Starting a Small Business, Right Way to Proceed

When starting a small business, there is a right way to proceed. Below are seven basic things to consider, and become expert at, that should help you not only to get off to a great start, but cause your small business to grow into a very rewarding endeavor. Please follow the link below any of the sections to give you a more detailed explanation. I also include two sections on other, helpful resources for thoseRead More

A small business can be as easy as starting an eBay business!

Small Business: buying and selling at

Having your own small business can be as easy as starting an eBay business, buying and selling at, the best online auction marketplace. eBay was founded in 1995, and is made up of buyers and sellers, regular people like you and me. There is still no place else where starting a small business is made so easy. Whatever means you choose to sell, online, offline at a storefront, or from a home-based small business,Read More

The Sharing Economy and Small Business

In recent years, many workers have found new ways to earn a living, becoming their own bosses as they enjoy a freelance lifestyle. Whether they’re offering rides to the airport through Lyft or Uber, or running errands through TaskRabbit, people are redefining the way they earn a living and blazing a trail for future generations. But there are downsides to working this way. For freelancers, the unpredictability of work and changing pay structures make itRead More

Small Business Structure Basics: Proprietorship, Partnership, Corporation

Of all the decisions you make when starting a business, probably the most important one relating to taxes is the type of legal structure you select for your company. Not only will this decision have an impact on how much you pay in taxes, but it will affect the amount of paperwork your business is required to do, the personal liability you face and your ability to raise money. The most common forms of smallRead More

Daniel Young, Advertiser, 1&1 Internet, Inc.

Tell Your Small Business’ Story Online

When you manage a small business, attracting and maintaining a loyal customer base is crucial for overall success. By letting your customers know about your business and what you offer through different, engaging avenues, you have a better chance of earning their trust. Offering products or services that your audience needs is one step, but promoting the overall brand and story of your business is important for bringing in repeat customers. Here are seven uniqueRead More

Yun-Fang Juan, CEO/Founder of Fundastic

Small Business Entrepreneur: Making Business Plan

A prevailing opinion in the small business community is that business plans are for dinosaurs and nimble startups no longer need them. When I started Fundastic about a year ago, I listened to this advice and jumped into incorporating my company and started building the product. In the process, I also recruited two co-founders who were on payroll. We found ourselves in a mess only 4 months into the venture. Our originally idea of helpingRead More

How You Could Start a Small Business

Deciding to start a business can be one of the most exhilarating decisions you make in your life. But there are a lot of moving parts and many different elements to consider. Here are 10 steps that provide an overview of the basic steps required to start a business successfully. Take one step at a time, and you’ll be on your way to small business ownership. Step 1: Get Inspired All businesses start from aRead More

Alyssa Gregory, Small Business Information Expert

100 Small Business Ideas: A List of Small Business You Can Find Your Own

If you are looking for a new small business opportunity, you are in the right place. This list of 101 small business ideas includes everything from personal services, to retail opportunities, to environmental services, to pet-related ideas, to technology businesses. Use this list to identify the business idea that is perfect for your situation.   The all of business ideas you can develop with the WordPress web theme to distribute your business information toRead More

Creating Website with WordPress CMS

Opening a website business with WordPress to starting a home business make, money online & offline

Would you like to create a thriving, website business and make money online & offline with not much more than a laptop computer? It is good news for you! You absolutely can, because millions of people are doing just that right now. If they are doing it, why not you? Creating a website business, either on your own site, such as opening your own online store, is probably the easiest, most profitable, and least expensiveRead More

Opening A Small Business, Your Social Business

Small Business with Microfarming in the Village and Urban Areas

Small-scale farming usually quickly surfaces as a pursuit that could help address all of these. Yet most dismiss the idea of becoming farmers themselves; mainly because of lack of prior experience, coupled with lack of capital. Microfarming often begins with a desire to get closer to nature and return to a simpler life. It’s attracting green-minded people who turn their love of mushrooms or orchids into a small business. micro-farm literally means “little farm” andRead More