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How to Get Better Clients

July 5th, 2009 · Comments Off

There’s a great deal of information on how to get more clients. This info is aimed at businesses and consultants who need more money, which means they need more business, which means they need to secure more clients…which means they need to sell more. After all, when you look in the business section of your […]

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JACK Or MASTER? Focus Brings Order and Success

May 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

My sister works for a local company here in the New Orleans area. This company is in the process of opening up some new restaurants and cafes. They are new to this kind of endeavor, having gained success and money in a totally different arena. I don’t mean to criticize just to be a jerk. […]

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Find A Mentor To Help You Succeed

April 28th, 2008 · Comments Off

Ok. So we moved back to the New Orleans area after living in Minnesota for 2 years, thanks to Hurricane Katrina. And when we got back, I started dabbling in real estate investing. So it’s been about 6 months and I’ve made a few bucks here and there. At first, I read a book called […]

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Best Business Entity for Small Business and Entrepreneurs

July 26th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Part of starting your own business is deciding which business entity suits your needs the most. Make sure you do your research and choose wisely, not by default. There are a few main points to consider when comparing the different options: 1. Cost. There may not only be initial costs when creating your business entity, […]

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How Should You Charge When Running a Business?

July 22nd, 2007 · 3 Comments

How much should you charge for a job? Often, this isn’t easy to figure out if you’re a new entrepreneur. You quickly realize how often you forget things or how often unexpected things come up – things that cost you time!

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Rule #1: Keep Track of Your Money

July 19th, 2007 · 7 Comments

We talk a great deal about how to earn money on this blog. I have mentioned a few online methods of earning dollars including affiliate programs, pay-per-click programs, and even selling stuff online. We also have talked about “real world” methods of earning money. But one thing I haven’t really talked about is keeping track […]

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Summer Cash for the Entrepreneurial Minded

July 17th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Summer is once again upon us – a time for relaxing and having more free time. For many people it’s time to go on vacation; for others it’s time to get some remodeling projects done. But for others, summertime is time to make a few extra bucks. Summer presents new opportunities for making some extra […]

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Highest Paying, No Degree, White Collar Work-At-Home Jobs

June 13th, 2007 · 9 Comments

Just as there are endless legitimate reasons to want to work from home, there are many different kinds of jobs you can do from home. But some pay more than others depending on what you do. For example, a computer programmer who works from home is bound to make some good money. But what about […]

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Cash Only Jobs in the Underground Economy

June 8th, 2007 · 5 Comments

When I was in junior high school, I did what my brothers and sister had done before me: I started a lucrative (for a kid, anyway) candy-selling business. We did not get any allowance and so we all had other ways of earning money; this was one that we all dabbled in for a bit. […]

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How Customers Rip-off Businesses

May 28th, 2007 · 4 Comments

An unfortunate fact of being in business is that you will be a target of people that simply want to steal from you. It’s sorta funny that these people will go through so much trouble to rip someone off – it’s a lot of work to steal things. But customers do it every day – […]

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