Starting a Mobile Lawn and Garden Equipment Repair Business

Nearly every home has some type of lawn and garden equipment that is used to maintain the property. Lawn and garden equipment may be power equipment like lawnmowers, string trimmers, and snow blowers, or it may be non-powered equipment like wheelbarrows and fertilizer spreaders. All lawn and garden equipment, whether powered or non-powered, requires periodic Read more about Starting a Mobile Lawn and Garden Equipment Repair Business[…]

Advertising Benefits with Podcasts

It is a dog-eat-dog marketing world. Each advertiser wants the public’s business, and is utilizing creative ways to get it. From donating a share of proceeds to a charity to giving buyers a credit towards another purchase, podcasts are sponsored by merchandisers who have embraced technology with an eye on maximizing sales. Businesses should target Read more about Advertising Benefits with Podcasts[…]

How to Build an Opt-in Mailing List

Building an opt-in list gives you the freedom to create a following and later market toward these subscribers without the restrictions that are imposed by paid advertising or spending innumerable hours ranking your website within search engines. The following article will tell you how you can create your own opt-in list and begin using it Read more about How to Build an Opt-in Mailing List[…]

Profitable Freelance Services You Can Offer to Small Businesses

Small business owners around the world are in dire need for common freelance services. Bridging your own abilities and the will to learn a new skill, you can reach these business owners to offer them your services for a very sustainable profit. The following are those skills that are in high demand. Website Development   Read more about Profitable Freelance Services You Can Offer to Small Businesses[…]

Turning One-Time Customers into Repeat Customers

The success of a business, especially a service-oriented business, depends on turning one-time customers into repeat customers. Increasing customer loyalty is the best way to ensure continued growth and success, even through slow economic times. There are several ways to increase customer loyalty, and most of them are easy and inexpensive. Here are a few Read more about Turning One-Time Customers into Repeat Customers[…]

Common Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

What creates a successful entrepreneur? There are many factors which play in the overall success of those that pursue their dreams of starting their own business but are there any common characteristics which can be viewed across the board? Perhaps you’re within your own pursuit of becoming an entrepreneur or just want to get the Read more about Common Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs[…]

Why You Should Drive Instead of Fly for Your Next Vacation or Business Trip

If you’re planning on a trip in 2011, whether it’s for vacation or business, if you possibly can you should drive instead of fly. As flying, particularly in America, has become one of the most expensive and most invasive ways to travel (have you had a TSA agent with his hands down your pants yet?), Read more about Why You Should Drive Instead of Fly for Your Next Vacation or Business Trip[…]

Reasons Why Voluntary Corporate Social Responsibility is Good for Business

Voluntary corporate responsibility can be a win-win situation all around if strategically planned. Not only can a corporation help out the local communities in which they do business in, but also help themselves out in the process. Establishing a home base in a community strengthens the local economy and, as a result, creates jobs and Read more about Reasons Why Voluntary Corporate Social Responsibility is Good for Business[…]

Should I Start a Business for Money?

Driven by greed, power and dominance over marketplaces, many entrepreneurs set upon their quest to riches with only one thing in mind: profits. It’s a fact that a business that’s not able to generate a profit will eventually be scattered amongst the countless dreams of other entrepreneurs but is that all that should be the Read more about Should I Start a Business for Money?[…]


Profile: The Young, Female Entrepreneur

What makes a woman—-especially a younger woman—-want to be an entrepreneur?   As a 28-year-old, self-employed woman, I ask myself this question nearly every day. Consider this: Women are less likely to be taken seriously in the role of business-owner. Younger women are even lower on the totem pole when it comes to their credibility. Read more about Profile: The Young, Female Entrepreneur[…]