your own business | small business start up guide

The traditional 9-5 job in an office is becoming increasingly obsolete, Fast Company reports. Not only are more people in the corporate world doing more from home, thanks to the internet, but side gigs are on the rise. More than a third of us — nearly 54 million people did some freelance work in the past year. That […]

step by step starting a business | starting my own small business

Annie Pilon is a Senior Staff Writer for Small Business Trends, covering entrepreneur profiles, interviews, feature stories, community news and in-depth, expert-based guides. When she’s not writing she can be found on her personal blog Wattlebird, and exploring all that her home state of Michigan has to offer. If you have the gift of gab, […]

start your own business ideas | how to startup a company

You’ve probably noticed that most companies nowadays offer ways to for their customers to contact them instantly via live chat support. Many of these chat support agents do work from home. Below is a list of the companies I’ve reviewed on this site that have occasion openings for work at home chat agents. While contracts […]

want to start a business | i want to have my own business

Using your skills for profit is a common trend with all of the best side business ideas. If you’re an expert at something, there’s likely an audience of people online who would be willing to pay to become an expert in your field—just like you. If you want to take your skills and turn them […]

legal requirements for starting a small business | start my own company

The bigger market for this is companies hiring outplacement services for employees they have laid off or fired. Companies hire outplacement services to help out their ex-employees, to show current employees that they are compassionate and to decrease the chances of wrongful termination lawsuits. It will be a lot easier to land your first assignments […]

starting a business checklist | first steps to opening a business

Unless you’re planning to be your only employee, you’re going to need to hire a great team to get your company off the ground. Joe Zawadzki, CEO and founder of MediaMath, said entrepreneurs need to give the “people” element of their businesses the same attention they give their products. Cover your startup costs. How are you […]

want to start a business | what do i need to open a small business

Some people have no time. They may have a job that requires lots of travel or an executive position that has them working around the clock. But you can make their life easier offering personal concierge services! Get a website. If you’re selling online, get your ecommerce in gear and either build a website, or […]

how i started my business | businesses that start with a

Our talented Reservation Sales Specialists serve as the first point of contact for our hotel brands. This is a challenging, yet rewarding role, so we’re looking for Team Members with excellent communication skills, a persuasive sales ability, and a world-class customer service mentality. The California Small Business Development Center is a great resource if you […]

build your own business | getting a business started

#9 – Blue Zebra Appointment hires appointment setters to work from home in the USA and Canada residents. It is a cold calling work from home company that pays employees up to $25 per hour, depending on their level of expertise and experience. VoiceLog is a company that offers third party verification (TPV) services. They hire […]