Start-up funding: Private and public funding opportunities for your start-up business

The Small Business Blog

Leading public funding expert Barrie Dowsett, CEO of Myriad Associates outlines the most common sources of funding and tax breaks that are available to start-up businesses. Equity financing sources include: Venture capital funds, which are professional groups looking for start-ups to fund.

2017 77

Why This Blog-a-Thon Will Change Your Career

Office Dynamics

It’s time to kick-off a special event we’ve been hosting for years here on our blog that we hope you will enjoy! Kemetia Foley, Admin Renegade Blog & 2016 Conference for Administrative Excellence Speaker. How to participate in the Blog-a-Thon.

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Administrative Professionals Day 2017 Blog-A-Thon Celebration

Office Dynamics

In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, Office Dynamics loves to hold our annual Blog-A-Thon for the entire month of April. It’s time to kick-off a special event we’ve been hosting for years here on our blog that we hope you will enjoy! Not only will we be sharing our expertise, we’ve rallied together a whole bunch of experts we’ll be introducing as we journey through this April Blog-a-Thon. . What is a Blog-a-Thon?

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Is Your Business Blogging?

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? One I would add would be to blog as we. Is Your Business Blogging? E-Mail me or follow me.

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The Best of The Solopreneur Life Blog

The Solopreneur Life

These are the posts that receive big page-view numbers every month and always show up in the “Popular Posts” sidebar. Blogging. Blog Posts That Go Viral: Here’s Your Perpetual Source for Fresh Ideas. The post The Best of The Solopreneur Life Blog appeared first on The Solopreneur Life. Blogging Blog

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Top 5 Tips for Following Up

The Small Business Blog

Here are… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Following Up on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Top 5 Tips following up promoting your business

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Are you struggling with content for your blog?

The Small Business Blog

I expect the vast majority of us know, by now, that blogging is good for business. We know that effective blogging is a vital element of our marketing strategy; it encourages customer engagement and attracts traffic to the website. Think about it – nothing to blog about?

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7 Ways to Lighten Up the Office when Winter Strikes

Office Dynamics

Why give in to the grim when there are alternatives that will liven up the workplace? Chase away the gloom with these cheap and cheerful outdoor décor tips to brighten up that break room so your employees can somehow see the light of day.

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Why You Should Ditch Your Blogging Schedule

Men With Pens

All my loyal readers would string me up, tar and feather me and throw rotten food as I pleaded for mercy. After all, the advice made sense: Have a blogging schedule, and stick to it. We were all new to this blogging thing. I know, because that’s what happened to my blog.

2012 48

10 Hard Truths About Blogging

Dumb Little Man

With job satisfaction rates at record lows and more and more people looking to enjoy a higher quality of life, millions of people are desperately trying to leave their miserable jobs and are flocking to the world of blogging and Internet marketing. However, blogging is not the quickest way.

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Three Reasons Your Business Needs a Blog

Small Business CEO

With the emergence of social media sites that keep you instantly connected, blogging has become increasingly neglected by small business owners. … Marketing business blog business blogging

The 6-Step Process to Turn Ideas into Published Blog Posts

Men With Pens

You have a great idea for a blog post – and that’s a good start. If you want to grow your business, you need published content – and that means turning your idea into a written blog post. Fit into one blog post. With your blog posts, you’re on your own. Better Blogging

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How To Set Up an Efficient Content Marketing System

Office Organization Success

Today, however, technology has advanced significantly with a ton of different ways to distribute your content: Post to your blog. Streamline as much as possible – WordPress has a plugin that will automatically share your new blog posts with your social media accounts.

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9-5 or 5-9? Does It Really Matter? | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? One I would add would be to blog as we. SOHO/SMB/SME/Micro , start-up in business. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 52

Simple Ways To Wake Up Ready to Face Your Day

Dumb Little Man

Do you wake up and jump out of bed. Here’s how: Get Everything Ready the Night Before Perhaps you have great intentions for your morning: you want to get up early , eat a healthy breakfast , hit the gym on the way to work, and arrive in the office with all your papers for that important meeting. Great in theory; in practice, you might end up hunting for your gym kit, forgetting to take breakfast with you, and dashing off only to double back for those papers.

