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Entrepreneurs - How Do You Find a Lawyer For Your Company?

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 Lee Lister (September 20, 2008)  When choosing any professional to work for your company, a recommendation from a fellow business or friend is the best way to go. If you don't have this then here is a suggested check list: 1) Identify about 5 possible lawyers who practice the kind of law that you are seeking. You can find these by a local internet search or via your yellow pages, contacting your Small Business .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Journal Yourself to Success For Entrepreneurs

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 Jeneth Blackert (September 20, 2008)  Do you remember the scene at the beginning of Pretty Woman where the man shouts, “Welcome to Hollywood! Everybody comes to Hollywood has got a dream. What's your dream? Hey, mister! Hey, what's your dream?" We have the power to live our dreams, but sometimes we go wandering off to Hollywood to find them - when the way to create them comes from within. For some reason it seems .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Why You Should Read Entrepreneur Magazines

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 Craig McPherson (September 16, 2008)  I doubt if any of us were bought into this world as business savvy. I would hazard a guess that even Mr Gates has had assistance from others to get him to where he is today, correct? Entrepreneur magazines can be beneficial in aiding you to get your new business off the ground. How? These magazines have a boatload of info that the new entrepreneur will find useful. Entrepreneur .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Interior Design Business Secrets - Create Your Own Economy

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 Melissa Galt (September 16, 2008)  While I'm in the know, I stay in touch, abreast of the daily news, the markets and more, I've noticed that during this alleged and perceived downturn, there is a much more significant resistance amongst peers, business associates, and fellow entrepreneurs. We aren't participating in the bad news; we are creating our own economies. Now, that isn't to say we aren't affected. We don't .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Interior Design Business Secrets - When Less Really is More

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 Melissa Galt (September 16, 2008)  Do you want to know the fastest way to get back a chunk of time? Get back money? Get back your life? PURGE. That's right folks; Spring Cleaning is way over due. I wouldn't have tackled it but for my move, but I can safely say that it has been astounding what I have found taking up space, time, and money. It is easy to understand how it takes up space, but I bet you're wondering what I .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Time to Settle Up? How to Get the Best Price When Selling Your Business

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 Iain Mackintosh (September 15, 2008)  So you've had enough of your start-up business, and want to sell it while the going's good and move on to better things (or simply retire on the profit you make?). Good for you - but beware there's lots to do before you sign your last business agreement. There's too much to cover in one article, so I've boiled it down to the question on most business owners’ lips when they're .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Profit From Your Online Business - Go For the Gold

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 Jan Verhoeff (September 15, 2008)  Kicking off a business online is some times a frightening thing to do. You never know for sure if it will work or not, until you do it. . . Okay, that's not true, there are key components of putting together a business that tell you long before the kick-off if you're going to be profitable or not. But what are they? Be Prepared - This simple phrase catches more people unaware than .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Business Success - Are You Following the Fast, Good and Cheap Rule?

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 Amelia Brazell (September 15, 2008)  There is a saying in the advertising world that you can have anything you want; you just can't have it fast, good and cheap.   You can however, have any two of these three components for any project.  You just have to decide what is most important for the desired result. You can have fast and good but it will not be cheap.   You can have good and cheap but it will not be fast.   .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How Can I Start My Own Cleaning Business?

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 JD Files (September 15, 2008)  My friend asked, “How can I start my own cleaning business?" “A broom, a mop, and ambition, " I answered. Flippant perhaps, but it was an honest reply. Small start up investment is one reason that a cleaning business works. Anyone can begin a cleaning business. A successful business begins with three components: a need, a plan, and labor. Every demographic in the United .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Tips on Starting a Cleaning Business

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 Edward Dean (September 15, 2008)  A part-time or full-time cleaning business may be one of the easiest businesses to start on a shoestring. Here are some tips on starting a cleaning business to get you started. 1. Buy your cleaning supplies at a wholesale or discount club. You can get much better deals on bulk cleaning supplies at a warehouse club like Costco, and they'll last longer because they come in bigger sizes. . (Entrepreneurialism)

How to Start a Doggy Day Care

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 JD Files (September 15, 2008)  You have a great idea for a business, you're going to babysit dogs for people who work all day and don't want to leave their best friend at home alone. GREAT! Now what? Here are a few tips that will work with any business, but you will find equally helpful in how to start a Doggy Day Care Business. As with any new business idea there are a few decisions you have to make first. 1. .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Tell Him We're Not Interested!

