How to Launch a New Pipe Repair Business

If you want to start a new pipe repair business, you’ll want to start with the basics. The initial steps, aside from your training, which you’ll need to determine based on your state or province, is to incorporate your business. You can go through an attorney to incorporate, but there are plenty of online options.

Tips to run a new pipe repair business.

LegalZoom and the like will be able to help you incorporate your business quickly.

Why incorporate instead of running as a sole proprietorship?

  • You legitimize your business.
  • You limit your own personal liability.
  • You can easily transfer ownership.
  • You can issue then begin to issue stock in the business.
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8 Common Mistakes People Make When Applying for a Business Loan

Starting your own business has never been an easy thing to do, as it brings a number of difficulties and challenges. All business owners have their ups and downs, some of them even having to find ways to avoid business bankruptcy.

One of the strategies that can help you get your business on its feet again is to get a small business loan. However, a lot of small business owners make mistakes that decrease their chances of getting a loan.

These are the 8 most common mistakes people make when applying for a business loan.

1. They don’t prepare to get a loan

A number of small business owners simply fail to prepare all the details before applying for a loan.…

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How to Make Your Business Popular Online

When it comes to running a business successfully these days, you have to have a strong online presence. Maybe, in the past, having a great ad campaign on billboards and mailed out to customers was enough, but now, having a great website and a strong social media presence makes a huge difference.

Whether you’re a dropshipping company that’s always working with wholesalers, or an eco-friendly forward-thinking ecommerce shopping business, you need to get noticed online. And if you aren’t sure how to do this, or you want to revamp your efforts and get your business’s name on the map, you have to use the right strategies.…

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Who You Gonna Call? Essential Services UK Startups Should Use

In many ways, starting and growing a business is a lot like hitting puberty. Decisions get made erratically, unexpected periods of growth and change take place, you’ll often find yourself getting angry for no reason, and will often need to depend on others as you fight your way through unknown territory. But, you aren’t a stroppy teenager (unless you’re a teen wunderkind reading this, in which case we apologise). As an adult running a business, you have a sense of perspective teenagers do not.

Essential services for startups

And, unlike being a full of teenage hormones, you should have a huge range of contacts to keep you afloat when it looks like your new UK-based business venture is turning sour.…

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4 Ways to Keep Your Sales Growing

If you want your business to make more profit this year than it did the last, you need strategies in place that boost sales. At its core, sales is all about building relationships with people, whereby you solve a problem or fulfil a need of theirs. This relationship requires trust, communication and the ability to relate to others easily.

4 strategies to keep sales growing

You can build more relationships and strengthen existing ones by demonstrating your expertise, asking your customers questions and telling the story that makes your company unique and trustworthy. By expanding your online reach and offline network, you attract more paying customers. And, those people will recommend your product or service, and even draw in potential partners that can provide more lucrative opportunities.…

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Grow Your Business with These 5 Social Media Tips

Social media offers plenty of benefits to businesses that are able to fully grasp the power that this form of media possesses. Not only can social media be an effective marketing tool, but it can also be an essential part of your plan to make your business grow.

Using social media for growing business

We utilize social media to assist us in marketing houses for sale in Calgary as well as to build our brand. With these five tips, you can fully harness the power of social media to create the business growth you desire.

Tip #1: Set Goals

Before you start putting any work into your social media accounts, you need to establish goals that you can effectively monitor and track.…

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How Can Upgrading Technology Help Restaurants Increase Sales?

When most people think about opening a restaurant, they dream of all the delicious concoctions they’ll whip up for their guests. Guests who hopefully keep coming back so often that they practically become family.

Restaurant technology upgrades increase sales

When thoughts wander to boosting sales and increasing the bottom line, many new restaurateurs go right back to crafting killer cocktails and whipping up delectable meals that will keep people buying and buying.

While that’s certainly one part of it, there is one major, yet often overlooked way that restaurants can increase sales: upgrading technology. From cutting down on time to increasing efficiency, there’s a lot that the right tech can do to boost a restaurant’s success.…

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How to Grow Your Business Through Online Education

The internet has allowed more people than ever to eschew traditional offices and desks in order to work remotely at their jobs. As a business owner, you may not have that option – your business probably requires you to show up in person and put in long hours every day. Fortunately, that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of the internet to help your business grow – by using it to get the education and skills you need to take your business to the next level.

Business owner taking online education

For many entrepreneurs, an online MBA program is a viable option to get a top-notch business education without neglecting their companies.…

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Three Areas to Expand If Your Business is Ready to Grow

The oft-cited statistic that 90% of startups fail has been attributed to various factors, from not being able to carve a niche in the marketplace to lacking a solid business model. However, in a 2017 article, Entrepreneur noted that most of the reasons that the remaining 10% succeed are related to attitude and flexibility within their staff.

Business team meeting for business growth planning

In a sense, if your startup is lucky enough to be included in that ten percent bracket, you’ve found success. However, finding a way to continue expanding your small business after its initial flush of prosperity is the crucial next step to ensure its longevity.…

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3 Ways To Get More For Your Money When You Start A Business

It’s one thing to run a business and it’s another to grow your business. The difference between the two is the use of the Pareto Principle, better known as the 80-20 rule. According to this principle, 80 percent of your results will come from only 20 percent of your efforts.

Business operations

Since the aim of every business is to increase profits, a person who runs a business focuses on marketing and sales. Meanwhile, someone who grows a business will also focus on marketing and sales—but they will also apply the Pareto Principle to overheads. He or she will try to isolate the 20 percent of B2B services that increase 80 percent of the business’ performance.…

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