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Many entrepreneurs say that getting the first customer for their new service is one of the best moments of starting a business. It shows you’re on to a good idea, that people are ready to depart with their cash for your service and trust you...

Let’s be frank: no one finds account and record-keeping fun. It can be tedious, complicated and involves spending hours hunting through your emails and folders on your computer trying to find documents. One recent survey of small business owners found it was the second biggest...

When you tell people you’re an entrepreneur, most people imagine the dream lifestyle: a six-figure bank account, vacations on your yacht, working where and when you want. The reality, of course, is rather different. While most entrepreneurs love what they do (one study shows they’re the...

One of the most common problems that work-from-home businesses face comes down to generating leads. A recent survey of home-based entrepreneurs found that attracting new clients or customers was the second biggest challenge they faced (after managing their time). Generating enough leads is, of course,...

When you move your business’ scheduling online, it can open up a whole new world for you and your customers. Many businesses still do their booking process via the phone or in person. Whether this is because they haven’t found the right online scheduling tool...

If you think of your schedule as a one-dimensional organizational tool, you’re missing out. That schedule that you’re keeping is a secret sales tool waiting to work for you. We’re talking big-time revenue potential, if you use it correctly. It doesn’t matter how large your company...

LIfe changes are hard, especially big ones like breaking out on your own as a solopreneur. Whether you are a massage therapist or a management consultant, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by fear and your neverending to-do list and lose sight of what you really...