7 Essential Accounting Terms All Entrepreneurs Should Know

7 Essential Accounting Terms All Entrepreneurs Should Know 7 Essential Accounting Terms All Entrepreneurs Should Know

If you are thinking of starting your own business or if you are already running your own business, then being familiar with some basic accounting and finance terms will help you running your business easier and above all more profitably.

The list that is included below is far from complete but it is definitely a good start! Continue reading 7 Essential Accounting Terms All Entrepreneurs Should Know

How to Use Pinterest to Market Your Business

How to Use Pinterest to Market Your Business

Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social media sites today. Users love Pinterest for the visual interest and helpfulness of the links, from recipes to clothing to photography to travel to crafts and DIY. Images are pinned from websites via browser toolbars or pin buttons within articles, and get shared (and can go viral) in categories called boards. Many of the boards are group boards, where there are large numbers of contributors to the board – which results in a wider reach and increased number of views per pin. However, many people do not know how to use it for their business.

Here’s a guide to how pinterest can help promote your business. Continue reading How to Use Pinterest to Market Your Business

Top 5 Ways to Market Yourself Online

Top 5 Ways to Market Yourself OnlineThanks to the Internet, we’re living in a golden age of communication. A person in the most remote part of the world still has the capacity to reach an audience of millions. At the same time, the need to stand out from the crowd heightens and marketing becomes more critical than ever.

The amount of ways that you can market yourself online is almost immeasurable. Of course, each method of marketing comes with its own set of pros and cons.

While no method is going to work universally, these are the top five ways that we’ve found for self-marketing. Continue reading Top 5 Ways to Market Yourself Online

4 Most Famous Professional Athletes Who Fought In The US Military

J4 Most Famous Professional Athletes Who Fought In The US MilitaryWhen people look at their sports icons, they see men and women of professionalism and strength; people who personify the best attributes of America, both as athletes and as human beings. But there was a time when these pillars of sportsmanship answered a different call: a call to arms.

Through the war and terror these men put aside lives of fame and comfort to risk life and limb to protect the freedom that Americans hold so dear. Through these stories, four athletes stand at the forefront for both their remarkable athletic careers as well as their impressive actions in the line of duty, the stories of some of the most famous men in our society, which is often overshadowed by their athletic achievements.

Stories that, if they had belonged to anyone else, would still be remarkable in their own right. These are their stories. Continue reading 4 Most Famous Professional Athletes Who Fought In The US Military

Top 3 Retail Franchising Opportunities to Consider in 2013

Top 3 Retail Franchising Opportunities to Consider in 2013The decision to open a business requires a leap of faith even for a well-prepared entrepreneur. This is true when the economy is booming and even more so during a recession. However, you can reduce the risk in opening a business by choosing to become a franchise owner. This gives you the support of an established company, and the benefit of their brand.

Selecting a franchise that best fits your personal and economic circumstances is the next step to being a successful business owner. Continue reading Top 3 Retail Franchising Opportunities to Consider in 2013

3 Crucial Mistakes New Sales Reps Make, and How to Avoid Them

3 Crucial Mistakes New Sales Reps Make, and How to Avoid ThemSales representatives have to deal with a host of issues that those in other fields do not have to deal with. In addition, sales representatives often have to step outside of their comfort zones to land deals. While putting forth considerable effort and not gaining a sale can be incredibly frustrating, the rewards for successful sales can be great.

The most difficult part of working as a sales representative often comes early on in the career, and many new sales representatives make common mistakes, but here are a few tips for avoiding them. Continue reading 3 Crucial Mistakes New Sales Reps Make, and How to Avoid Them

Make Slow Times Grow Times Use Your Online Personal Brand

Use Your Online Personal Brand to Thrive in a Tough Market

Make Slow Times Grow Times: Use Your Personal Brand!Does a bear market directly affect your career? Depending on your line of work, it might determine your income. In uncertain times, your Online Personal Branding and Marketing may make the difference between starving and surviving.

Let’s discuss the Bear Necessities – the actions you must take to continue to grow and maintain your business. In a bull market, you need good marketing to grow. In a bear market, you’re going to need great marketing to survive. Continue reading Make Slow Times Grow Times Use Your Online Personal Brand