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Results of the 2014 Solopreneur Survey: Quality of Life is Up, Expectations are Up, Facebook is Down

The Solopreneur Life

Twitter took up the slack; in 2014, 35.2% Media, bloggers, podcasters: to set up an interview or guest appearance with The Solopreneur Life publisher Larry Keltto regarding the survey results, please contact him via e-mail, Larry [at] TheSolopreneurLife [dot] com.

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How Often Should You Give Your Blog a Facelift?

The Small Business Blog

When you first put together your company’s blog, it’s normal to have to make small changes here and there as you get the design and functionality smoothed out. Once you’ve got everything up, functional, and looking halfway decent, do you just leave it that way forever?

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How to Keep Your Blog Running Smoothly

Dumb Little Man

While blogging is an interesting hobby that can even become your main source of income if you put some effort into it, it still requires a lot of hard work. Today, I’m going to tell you more about them, allowing you to create your own system of running your blog smoothly.

2017 26

Should young people join start-ups?

The Small Business Blog

The obvious answer to this question is “yes, of course” but the reality of the matter is that getting young people (and particularly graduates) to come aboard an actual start-up can be a tough sell. on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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Why We Screw Things up

Brilliantly Better

Tweet You’re not gonna believe me, but the only reason we screw things up is because we want to. Even more, we screw things up because we’re deeply convinced this is what we have to do. Even when everything is so obvious, when every piece of reality is telling us “just get me, I’m for real”, we’re still backing up, putting the veil of “unreal and treacherous” on it and start to… Exactly, start to strive! Early conditioning is screwing us up constantly.

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How to Come Up with Content Ideas for Your Business’ Blog

Small Business CEO

Running a business blog can definitely be challenging at times, especially if you’ve completely run out of ideas and have been staring at a blank page for the last hour. For business owners who manage their own blogs and can’t afford to pay a team of writers who’ll be able to come up with ideas for them, dealing with a blank mind can be stressful. That’s why we’ve put together some of the best tips and tricks for coming up with great topic ideas for your business blog.…

Blog Post Ideas: 3 Simple Strategies for Creating 3 New Blog Posts Every Week

Office Organization Success

Having a blog is an excellent marketing tool for a solo service business owner. But for many business owners the real issue is creating enough content on a regular basis to make it an effective strategy … they could really do with some blog post ideas.

2012 50

Blogging About Healthcare? Read This First

Small Business CEO

Are you planning on starting a blog that is focused on healthcare? Or do you already have a healthcare-focused blog that you want to improve? … Social Media blogging healthcare healthcare blogging

Writer's Block Stinks: 4 Steps for When Your Get-Up-And-Go Has Gone-Up-And-Went

Productive & Organized

  Everywhere I turn, my brain turns that experience into a blog post, podcast or video idea.    Since my blog is on their Kindle subscription service , I had committed to writing consistently.  New ideas are dried up.

2012 61

5 Blog-Building Lessons from Model Planes

Men With Pens

Building a blog is very much like building a model plane – and here are the top 5 lessons I’d like to share with you. In the hobby shop, I walked up and down the aisles searching for my precious F-16 Fighting Falcon. And the same goes for your blog. Better Blogging

2011 35

Small Business Blogging Declines

Small Business Labs

500 companies blogging declined in 2011. 500 blogged.   While blogging is down, social media usage is up. So why are fewer small businesses blogging?  Based on our research the reasons are: Blogging is hard and takes a lot of time. Most small businesses fail to see a solid ROI from blogging.  Blogging takes time, and time is a precious commodity for small businesses. We're not negative on blogging.

