9 Free Programs That'll Help You Build a Side Business The traditional view of a small business is changing. There was a time when building a business involved joint ventures and angel investors. It involved asking the bank for a big business loan to cover overhead costs until you turn a profit. If you had the dream to start a business, you needed to invest a lot of money. No more – today’s business, particularly a web-based business, has very little overhead. How to Excel at Pinterest for Business My Round Robin Pinterest is a hugely under-utilized social network and traffic source for small businesses. Pinterest for business is easy, and fun at the same time! Many business owners, and even some online marketers still believe that it is simply for sharing foodie and interior design images. The truth is far from it! Pew research recently released their stats which claim that 15 percent of adult U.S. internet users are on Pinterest, compared to 16 percent of users on Twitter!
Essential bookmarks for web designers and web developers The project 'Essential bookmarks for web-designers and web-developers', previously updated on this page, has a new url ( a new design, a new hierarchical structure and, of course, new web-dev-resources. The reason for changing the basic concept of this project was a huge number of suggestions and links, which have overflooded my mailbox recently. Over the last few days, a new project was created and updated. The old version (which also will be updated in future) is still available on the page "Bookmarks: Maxi edition". You are welcome to submit your own links to the directory, filling out this form; besides, I'll be glad to receive feedbacks, comments and new ideas coming from your side.
How To Make Money in Your Spare Time Doing Simple Online Tasks via: Lifehacker Many “online jobs” promising quick riches and little effort are really scams. While the tasks below won’t make you rich, they can earn you a little pocket money on the side—and these days that can make a big difference.
10 Ways to Grow Your Business for Less Than $100 If you’ve ever heard us speak about small business or had a chance to read our book, Mom Inc., you’ll know one thing about us: We’re kind of cheap. We didn’t spend a lot of money to start our blanket company Admiral Road, and we’re still pretty frugal. When consulting to small business owners, we always offer this piece of advice: Don’t spend money in the early days unless it solves a problem or grows your business. Create a Killer Business Plan - Martha Stewart Career and workplace You've got the idea, now package it well! The way you present your company and vision will determine whether you get the right financial partners and the right deal. Marketing Your IdeaLife is marketing. We're constantly being pitched to as consumers, yet we also market our products, our ideas, and ourselves personally and professionally. But where do so many early-stage entrepreneurs go wrong? They fail to sell their start-up effectively.
Work From Home Phone Jobs Offering Night Shift I’ve had a lot of people ask me recently about phone jobs from home where it’s possible to work night shift. This is a big deal to some of you because working in the middle of the night might be the only work from home option (at least for phone jobs) due to kids being up and about during the day, a job you work during daytime hours, etc. I’ll be honest that what I’ve found offering overnight hours isn’t much, but I thought it might be a good idea regardless to get a list together and start adding to it every time I come across something that fits the bill.
70 Side Businesses You Can Start on Your Own Tired of your day job but not ready to take the plunge to being an entrepreneur yet? That’s okay; you can always start small and do what you love without quitting your day job. Here are 70 interesting side businesses that you can easily start on your own.
5 Ways To Start A Business For Under $1000 We're not trying to pull a lame pick up line on you, but do you come here often? If so, you might like to subscribe to our free articles by email for the freshest stuff sent straight to your inbox. :) In 2004, I started 2 Virtues Inc. to bring my inventions, Swaddleaze and Blankeaze to market. I spent money like a rock star. Out of the gate, I spent: $15,000 on a website with a custom shopping cart that didn’t work$2,000 for a logo that looked more like a Kama Sutra position than a symbol of safe sleepwear for infants.$1,300 on stationery and business cards$2,000 on a merchant account setup and monthly fees$1,000 on PR leads from ProfNet$12,000 on a publicist$17,000 on advertising in Pregnancy Magazine$4,000 on Google AdWords
Meme Creation Resources To Start You On Your Way To Internet Fame Posted by Jared Carrizales on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 · 1 Comment inShare Move over infographics, it’s time for memes to have their 15 minutes of fame. With the successes of companies like Virgin Media, SEOmoz, and even schools like ASU and the University of Wyoming, marketers have started to ride the meme wave. And when you think about it, why shouldn’t they?