How Much Money Do You Need to Start a Business?

Some people think that you need hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not millions, to start a business. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. Here are a few businesses I have started, and others have started, for less than $1,000. Blogging or Freelance Business The owner of this site and I recently spent […]

How to Ruin Your Business Before It Gets Off the Ground

Many people have great business ideas, but they don’t get a chance to make it big due to bad decisions up front. While starting out, just follow these steps if you want your business to fail big.   Lock In High Overhead Costs Want to put your business on the path to fast failure? The […]

How to Keep Business Travel Costs Low

I just returned from the Financial Blogger Conference in St. Louis. It is an annual gathering of finance bloggers that takes us around the country. On business travel, it is easy to rack up big spending quickly when thinking about writing off the expenses. Instead, focus on saving and keeping your hard earned money.   […]

Getting Started Tracking Your New Business Finances

You started a business! You got customers! You made money! Congrats! But don’t pat yourself on the back too much just yet. You have to figure out what to do with that first check paid to your new business. Related posts you might like: Review: Treat Your Business Finances Like a Business How to […]

5 Popular Small Business Uses for a Virtual Assistant

As a small business owner, you have lots of tasks to do on a regular basis. Virtual assistants for entrepreneurs are hugely helpful. Here are five tasks that are popular for new business owners to outsource.  And if you want more info, check out this great Virtual Assistant Guide!   Web Research While I am […]