Entrepreneurs and small business owners of all stripes have one thing in common in the 21st Century — virtually all of them will have websites for their business, and whether they know it or not, a large degree of their success in business will be tied directly to those websites.
Time is a valuable resource that comes at a cost. As a freelancer, you need to be aware of how much your time is worth in the short and the long term. Estimating your time is an essential step to produce an accurate quote for a project.
Starting out as a small business owner is tough. In many ways, you are the David to the business Goliaths, whether that’s an online giant such as Amazon, or those larger supermarket and store brands that populate our towns and cities.
Everywhere you look you see something that someone else is doing for their business and you automatically feel like you need to be doing it too. When you see others doing something that is working for them, you think it will work for you and if they’re doing it you probably should be too.
Running a business from home is the ultimate dream for many people. Not only do you get to design your own working day, but you also get to do things your way - even if that means staying in your PJs all day.
If you’re the sole person in your business, it’s up to you to grow your business alone. You can't rely on anybody else to help you get to where you want to be. Every step you take to grow and improve your business is all down to you.
Does your social media show what your business is all about? Does it tell your story and share your message? Is it clean, consistent, and professional looking? Does it attract the right audience? Does it create engagement with your followers
With an overwhelming amount of choices each day, we have to learn to choose wisely and say no to things that don't add joy to our lives. We have to choose to schedule our days based on what is most important to us and stop there.