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5 Ways To Expand Beyond A One-Person Business

The telecommunications revolution we are now living in has made it affordable for you to start your own business by simply starting as a solopreneur. However, you may be wondering if you can you take your business from a one-person operation to one that is a successful and growing small business? Absolutely!  Here are a few ways to make it happen:

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For Serious Hobbyists: What You Need to Set Up a Home Machine Shop

If you’re a keen hobbyist when it comes to metalwork, you may share the dream of many other hobbyists who want to set up their own home machine shop.

The good news is that these days it is easier to do than ever. While in the past it might have cost you a small fortune, if you have enough space in your home you can now build up your own machine shop relatively inexpensively.

So how do you go about doing this? Here’s a guide to the main considerations along with the most important equipment you’ll need.

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Top Benefits for Small Businesses that Outsource Social Media Marketing

Large businesses have a competitive advantage over their smaller rivals that makes it easier for them to build their brands. Most have generous marketing budgets to support their branding efforts. Launching new products is also easier because they benefit from their name recognition and existing reputation.

Social Media is Full of Pitfalls for Inexperienced and Part-Time Marketers

Small business owners often turn to posting on social media to gain recognition for their companies and products. Owners of small companies often feel pressured to handle all of their marketing on their own to conserve their cash and other scarce resources.

While social media is a must for brand building, owners that don’t have a lot of free time to spend on social media, and that lack experience in content creation and marketing, usually find their efforts too time-consuming and ineffective. Creating a strategy that actually works to build a brand takes more than posting a few images and ads on various social media channels. [Read more…]

How To Get The Money To Start Your Business Now

You may have long dreamed of starting your own business, but many things might have held you back. After you conquer your self-doubt and your fear of the unknown, one of the first things you will likely want to tackle is getting the money to get things going. Even a small, online business will require some startup, and if you plan to make your new business your full-time job, you’ll need a lot more money to support yourself while you get your business off the ground.

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