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Repurpose Your Articles: Post To Your Blog

Office Organization Success

There are many ways to repurpose your existing content, and today I’m going to share with you just one of them – posting your articles to your blog. After you’ve published your article in your ezine (hint: let your subscribers be the first to read your brand-new articles – one of the perks of signing up to your list!) take your article and post it to your blog. Tip: If you use a blogging platform such as WordPress, this is hosted on your website.

2009 40

Shake It Up!

Office Dynamics

It’s time to shake things up. Please comment at the blog to share.). This week I’d like you to really step out of your comfort zone—shake it up! Respond to a blog , if you have never done so! I dare you to shake yourself up this week. The post Shake It Up!

Featured Soloist Krista Stryker: “I Nearly Tear Up From Happiness”

The Solopreneur Life

I’d always wanted to start an internet business, and had had a few blogs before, but nothing stuck. What was the best thing you did when you were starting up your business?

2013 51

3 Facts About Life Every Grown-Up Should Know And Live By

Dumb Little Man

There are all kinds of grown-ups out there who can't be reasoned with , yet you're the one trying to have a rational conversation with them. It's because you've built up your own personal prison to protect yourself from failure, disappointment, and the unknown.

2012 117

Up Style and Down Style

Daily Writing Tips

Book titles–and newspaper and magazine headlines–are usually formatted in one of two styles: “up style” and “down style.”. Up Style. If you write for yourself, adopt any style you wish for your blog or other publications.

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How To Find The Best Topic For Your Blog

Dumb Little Man

Unfortunately, however, finding the right blog topic ideas is no easy task. Here are some tricks to keep your blog relevant to its readers and followers. One good trick is to open up a new spreadsheet. You can send them a gift that conveys the values of your blog.

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Is It Time to Clean Up Your Tribe?

Men With Pens

And here’s why: In the business books and blogs we all love, there is constant talk of finding our ‘tribe’, our most ideal clients. Or do the names you come up with disturb you a little? Is It Time to Clean Up Your Tribe?

2011 52

5 Powerful Reasons Why You Should Start a Blog

Dumb Little Man

When I started my blog back in late 2009, I did it because I loved writing, and I loved writing about personal development and how I am able to get paid to do what I love. I've been blogging for several years now. You have to blog consistently to see results.

2012 63

9 Clever Writing Tricks to Supercharge Your Blog Posts

Men With Pens

But writing isn’t rocket science … and there are a few simple writing tricks you can use to write blog posts that are much more powerful and engaging. Before we get into those 9 tricks, though, here’s the why behind it: Fully-engaged readers are more likely to remember your blog posts.

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Productive Marketing: Is Your Blog on the Amazon Kindle? It Could Be!

Productive & Organized

  You can't necessarily say that about other ways that your blog could get read. Today, I'll share how you can get your blog onto the Amazon Kindle in under 15 minutes as well as ask you for a little help with mine. Blog Title. Blog Author/Publisher.

2011 76

The Legal Aspects of Setting up a New Business

The Small Business Blog

If you are wondering what sort of questions you should ask when getting law advice for your new… Read the full article here: The Legal Aspects of Setting up a New Business on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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Awesome Resource I'm Using to Write More on My Blog

Productive & Organized

I have also heard from clients that would like to try some new things on their blog, but don't know how to introduce it to their audience. Today, I'm going to share one of my blogging secret weapons! Introducing the Ultimate Blog Challenge.

2012 39

Practically Perfect PA round up of 2014

Practically Perfect PA

I wanted to do a Practically Perfect round up for 2014. We have had some fantastic feedback over the year and I hope you have all found the varies blog posts and articles helpful. Thanks again to everyone for reading the blog this year.

2014 21

What to Do When You Hate Your Blog

Men With Pens

Years ago, I started this blog with a pretty big mission in mind: to help you succeed. My blog became popular. Life got a little crazy, and I got caught up in it, stretching myself to make ends meet. They’ll still be reading blogs full of smart advice five years from now.

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