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side hustles
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6 Recession-Proof Side Hustles You Can Start Today to Bring in Extra Cash

With all of the economic changes underway, you’ve probably been experiencing plenty of uncertainty recently. However, there’s still hope for aspiring entrepreneurs, as the side hustle scene is alive and well. In fact, it’s thriving! If you’re interested in testing the entrepreneurial waters, consider the following recession-proof side hustles that you can start today: Become...
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The Best Tools to Build a Website for Your Side Hustle in 2019

You want your side hustle to make you money. While the actual hours you put into your work are what enable you to run a lucrative business, a website is a powerful tool that can further amplify your earning power.  But are all website builder tools the same? Can you pick up a tool like...
local business
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How to Bring Your Local Business Online

With the world going digital, brick-and-mortar business owners intuitively know that in order to take advantage of this trend and stay relevant, they must bring their business online, as well. But how exactly do you go local online? And where do you start? With tons of possible business profiles and platforms you can potentially create...
tools
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20 Free Tools to Jumpstart Your New Business in 2019

It's difficult to get your business off the ground when startup costs appear to be at an all time high. While this is true to a certain degree, there are ways entrepreneurs can work around some of these costs. One such way is by taking advantage of free business software whenever possible. Here, we’re going...
website
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5 Visual Website Upgrades For Your Startup to Implement in 2019

Perhaps this is the year you finally start your business. On the other hand, maybe you’re an established startup that has had the same website for the past few years with little to no updates. If that's the case, it's likely that you are way past due for an upgrade. Bad web design can sabotage everything...
website
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How to Choose the Right Website Builder

If you own a business, you may need a website. Sure, you can have a social media account (or several), but a website is home base. It’s where you showcase your products and services, host your content, gather leads and really establish credibility.   That said, one of the biggest problems that new business owners face is...
IoT
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How to Harness the Power of IoT Without a Technical Background

Just a few years ago, the Internet of Things (IoT) was a wave only big businesses like General Electrics were riding on. When Nest was bought by Google for a whopping $3.2 billion, though, regular, non-tech people started to take notice of what our future was shaping up to be. Once fun gadgets like smart lights,...
industries
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Non-Seasonal Startups: Year-Round Lucrative Industries for Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs looking to start a company, the industry and business you choose can be the difference between walking away with nothing or reaching the pinnacle of success. Only 30 percent of small businesses make it past their first decade, so you have to choose wisely. Here’s a tip: due to issues with managing finances...
internet marketing
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The No. 1 Tool Your Startup Needs for Successful Internet Marketing in 2018

Over the past couple of years, DIY website builders have become the go-to for many entrepreneurs and startup businesses. From platforms like Wix and Weebly to Squarespace, the perceived value for freelancers and small businesses is a low-cost solution which makes it easy to build a nice website that is “SEO-friendly.” While website builders have...
WordPress
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The Real Cost of Starting a Business Using WordPress

Starting any business from the ground up is challenging, especially when you have a plethora of responsibilities and tasks on your hands. Choosing to build your startup's website with WordPress is appealing because it’s user-friendly and provides a wealth of options for non-coders. It’s the perfect option for those who seek control and are willing...
Content management systems
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Top Content Management Systems for Your Small Business

A content management system (CMS) helps small business owners organize, manage and present information digitally, such as websites, blogs and online stores. Content management systems can also help you communicate with employees and customers and achieve strategic goals like increasing online sales and loyalty. How will you use it? Most popular content management systems today are designed...
Consumers
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6 Simple Ways to Find Your Target Consumers Online

You’ve taken the first big step and started a business. You know that a website and a social media presence are essential in order for your consumers to find you online, but did you know that there are a plethora of additional free and inexpensive resources to help that process along? Below are just a few options...
wordpress
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The Ultimate Checklist to Building an Optimized WordPress Website

Building a website is an exciting process. Besides choosing your designs and building your content, it’s important to lay out some fundamental tools. With more than a quarter of all sites on the web built on WordPress, there’s a reason so many choose this platform. WordPress is an easier, more effective and efficient way to...