7 Easy Ways to Get Your Small Business Up and Running

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If you’ve always dreamed of starting your own business and being your own boss, you may be daunted by the amount of red tape and hassle it takes to begin your own venture. You may not want to deal with filling out the paperwork, renting out a business space, hiring employees, and other expensive steps that are necessary for some new companies. If you’re not sure your business idea is going to be a hit, it’s tricky to take that risk. It can also be expensive. Instead, try one of these easy, inexpensive small business ideas to start creating income.

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6 Startup Clichés You Should Avoid to Succeed in Long-term

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Startups are inherently risky. If you strike it rich you can be next Jeff Bezos. On the other hand there is equal, probably more, probability of your startup shutting doors after few years. One reason many of them end up this way has to do with the founders not paying attention to the right things and instead going after frivolous items that don’t help them in the long-term. They chase what I term certain clichés that look good on surface, but ends up hurting them. So how do you avoid being another startup that ends up in the dumpster. Read on to learn those clichés and how to avoid them.

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3 Successful Tactics to Get Your Startup Booming

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We all stand in awe of the successful startup. The path from zero to a thriving business appears almost magical to outsiders – the founders were once regular working Joes and then, a short time later, they are entrepreneurial rock stars running some of the largest firms.

Many business owners do not fully understand how to progress from zero to booming, but there are specific things that successful entrepreneurs do to grow their firms that we all can learn from. Below, we will discuss 3 tactics you can deploy to propel your startup business!

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25 Best Work from Home Jobs of 2016

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Many people dream of being an entrepreneur. At the same time they are turned off by the demand that entrepreneur lifestyle puts on them. The stress of building the business from ground up, need to travel around the country to build customer base takes lot of toll on their person lives. However, there is a middle ground that can help balance the personal life with entrepreneurship. Many work from home jobs do not have as much stress as full-blown entrepreneurship and you can still earn decent income and build respectable business. Our friends at Multiple Streams have done a fabulous job of identifying 25 best work from home jobs. Click here to find out what they are and get details on how to go about starting one.

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Is it Possible to Start a Small Business on a Budget?

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Many would be entrepreneurs think that it takes a lot of money and courage to start a small business. They held back by this belief and wait for the right moment to come. Nothing could be further from truth. Starting a small business on a budget is not only possible, but your fellow business owners and entrepreneurs are doing it every single day. Obviously, you are going to need money, but the question you’ll want to know is how much and, unfortunately, I can’t help you with a figure because every industry is completely different and they all come with a range of different costs. But I can provide you with valuable tips that will help you get there. Continue reading to find out what they are.

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What Options Are Available to Get into Business Yourself

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Maybe you grew up helping your parents in their own corner store. Maybe you genuinely love customer service. Perhaps you make something super awesome and you want to build a business around it. Whatever the reason, you want to have your own business, but you’re not sure where to start. Here are some tips on various options available to you to start the business and how to get there.

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Startup Tips for Tailor Dressmaker and Alteration Business

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Are you the go-to seamstress for family and friends? If you’re one of those talented people who are sought out every time someone needs their pants taken-in or the one who always makes the killer costume every Halloween, maybe it’s time you took your abilities public by opening your own shop. Chances are you already have the basic tools of the trade right in your home sewing kit, but what else does it take to turn your part-time passion into a viable small business?

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How to Start a Business While Still Employed

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Many people who work for someone else dream of becoming their own boss and owning a business. Who has not experienced boredom or become fed up with their boss at least once in their working life. While running your own business is not a bad idea it does come with its own risks. Financial risk in particular is the one that holds many people back. You are not only giving up your guaranteed income, but also risking your own money in the business with uncertain outcome. That is why it is advisable to start a business on a part-time basis while you are still employed. There are couple of important items you need to take care of if you pursue this path.

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3 Must Follow Tips for Self Employed

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Running a business of your own is everyone’s dream, but it also is one that you need to think long and hard before chasing. As with everything in life there are pros and cons of being a self-employed. Among the big benefits are the fact that you will be your own boss, leaving you free to work hours that suit you and pick your own holiday times. This is great, but you also have to factor in cons like the loss of sick pay, paid holiday time and job security, as well as having to handle things like your own accounts. If you are still on board for self-employment, we will look at three ways of ensuring it is a success.

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5 Actions You Must Take Now to Protect Your Startup

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Starting a business has never been easier – but there are still a few pitfalls that catch many people out. If you have a great idea, make sure you put the following protections in place to ensure you don’t slip up. They are a lot easier to do, and it makes complete sense to get started right away – tomorrow, even. Don’t forget – because Murphy’s Law suggests you will live to regret it.

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