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How To Leave Your Day Job & Teach Guitar For A Living In The Least Risky Manner Possible

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 Tom Hess (September 24, 2015)  Wish you didn’t have to work 40 hours every week at a job you hate? If you’re a guitar player, this kind of job will both keep you from playing guitar, and stop you from pursuing a music career. However, you can change this if you really want to. Fact is, teaching guitar for a living is by far the greatest way to do something you love while also making good money. Why .. (Entrepreneurialism)

The Four Keys To Making An Effective Guitar Practice Schedule

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 Tom Hess (June 09, 2015)  How do you feel when practicing guitar for extended practice sessions and making few or no progress at all? Do you know why you are struggling to get better at guitar regardless all the time you are practicing? I know exactly how you feel, because I’ve been in that same situation too. However, after several trials and errors I comprehend that for getting more results from a .. (Entrepreneurialism)

5 Tips for Succeeding in a Startup

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 Christopher Porteous (December 21, 2014)  If you can make it past the drawing board and actually make it happen, startups can be one of the most exhilarating experiences of your life. They have their ups and downs but it takes a special kind of soul to push through the pain and make it happen. Here are five lessons that I have learned from working in this space. 1) You need a good team- There is absolutely no way you can .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Moving your product Off-Site

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 Christopher Porteous (December 17, 2014)  One of the biggest problems with E-commerce sites nowadays is that their users are limited to traffic on the platform and fail to take advantage of the thousands of blog networks worldwide. If for say, I am selling on a website such as Etsy, my sales are limited solely to that platform and the traffic that it can attract. If their own traffic drops then I am also going to experience .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Is Social Commerce the next big frontier?

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 Christopher Porteous (December 17, 2014)  As the tech boom of the past five years comes to a mellowed plateau the biggest questions on investors hands is how do we monetize this swelling user base. Certain giants, such as twitter have seen shaky stock prices as they tried to find a way to monetize their base. Many in the e-commerce space think that a great deal of these sites such as Pinterest will earn the majority of their .. (Entrepreneurialism)

One Step Forward for Humanity

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 Christopher Porteous (December 16, 2014)  Isn’t it refreshing when a company does something that shows it has humanity? It was only a few minutes ago that we discussed Uber’s surge pricing policies that essentially took advantage of those stuck in the central business district of Sydney… Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo says it has no interest in making money on your life events or medical emergencies. The San . (Entrepreneurialism)

The Importance of a Fully Integrated Online Strategy

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 Christopher Porteous (December 16, 2014)  As an online content manager, my job is to work with firms to create custom tailored content across all their media assets. One of the exciting aspects is working with entrepreneurs who are looking at new avenues to grow their business. I recently had one client ask me to manage their social media marketing, this included: Facebook, Twitter and Google+. While those accounts cover a .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Do's and Don'ts of Business Card Designing

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 Shirlee Ellingson (October 20, 2014)  Your business card is a vital component of your marketing plan. It’s a very powerful component for its meager cost and small size at that. While it doesn’t tell everything about your business to people, it gives them your professional image to remember. It is your first impression on your clients. And the first impression of this small card is as important as the first .. (Entrepreneurialism)

The Power of the Checklists

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 Michelle Spalding (October 14, 2014)  Checklists are not unique in bringing a business to order and perhaps nothing new to my fellow entrepreneurs. Yet, many of my soulful entrepreneur clients initially and sometimes consistently resist using them and often work much harder than necessary. Many mistakes can be dramatically reduced or eliminated, by putting together simple checklists and using them. .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Why You Can’t Attract Guitar Students During The Summer

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 Tom Hess (June 16, 2014)  Why You Can’t Attract Guitar Students During The Summer by Tom Hess Chances are, you already understand that the summer is the slowest season for being contacted by potential guitar students. This makes earning a good living teaching guitar very challenging for most teachers. However, unlike most guitar teachers, YOU will be filling up your teaching schedule during the summertime. . (Entrepreneurialism)

