Managing Your First Virtual Contractor

Using online services to outsource tasks for your online business can exponentially increase productivity and profit, while making time for yourself for entrepreneurial tasks such as creative planning. To make the transition from managing employee to independent contractor as smooth as possible, however, you'll need to keep a few things in mind at each stage of the process. Inviting Proposals Clear communication at all stages of the process is critical, so begin … [Read more...]

10 Twitter Marketing Tips

Social media has provided a whole new way for business owners to promote their products, services and brand. Twitter is one of the most widely used social media platforms, and a popular choice for marketing campaigns. Using Twitter to market your small business can bring rich rewards, including increased brand awareness, extra website traffic and a wider customer base. Maximize your Twitter marketing campaign with these 10 tips for small business owners. Choose a … [Read more...]

How to Become an Ideal Leader

When you are at work, do you get frustrated because things don't seem to be happening the way they’re supposed to be? You see people milling around but nothing gets accomplished. And in the daily hustle and bustle, do you feel that your goals remain just that – goals. Then maybe its time for you to stand up and do something about it. Most people are content just to stand around listening for orders. And it isn't unusual to adopt a follow-the-leader … [Read more...]

Know Your Audience When Marketing Online

Internet marketing is quickly becoming one of the most popular advertising options available. The Internet reaches a worldwide audience and is available 24 hours a day. For this reason more and more potential customers are turning to the Internet for a variety of reasons including researching products and services and making purchases. As more and more consumers turn to the Internet for these reasons, it is important for businesses to establish an online presence. This … [Read more...]

Is It Time To Start A Home Based Business

Almost everyone needs or wants more money coming in, and with this desire most would like to start some sort of extra income producing project. The trouble is, not many of these people seem able to fit "a second job" into their time schedules. It's true that most people are busy, but extra time for some sort of home-based extra income producing project can almost always be found. It may mean giving up or changing a few of your favorite pastimes--such as having a … [Read more...]