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8 Outstanding Small Business Ideas for College Students That Are Worth Trying Out

Are you a college student looking to start a business? Many uber-successful companies like Facebook, Dell, Snapchat, and WordPress were founded in dorm rooms and college premises. The founders of these companies were looking for ways to make their college life easier and make some extra money at the same time. The companies, that started as […]

Time to Go Global: 7 Top Tips for Planning a Company Expansion Abroad

Economists are always interested in growing markets, and a trend has emerged in the last decade or so. The fastest-growing markets are all emerging markets, like Chile and India. If you’re hoping to grow, expanding across international borders could be the answer. Global expansion is a risky venture for any business, large or small. Careful […]

How to Start Freelancing: The Best Way to Kickstart Your Freelance Career

Your day job makes you feel physically ill. You sit at work thinking; I must be sick. I need to go home. Then you finish work, walk outside, and your icky feelings all vanish. Sound familiar? This isn’t some strange virus – it’s a sign that you, truly, hate your job. Which may mean you […]

How to Launch a Product: Important Steps to Take Before You Release Your New Product

An idea is worthless unless you take it to market. Somewhere along the way, you need to learn how to launch a product to get it in the hands of your target audience. Otherwise, it sits in development hell and turns into a money pit. Most think the timing is the critical component of launching a […]

What’s the Bright Idea?! Here’s How to Get a Patent

Did you know that there were over 3 million patents filed in 2017? That’s over 3 million new and fresh inventions on how to change the world.  From big impact idea to small scale suggestions, it is the inventions that come from them that keep our world developing. If you have an idea, however big […]

Ready for Tomorrow: Why You Should Start Your Business Succession Planning Today

Did you know over half of small business owners are between the ages 50 to 88 years old? It’s only a matter of time before they reach retirement. By then, they should already have a plan regarding how they’ll turn over their business or close it. However, many of these individuals don’t have a succession plan in place […]

5 Common OSHA Violations: Is Your Workplace Guilty?

Did you know the most common worksite safety issues show up over and over across the country and the world? The National Safety Council (NSC) team conduct safety audits in many companies. But the fact is, they see the same hazards almost everywhere they go. Is your workplace guilty of these violations?  Safety pros can get […]

How to Launch a Business: 8 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your First Small Business

240,000 new businesses — that’s how many started up in the United States back in the third quarter of 2016. Thanks to them, employment seekers had 872,000 new job opportunities. Today, the US is now home to 30.2 million small businesses, making up 99.9% of all businesses in the country. They continue to generate new […]

The 10 Best Part Time Jobs When You Need Some Extra Cash

Have you been thinking about getting a part-time job to boost your income? You’re not alone. According to a Bankrate study, four out of ten Americans have a side job. And whether you’d prefer a second job where you come face-to-face with other people or you’re seeking a legitimate work from home gig, there are […]

One Man’s Treasure: Why You Should Invest in a Storage Unit Franchise

Are you looking to invest in a storage franchise but not sure whether it’s the right move? For starters, the storage and warehouse leasing industry generated $37 billion in 2018. It has over 58,000 established businesses, employs over 142,000 people and, importantly, recorded a 3.7% annual growth. Clearly, now is a good time to break […]