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9 Effective Online Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

There are many different online marketing strategies that small businesses can use to market themselves effectively. Some of the most effective strategies include search engine optimization (SEO), pay-per-click advertising (PPC), social media marketing, content marketing, and building relationships with other businesses in their industry. These strategies allow small businesses to reach more potential customers, build their brands, and grow their businesses successfully.

What is Online Marketing and Why is it Important?

Online marketing is the process of using various techniques to reach potential customers online and promote products or services. For small businesses, it is especially important, as these businesses often have a limited budget and need effective strategies to compete with larger competitors.

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The Best Ways to Organize Receipts For Your Business + 7 Tips

If you have ever had to file taxes for your business, you know how important it is to keep good records of anything that counts as a business expense. Not only does this help you with the tax return process, but it also gives you an accurate picture of the success (or lack thereof) of your company’s activities throughout the year. A receipt book can seem like one more thing to carry around and manage, but there are ways to make sure everything stays organized and easy to find.

Here are some tips for managing receipts for a small business:

1) Sort them by month or date;

2) Create subcategories such as “office supplies,” “gasoline,” or “restaurant bills” if necessary; depending on where you live, your government tax collection organization should have a guideline on what types of business expenses you can claim against your taxable income.

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How to Make Money As A Stay At Home Dad

I have been a “stay at home dad” since 2012. I remember that it was quite tough trying to establish a career as a new immigrant to Canada. Most of the jobs available to new immigrants like myself were considered survival jobs or menial jobs, which was a big adjustment for me having have worked mostly accounting jobs back to my then previous home country.

For slightly a year, I’ve tried my hands in so many different jobs, whatever’s available to a new immigrant such as myself; with a 7-month old kid, in a new country, I better put my act together in order to survive.

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How to Sell a Product Online for Free

Starting an online store can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to worry about setting up the store itself, but you also have to think about how you’re going to market it, and what products you’re going to sell.

If you already have a product on hand (or mind), and you want to sell it without spending too much money. There are a couple of websites that allow you to list products to sell online for free.

The following are sites that allow you to sell your products online for free:

Craigslist

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Selling an item on Craigslist requires little effort on your part, but selling on the website is completely free.

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How Can Employers Make Employee Monitoring Work with Remote Employees?

Employee work monitoring wasn’t really an issue back in the day where everyone reports to work in a physical location but more and more companies have to switch to remote work settings, thanks to the pandemic! Gone are the days where employees simply clock in and out each workday. 

Most employees are forced to work from home due to the Covid19 pandemic and the sudden surge of employees that have to work from home makes it difficult for most business owners or managers to monitor the work hours employees spend actually doing work for their employers.

An office employee couldn’t alter the Bundy clock report; however, she could come to work late or leave early and ask a colleague to punch her card for her on time.… Read more...

25 Ways to Earn Extra Money from Home

If you’re searching for ways on how you can earn extra money from home, this article is for you!

There are various ways on how you can earn part-time income from the comforts of your home. Thanks to the internet and the many online marketplaces that make all these possible.

As you may well know, having a side gig on top of your full-time job ads up to your household income which may improve your lifestyle or boost your investments.

Everyone has a skill that others are willing to pay for and with the advent of the gig economy and online service marketplaces, earning extra money from home isn’t as hard as it used to once. … Read more...

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How to Start a Profitable Business with Little Money

Is it really possible to start a profitable business with little money?

The short answer is of course, yes!

It is possible to start a business with very little money. 

Before I decided to write an article on this topic, I realized that the word “little” is actually subjective. So the question is, how do you define little?

For some people, little maybe $10,000.00, for others, little maybe $500, or even $100.00 so I’ll try to address this topic with ideas on how you can start a profitable business with the least money as possible.

Before we get started, however, you have to understand that money is a currency that represents energy, so if you don’t have the physical bill or at least not a lot of it to fuel your business start-up; you need to have the necessary energy to bring your business to life because if you don’t have money and you don’t have the energy, your profitable business will never come into fruition.… Read more...

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How to Start A Mobile Oil Change Business

Start a mobile oil change business with little to no money.

Have you ever wanted to start a business but you thought that capitalization was always an issue?

If you own a used car or have owned your “brand new” car passed it’s free maintenance years at your dealership, you may have had your oil changed on stand-alone oil change service centers in your city but did you know that you don’t actually need a location to start an oil change business.

Have You Heard of The Mobile Oil Change Business?

 

Now, you may or may not have heard of this lucrative business opportunity but if you’re someone who loves working with your hands, specifically with cars but doesn’t have yet the necessary skills to launch a fully operational auto shop business, you may start with only offering oil changes as a service business and do it all on client locations.… Read more...

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How to Start a Travel Agency Online

So you want to start a travel agency online?

The travel industry is amongst the largest industries in the world and is still growing at a very fast rate. So, there are high chances that your online travel agency will grow well due to the increased demand for services in the industry.

However, the major issue in starting your own travel agency online is that there are a lot of companies that are already well established in this realm.

Think of online travel agency giants like Expedia, Kayak, Travelocity, Orbitz, and FlightHub, to name a few.

Therefore, you must ensure that your online travel agency has a solid foundation for you to keep up with the competition.… Read more...

The Easiest Way to Pay Freelancers Online + $15 Bonus!

As a solopreneur or a small business owner, the best way and perhaps the most affordable way to hire help is to outsource it to the Philippines. 

The Philippines is where you’ll find the best online freelancers to help you with your business with pretty much just about everything.

I myself just came back from the Philippines and found that most international employers have challenges when it comes to sending money to the Philippines to pay for their freelancers or remote employees.

As an online entrepreneur, you may likely be using Paypal and settled with it when it comes to sending money to the Philippines.… Read more...

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