The Missing Elements Needed For Your Guitar Teaching Success

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 Tom Hess (February 24, 2014)  Do you wonder why you can’t seem to achieve success in your guitar teaching business? In order to succeed in this business, you will need to do much more than the average guitar teacher. Consider the Olympics: in the Olympics, most athletes have similar physical attributes, yet only a few of them (who seem to possess ‘something extra’) are able to win medals while .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How to Make Your Meetings More Productive and Effective

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 Nitin Namdeo (November 25, 2013)  Meetings often decide the course and tide of a business. Crucial decisions regarding important aspects such as growth and functioning of a company are taken over meetings. Right from management guidelines and resource allocation to market emergence and team development strategies, everything is formulated over meetings. Meetings therefore, play a critical role in determining the future .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Perfect Office Space - The Abode of Your Business Image

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 Nitin Namdeo (November 25, 2013)  Office is not just a place where you work; it is an extension of your business, your values and your brand image – anobvious reflection of your organization. Your office space also creates the first impression about your business. Moreover, a spacious and well-equipped place serves as a morale booster for the employees. Choosing the right office space for your business, .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How To Be An Entrepreneur

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 Aurelijus Terminas (August 24, 2013)  All of us come to this world being equal, but some experiences make us exceptional. Success stories of world-class entrepreneurs tell us that so many abused, mistreated and the most challenged people achieved so much more than others. Question is: what makes people achieve big things? How did college drop-outs like Bill Gates, Richard Branson and Steve Jobs build their businesses? Where . (Entrepreneurialism)

Credit Card Tax Deductions for Small Businesses

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 Janice Cornelius (June 04, 2013)  One of the major problems that we usually meet when we decide to establish our own business is the financial support. Getting a business credit card is one of the ways in order to fund our own business. This is a less hassle way of getting funds compared to applying for a loan from banks. You also get to have many benefits like points, and many more that can help you develop your .. (Entrepreneurialism)

The Secret To Achieving Great Success As A Guitar Teacher

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 Tom Hess (February 19, 2013)  The Secret To Achieving Great Success As A Guitar Teacher Tom Hess, virtuoso guitarist and musician, member of Rhapsody Of Fire and guitar teacher trainer helps guitar teachers understand the psychology behind achieving success in their guitar teaching businesses. Have you ever noticed how some guitar teachers seem to “have it easy” when it comes to getting great results .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Get Super Clear on Your Niche

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 Wilson Sharon (February 18, 2013)  If you are a Heart-Centered Entrepreneur and are seeking to start or grow your business, it is important to be very clear about your niche. What holds many people back in the area of attracting clients, is trying to make connections with people who are not a good vibrational match to their business. The first step in locating the clients that you want to attract is identifying who you .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How to Easily Attract Clients Who Are the Perfect Match for You

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 Wilson Sharon (February 15, 2013)  One of the biggest things that people want to learn about is how to attract new and potential clients. Regardless of what industry you are in, what product you are selling or what service you are providing, being able to attract the right client is the key. As a Heart-Centered entrepreneur, it is even more important to attract clients that are a vibrational match to you as well, but how . (Entrepreneurialism)

3 Things You MUST Have in Place to Have Success Beyond Logic in Your Business

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 Wilson Sharon (February 13, 2013)  Creating success in your business is much like following a recipe. In order for it to turn out successful, you must have the key ingredients in place. Once you have established these key ingredients and built the required foundation, creating results will then become easily obtainable by mixing all of your key ingredients with a bit of hard work. And the great news about your business .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How a Staffing Company Can Help You with the Affordable Care Act

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 Catherine Lang-Cline (January 25, 2013)  Get ready business owners. The Affordable Care Act officially goes into effect in 2014. Do you know how to respond? Many business owners are starting to have concerns about being able to afford new staff members or even continuing to support existing members of their own team because they’re worried about the burden of additional healthcare insurance and penalties that can be .. (Entrepreneurialism)

