7 Essential Questions Your Business Plan Should Answer

7 Essential Questions Your Business Plan Should Answer

Every business—from a large corporate entity to a home-based blog business—needs to have a business plan. I realize that might sound scary to a lot of bloggers or content creators, but it’s absolutely necessary if you want to actually grow and make money. Just because what you’re doing isn’t what we traditionally think of as […]

3 Simple Tips for Building a Business—Not Another Job

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Many people dream of working for themselves, being their own boss, and having the freedom to only take on clients and projects they love. What they don’t realize, though, is that there is a huge difference between building a business and being self-employed. Do you want to build a business or just another job? Business […]

[Ultimate Guide] 20 Tips and Tools to Create Fresh Pinterest Pins Quickly

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Over the past year or so, Pinterest has been pushing what they’re calling Fresh Pins and relevant content. Many bloggers are finding that creating brand new images brings in the most results. Pinterest has picked up on how their users respond better to graphics they haven’t seen before. Users also seem to love fresh, relevant […]

SMART Goal Setting for Entrepreneurs

SMART Goal Setting for Entrepreneurs

You may know that goals are the foundation of a good business plan, but maybe you don’t really know what makes a good business goal. You should consider setting SMART goals for your business. Operating a business without goals is kind of like heading out on a trip without a map or directions. You’ll eventually […]

3 Stress-Free Tips for Starting Your Online Business Endeavor

One thing no one really mentions much about starting your online business is how stressful it is. Everyone seems to think that it isn’t just because you can set your own hours, make money while you sleep, and have your favorite PJs as your dress code. The truth is… there is actually a lot of […]

Yes, You Actually Do Need a Business Plan as a Solopreneur

Do you own a blog that you make money with (or wish you were)? Do you sell your services to others online? Do you want to cash in on selling digital products? All of these things are considered home businesses (or at least if home is wherever your laptop is). But most people make the […]

Simple Business Plan Outlines for Solopreneurs and Small Businesses

Does the thought of writing a business plan trigger your anxiety? Do you feel like business plans are only for “big businesses?” Trust me, I totally understand. And creating a small business plan was my semester assignment for Business 101. I should know better right? But psychologically, it’s difficult to sit down and create a […]

Building a 12-Month Marketing Plan for Your Online Business

At the end of every year, most businesses take time to review how well they’ve done in the past year and look towards the future. They review their business and marketing plan and make changes when necessary. Have you taken stock of your business goals? Have you created a marketing plan that prepares to you […]