In the past few years, more and more entrepreneurs have turned to alternate funding. One of the big methods of alternate funding is crowdfunding. In fact, trends show that Crowdfunding is to surpass venture capital funding by 2016. According to Forbes, in 2014, approximately $16… Read More
Seeing money land in your bank account is one of the most satisfying sights as a small business owner. Especially in the early days, when you’re not making a huge amount of money, it’s confirmation that the products or services you’re offering are right for… Read More
Look at any type of business, irrelevant of whether they’re a major player in the global engineering market or a small but established firm in the local area, they can be split into one of two categories – product or service based. Whilst it’s by… Read More
If you want to accept credit and debit card payments from customers, you’ll need a merchant account or some kind of payment processor. One option is to accept payments through Paypal. If you aren’t using it yet, you might want to give it a try.… Read More
You know that back-to-school time is a great time to stock up on office supplies for your small or home-based business. But did you know the holiday shopping season can offer just as good — if not better –deals for your business? It’s the perfect… Read More
If you work independently offering any kind of service, from freelance writing to financial consulting, you have to set your rates. How do you go about that? Here are a few things you should keep in mind when setting freelance rates or fees to avoid common mistakes.
No matter whether you operate an internet based service from your bedroom or you have a small retail unit and employ two or three members of staff, there are two things that every small business needs to be able to develop and expand – time… Read More
Whatever type of business it is that you operate, it’s extremely likely that at some point, you’re going to need to raise an invoice. If you’re part of a large organization, chances are you’ll have your own finance department to deal with the actual creation… Read More