businesses you can start for free, start a business

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 […]

Online Business Tools , Web Retail Pro, Ebates

Online Business Tools: 5 Reasons to Use Ebates

When you start an online business, there’s a lot to do. Not only do you have to choose your business type, but you have to do things like get your business license, build a website, and find customers. You’ll also find yourself signing up for a lot of different online accounts. But what online business […]

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 […]

looking for a job, self employment, starting a business

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, […]

Working for Someone Else? 5 Signs You Shouldn’t Be

Do you ever get frustrated with the way your boss approaches a problem or the suggestions your coworkers think are brilliant during staff meetings? Are you the “black sheep” in the office, always moving against the grain instead of going with the flow? Working for someone else is rarely easy, but it shouldn’t be a […]

Job Facts, Business

3 Job Facts That Should Scare You and What You Can Do About It

Are you in the market for a new job? If so, I’ve got some pretty dismal news for you: so are literally millions of other people. What’s worse? That college degree you’re still paying off no longer sets you apart from everyone else. In 2015, the unemployment rate for recent graduates was sitting pretty at 7.3%, […]

Start a business, starting a business

Forget the Rat Race: 6 Steps to Start a Business

There are many reasons why you might want to start a business. Maybe you’re looking for a way to make a little extra cash in addition to your full-time paycheck. You might be unhappy with your current job or feel like you never have any time for yourself or your family. It’s also possible you’ve […]