Posts Tagged‘entrepreneur’

Timing is Everything: Are You Ready to Start Your Own Business?

According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), nearly 28 million small businesses currently operate in the U.S., with another 540,000 new businesses opening each month. Filing and establishing a business is a fairly easy thing to do, but understanding if you’re ready to devote your time and energy to the startup life is much more challenging. The decision to start your own business is exhilarating. After coming up with the idea for your product or service, you may be eager to jump right into the world of business ownership. At the same time that starting a business presents an array of…

How to Protect Your Good Name Online

Do you know how important it is to secure your own name online? This is known as “self-PR” and is a vital element of reputation management. In fact, when you work with an online reputation management company, one of the first things they will look into is who owns your name – on social media, on blogs, and on the internet as a whole. Something that few people understand, however, is that this is important not just in terms of your personal good name, but even in terms of how you raise your children! Post Modern Parenting Is Virtual A…

5 Key Factors to Consider When Entering The AU/NZ Market

Image source: Shutterstock There are always risks when expanding your business, whether it be locally, nationally or internationally. However, these risks vary depending on exactly what market you are planning on penetrating. The business opportunities available in the Australian and New Zealand market are huge – attracting both startup endeavours and enterprise expansions alike. 1. Master your own market first The first step in order to expand into the Australian or New Zealand market, as with any international market, is to make sure you have a solid operation going on in your home country. Australia and New Zealand offer huge trade…

6 Things That Entrepreneurs Do Differently

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Many people who start out with their own business have dreams of becoming a successful entrepreneur, unfortunately only a handful succeed at becoming one. The word entrepreneur is used far too frequently and many believe that simply having their own business means that they have become one. The truth is that entrepreneurs are not just business owners, they are visionaries who begin with their own business and look to do things differently to bring success, these skills can be learned but very often they are in-built qualities that set these people apart from the rest. Here we take a look…