Top Small Business Ideas – Online Tutoring

What is great about the internet is that you can reach millions of people from the comfort of your own home – this includes customers. In addition, this same benefit is available to the customer because they too can solve many of their problems without leaving their home. This makes online tutoring one of the top small business ideas.

Offering your services as an online tutor is a great business to get into. If you have an extensive academic background, you can offer your services as a tutor in a specific area of expertise. You can create your own site and collect your own clients or you can join a site like tutor.com and let them find the work for you.

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Starting a Consulting Business

While large companies have been severely affected by the recent global recession, smaller businesses have managed to survive by keeping operations lean and applying different marketing strategies including Internet marketing. This trend is believed to be a major contributing factor for the recovery of some economies as small, micro and medium enterprises account for over 90% of businesses worldwide and are an important source of employment. In fact, anyone who wishes to beat the economic recession with little or hardly any capital can ride on the online marketing trend by starting a consulting business.

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Preparation is still an essential step when starting a consulting business even if it is going to be home-based. Your plan should include getting all your equipment, resources, contacts and online marketing tools. Most newcomers are unable to create a business plan because they only have a vague idea about the business. (more…)

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Secrets to Starting a Pet Photography Business

Do you have a flair for photography and a great affinity with our furry four-legged friends? If so, have you ever considered combining these skills to do pet photography? It’s easier than you might think. Personally, I’m a big cat fan and about a year ago we lost our much loved 17 year old tortoishell cat Maddie. We were devastated at our loss, the house seemed quite empty. Soon after, we received a distress call from my son’s friend who, following a house fire, needed someone to take in her birman cat named Maisie. To tell you the truth I was pretty reluctant but as soon as the gorgeous blue eyed creature arrived I was smitten. Unfortunately, before long she had to return home but by now we had decided to treat the family to our own ‘seal point’ birman and after much research, a long journey, interview and more waiting we brought home gorgeous Milly. Never was a pet more loved or doted on and her progression from kitten to cat was recorded in digital splendour every step of the way. (more…)

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Steps on How To Start A Window Cleaning Business

window cleaning business ideaWhy Start A window Cleaning Business? You first have to decide that you want to start your own business? Many people start businesses for a different number of reasons such as recently been made redundant. Some people just get to a stage in their lives where they want a change from what they have been doing for years. Other people like the idea of being their own boss and in control of the business. Now that you have made your decision you have to decide on the type of business you are planning to tackle. This article will go through some of the steps required for the starting up of a window cleaning business so you can become an expert window cleaner.

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Steps for Starting a Carpet Cleaning Business

carpet cleaning a business ideaHow to start a carpet cleaning business? Why Start A Carpet Cleaning Business? First of all you have to ask yourself why do you want to start your own business? Many people start businesses because of circumstances such as when they have been made redundant. Other people just get to the stage in their lives where they want a change from what they have been doing for years. Some people like the idea of being their own boss and in control of the business. Now that you have made your decision you have to decide on the type of business you are planning to tackle. In this article we are going to discuss the starting up of a carpet cleaning business so you can become an expert carpet cleaner.

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Service Business Ideas

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Ad agency Advertising specialties Additive-free versions of existing foods and toiletries
Antique photo shop Art promotion and broking Audio bookshop
Balloon delivery Bar/tavern Beauty supply store
Bed & breakfast establishment Braille substitute (a device for converting printed text to sound) Bookbinding (especially high-quality leather binding)
Bookkeeping service Bottling purified or spring water Breeding unusual pets
Business brokerage Business cards with photographs Business plan consultant
Business service centre Calligraphy Car customisation
Car inspection (mobile) Car wash, waxing service, quick lubrication, detailing, etc. Carpet laying

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How to Avoid 12 Most Common Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make

A large number of people who start their own business do not realize how much work and time will be involved. They fail to carry out any primary research and as a result become quickly overwhelmed. Perhaps the first question to ask yourself then is whether you are in fact ready to start your own business. Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset? Are you committed to spend all the time you need to succeed? And are you ready to take massive action? Will you avoid 12 most common mistakes new entrepreneurs make? (more…)

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How Will Facebook Change WhatsApp?

The acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook for $19 billion caused quite a ruckus in the tech industry. Now that the deal has gone through – after getting approval from the European Commission and the FTC – everyone is anticipating the changes that Facebook might make to the WhatsApp service. The question everybody needs an answer to “Will Facebook change Whatsapp”

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Sensitive Users Apprehensive

While privacy sensitive users may be apprehensive about any prospective changes, it is inevitable that Facebook will have some plans in mind to generate revenue from the acquisition. Although the company announced that VoIP features would launch in the second quarter of 2014, it missed the deadline. Even though Apple and Google have beaten it to the punch with VoIP, there is no doubt that WhatsApp will still launch VoIP calling sometime in the future. (more…)

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Cheap Flights Risk

New airline ruling protects passengers, but puts cheap flights at risk, Most passengers whose flight was delayed for a full day would complain about it. Perhaps they would write an angry letter, or vow never to use the same airline again. But Ronald Huzar didn’t stop there. After faulty wiring meant his flight to Malaga arrived 27 hours late, he took budget carrier Jet2 to court. (more…)

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Mobile Phones Reinvent Telesales

Telemarketing – Mobile Phones Reinvent Telesales and Help Revamp Services. Telemarketing companies are being forced to work with dwindling call lists – not because the demand for products and services has gone down but because a strict legislative environment, Do-Not-Call Do Not Contact lists, and disappearing land lines are squeezing the life out of telemarketing initiatives. Even the goods that telemarketers can market and their approach in marketing them are being scrutinized.

There is good news for the telemarketing industry, though, in the form of text messaging and mobile phone marketing. (more…)

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