Business, Entrepreneur, Web Retail Pro

How to Make Your Business Official

Some people might tell you that you don’t need to get a business license (also referred to as a state sales tax number or resale certificate) for your online business, but they’re dead wrong. Even if you plan to maintain it solely as a side hustle, you should make your business official. It is, after all, the law. […]

Make Your Side Hustle Legit, Side Hustle

5 Reasons to Make Your Side Hustle Legit

Have you been selling homemade crafts or things from around your home on sites like Etsy or eBay? What about offering freelance writing, marketing, or web services to individuals or companies? If so, you should give some serious thought to making your side gig into an official business. There are actually many reasons to make […]

Finding Your Why

Living With Purpose by Finding Your Why

I’ll admit, “living with purpose” and “finding your why” seem like idealistic notions with little hope of ever being achieved. Maybe they remind you of a bogus tarot card reading or some super-vague horoscope; “This day will be very eventful…” You’re like, “Thanks for nothing,” right? But here’s the thing: you actually can live life […]

eBay business, new sellers should start on eBay

6 Reasons Why New Sellers Should Start on eBay

There are several good ecommerce seller platforms to choose from, but eBay and Amazon are probably the most popular. I lot of people wonder if Amazon may be the better choice for beginners, but I really don’t think that’s the case. Based on what I’ve learned building my own online retail business, I think new sellers should start […]

Setting Goals for Your Business, starting a business

Setting Goals for Your Business

Starting a business can be an arduous process and it can be easy to get overwhelmed. Overwhelmed equals underproductive, and that’s a big-time bad. So how do you avoid becoming an anxious wreck while simultaneously making epically awesome advancements in your venture? By setting goals for your business. More importantly, you need to set SMART […]

work from home, starting a business

Work from Home: What I Learned as an Entrepreneur

Ever sat at your office desk and daydreamed about what it would be like to work from home instead? Forget the painstaking 45-minute traffic jam, that annoyingly chatty co-worker, and those judgmental looks your boss gives every time you go to the bathroom. You could be your own boss, set the perfect hours, and live […]

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5 Businesses You Can Start for Free

In my last post, I discussed how to build an eBay business with absolutely no initial investment with bootstrapping. But what if you aren’t interested in online retail? Are there other businesses you can start for free? And here’s the big question: does bootstrapping work with other business ventures too? The short answer is absolutely! You […]

Bootstrapping, Starting an eBay Business

Bootstrapping: Build an eBay Business on a Budget

I know what you’re probably thinking: “What the heck is bootstrapping?” I asked that exact same question the first time I heard the term too. Well, bootstrapping is your new best friend. It’s how you are going to start your business without spending a penny more than you have to and grow it into a […]

Business Myths, Starting a Business

5 Business Myths Holding You Back

Have you ever thought about starting a business and decided against it because you don’t have enough money, time, or experience? Maybe someone told you that most small business fail or that it’s not the right time to go into business because the economy is so bad? Unfortunately, there are a lot of business myths […]

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3 Compelling Reasons to Stop Looking for a Job

There are loads of reasons you might be looking for a job. You may hate your current one, need a change, or know your contract is ending soon. Or maybe your reasons are more urgent; it could be you just got laid off or maybe you’ve been without work for a while. Whatever your reason, […]