Signs That Your Startup Is Failing

Every second person that you meet may seem to have their own start-up these days, but not all of them are succeeding. The thought of having your own start-up does have a nice ring to it. But in reality it is not everyone’s cup of tea. Truth is that, running and sustaining a start up […]

How Much Time Do You Give your Ecommerce Business Before You Adapt

The famous American baseball player Yogi Berra once said, “It ain’t over ‘till it’s over.” This truism has found its way into the world of business and has been reinterpreted to mean that even when things get tough, it’s not over until you’ve tried everything. If your enterprise e-commerce site is suffering from insufficient sales, you may want to rethink your strategy. But how do you know when things have finally hit an impasse? Is it possible to change things too soon? This is an interesting question. On one hand, you want to be agile and productive; but on the other hand, hasty decisions could bury what otherwise may have been a successful venture. Below we will discuss some of the … [Read More...]

Opportunity Don’t Always Come Knocking at Your Door, Go Create Some

Life isn’t fair. Not everyone is born with a silver spoon in their mouth. Equal opportunity is the idealistic goal the world is trying to achieve from the start. But does that mean people don’t try to achieve their goals, however impossible the dreams may be? Opportunities do come knocking on our doors; we just have to be very receptive to the sound. But you can’t simply wait for success to come around on its own. Success is never handed out, you need to make it happen, through your actions and preparations, by making use of everything you already have and creating what you don’t. Life is not supposed to be just received, but made into something bigger. If life doesn’t give you enough, … [Read More...]

The Market’s Future Under Trump’s Presidency

“America First,” said then Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump last year, as he promised his voters a prosperous new era of hundreds of thousands of new jobs and a flourishing economy, should they chose him to be the 45th President of the United States of America. And indeed, since his surprise victory in November, the job increase has exceeded forecasters' expectations with 227,000 added jobs versus the predicted 180,000—stocks have also been on an incredible and seemingly unstoppable upswing, with the S&P 500 rallying nearly 10%. But looking more long-term, what is the market's future under Trump's presidency? The S&P 500, Dow Jones industrial average, and the Nasdaq … [Read More...]

5 Tips to Help You Start Your Own Business with only $250

"Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” —Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO Are you perhaps considering the option of launching your own start-up? Does the thought of working in a 9-5 job make you want to stay in bed and not get up in the morning? You might be in a position where you cannot find a full-time position, or you might be a stay-at-home parent with a couple of hours per day free each day. It doesn't matter what your reasons for opening your own business, what is important is that you would like to start your own business. Apropos to this, the rise of the world wide web as well as the ease in which the global denizen is now able to access the internet, has … [Read More...]

Improve Your Chances of Landing Your Dream Job

Improve Your Chances of Landing Your Dream Job

Decided to switch from a job that keeps the lights on to a career that you’re passionate about? No matter what industry your passion lies in, being prepared is the first and most important step to landing a job. Obtaining the job of your dreams might seem nearly impossible, but you’d be surprised at how far forethought and preparedness can get you. Below are a few tips to get you started. A Professional Cover Letter and Resume While having a professional cover letter and resume might seem like a no-brainer, there are a ton of job seekers that haphazardly throw something together with the hopes of landing a job. What must be understood is that your cover letter and resume are the first … [Read More...]

The Right Way to Start a Business

Yes, there is a right way and a wrong way to start a business. This can be easily determined by looking at the ventures that have succeeded and ones that have failed. Due to the way that industries are now structured, it is easier than ever for individuals to launch their own company. This is why small businesses and startups are quite so prolific. At the same time, a majority of these schemes fail within a relatively short period of time. It is a startlingly low number that actually manages to stay afloat let along go on to be successful. To be a part of this exclusive group, there are a few secrets that you need to know first: The Right Way to Start a Business Don’t Believe the … [Read More...]