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 Wayne Messick (September 14, 2008)  From time to time I am asked by business advisors, senior level managers, and successors in privately held or family owned companies, if I have any special insights that will magically get the owners of their company to lighten up. Why aren't they willing to delegate some of their authority, upgrade their technology to take advantage of cutting edge strategies the younger generation .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Marketing Business Options For the Aspiring Entrepreneur

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 Peter Dewitter (September 13, 2008)  On the web the term “small business" is often used in the same context as “home based business" because the business owner(s) operates from residence or a small office. Generally small business owners look for income to supplement their other sources of revenue. Or, they earn enough to support their family unit with something extra. Numerous small business owners are able to . (Entrepreneurialism)

Run Your Own Talent Agency How to Start a Talent Agency

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 Lewis Waller (September 10, 2008)  Looking to run your own talent agency? It's not very difficult, and really can just be boiled down to two major activities - finding the talent, and then finding work for the talent you now represent. There's a lot of talent out there in today's world who are just dying to be discovered. When you run your own talent agency, you develop an eye for finding these talented people almost .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Understanding the Process of Getting a Shelf Company

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 Robert Bain (August 25, 2008)  The process of setting up a shelf company is quite simple. One of the biggest hang ups that people seem to have though is determining if it is legal. A shelf company is one that has been doing just that - sitting on a shelf and collecting dust. It has been waiting for a business owner to come along and give it life. There are quite a few benefits to setting up a shelf company. The most . (Entrepreneurialism)

Do You Have What it Takes to Teach Piano?

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 Sheryl Quinn (August 25, 2008)  Do you have what it takes to teach piano? That is a really good question to ask yourself if you are interested. It can be a great way to share your knowledge and to make some money. Yet some people just don't have the communication skills or the patience to teach other people. If you aren't going to enjoying teaching piano then don't do it. Your students won't be happy with the .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How to Make Money Using Torrents

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 Antonio Seegars (August 24, 2008)  Torrents are used for sharing files over the internet. Through various torrent programs people can find the things that there looking for. And you can make money for giving it to them. All you have to do is connect with a Pay Per Install merchant and start uploading files. You will be paid for every download that your files receive no matter where or who there downloaded from. So all .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Cheapest T Shirt Printing - Get Best Prices From Digital and Silk Screen Printers

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 Louis Zhang (August 24, 2008)  When purchasing customized t shirts, you want to make sure that you get the best deal that you can possible get. The best way to get the cheapest t shirt printing is by finding the perfect price quote with different local and online sellers. If you are looking at purchasing t shirts for your business, you'll want to find the best deal, and your local printing shops may not be the best .. (Entrepreneurialism)

The Best Places to Work If I Had to Start All Over Again

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 Shawn Drewry (August 24, 2008)  As an entrepreneur who is still learning new things daily, I can truly say I fell down before. Why so? Because I do not know everything about business and life altogether. Some entrepreneurs who run their own business have day jobs. Others are quite successful enough at it to stay home or do as they please, without answering to the man who employs others on the “day job" note. .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Young Entrepreneurs - Start Here!

