Joining a Mastermind Group? Know the Etiquette

A mastermind group can provide you with a number of benefits. But before you join a mastermind group, it’s a good idea to understand how the group works, and what kind of etiquette is appropriate for the group. Each group will have it’s own rules of etiquette, from how much help to ask for, to […]

What to Know for Your First Day of Coworking

One of the trends picking up steam, especially amongst entrepreneurs and freelancers, is coworking. Coworking offers you the ability to take advantage of an office environment without being tied down. When you use a coworking space, you can benefit from the trappings of an office without actually having to work for “the man.” However, anytime […]

Different Types of Coworking Environments: Which One is Right for You?

One of the ways that many entrepreneurs get their start is in a coworking environment. When you’re starting out, money is tight, and office space is hard to come by — especially if you feel that you need to get out of the house (and avoid its distractions) in order to truly accomplish what you […]

Should You Hire Your Spouse?

Many entrepreneurs make their business a family affair. This can make sense in a lot of cases. It might even make sense to hire your spouse as an employee. After all, what’s better than working with the love of your life? Business trips, planning meetings, and other activities can be way more fun with your […]

4 Questions to Ask an SEO Specialist

When you have a business online, you want people to be able to find you. Whether they come to your blog first, or come straight to your web site, it’s important for your business to be visible in the search engines. In order to increase your visibility, your business blog needs to be optimized for […]

What Should You Pay a Freelance Editor?

Sometimes, after you have written something, it makes sense to have a writing and editing professional look it over. An outside opinion can be valuable in catching errors, and in helping you figure out how to improve the overall flow and direction of the piece. It’s also becoming popular for blog owners to hire editors […]

How to Get Involved with a Mastermind Group

As an entrepreneur or a blog owner (or a blog-owning entrepreneur), it can help to bounce ideas off others, and get a little insight and help from like-minded individuals. If you want to boost your chances of success, a mastermind group can be a big help. But how do you get involved in a mastermind […]

4 Tips for Managing Your Virtual Assistant

One of the great things about technology is that you can hire someone to work for you as an assistant, and he or she doesn’t have to be in the same office as you. A virtual assistant can help you with mundane tasks, freeing you up for more important items that can help you grow […]

International Freelancer Stereotypes: Where to Go to Find Help

When it comes to hiring freelance writers, many entrepreneurs like to look overseas. International freelancers can provide services of fair to high quality at lower prices than what you will pay in the United States, or other developed countries. Many entrepreneurs like to outsource some freelancing tasks to those in other countries to save on […]

Have You Thought about Hiring Your Children for Your Business?

One of the ways to find extra tax breaks in your business is to hire your children to work for you. This is a great way to generate another expense for your business, while saving on taxes in other ways. Tax Savings When You Hire Your Kids Hiring your children to help out with your […]