Tag Archives: Small business

Tame Your Email Monster

Is the Email Monster one of your business problems?  How much time do you spend reading and responding to – or simply deleting – emails? How much unread email currently clutters your inbox? If you’re like most entrepreneurs, the answer … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

By the 1880’s life in the United States was changing from agrarian and small town to industrial and urban.   Some farmers were the original “halfpreneurs” doing both farming and running a small business (making carriage wheels, barrels, rope, from their … Continue reading

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“Why Focusing on Your Budget Will Not Bring You Wealth – and What Will”

By Marcia Bench Every day, you see them – a program to help you coach better, a new software, a social media marketing program, or how to use video in your marketing – as well as prospective mentors you would … Continue reading

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One Business or Multiple Streams of Income?

If you are considering going into business, you may want to consider having multiple streams of business.  Having multiple streams means that you have more than one profit center.  Now you may hold the belief that one should be focused … Continue reading

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Starting a Business – Video Wednesday

Are you thinking of starting a business ……   If you are seeking ideas for what type of business to start do try shadowing someone who doing something you are interested in like a bed and breakfast or wine bar. … Continue reading

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A Business on the Side. Why Should You Have One?

Why does someone become a Halfpreneur,  begin a Side Hustle (Pamela Slim’s, author of Escape from Cubicle Nation, term for a tiny, independent venture you do during your free time) or begin a Second Act Semi-retirement career (Nancy Collamer)?   The … Continue reading

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Effective Marketing for the Creatively Self-Employed

From article by Anthony Ceseri, posted by MaryEllen Tribby May 2, 2013 and  by ThrivingBusiness.com  July 2013. Getting in front of people isn’t enough. You have to know HOW to get in front of them, so their initial reaction will be … Continue reading

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