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 Cody Miller (August 24, 2008)  You know the hardest thing about becoming a successful young entrepreneur is often just getting started. Well, don't worry. I want to get you started on the right path to success as a young entrepreneur. Firstly, let me commend your decision to build an income and lifestyle for yourself! This is a crucial first step that many young people never reach. Congratulations on having the guts . (Entrepreneurialism)

Incorporate to Expand Your Company's Potential

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 Chris Robertson (August 24, 2008)  Starting a new business is often an exciting venture, but also involves many important decisions. One of the crucial decisions you'll make concerning your new business is whether or not to incorporate. Incorporating a small business has its advantages, of course, but you should carefully weigh the requirements of incorporation to make sure it's the right path for you. If you're not .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Biblical Entrepreneurship - Kingdom Influence in the Marketplace

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 Stephen Owens (August 24, 2008)  The last section of biblical entrepreneurship we must discuss is influence. Influence is the foundation of power. External power is cultivated by increasing your influence with people and industries. As biblical entrepreneurs, we must use our influence to spread the Gospel of the Kingdom, to encourage ethical practices within our industries, and to promote a righteous lifestyle within .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Make Money Sharing Files

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 Antonio Seegars (August 23, 2008)  Sharing files is normally looked at as a way of entertaining yourself or sharing information with colleagues at work. But you can make sharing files your full time “job" if you take advantage of Pay Per Install opportunities. A select few people are already taken advantage of it and there earning substantial amounts. It's not uncommon for them to have $300 dollar days. Of course .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Why Do Some Businesses Fail?

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 Nancy Adler (August 23, 2008)  Whether the business is a franchise, existing business or home business, there are absolutely things that happen (or do not happen) that cause business owners with the best of intentions to fail. The most prominent reason a business fails is that the business quits before they allow themselves enough time for success. Anticipating immediate results in any business is a recipe for .. (Entrepreneurialism)

The Top 3 Reasons You're Still Not Rich Yet

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 Chad Reitsma (August 23, 2008)  #3 - You're Afraid of Network-Marketing or MLM's I can hear you shouting it already. . . It's a Pyramid Scheme! You'll get sucked in! This is a LIE! Ever heard of “One Bad Apple Spoils The Bunch" or “Misery Loves Company"? This can be applied perfectly to the Network/MLM Business, one bad apple along the way and all of sudden that's the first thing that comes to mind, .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How to Become a Ticket Broker

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 Greg Cox (August 23, 2008)  Have you ever wanted to go to a sporting event or concert and after realizing the event is sold out and went into shock at how much the ticket was selling for in the secondary market? If you have been there, you are not alone. You have realized the potential profits in the ticket broker business. On the surface it seems like an easy enough business to get into. Low barriers to entry, .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How to Recruit Foreign Nurses? Part 5 of 5

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 Roy Vera (August 23, 2008)  How does the process work? I am sure you have found the five articles on how to recruit foreign nurses helpful, but you probably have many more questions. As always I encourage you to seek legal help once you begin the process. But, Let me provide you with another overview of what to expect when you start the process. The employer must submit an immigrant visa petition (Form I0140) to . (Entrepreneurialism)

Incorporate Your Business - Here's Why

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 Richard T. Tyler (August 18, 2008)  Starting a business is not easy. There are many decisions to be made and research to be done. Such as whether or not you need partners, what kind of growth will you expect. In this article we will be introducing you to incorporating a business, and all the benefits and limitations that go with it. There are several types of business entities out there, and your new business will have .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How a Vision Statement Can Influence Your Business Success

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 Joe Capista (August 18, 2008)  Many people tend to negate the value of a vision statement for a business. But a vision statement is important for success of a business as it provides a sense of direction on where you want your business to go. Without a vision, you are like a crewless boat; adrift with no destination in sight. A vision statement does not have to be something long and complex. Instead, it should be .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Starting a Cleaning Business - What You Need to Know

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 Teresa Tackett (August 17, 2008)  Thinking of starting a cleaning business? This is a good way to make an income, especially if you like cleaning. There are a few things you should consider before you jump right in! The better you plan ahead, the more successful your business will be. Many things should be thought about prior to starting a cleaning business. For example, do you want to do commercial or residential .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Make Antoni Gaudi's Secret to Success Your Own!

