How to Calculate Break Even Point for Your Small Business

I'm currently taking a 12-week online business class for women entrepreneurs. Whether you have an Etsy shop, a blog, or another small business, it's helpful to learn some business basics. I've worked for myself for years, but returning to these basics reminds me of some key things that will help me improve my business. Right now we're working on calculating our break even point. It's hard! The formula is easy, actually. However, figuring out my own money choices is hard. And working through that Read more [...]

Customizing Your Private Office

It’s been almost 18 months since the first lockdowns swept the country. While there is still work to be done, we are seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. Life is returning to normal and people are going back to work at the office. We’ve learned a lot. One thing that was glaring when office workers went home to do their jobs is that productivity did not wane. In fact, it improved. This gives an argument to more remote work and the ability to customize your office experience to make your environment Read more [...]

How To Negotiate a Corporate Lease

Congratulations on your business. Your customer base is growing, your financials are in the black, and you’re ready to expand your horizons. First stop, you need a commercial space. It’s time to get you set for him even more success. A new space will limit your virtual or home office distractions. It will act as a place to further develop your client relationships and help you reach your next business-related milestones. If you are ready to make the transition and have found a proper space, it’s Read more [...]

How to Start A Cleaning Business

You already have a wide range of skills that can help you start a business. Sometimes you don't even realize it. However, think about all of the things that you do on a daily basis. Now, consider how you might do those for someone else for cash. For example, you could start a cleaning business. You already know how to clean. And there are plenty of people who would pay you to do it. So let's get started! Daydream Your Ideal Cleaning Business The first thing that you need to do to start a cleaning Read more [...]

Using Software to Streamline Your Small Business Operation

Small businesses can have trouble adopting new ways of operating. This usually happens because it costs a lot to change things around. On top of that, many business owners adhere to that old saying, "don't fix it if it's not broken." The problem is that this way of thinking makes it harder to see that things can improve, and today's software can improve things for small businesses. Call Recording Depending on the nature of your business, each conversation with a customer, client, or vendor Read more [...]

4 Pitfalls of Opening a Gift Shop

Opening your own gift shop can be a terrific business idea. Whether you want to open one online, in person, or through a hybrid model, you can definitely have fun while making money. However, it's not all rainbows and roses. Before you start this kind of business, you definitely need to think about the pitfalls of opening a gift shop. Types of Gift Shops You Might Open If you're thinking about opening a gift shop, then you'll want to consider what that really means for you. Some of the different Read more [...]

Ways to Make Quick Bucks During Summer

It's officially the summer. That means lots of warm weather and vacations. For some people, it means coveted time away from work. For others, it's a time to make some money with lucrative summer hustles. If you're looking to make some money, there is no shortage of ways to make quick bucks during the summer. Looking for ideas? Follow along. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EYZ1Y9FBPE Lifeguard If you know how to swim, love people, and love to save lives, becoming a lifeguard can be for you. Read more [...]

How to Make Money Selling Cosmetics

The best thing you can do is to make money doing something you love. If you love makeup, then you might want to find a way to make money off of that passion, right? Here are some of the ways you can make money selling cosmetics. Decide Which Cosmetics You Want to Sell There are two different approaches to make money selling cosmetics: Sell someone else's makeup line Design your own makeup line for sale These are very different ways to make money selling cosmetics. If you're just breaking Read more [...]

How To Earn Extra Bucks by Creating Slogans

We are turning into a side-hustle nation. Everyone I know and those I meet have a hustle. Mine, as you know, is writing. Some people in my circle do taxes, clean businesses, and homes, and even create websites for others. If you're looking for a side hustle, there are a million out there. One that I just learned about was slogans. Find out how to earn extra bucks by creating slogans today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29G6s2o2ils Fiverr If you are just looking to get started in creating Read more [...]

How To Earn Extra Money by Hauling Garbage

I don't know about you, but I am always looking for ways to earn a little cash. If I'm not writing or picking up hours to work with my special needs clients, I am looking up side gigs. There are so many to choose from. You can explore your creative side or get a mundane hustle. No matter what the choice, there is a gig out there for everyone. One I recently explored was getting extra money by hauling garbage. Here is what I found: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M11xzImsuCY Private Garbage Read more [...]