask For A Raise.
We all go through the phase when we think we deserve better than our current remuneration. For some, that feeling is constant and proven. Whether it is a desire to have a higher salary or a wish that a bonus could have been higher, I can guarantee that you have felt that way at least... Continue Reading →
The Best Way to Keep Your Resume Sharp and Updated at All Times.
Last year when I published Money-Smart Millennials, I was working as a licensed banker. My experience working and helping my clients, particularly millennials, achieve financial stability in that environment was a major contributor to the content of the book. In the book, I’ve shared real-life stories of my clients who were able to improve their... Continue Reading →
My Income Increases When I read This Book
There are a few things that are constant in my life and one of them is reading. Every year, I read about a dozen books that I carefully pick or which I recommended to me. Throughout the years, many books have tremendously impacted my life but there are two that I usually go back to:... Continue Reading →
Money: When to Say NO to Financial Peer Pressure
When I was in middle school and in high school, I was the quiet, nice and friendly guy every body knew. My habit of avoiding conflict inadvertently led to a level of peer pressure that I succumbed to. In many ways, my personality made me a follower. I was rarely the one making the important... Continue Reading →
The 4 Questions That Will Open Any Door for You!
In 2005, a survey conducted by Small Business Trends revealed that small businesses acquire 85% of their customers through referrals. That survey took place 12 years ago but I can guarantee you that businesses still expand heavily by word of mouth, regardless of the platform. Any number of ads would not have the same impact... Continue Reading →