The Decision Of Choosing The Best Printer Dealership Business

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 Dan Boateng (January 24, 2013)  No business can do any real work without the availability of office tools such as printers and copiers. If you are about to start a business, one of the important decisions you need to make is making sure that your staff members have all that they need to carry out their day-to-day activities. Making such a decision can be tricky, given that there are hundreds of options available to .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Look for Local Website Programming

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 Mathew Poulson (January 22, 2013)  Today, website programming and designing has become a great marketing tool for businesses and organizations so as to endorse their products & services. Developers and programmers use various web programming languages to build functional websites in order to satisfy their user's needs. Generally, most of the people are only concerned about their site’s design and don’t .. (Entrepreneurialism)

EBay & Multi-Channel Ecommerce Systems

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 Mathew Poulson (January 22, 2013)  The entire concept of EBay & Multi-Channel Ecommerce Systems is not very old. In fact, it started almost half a decade before and is still blooming at a much comfortable and steady pace. Business is considered the fastest way to multiply your revenue, but to become a successful business official, a lot of expertise and managerial skills are required. Gone are the days, when simply .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Entrepreneurship ideas to rejuvenate the jaded mind

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 Monish Kumar (January 16, 2013)  It is often said that suggest an idea to an Indian and he/she will soon figure out a way to make some money out of it. When you are a billion plus population with a sizeable chunk falling in the ‘working-age’ demographic, it should be a good enough reason to cheer. If last year saw the laying down of groundwork for high achievement phase, this year promises to offer a great . (Entrepreneurialism)

Importance of Product Validation for B2B Products

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 Sheetanshu Shekhar (January 04, 2013)  Product validation is a process through which, the actual value propositions of a product gets validated by few paying clients. Actual value propositions are the value elements inside your product that clients will pay for. Please note that product validation can be termed successful only when a potential client is ready to pay for the idea, not the product. Each product starts off with . (Entrepreneurialism)

Step by Step Go to Market Guide for Startup Product Companies

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 Sheetanshu Shekhar (November 10, 2012)  Most of the entrepreneurs I have met over my long carrier had great product ideas. Yet, the failure rate of startup product companies is at astounding 73%. Have you ever thought why? “You could have a million ideas, but they’re all worthless if you don’t get them done. ” – Lauren Amarante The problem lies in the execution. Historically, entrepreneurs are .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Can I Feel Safe Sharing My Business Plan When Applying For Funding?

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 Sharon Monahan (October 31, 2012)  I get asked this question a lot. It is surprising how many people are nervous about sharing their business plan when applying for grants or loans. They are nervous that someone will steal their business idea. For the most part there is very little to worry about. A wise man once said, “There is very little new under the sun" You'd be hard pressed to come up with a business idea .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Business environment for Internet Market in Vietnam

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 La Do Hanoi (October 10, 2012)  Many leading technology entrepreneurs in Vietnam confirmed that domestic companies are confronted with too many barriers to entry and business market. In 2005, when Le left brilliant job in finance to pursue his passion for online games, I do not know what will happen next. 35-year-old who studied business and finance at the University of Monash in Australia worked at PwC auditing firm . (Entrepreneurialism)

Microsoft And The Next Moving

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 La Do Hanoi (September 29, 2012)  Current period is a time transformation of many companies, from fledgling startup to the big veteran of the tech world, including giant Microsoft. After several decades of existence and development, the company has realized that I need to change many things to be able to grow further in the technology market increasingly fierce competition today. Microsoft no longer is a company .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Business of Rocket Internet in Asian

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 La Do Hanoi (September 12, 2012)  The lightning hit the Internet and powerful Rocket into the Southeast Asian market has impressive results, but the story behind the curtain still are problems. Maybe everyone knows about the famous Samwer brothers and Rocket Internet-a startup online Incubator model was established in Berlin in 2007. The company's business model is a successful internet sites, often from the United .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Want to Set Up a Storage Company?

