Better Your Finances & Increase Profits

Getting your finances in order should save you time, spare you stress and swell your disposable income.
Increase profits and boost your bottom line with strategies in these articles.

Ways to Cope When Things Out of Control

3 Ways to Cope When You Feel Things are Out of Your Control

When you’re going through a tough time and everything seems out of your control, you might feel like screaming in your pillow, or be questioning what you probably did to merit this, or thinking that your life will never get better… Does any of this sound familiar? It turns out, though, that a lot of useful ways to cope with things that are out of our control is to practise acceptance. Rather than seeing ourselves as victims or our state of affairs as negative, acceptance makes us feel empowered regarding the things we are able to do.
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How to Position your Brand for Success

Now that we’ve explained what a niche is and how to create the ideal customer avatar, let’s briefly discuss what positioning is and how all these notions—niche, customer avatar and positioning—fit together. You have your niche, the part of the specific market that you want to serve. You know your ideal customer, their needs and wants. Now you’re setting off to create a product or solution for that ideal customer avatar in the specific niche. This is where brand positioning comes in place!
Pros & Cons Purchasing An Established Business

Know the Cons of Purchasing an Established Business

Going into business for yourself is an exciting idea that requires cautious consideration. In addition, it's contingent upon what you’re searching for in a business. The options are to begin your business from scratch by starting a start-up or to purchase an established business instead. Both of these options have advantages and disadvantages so they ought to be weighed cautiously before any commitment is made. Last month, I listed the advantages of purchasing an established business. Now, I’m going to share with you the disadvantages...
Pros & Cons Purchasing An Established Business

Know the Pros of Purchasing an Established Business!

Going into business for yourself is an exciting idea that requires cautious consideration. In addition, it's contingent upon what you’re searching for in a business. The options are to begin your business from scratch by starting a start-up or to purchase an established business instead. Both of these options have advantages and disadvantages so they ought to be weighed cautiously before any commitment is made. In this article, I listed the advantages of purchasing an established business. Let’s get started…
Stopping Working In Your Business

Why You Should Stop Working in Your Business

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When I first heard Michael Gerber (the guy who wrote "The E-Myth") 5 years ago, I didn't think too much of him. I read some of his stuff, nodded my head and moved on to the next guy. Didn't seem too revolutionary. That's changing. Recently, I've been watching everything I can find about Michael on YouTube. I've listened to one of his seminars on Audible 5-10 times. I'm devouring his stuff. Why?
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To Blog or Not to Blog… That is the Question!

Everyone wants to blog—and I get it. I want to blog—and I do blog, pretty actively. Like anything, blogging comes with some serious pros and some serious cons. I you don't understand both sides of the coin, you could bite off more than you can chew—and that could take traffic conversions and commissions right out of your pocket.
Life & Work Principles - Ray Dalio

Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio – Quick Book Review

Ray Dalio is someone I truly admire and his book Principles is intended as a pivotal masterpiece meant to change the business landscape. Cocky? Sure. After reading Principles, one thing is clear to me: this is a solid book and a must-read for anyone in any business.
The Importance of Building your Customer Avatar

The Importance of Building Your Customer Avatar

Who Needs a Customer Avatar? Short answer: Every business should have a "customer avatar. You may have also heard the term “buyer persona” or “target audience.” It is just different terms for the same thing. Do you know who your ideal customer is? Many business owners have never given serious thought to this question. But without addressing it how can you market your product or service to anyone?
Delegation Mistakes

Don’t Make These 9 Common Mistakes When Delegating

Delegation is not dumping. It begins with your recognizing that you have too much to do. Your parents might have drummed into your head, “The best way to get something done right is to do it yourself!” Solid advice, but if you’re too enamored with your own way of doing things, you’ll never learn to delegate well.