It takes a lot of work to start a successful business from scratch. Your business strategy is the foundation that you’ll build on. The more thought and planning you put into that strategy, the higher the chances for your business to become successful and grow steadily. In this guest post, by Heather Redding, you will learn the best way to formulate a strategy for your business.
Imagine for a second that you and your best friend have decided to go on a road trip together. Now, you might do one of two things. You could just get in a car and start driving without a map, supplies, or any sense of direction. The odds of you guys getting anywhere are slim to none.
On the other hand, you could plan the whole thing out from the beginning. You could plot the best route, prepare necessary supplies, and take precautionary measures in case something unforeseen happens, such as the car breaking down in the middle of nowhere.
If you wish to build your own e-commerce business, as an extra source of income or as an alternative to your 9-5 job, and aren’t sure how or where to start, in this guest post, by Michelle Laurey, you will learn the important things you need to start and run your own successful home-based e-commerce business.
Thanks to the internet, it is easier than ever to launch and build a business from the ground up, from the comfort of your home, and expand your earning potential with lower startup costs.
Not everyone is suited to the 9-5 lifestyle. With eCommerce, you can work wherever you are, whenever you want. All you need is a phone, laptop, and a strong network connection.
If you are someone looking to start their own business, whether you live in Egypt or not, there is always a lot to learn from someone’s journey to building a successful business from scratch.
Read in this guest post, by Ingy Zahran, a little about her business, what kind of effort and planning it took her to make the shift from full-time job employee to an entrepreneur and a business owner, and what obstacles she had to overcome in order to achieve success with her business.
My name is Ingy Zahran and I’m an artist and a business owner in Egypt. I was really excited when Ray suggested that I write an article about my journey from being a simple Road Design Engineer (yes, you read that right :)) to being a full time artist and starting my own business.
I remember, for years, I searched online articles and stories of people who made the shift from having a full time job with a stable salary to venturing into the somewhat risky life of an entrepreneur.
Sitting for too long is bad for your health. Sitting for too long in the wrong posture is A LOT worse.
Read about the dangers and what you can do to avoid them in this post.
A post on health might seem like an odd topic to find here given the theme of this blog; however, this topic is directly related to my journey. In fact, the entire thing is dependent on it.
Working on this blog is something I do while sat down. But it’s not just that, almost everything I’m doing, I do while sitting down starring at something, either reading for studies, writing assignments/homework, working on every single job I’ve ever had, watching TV, typing a blog post, researching a topic, or just scrolling through social media pages, etc.
That is a lot of sitting down! And this can be seriously dangerous if you are not paying attention to how long you are doing this and the way you are actually doing it.
A short guide to familiarise you with what affiliate programs and marketing platforms are, how they work, and how to start becoming an affiliate marketer. Plus 5 briefly discussed examples: CJ Affiliate, Rakuten Marketing, ShareASale, FlexOffers, and Amazon Associates.
For those who are just getting started in affiliate marketing and want to have a quick overview of what it all means, this is the post for you.
I have briefly discussed affiliate programs in this post 5 Online Businesses That Work, however, at the time, I hadn’t yet tried it and so I only knew very little information. Now that I have been doing this for a while longer, I came to know it much better and summed it up in a few points where it can make it easier for someone who is just getting started.
Here’s a somewhat huge hiccup on the way..
I had a different post planned for this week, but due to unforeseen changes, I am writing about this laptop predicament.
Since literally everything I do in my life right now is either dependent on or done through a computer and an internet connection, having both of them up and running at all times is a matter of life or death to me!
Things you need to know before you start selling on print-on-demand websites; plus some tricks on how to promote your products and make sales.
Platforms discussed in this post are Zazzle, Redbubble, Cafepress, Threadless, and Printful.
Attention! Before getting involved with Redbubble, please read this update first.
Online business can be considered as an active income and a passive income option. And there are various methods to run a business online. I went through 5 of the passive income ones in last week’s post 5 Online Businesses That Work.
In this post, however, I’m discussing the method I have tried so far which is selling products online. I tried several websites and here I will be sharing the pros and cons through my experience with Zazzle, Redbubble, Cafepress, Threadless, and Printful. (You can jump to Zazzle’s section to skip the intro.)
Everyone is looking for ways to make money online, because who doesn’t want to be able to increase their income while sat at home.
However, there is a lot of methods out there that just don’t seem to work, in this post, I share with you 5 methods that do work.
This has been a hard post to put down because there is a crazy number of methods where you can make money online. Not all of them will make someone rich of course, but they do add up. However, I figured I better not overwhelm myself by trying to list every single one of them, but rather choose the ones that would actually have a decent return of money over time.