Tag: starting a business

Starting an Organizing Business: Getting that First Customer

| June 28, 2010 | 2 Comments
Starting an Organizing Business: Getting that First Customer

A reader has started an organizing business six months ago. While she has been giving out her business cards, she still has not landed any customers. Here are some suggestions on how she should develop her marketing strategies and some marketing tactics that she could use.

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What Inspired You to Start a Business?

| April 22, 2010 | 1 Comment
What Inspired You to Start a Business?

The inspiration to start a business can come from a variety of sources. For most people, the idea to start their business comes after seeing a problem that they want to address. They then look for the root cause of the problem, and identify how the problem can be solved – which then serves as the basis of their business. Learn how some women entrepreneurs found the inspiration to start their businesses.

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Start-Up Advice for the City Girl Who’s on a Budget

| March 30, 2010 | 10 Comments
Start-Up Advice for the City Girl Who’s on a Budget

What are the first steps you need to take when starting a business? I have outlined some crucial steps that will help guide you in the right direction.

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Julie Anderson: Aiming for a ReDesign Success

| March 4, 2010 | 0 Comments
Julie Anderson: Aiming for a ReDesign Success

Starting a business is very daunting, more so during tough economic times. But not for Julie Anderson. In January 2010, she left her executive level job to pursue her passion for interior design and start Anderson ReDesign. Read Anderson’s experience in starting her interior redesign business.

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Before You Quit Your Day Job to Start a Business

| February 23, 2010 | 0 Comments
Before You Quit Your Day Job to Start a Business

An increasing number of people are thinking of quitting their day jobs to start their own businesses, preferably at home. A home business is seen as their path towards achieving their dreams of economic security, more free time, a healthier or more productive lifestyle, and a chance to be closer to family and friends. If you are presently working as a full-time employee, and planning to start your very own home business, here are several ways to ease yourself from full time employee to entrepreneur.

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How to Reduce Your Risks When Starting a Business

| February 12, 2010 | 0 Comments
How to Reduce Your Risks When Starting a Business

Risks are a constant in entrepreneurship. There are always risks in every step of starting and running a business. The key is anticipating these risks, and trying to find ways to reduce (if not totally eliminate) risks.

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10 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Starting a Business

| January 29, 2010 | 1 Comment
10 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Starting a Business

Overcoming your fear is one of the most difficult hurdles of starting a business. Starting a new business is such a leap of faith, that it can scare the wits out of you, more so when you are leaving the comfort and security of a steady paycheck. Watch the video and let us know what […]

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Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

| January 18, 2010 | 8 Comments
Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

One of the hottest new home businesses today is the virtual assistant business. It is the reinvention of the secretarial and administrative assistance business in the age of the Internet. Learn how you can start a virtual assistant business from home today.

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Learning from Martha: 10 Rules for Starting a Business

| September 23, 2009 | 3 Comments
Learning from Martha: 10 Rules for Starting a Business

What does it take to really need to successfully start a business? Martha Stewart, one of the most successful women in business today, lists down the essential elements to start an entrepreneurial venture in her book “The Martha Rules.”

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Understanding the Factors for Small Business Success

| August 18, 2009 | 0 Comments
Understanding the Factors for Small Business Success

We all know the stats: 80 percent of new businesses fail. The question, therefore, is: How can your business be part of the 20% that succeeds and flourishes? With so many businesses being started, why do some succeed while many more fail?

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