6 Tips for Staying Safe While Searching for Virtual Jobs

One of the questions people ask me often is whether or not to trust online job listings. My usual answer is to research any company before you respond to an ad. I know there are even more points to consider, so I asked Sara Sutton Fell, founder of FlexJobs, to share her advice. Guest Post […]

Use the Pumpkin Plan to Grow Your Business

If you haven’t heard of Mike Michalowicz, creator of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, then you may be taking your business too seriously. Mike’s in-your-face style of writing, and his funny, yet there’s-a-point videos, break small business issues and challenges into manageable, bite-size pieces. In his new book, The Pumpkin Plan, Mike takes the same approach. […]

10 Actions You Can Take in 10 Minutes or Less to Move Your Business Forward

Guest post by Michelle Shaeffer Sometimes we’ve only got a few minutes here and there to work on our home-based businesses.  Don’t let this stop you from marketing and building your business network! If you’ve got just 10 minutes, you can take positive actions that will help you move forward. If I had to write […]

Need to Move Your Business Forward? Take a Look Back

When I drive with my sons and sing along to the radio, it really annoys them. It’s not only because they think I’m a bad singer (although I am). The reason is that I know the words to some of the new songs. No, I don’t spend all day driving or listening to the radio. […]

Is a Franchise or a Non-Franchise Business Better for You?

Guest post by The Franchise King®, Joel Libava Please read the title of this post again. Look at the last two words. That’s right; it’s about what is better for you. Please don’t base your decision on what your well-meaning friends, relatives, and MBA friends suggest. The business model of franchising is totally different