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Smarta - Business advice and tools for Startups & Small Businesses

Smarta - Business advice and tools for Startups & Small Businesses
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Lessons Learned Smarta | 10 reasons to start your business from home 1) Start now - Stop making excuses! If you start a business from home you can begin immediately. It doesn't matter if you're still researching your idea or refining your product, the sooner you start working from home, the sooner you can start making a profit. 2) Low overheads - Not only will you save money on renting/buying office space, but also on the cost of letting and maintaining it, business rates, utilities, cleaners, travel expenses, even buying food on the go. By sustaining low overheads you can keep your cash flow in check and broaden your profit margin. 3) Time - Losing your commute gives you a more productive workday and more time to relax. 4) Flexibility - Working from home avoids the need to lumber yourself with a five-year lease and allows you to choose working hours that suit you, your customers, and your family. 7) Family - Your partner, siblings, and/or parents can help with the running of your company if you operate your business from home.

Small Business Brief / Current News Startup Blog | Young Entrepreneur Lifestyle | NextShark 31 Legitimate & Profitable Home Based Business Ideas (2016) With an increasing desire for many to escape the rat race and work from home, many people are trying to start a home-based business. Working from home not only offers independence and freedom but there are also some great home-based business tax deductions as well. As I sit and write this, I am reminded of the years I spent in jobs that I didn’t like and am now so thankful that I get to work from home and do something I love. If you are longing for that situation, I encourage you to work to figure out what it is that you would love to be doing and keep at it until you reach that goal. For my business (blogging here at SeedTime) it took a long time before I started making any money blogging, let alone enough to pay the bills each month. Great ideas and business degrees only go so far. I put together a list of legitimate home-based business opportunities below. Starting a Home-Based Business Below are a bunch of home-based business ideas that you can peruse to see if any would work for you.

microISV: a community for independent software developers @andrewchen Home Business Ideas - The Best Working From Home Ideas that YOU can use We'll take it you've already tried the various work from home ads, considered envelope stuffing, telephone answering services etc., and have had your baptism of fire sending off cheques for £15, or £50, to some millionaire who's promised to share his secrets with you. And you've figured that none of that works. Well, you've come to the one place on the net that won't ask you for a penny to explain how you can make a million. If you belong to the generation that does not believe that the world owes you a living, and you're willing to work for your daily bread, why work for somebody else? Here's a collection of ideas of what you can do at home working for YOU - start your own business! 1. 2. sites in a particular industry and building a directory, and various other opportunities that don't require a PhD in English Lit). 3. 4. - Genealogy - Pet Grooming/Minding - Pottery/Painting/Other Craft Work/Teaching Craft Classes - Knitting, Needlework, Alteration Services - Baking/Cooking/Teaching Cooking

Finding a Product Idea for Your Micro-ISV Summary: Eric describes a series of steps to help find a good product idea for starting a micro-ISV. Jump on the Micro-ISV Bandwagon! In the September edition of this column, I wrote about something I call a "micro-ISV", a software product company with just one person in it. Since then, this concept seems to have struck a chord with many readers. I've seen lots of discussion among people who want to take the plunge and create their own micro-ISV. I'm not saying that you're going to see the term "micro-ISV" on the cover of Newsweek anytime soon, but I'm still surprised at the amount of momentum I see. Letters. I get lots of e-mail from micro-ISV "wannabes". Good product ideas are a strange thing. This article is a "how-to" on finding a product idea for a micro-ISV. goal is to help you make this process as systematic as possible. The Algorithm for Finding an Idea Many entrepreneurs search for a product idea using an algorithm that looks something like this: It's inefficient. You are a geek.

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EBusiness Basics There is a proven sequence of steps you can follow to guarantee your success when you're starting a small business online. I've seen thousands of people start and grow successful businesses by doing the following: Find a need and fill it.Write copy that sells.Design and build an easy-to-use website.Use search engines to drive traffic to your site.Establish an expert reputation for yourself.Follow up with your customers and subscribers with e-mail.Increase your income through back-end sales and upselling. Anyone, from newbie to seasoned online entrepreneur, can benefit from this process in learning how to start a business online. Step 1: Find a need and fill it Most people who are just starting out make the mistake of looking for a product first, and a market second. To boost your chances of success, start with a market. Step 2: Write copy that sells Throughout your copy, you need to focus on how your product or service is uniquely able solve people's problems or make their lives better.