Building a brand as a freelancer is a powerful way to gain recognition and make yourself memorable.Read More What Does Your Brand Say About You as a Freelancer?
Some people believe that the younger you are when starting a business, the more likely you are to see success. Others may sway the other way and believe that the older and wiser you are when starting a business, the better. Regardless of how old you are when you become an entrepreneur, starting a business […]Read More What’s the Average Age to Start a Business? The Answer May Surprise You
Part of being a business owner (and being human) is making mistakes along the way. Blunders happen to the best of the best, and learning from them can help you grow as an entrepreneur. And chances are, you’re not the only one making business mistakes. In fact, there are a whole bunch of common mistakes […]Read More 10 Common Small Business Mistakes Owners Make When Starting Out
Great. You got a negative online review that’s now readable by everyone—current and potential customers alike. Before hastily typing out a response you may regret later, learn how to respond to a bad review. You just may be able to turn the situation into a marketing opportunity and keep the disgruntled customer.Read More The Bad Review Blues: Do’s and Don’ts of Responding
Maybe you had a commercial property for your business and closed it up to work out of your home and save on overhead. Or, perhaps you’re just starting out and want to set up a home-based business and see how things go. But, what if you rent? Can you run a business out of an […]Read More Can You Run a Business Out of an Apartment or Other Rented Property?
Owning your own business may have you feeling like a superstar, but is that the title you want for yourself? Maybe you want to keep it classic and choose CEO. Or, perhaps you want to be a bit more modern and pick Founder. Is your business creative and edgy? You can elect to use a […]Read More Rockstar? CEO? Founder? Here are 11 Small Business Owner Titles to Consider
New Year’s resolutions are all about cutting out bad habits. Making yourself healthier. Pushing yourself. Bettering yourself. Making yourself happier. But why reserve these types of resolutions for January 1? Why not identify bad habits and cut them out whenever you can?Read More 9 Entrepreneur Habits Holding You Back from Business Success
If you started a business as a partnership, both partners probably had high hopes and big dreams. You might have been imagining making it big, or at least doing something that you loved with your life.Read More Partnership Dissolution: What You Need to Know
Small business owners know the value of preparation. Planning ahead is second nature to entrepreneurs, who are always thinking about the next step in their businesses. When it comes to business financing, preparation is key.Read More 7 Things Small Business Owners Should Prep to Ensure Funding Success
This column was originally published on Entrepreneur.com on 6/30/2017. People always want to know what makes a good leader. It’s normally because they’re trying to become a leader, or they’re trying to find a leader to work for their company.Read More 8 Essential Personal Characteristics for Leading Your Business to Success