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 Linda Feinholz (August 17, 2008)  One of my favorite times in my consulting and coaching is when a light bulb goes off and the person I'm working with has an ‘ah ha!’ moment and spots a new opportunity. Very often when I'm working with established professionals it takes some real in depth probing to uncover the high payoff idea that no one else has spotted. 90% of the time those ideas come from my .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Work - Life Balance - The Myth

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 Stephanie L. Lee (August 14, 2008)  Oh the horror! We try so hard to create this balance. It's like a mythical creature. Is it really there? Does it really exist? Take me for example. My office is in the middle of my living room. Ok, to the edge of my living room, but still it's smack-dab in the midst of my living space. You can look at it two ways I suppose: 1. There is no balance whatsoever because the “office" .. (Entrepreneurialism)

As Competitive Entrepreneurs, Do We Fight Or Do We Help?

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 Scott McGregor (August 14, 2008)  I will continue to assist Entrepreneurs in every way to succeed, to improve whatever it is that they are doing. Can't help it. It is a genetic trait that we humans have; a natural desire for upward mobility. It's not the Yuppie Syndrome, as much as it is self-improvement and personal success. It seems that it is a drive in varying degrees of passion with each individual that exists .. (Entrepreneurialism)

How to Start a Party Favor Business

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 Wanza Leftwich (August 14, 2008)  Weddings, birthdays, and parties take place everyday. Your services as a party favor specialist are in demand. Making favors or keepsakes for parties can be fun, enjoyable and profitable. As a party favor specialist for over ten years, it's not as hard as you think to get started. Getting Started Do you like going to parties or showers? Do color schemes excite you? If so, then this .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Entrepreneurs Are Selling Dreams Instead of Reality

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 Sherese Duncan (August 14, 2008)  I was chatting with one of my assistants about social media and marketing. We were talking about how many business owners are really achieving the success they proclaim or are they glorifying their success in order to get your business. I know. . . a touchy yet intriguing topic. We decided that a lot of people are selling dreams instead of reality whether they are online or offline, .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Three Steps to Help You Find Direct Sales Partners

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 Kim Deyoung (August 13, 2008)  Imagine a business where you have really great partners and customers - that you absolutely love. Where you're all focused, as a team, on taking your business to the next level. There are a lot of things that make your partnership great like . . . You enjoy your time together on the phone and in person. They're smart, fun and open-minded (just like you). They don't make excuses .. (Entrepreneurialism)

What Business Are You Really In?

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 Bernadette Doyle (August 13, 2008)  I regularly run surveys asking my readers what their biggest challenges are. The same themes crop up over and over: How do I get new clients? How do I convert initial interest into paying business? How do I ensure consistency in my client base and cash-flow? If you find the whole process of finding new clients and customers difficult and painful, there is a solution - do a lot more .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Money Making Beyond the Ruts of Mundane

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 Scott L. Phelps (August 09, 2008)  There's safety in the rut. Think about it, you're on a familiar path following a track that has a beginning point and an end point. Traveling back and forth on this rut each day provides a sense of safety if not adventure. If you travel to various locations along the Oregon Trail you can still visibly see the wagon tracks carved in sandstone rock as one wagon train after the other .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Catering Community Affairs and Get Togethers

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 Richard Calvin Myers (August 08, 2008)  The special events, which are hosted by the city or county governments or by non-profit organizations or groups, are known as community affairs. These special events may include events like fairs, community get-togethers like charity auctions, fund raisers or open houses where people living in a particular area get together to have fun and food. Catering to community affairs is a big .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Surviving Vs Thriving - A Clear Choice

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 Wanda Grindstaff (August 07, 2008)  I admit it, I really do wake up each and every day and do what “I Want To Do". Some may think this is a selfish approach to life and others may think it is a fairy tale, but it is my life. But how is it that I can do this? The answer is very simple, " I just decided to". Okay, so I hear the eyes rolling and the laughs and the moaning “yeah right". But it is very true. Did I . (Entrepreneurialism)

Searching For a Bed and Breakfast For Sale

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 Patti Rob (August 07, 2008)  You may be interested in looking into a bed and breakfast for sale in your area. It can be quite an interesting business to be a part of. Some individuals are very hesitant though because of the number of them up for sale out there. Yet the desire to stay in a bed and breakfast seems to be stronger than ever by guests. It comes down to the quality of the establishment that they are .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Do You Have What it Takes to Operate a Coffee Shop?

