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.
Setting up a blog for your business is an essential step to build an audience and for your customers to connect with your brand. It is also an effective method to market your products and services. In this guest post, by Joe Peters, you will learn the 6 steps it takes to run a successful blog for your startup.
Companies with blogs get 67% more leads per month than those without them. That means a business will have more opportunities to convert prospect buyers and earn more money than its competitors.
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 guest post, by Lisa Michaels, as 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.
How many times did it occur to you that it’s time to start your own business, but fear that it may be the wrong business idea has stopped you? Or maybe you did start a business once and it didn’t work out as you’d hoped? If you wish you knew how you can find that perfect idea for a business then this post is for you.
In this guest post, by Ryan Keeler, you will learn some brilliant techniques to help you come up with successful standout business ideas, so you can finally take that step and become a business owner.
There is no better time than now to start a new business. Everyday that you delay and postpone your start, there becomes another lost opportunity.
So, if you are looking for inspiration and methods to help you find and develop innovative yet promising business ideas, you have come to the right place.
This post will uncover some of the most unique and best ways to develop successful standout business ideas.
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.
Your mindset towards something directly affects how you handle it or react to it. And since we all need money in our life, having a healthy mindset towards money is important to guarantee we are properly equipped to handle money. In this guest post, by Maria Bianchi, learn how to build that rock-solid money mindset in 10 easy steps.
If you find yourself freaking out about even the smallest expense, and going above and beyond to save pennies, then it’s possible you have a scarcity mindset.
Someone with a scarcity mindset is a person that sees everything through the “lack” lense. Around them, everything is scarce and only a few people can access abundance. For them, having “enough” or “more than enough” is simply not possible.
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 guest post, 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.