Would I Earn More Money If I Hired Someone To Help?

I've worked as a freelance writer for well over a decade. Over the years, I've frequently wondered if it's time to hire someone else to help me. Hiring someone is scary because it costs money out of pocket. I don't feel like I have that money. However, I'm also not sure that I can grow my business if I continue to try wearing all of the hats myself. Would I earn more money if I hired someone to help me? I've Hired Subcontractors In The Past There was a point in time where I hired people to help Read more [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Tips for Hiring a Truck Accident Lawyer

Being involved in an accident with a semi-truck can be complicated. If you're on an interstate highway, then multiple federal and state laws could apply to your case. To get the best advice and representation, use these tips to hire a truck accident lawyer.  This article pertains to everyone in the US, but especially to people who are living in New York State. Hire Attorney in Accident Location Look for a lawyer from the area where the accident took place if you’re from another state or Read more [...]

How To Cut Overhead Expenses on Your Business

Entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart: Supposedly only one in 10 new businesses survives more than five years. One of the key differences between those that succeed and those that don't is whether they embrace the lean starup ideal -- meaning they keep spending to a minimum. With that in mind, here are five tips on how to rein in your overhead expenses. Right Size Your Promotions Although online advertising is presented as a cheaper alternative to offline promotions, things can work out Read more [...]