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Need a Business Idea? Here Are 55.


This article has been excerpted from 55 Surefire Home Based Businesses You Can Start for Under $5,000 and other great resource books published by Entrepreneur Press.

Today, tens of thousands of people are considering starting their own business, and for good reasons. On average, people can expect to have two and three careers during their work life. Those leaving one career often think about their second or third career move being one they can run out of their own home. The good news: Starting a home-based business is within the reach of almost anyone who wants to take a risk and work hard, as are a plethora of other low-cost ideas.

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Create a flier outlining your services. Before you do that, you need to know what those services will be. Do you want to simply do bookkeeping for a small business?

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How to Use TikTok to Promote Your Business


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Does the hottest new social media platform TikTok confuse you? To some, it probably seems like just a lip-syncing video app for teens, but it’s much more than that. 

If you use TikTok just right, you can introduce your business or product to a huge audience. In fact, according to InfluencerMarketingHub, TikTok has 500 million users worldwide, and it was the most downloaded app for Apple in Q1 2018.

Of course, TikTok isn’t the right platform for all types of businesses. Here’s how you can determine if it’s right for you.

Related: TikTok Isn’t Going Anywhere

Study the platform.

The last thing you want to do is join a social media platform and look like you don’t know what you’re doing. To avoid getting shunned by users on TikTok, you need to study the platform. By

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10 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Should Learn About Their Business


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I co-founded a company 10 years ago, and in that decade we’ve closed seven M&As, expanded our operations, dramatically increased revenue and forged strategic partnerships. But of course this journey had its fair share of highs and lows. Here are 10 things I’ve learned that I think can be helpful to any entrepreneur. 

Related: How One Franchise Company President Makes Better, Faster Decisions During Uncertain Times

Know when to say no to a deal

Early on, an investor offered $25 million to acquire ironSource, even upping the bid to $40 million two months later. We turned the offer down. When you’re in this position, it’s critical to deeply question yourself and to be brutally honest. I certainly was. If your goal is to create something and then move on to your next challenge once your business

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If you’ve got ever been in a car twist of fate that becomes greater than just a little fender bender, or if your property or residence has ever been burglarized, higher than most of the people how critical insurance dealers are. If your place gets burglarized, you almost in no Continue Reading

If you’re a Canadian and had been in the workforce for a decade or greater, then you realize that your profits purchases much less these days than the first yr of your operating profession. Inflation is a part of our society and whilst our government maintains to devalue our cash Continue Reading

Don’t invalidate your hearth insurance policy. I find this a very strange case however it just suggests how important it’s far to study the small print as in case you forget about the conditions

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Home Business Entrepreneur as Entrepreneur: how to be successful




The Home Business Entrepreneur (HBE) does not usually hire employees. He or she prefer to work independently. However, they are often good at interpersonal interaction. Therefore, they understand and consider other people’s feelings, including those they have professional relationship with. The most suitable type of business for the HBE is a home-based business. In this business model, customers are either individual clients or other businesses. As a rule, the HBE likes to stick with established contacts rather than switching them often. To that end, he or she will try to maintain and develop their contacts.



The largest comfortable business magnitude for the Home Business Entrepreneur type: Small





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As an HBE, self-motivation is essential for you. You are likely to doubt your venture’s success, and sometimes you might be intimidated

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Business/Entrepreneur Flashcards | Quizlet

Business/Entrepreneur Flashcards | Quizlet

 

A tangible item that exists in nature or is made by people.
Intangible work that provides time, skills, or expertise in exchange for money.
They do not own businesses, they work for others who do.
A person who assumes the risks of organizing and managing a business for the sake of potential rewards.
Ability of a thing to maintain itself or recover its potentialities
The system created by making business decisions.
The study of how different groups answer the business questions.
Free Enterprise System (a.k.a. capitalism)
Economic system in which businesses are privately owned and operate relatively free of government interference.
Money or property owned or used in business.
Voluntary Exchange (trade)
A transaction between two parties who agree to trade.
Involuntary Exchange (robbery)
Opposite of volunary exchange such as robbery.
Small Business (gov’t definition)
Defined by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy as
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Online Course: Business Law for Entrepreneurs

This course provides the important legal information you want as an entrepreneur and business owner. The course is ideal for helping you decide important factors to consider when leaving your current employer and taking the jump to your own business. We discuss the important components of business operational structures so you understand how to structure your business for legal and tax purposes. Next, we show you how to raise startup capital and venture capital if you need it. These concepts are complemented with the necessary legal protection you need to protect yourself as an employer as we cover employment law for hiring, and firing. Then we cover all of the taxation and liability insurance requirements you have for your business as well as the necessary pieces of contracts you will use in your business. After these foundational aspects we also cover valuating your company and selling your company when you

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Business & Entrepreneur-ship

A strong economy and thriving businesses are critical to a community and region’s
health and vitality. The University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service provides
educational programs and resources to help businesses and entrepreneurs take advantage
of untapped market opportunities and enhance their competitive edge based on the latest
research findings and technology.

We also help community leaders who are interested in supporting entrepreneurial development
at the local level. Whether you are interested or involved in a food-based business,
government contracting, youth entrepreneurship, or something else, we may be able
to provide you with the assistance you need. Contact your county Extension Service
office to learn more.

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Small Business & Workplace COVID-19 Resources

Use our curated resources to find funding options and other assistance to help keep
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Business Assistance

Starting, operating and growing a business is hard work. We can help.

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How To Start Your Own Business

Learn how to open your own business, and find programs to help military veterans and minorities get started.

Start a Business

Building your own business from the ground up is an exciting opportunity, but it can also be challenging.   

Follow the 10 steps from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to starting a business. You’ll learn about writing a business plan, determining the legal structure of your business, and more.

Avoid common mistakes and get advice from experienced small business owners who want to help. Local SBA partner organizations offer free access to mentors and trainers.

The following tips and checklists can help you with other important parts of the process.

Business Funding Options

Learn about a wide range of funding options to help start your business, such as government-guaranteed loans, grants, and other financial assistance.

Tax Requirements to Start a Business

It’s important for your business to comply with federal,

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