Marketing and Selling Your Own Health-Conscious eBook

No matter what anyone tells you, looking good and feeling good are always in vogue. This is great news if you are interested marketing and selling your own health-conscious ebooks or merchandise online. Consumers of all ages regularly purchase diet plans, health books and gym memberships to keep themselves fit. The diet and weight-loss industry was estimated to be worth more than $20 billion.

Healthy eating

This represents a huge opportunity for ecommerce vendors and social media entrepreneurs. If you know more than a little something-something about healthy cooking or working out at home, producing ebooks for online stores could prove lucrative for you.…

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10 Steps to Starting a Business in Boston

Boston is popular for its elaborate education system. It is home to more than 30 colleges and universities.

Boston is the largest and among the oldest cities in Massachusetts. The city has maintained its identity over the years while at the same time keeping up with current trends.

Female entrepreneur in Boston, MA

The large number of graduates attracts entrepreneurs to the city because they are assured of a qualified workforce. The resources and local support from other investors make Boston one the best places to do business.

If you want to establish a profitable business in the City, here are the steps to follow.

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Cashing Out on Your Business 101

This write-up is a personal memoir of my business startup to sale. Hold my hand and walk with me through my incredible 5-year business journey, right from the birth of my business idea, through the process of starting out, building the brand and to its final climax: selling out!

Business for sale

My entrepreneurial eureka moment came during a brainstorming session that birthed the idea; of starting a new business to launch a cosmetic manufacturing start-up firm.

At that point, the idea of ever selling the business never crossed my mind. I practically breathed and lived my business idea, my brainchild, my start-up firm!…

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3 Absolute Do’s For a Start Up

Every day, there is someone with a new and fresh idea. Start up businesses litter the internet. Some make it and others just don’t. But what’s the difference? What helps those that succeed to reach the heights they do? How do they turn nothing into a booming, profitable business?

Startup

Below are three things that you must do to solidify the foundation of a new start up company.

Do Watch Your Finances

Ok. You remember the time you were 7 and you worked all kinds of odd jobs to try and raise the money for a new bike? You raked yards, washed cars, delivered papers, and so on.…

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7-Step Checklist to Successfully Launch Your Startup

Launching your business takes a lot of hard work and determination. However, many still believe that launching a startup is like switching on the light. Having launched a couple of businesses, I’ve realized that launching a startup is like launching an aircraft. You need to keep pushing till you hit the right speed and take off. It doesn’t happen overnight. Most entrepreneurs are so focused on their product or service that they don’t realize that it’s only a part of the puzzle. There are many more things you need to put in place before you can “launch” your startup.

Here are 7 things to take care of before you launch your startup.…

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Begin your Entrepreneurial Adventure in Birmingham

Birmingham is among the top entrepreneurial cities in the UK. The city has been leading in major developments in different fields since the industrial revolution began. Birmingham has made significant contributions to economic, technological, science, and manufacturing development in the UK. Thousands of inventions have come from the city as well. The city is not only the home of top inventions in the UK but also a great place for entrepreneurs to start their businesses.

Birmingham

If you are planning to start a business in the UK, read on and discover why you should join other entrepreneurs in Birmingham.

Why start a business in Birmingham

Birmingham is perfectly located in the heart of the UK.…

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How We Started a Second Business to Fund Our First

There often comes a plateau for a start-up that’s been growing pleasingly. One of the most enticing elements of starting your own business is the fact that, technically speaking, the sky is the limit and, no matter how far you come, growth is always possible.

Tom Cridland shopfront

That said, scaling in almost all cases requires investment, which, if you’re young and inexperienced, is extremely hard to come by without sacrificing an exorbitant amount of equity.

Tom Cridland, the startup

I run a sustainable fashion brand with my girlfriend of almost eight years, Deborah Marx. I started it in January 2014 with a £6,000 government start-up loan and decided to call it, Tom Cridland (my name), because tomcridland.com was the cheapest domain name that I could find.…

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Don’t Forget These Crucial Steps When Starting a Business

No matter how much preparation you do, setting up a business is a trial-and-error endeavour. Its success is unpredictable, and failures big and small could happen anytime. However, the amount of struggle for a start-up entrepreneur may be reduced by keeping in mind the right concepts and carrying out the right steps before launching.

Startup team

Before you take the risk of building your own business, it’s best to equip yourself for the battlefield ahead by knowing what to do first.

Choose your name

Simply deciding on an impactful name for your company does not mean you can scratch this off your to-do list.…

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The Why, How and The Painstaking Steps Taken to Achieve The Dream of Being Your Own Boss

Ten years ago I was working a full time job, I had a decent salary and a seemingly steady life. I was working 8-9 hours everyday (plus overtime too many times a week),and coming home after work and simply laying in front of the TV became my purpose in life. I worked just like everybody else around me, I had to pay my bills, I had to let go of all the dreams I had as a young adult and embrace reality.

Bookstore

I was trapped. I felt like a robotic mind replaced my own and my only joy in life became kicking off my shoes at the end of the day.…

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The Importance of Persistence in Business

The phrase ‘when the going gets tough, the tough get going’ is particularly appropriate in the business world. Persistence, and the willingness to overcome a wide range of obstacles, usually determines the fate of a company. Below are some of the main reasons why persistence is the most important characteristic every business professional should have.

Persistence business owner

Your Business is More Likely to Succeed

Many companies fail because the owners and the main decision makers in these organizations give up too easily and they are not willing to go the extra mile to make their business a success. However, the business leaders who face their fears and the obstacles that are in their way head-on, are the people who eventually establish and grow the most profitable, effective businesses.…

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