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 Karyn Lewis (August 07, 2008)  It takes much more to operate a coffee shop than a love of such products. You have to be able to continually offer what customers are looking for. There is no shortage of consumers out there for coffee products. By the same token though there is no shortage of coffee shops in most areas. What can you offer to keep current customers happy as well as to gain the loyalty of others? In .. (Entrepreneurialism)

It Can Be Exciting to Run a Tanning Salon

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 Betty P Davis (August 07, 2008)  It can be very exciting to run a tanning salon! People turn to this type of establishment in order to help them look and feel their very best. It is a good feeling to be able to offer such a service to them. Yet there is plenty involved with running a tanning salon that is underneath the surface. Being prepared to run a tanning salon is essential if you want to do a good job. Not .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Do You Have a Portable Office?

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 Marta Goertzen (August 06, 2008)  Are you a SOHO entrepreneur? If so you probably have had those days when it feels like the four walls of your home office are closing in around you. It is at times like these when you need to be able to pack up your office and head out for a change of scenery. To do that however, you need to have a portable office in place that will allow you to work from anywhere you can get access the . (Entrepreneurialism)

Too Lazy to Be Rich

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 J Boyce (August 06, 2008)  Four Reasons Why People Don't Get Rich Many people often dream of living the life of the “Mega Rich". Yachts, Bentley's, designer clothes and the finest foods that money can buy will put a smile on anyone's face. But for many people, being wealthy remains a dream. Why do so many people dream of a better life, but very few people achieve it? Reason 1- Many People Are Lazy The rich .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Greenland is a Very Specific Place

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 Katheryn Hoban (August 06, 2008)  If I were to say to a group of you readers “Hey meet me in Greenland the continent next week, arrive on your own, and I'll see you there. " With that specific destination in mind there would be only a few specific ways you could actually get to Greenland to meet us. Some ways are very efficient, and others not so much. If you walked, probably at some point you would have to get on . (Entrepreneurialism)

Economic Recession - Turning Loses Into Profit

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 Tom Houston (August 06, 2008)  You have heard many times the term “economic recession. " What does this term mean to the economy? To the country? To you? In regular terms, when a country runs through negative growth for more than six months at a stretch, economists and the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) would label the period as a state of recession in the economy. Fortunately recession does not .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Freelance Artist Jobs

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 John Worth (August 05, 2008)  I'm making a good living right from the comfort of my home by fulfilling contracts for the freelance artist jobs I apply for on the web. The internet has dramatically increased the accessibility to freelance artist jobs by opening up the market for art on a global scale. Anyone seeking freelance artist jobs is no longer limited to trudging around to local advertising agencies or art .. (Entrepreneurialism)

3 Ways to Know Whether Turning Your Passion Into a New Business Will Create Success

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 Jean L. Serio (August 05, 2008)  Most of us are passionate about something. Something we'll skip work for, organize our work schedule around; even work late nights in our garage developing. Unfortunately that passion - that specific thing we love - may not be easily translatable into a viable business. Here's a brief case history about a business someone with a passion had: Anna was passionate about creating and .. (Entrepreneurialism)

Building a Better Future

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 Micah Toll (August 05, 2008)  In some ways I think that I have always been an inventor and an entrepreneur. The problem was that for years I came up with ideas that had already been invented. It was discouraging to come up with a great idea only to realize that I was too late getting there! That changed in 2002. I watched on TV the horrific images of the war in Afghanistan, with streams of helpless refugees swelling . (Entrepreneurialism)




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