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A portable welding business is a great opportunity to anyone with manual abilities to get their feet wet in the entrepreneurial field with minimal investment. Mobile welding businesses offer their services to companies and individuals who lack the expertise and equipment. However, as easy as it may sound, many independent welders end up going belly up by making crucial mistakes. In this article, we’re going to lay down the exact steps anybody should take before they start their own mobile welding operation. Get Certified The first thing...

Having a good idea is only the first step to starting your own business; the second is finding a way to finance it. Most can turn to business loans or credit cards to help them get their initial startup off the ground, but those with more precarious financial position might not have these options available to them. Since you plan on making a living out of your new startup, securing finances is one of the things you must get right when you get started. Image Source Savings Sometimes it’s best to work on your business part time while...

If you’re a fledgling online business; you’re entering into a competitive and saturated market. However, there’s plenty of room for new companies as people are shopping online more and more. As long as you hit the ground running and have everything in place for a great start; there’s no reason your new e-commerce business won’t be a success story. The following are some key points to consider if you’re venturing into the online retail space and want to make an impact with your target audience. Image Source The Build-Up Before...

Running a business in the modern age can be very difficult. Thanks to the internet, even the smallest of companies are expected to keep up with the bigger businesses. You have to make sure your social media is on point, your offices are good enough for modern workers, and your products meet the standards customers expect. This is all while dealing with the normal operation of your business, too. To help you out with this, this post is going to be going through some of the best ways to use social efforts to solve issues in your business....

Success can come in many forms. Indeed, that’s one of the most satisfying things about success and is one of the reasons so many believe it can happen: it can come from any source. There is no tried and tested route to success. Much of it comes down to an individual’s persistence, hard work, and belief that they can turn their dream into a reality. And if it can come from anywhere, it can come from young people. If you think you’re too young to be successful, read our advice below. It’s more achievable than you think. Ignore Your...

Health and safety are a huge priority for any business owner. Not only do you have a responsibility to protect your staff, but you need to look out for your customers too. Accidents that take place on your premises can result in staff being laid off sick, customers refusing to return to your store and even law cases that could see you pay out heavy compensation fees and fines. However, few entrepreneurs need to focus on this area quite as ardently as the restaurateur. Negligence in the food industry can have devastating effects: from food...

Failure is a part of life, that is why pencils have erasers! It’s going to be a difficult thing to face up to if you’ve had a business fold on you. It can make you feel like a failure on so many levels, but as an entrepreneur, you need to recognize that this is part and parcel of the business world. The risk is a huge part of what can make your business soar or fall flat on its face, and with every risk, there can be a great reward. It’s important to get back on the horse, but it is also important to understand why your...

When you’re a small business, it’s crucial that you can keep the same customers coming back for more and more of the product or service that you’re delivering. Whether you are selling computer hardware or mechanical parts for a car or any other kind of product or service, you should want to ensure that you have a strong and loyal customer base. Without that, you would have to continuously search for customers to replace those that aren’t coming back. And that would definitely not be too good for your bottom line! In this article,...

You’ve found an irresistible product overseas and you are convinced that you have a strong market within which to sell it. Now all you have to do is get it into the country and watch the money come rolling in. Or is it? If you are thinking of starting an import business, however small, there are a few things that you must bear in mind. Ignore these and your new enterprise may not make it past the first few months. Only deal in top quality products or services Your product must tap into a current trend, fit in with an emerging trend...

  Image Source When it comes to work, most of want to be productive – whether that means getting more done in a quicker period or just getting more done in general. We are all motivated by different things, whether it be money or prestige. However there are some ways to boost your productivity that work for everyone. Here are just a few… Take regular breaks Many of us think that by working for longer concentrated periods, we can get more done. However, psychological research has shown our performance gets progressively worse after...