background preloader

Smarta - Business advice and tools for Startups & Small Businesses

Smarta - Business advice and tools for Startups & Small Businesses
Related:  Everything about Building StartUpsFreelancing/Working from home

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.

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.

@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

Startup Marketing Blog - By Sean Ellis Home-based business guides How to start a bakery business Could you turn you passion for home baking into a money spinner? This step-by-step guide covers all you need to know to start a bakery business In Retail business guides How to start a beverage business Have a terrific business idea for a great new drinks brand? Funding options to become a property developer Dream of starting a property development business? How to start a clothing line: 4 simple steps A business for creatives with designer flair, read on to find out if you have what it takes to become a fashion entrepreneur…… In Start-up guides How to start a recruitment business: 5 simple steps With millennials tendency to jump from job to job bolstering the industry, read on to find out if you’re the right candidate to start a recruitment business…… How to start a food business If you’re passionate about food, hard working and love talking to people then starting a food business could be just the business opportunity for you…… In Food business

INNOVATION HOUSE SILICON VALLEY Make Money Online: 101 Top Ways of Making Money On the Internet, Tried and Tested (part time or full time and working at home) Update, 2015: The content on this page is more than a bit dated, it was written almost a decade ago, and that's more than a few lifetimes on this Interweb thingie. When this article was originally posted I had several thousand people a day reading this page. Yes, per day! Many of them write in. Disclaimers There's no catch and I'm not trying to sell you an ebook. Some ideas here are nice and have halos, others smell of dog urine ... but all these methods allegedly generate lotso dosho, and every single one is legal at least somewhere. You won't get anything for nothing, but there are a lot of things you can get for nearly nothing. I've put together a lot of these ideas from thousands of hours discussing businesses for sale with their owners. Most of these business ideas can be run from anywhere in the world, even the United States, Australia and other non-English speaking countries. Finding business ideas: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Startup Rob Working From Home: Online business ideas for introverts To be successful in the modern workplace a person needs good communication skills and the ability to interact well with their colleagues. But what about people who are not good at these things? Those who are naturally more introverted might prefer to work alone, but that can put them at a disadvantage in environments where close collaboration with others is necessary. Fortunately the web has helped to provide more career options for introverts. As well as the ability to work remotely in a lot of jobs, there are numerous opportunities to become self-employed by building web-based businesses which require minimal interaction with other people. Affiliate marketing Affiliate marketing schemes, such as those run by Amazon.com, offer website owners the ability to earn sales commission by encouraging their visitors to buy products from the seller. Amazon tracks the people who come from your site, and if they make a purchase you earn a small commission. Drop-shipping Freelance–consultant

Related: