how to legally start a business | setting up a new business

All those phone calls you get from non-profits looking for donations…the majority of those calls aren’t from the non-profits themselves, they are from fund-raising firms. Yes, you could put together a phone solicitation service for non-profits, but fundraising is increasingly turning to inbound marketing. You could develop strategic inbound marketing plans and/or execute these plans […]

how to start a home business | starting an it business

The bookstore is dead, hardly! Bookshops might now be different and resemble little of what most of us remember from our childhoods, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. If anything, the need for bookstore owners to create new and innovative ways to succeed has opened up a plethora of additional business opportunities. And isn’t […]

start your own business ideas | how can you start your own business

Not to be confused with hoarding, this business idea takes a lot of time, patience, and passion. If you have an eye for good art, it’s easy to get in on the ground level by visiting the studio department at your local university—though don’t expect to get rich overnight with this side business idea. Many […]

own business | how to begin a business

Craft beer is popular today, as are local, independently-owned businesses. If you’re passionate about beer, consider starting a microbrewery that offers unique flavors and quality products. You can experiment with different brewing techniques and conduct taste tests. You’ll also save startup money by opting for a smaller business rather than a large brewery or chain. […]

how to start a restaurant business | how to own a small business

Understand your audience. Who are you selling to? Where are they? What qualities do they find appealing/off-putting? The answers to these questions should influence both your marketing content and the platforms you’re advertising on. Even the most brilliant campaign can flop if it’s broadcast in the wrong places. If you have that drive and experience, […]

how can i start a business | what do you need to open a business

The Oregon License Directory provides a single information source for Oregon licenses, certifications, permits and registrations. If, after searching the directory, you are unsure whether a license, certification, permit or registration is required for your business, contact the Small Business Advocate. With all my experience in book publishing I am not going to tell you […]

how do you start a business | business start up guide

It might surprise you, but opening a flower shop is a fairly inexpensive business idea and great for small towns. That is, less expensive than say a restaurant or a car wash. According to openaflowershop.com, starting a flower shop has relatively few costs compared to other retail businesses. One of the only costs you will […]

start corporation | how to start a business step by step

#47 – CrowdSource hires individuals to complete various tasks ranging from marketing, profile verification, writing and text editing. Freelancers receive payment after completing various tasks. Payment ranges from $15 for simple tasks to $30 per hour for more complex tasks. SimplyFun – Would you like to play for a living? You can be part of a meaningful […]

start your own business from home | owning my own business

But you aren’t driving to your potential new employer and going in for a traditional interview. You’ve applied for a virtual position and thus will be participating in a virtual interview. Well, this presents an entirely different scenario now, doesn’t it? How do you make a great impression virtually? Read these tips to ace your virtual […]

online business ideas | step by step guide to starting a business

Whether you’re planning on delegating all of your marketing efforts to a professional or leading the expedition on your own, it’s important to keep a few fundamentals in mind so you can gauge the success of your marketing strategy. C Corporation: C-corps are organized in the same manner as S-corps, but there’s no limit to […]