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 Graeme Knights (August 21, 2012)  Many companies and individuals alike are well aware that storing important information and personal possessions can give peace of mind and protect against accidental damage or theft. While the traditional means of safeguarding these items are still in use, many have also turned to offsite storage, as this option offers many added benefits. It is necessary to examine a few of the top .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Facebook could cause VNG’s (Vina Game) collapse in 5 years

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 La Do Hanoi (August 17, 2012)  "Addiction" Facebook game Facebook, in addition to helping people communicate, share together, there is a lot of content providers. Nguyen Thi Hien, 25, office workers in HCM City, said she was playing mobile games on Facebook and Farm near impossible to quit. Every day, too, she enlisted cultivation, animal husbandry and farming always consecutive hours to harvest. Many appointment .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Vietnam: country for potential ecomercial industry

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 La Do Hanoi (August 15, 2012)  This is a review of newspaper Bangkok Post in Thailand based on the advantages of Vietnam. Titled “A giant electronic commerce are sleeping" (more), the Bangkok Post article published last week indicated that the favorable factors to help e-commerce activities (electronic commerce) can thrive in the future: “The efforts of the government of Vietnam in the popularization of .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Why Use A Business Centre At A Time Of Recession?

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 Nitin Namdeo (July 10, 2012)  An economic slowdown is often marked by a pessimistic business outlook. Organisations become cautious about all kinds of spending, such as human resources, machinery, employee perks, business travel and infrastructure. In such a scenario, a business centre can help businesses significantly by reducing their spending towards real-estate, facility management, overheads, IT infrastructure, . (Entrepreneurialism)

Few Tips on Buying a Business

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 Cynthia May (June 25, 2012)  Nowadays people prefer to buy a well established business than starting one from scratch. Though many people think that it’s relatively easy to buy a business, still it’s not something that should be taken lightly. There are various ways with the help of which you can look for a business opportunity, but finding the right one is one of the most difficult tasks. Listed below .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Government Contracts for Sweet Success

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 Cherry Pierce (June 15, 2012)  Most of the government agencies procure goods and services from the public and private sectors and the process to do is through a contract with the government. The government of any size like local, federal, or state buys volume of products from federal buyers in daily basis. The needs are based on the public demands and interests which are under the category of engineering, education, .. (Entrepreneurialism)

7 Ways to Improve Cash Flow in Your Business

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 Andy Terry (May 28, 2012)  Cash coming into your business must be greater than cash going out if you want it to stay afloat. So what can you do to increase the cash flowing into it? 1. Collect Outstanding Payments Do everything within your power to collect outstanding payments. While it is important that you maintain a good image, you have to be tough enough for some customers to pay up. Depending on how much .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Business Opportunity in the UK

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 Shawn Parker (May 28, 2012)  Today the entire world is switching towards E-business, mainly because of the immense popularity of E-commerce. So turn an electronic activity is really much expedient as well as moneymaking in any part of the world, and if you address about United Kingdom, it is one of the most befitting options for this several choice of business. For winning up the new E-business the only entity .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Driving a Ton Lot of Traffic

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 Joseph A. Wilson (May 05, 2012)  In order to be successful in an online business and make money, there has to be a product or service to sell. As the product is finalized, and the website is up and running, it's time to utilize the methods that drive quality traffic to the business website or blog. Driving traffic is a hectic task that gives some fruitful results. However, this tedious task can become as easy as .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Learn how an international boutique-consulting firm set up an office in India

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 Nitin Namdeo (February 27, 2012)  When you are in the business of consulting, your clients look up to you for all the right decisions. You can lead by example, by opting for a serviced office instead of investing in a commercial office space. Recently, an international boutique-consulting firm did just this. Instead of scouting, buying, operating, managing and scaling up a dedicated office, they decided to move into a .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Tips to Keep in Mind when in the Market for a New House for Sale

