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Here’s why you are Ready for Self Employment

Here’s why you are Ready for Self Employment
Some people dream of leaving their corporate job and working as a self employed professional. Others have put this dream on hold for one reason or another. And of course, there are those who have turned this into reality. There are many reasons why you may be ready for self employment. Here are three that could give you a push in the right direction: 1. You have a comprehensive business plan. If you don’t have this...
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Is it Time to Purchase a New Computer for your Business?

Is it Time to Purchase a New Computer for your Business?
In today’s day and age, most companies, regardless of size and industry, understand the importance of taking full advantage of technology. The computer you are using today may not be the one you rely on a few years down the road. While nobody wants to spend money on a new computer, this is necessary from time to time. Here are three reasons why you should consider buying a new computer for your business: 1. Slow, slower,...
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Mistakes that Kill your Chance of Self-Employment Success

Mistakes that Kill your Chance of Self-Employment Success
Do you have dreams of working as a self-employed professional? Are you ready to take the leap and prove to yourself that you have what it takes? As excited as you may be, you will be faced with challenges along the way. Even when you do your best to avoid mistakes, you never know when something will sneak up on you. Here are three mistakes that can kill your chance of self-employment success: 1. Taking “too...
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How to Overcome Common Self-Employment Challenges

How to Overcome Common Self-Employment Challenges
In today’s world, more people than ever before are venturing away from the corporate world. Instead, they want to control their own destiny. While self-employment can bring many benefits to your life, it is not without its challenges. If you are prepared for these challenges, each and every one can be overcome soon enough. Conversely, if you aren’t ready for what will come your way, it can be difficult to stay on track. Here are three...
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Are you Considering Self Employment? Also Consider a Mentor

Are you Considering Self Employment? Also Consider a Mentor
If you are excited about the thought of becoming a self employed professional, it is essential to put yourself in the best position possible to succeed. In addition to what you already know about the industry you are joining, you can learn a lot by searching the internet. Along with this, there is another idea to consider: find a mentor who can show you the path to success. Taking the dive into the self employment pool...
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How to Spend Less when Setting Up a Home Office

Working from home may sound like a dream come true, but before you take a seat and get to work there are a few things you need to consider. First and foremost, you need to answer this question: how much money will it take to setup your home office?Some companies pay for employees to setup a home office. This includes all the equipment they need, from a desk to a computer and much more. Others, however,...
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Benefits Questions for Self-employed Workers

Is 2015 the year you will finally take the leap into the wonderful world of self-employment? If you answered yes to this question, it is safe to assume that you are both excited and anxious about moving forward.Before you leave your current job, here is a question you must address: how will your benefits be impacted?If you have a full-time job at the present time, there is a good chance you receive many benefits, including but...
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Unconventional Wisdom: Can You Succeed Without a Business Plan?

If you’ve been thinking seriously about starting a business, you’re probably well aware that you should write a business plan. It is, after all, one of the first steps most experts will advise you to take on your entrepreneurial journey. The Small Business Administration calls the business plan “an essential roadmap for business success” and places it at the top of their suggested 10 step process to starting a business. Surely, if the SBA says the...
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Self Employment in 2015: Why Now is the Time

Have you come to the conclusion that you want to work for yourself at some point in the future? Like many, this may be something you have been dreaming of for quite some time.Rather than put this off any longer, the new year is a great time to consider what the future holds. You may not take the leap into self employment on the first day of 2015, but it could be the right time to...
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How to Save Money on Office Communication

As a small business owner, even a one-man show, you know there are many expenses that come up over the course of a month. While there is nothing wrong with “spending money to make money,” you don’t want to throw cash out the window. Instead, you should keep a close watch on every dollar you spend.Regardless of your company size or industry, there is nothing more important than communicating with prospects and clients. If you don’t...
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