As a continuation of discussing startup growth and how to maintain a successful business long-term, in this article, by Michelle Laurey, you will learn in detail all the steps needed to scale your business from a startup to a bigger company, and how and when to go for Initial Public Offering (IPO).
For startup founders, the path to becoming that billion-dollar unicorn is paved with countless unavoidable stops. Startups first have to find a winning idea and validate it. After that, they need to keep improving and iterating their product or service until they achieve the perfect market fit.
When a startup settles on a product that customers want, it will move from the survival phase and start working towards the success stage.
This is a huge transition.
Building a small business is hard, but keeping that business up and running long-term is much harder.
Growing a startup requires having what it takes to go head to head with your competition and actually beating them; learning the obstacles you may run into and solving them BEFORE they happen.
In this guest post, by Michelle Laurey, you will learn that the road to a startup’s continuous success has 9 stops, and they’re all discussed below.
In today’s day and age, it’s not enough to adhere to the old adage of “build it and they will come.” Firstly, if no one knows what you built, they can’t become a customer of your startup.
Secondly, your job is not finished once you have incorporated a startup company. Instead, there is more global competition for your startup than ever before.
Being your own boss and having flexibility and freedom to work whenever you want and from the comfort of your home are some of the major advantages to being a freelancer, but not many people realize that there are also many possible disadvantages to freelancing.
If you are considering making this shift to freelance full time, then continue reading this article. A contribution by Lisa Michaels where she explains 5 of the major advantages and disadvantages to becoming a freelancer.
As online freelancing becomes more mainstream, many people are discovering the flexibility and income it can provide. However, it also comes with its fair share of challenges.
Furthermore, freelancing fits in well with certain people’s goals, while others find that working from home on their own isn’t for them.
If you’ve ever considered starting a freelancing career as a side hustle to increase your income or to make freelancing your full time job, in this co-written post, by Ashutosh Garg and myself, you will learn the practical and effective steps needed to launch a successful freelancing career.
Plus some tips on how to increase your income as a freelancer without working extra hours for it.
Freelancing means being your own boss, working on your own terms, and performing multiple roles at the same time. This can be an excellent way to earn more money and increase your monthly income.
As cool as it sounds though, making money freelancing is not exactly that easy. However, if you take the right approach and focus on working smarter not just harder, it will lift off the burden of not being able to earn enough for your bread and butter, in the initial phase, and before you know it, freelancing can even become your main source of income.
Read below to learn the exact steps you can follow to start freelancing today and how you can earn more money as a freelancer without working for it.
If you don’t know what a cryptocurrency is or how mining works; if you want to learn more about Bitcoin, what Pi Network is, and the kind of profits and risks that come with investing in cryptocurrencies, then this is the article to read.
Disclaimer: I’m an engineer, not a financial advisor or a trading expert, nor am I holding myself out to be. Thank you.
I am going to be bluntly honest here and say that this was not an easy topic to research and study. Maybe because it has been a while since I did some comprehensive reading on a topic I’m not familiar with (given this is my first article this year), or perhaps because it is indeed a bit of a complex topic.
Either way, I hope that in this article I would have managed to make it simpler and easier to understand for those who have absolutely no idea what a cryptocurrency is and how it works.
Almost all successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common, and that is a sacred morning routine. Your morning routine can really make or break your day. How your day goes is how your week goes, and that will tremendously affect your efficiency and progress, either in business or any other life goals you are working towards achieving.
In this contribution by Ashley Wilson, you will learn the many benefits of a morning routine, and how to set up the right one for yourself that can lead to your business success.
It takes a lot to become a successful entrepreneur. You need a great product, a sound business strategy, and a team to help you reach your goals. However, one of the biggest things that many entrepreneurs overlook is the importance of having the right routine in place.
Developing a positive morning routine that helps optimize your focus and keeps your eye on the prize could be essential to reaching your goals as a business owner. After all, with your own business to run, it’s essential to ensure that you can squeeze as much productivity as possible out of every day.
If you are not sure whether you should be investing in gold or not, or whether investing in gold is a worthwhile investment, you will find your answer in this post.
I have always had this idea that gold was the ultimate investing option. For some reason, me and people around me have this idea that if you have money, it is wiser to not keep it as cash but convert it to gold instead.
And, at the moment, as I was looking for more money investing ways, I thought, “Gold!”
But, since I am approaching this in a serious manner and dedicating my time to finding the best investing methods, I decided not to just follow my inherited idea of how brilliant an investment this would make and actually do some research, listen to what some of the experts say, read statistics, and find actual evidence on whether or not it would be as good of an investment as I, and most people I know, think it is.
Continue reading “Investing In Gold: To Buy Or Not To Buy?”
In this guest post, by Cheryl Tobin, you will learn how to practice 4 different activities that will help deepen your meditation experience. These practices will inspire and motivate you and will help you reach mental clarity.
The practice of meditation is multilayered. Regardless of their experience, practitioners are always given the opportunity to select their level of depth in which they immerse themselves. This article will add another layer to meditating by incorporating complimentary activities prior to and following your practice.