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 Adelie Bailey (February 22, 2012)  Searching for a house for sale is always fun. There is nothing more thrilling than looking for a new home, especially if it is your first. The real estate market is flourishing and you may find yourself looking at many options. As a first-time buyer, the affair can be surprisingly overwhelming. What was seemingly exciting at first can become stressful. You need to have some basic .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Quick Guide for People Looking for New Homes

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 Adelie Bailey (February 17, 2012)  The good thing about Ohio is there is always something going on. It has state fairs, festivals, and other activities all year long. They celebrate different seasons, cities, crops, people, and more. These festivals and activities are one of the reasons many people are searching for new homes in Ohio. Festival and Activities in Ohio Ohio State Fair This is one of the most awaited .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Can Your Business Benefit From Warehouse Outsourcing?

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 Penny Forth (February 01, 2012)  Drop shipping is the latest version of retailing where the products ordered by the customer through the retailer are delivered to the customer by the manufacturer themselves. It is been marketed as the most risk free and cost effective method of retailing. There is no denial to the fact that the methods of drop shipping are risk free and cost effective but that definitely does not mean .. (Entrepreneurialism)

The Calculated Risks of Starting a Business Part 1

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 Ken Sundheim (November 22, 2011)  We associate the term “entrepreneur" with those brave enough to go out on their own, not conform to traditional corporate standards and who come out alive to talk about it. Traditional corporate standards has many employees unhappy with their current supervisor, pay or some other facet of their job. Seemingly, there is a direct relationship among how dissatisfied someone is with . (Entrepreneurialism)

Personalized Door Mats Used in Different Ways

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 Breverouse Mecz (October 29, 2011)  The history of door mats started in the manufacturing of carpets and rugs through weaving. Weaving started with the baskets and crude mats that are made from grasses, leaves, goats hair, that occurred last 6000 BC. The first carpet were probably rough cured skin that early hunters used it as a floor covering. Because of the influence of the Egyptians and China, the mats become .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Becoming a Successful Online Entrepreneur

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 Dave Buckley (October 25, 2011)  It takes a good idea and a lot of hard work. But, becoming a successful online entrepreneur isn’t impossible. Start with your dream. The most successful businesses and inventions were conceived by a dream and nothing more. Dreams can become realities if the right avenues are chosen. Turn your dream into potential success by creating a sound business plan. Do your homework, .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Setting up Office in India – Here is what to look out for

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 Nitin Namdeo (October 21, 2011)  While setting up a business in another country can be a lengthy and tedious affair, finding an office to meet your requirements need not be so. In fact, a comfortable and spacious office is the first thing you need while setting up operations in India. Several flourishing business centre offer a host of convenient options for MNCs looking for office spaces in New Delhi. Serviced .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Energy Deregulation Goals and Reality

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 Dave Buckley (October 13, 2011)  Throughout our history, many industries have been deregulated. The point of deregulation is to bring consumers lower prices and provide more competition and more choices. Whether deregulation of electricity has been successful thus far is still very much in question. One must look at the reasons/goals of deregulation and then examine the actual effects before drawing a conclusion about . (Entrepreneurialism)

Important Guidelines At Pompano Beach Self Storage To Secure Your Belongings

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 Charlot Fernandez (September 22, 2011)  Whenever you enhance or DIY improvement for your home, aquiring a Pompano Beach self storage is crucial to assure your whole stuff are stored secured. This is a good place to store the things that you do not need for the time being. Virtually all premises along with other corporations take advantage of self storage in Pompano Beach to allow them to maintain their unused things and other . (Entrepreneurialism)

Management For Entrepreneurs...May Luck Be With Us

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 Ken Sundheim (September 14, 2011)  If there is one thing that entrepreneurs have trouble with it is being managed, however if there are 2 things, the 2nd would be managing others. The reason for this trouble is that entrepreneurs think differently than employees and, at 1st have trouble relating with individuals who work for other people; this is despite working for other people being the norm. When I 1st started as a .. (Entrepreneurialism)




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