5 Signs That the Time is Ripe for Investing in Real Estate

When it comes to investing in real estate, timing is key. Ideally, real estate investors should buy when the prices are low, and reap benefits when housing prices go up again. A good time when prices were low was back in 2008, after the recession hit. However, it was also a time of economic crisis, […]

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...]

The Email Marketing Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone’s Made

You’ve probably read or heard that email marketing has one of the highest returns on investment of all the marketing tools out there. This means that if you have an ounce of sense and you actually DO want to grow your business then you’ve added it to your marketing campaign. But while email may be all digital, and there is a lot about email that can be automated – at the end of the day every single email, whether automated or not, is created by humans. And humans are not perfect. We make mistakes. Sometimes our mistakes are small, other times they’re not. But when it comes to email marketing, even the smallest of mistakes can have huge consequences. Especially when those tiny little … [Read More...]

Questions and Answers on Workers’ Compensation and What to Do If Injured

It might surprise many to find that workers’ compensation has a long history. As far back as 2050 B.C., in the city-state of Ur, the law at the time was to provide compensation for injury received while working. Typically, this would be for the loss of a body part. Ancient Chinese, Arab, and Greek law all had versions of this system, with compensation schemes to accompany each body part lost. Fast-forward thousands of years later, and workers’ comp is alive and well.Here are some frequently asked questions about workers' compensation in the US and what you should know if you get injured. Questions and Answers on Workers’ Compensation and What to Do If Injured Q: Do all employers provide … [Read More...]

Online Businesses You can Start with just 1000$

You have an idea. You think of starting your own business. But you are under-confident about your plan. You do not have proper funding. So you kill your dream and welcome yourself back to reality and concentrate on your midterms. If you are interested in starting your own business, then there are many ways through which you can achieve this. You need to research properly to find a small business idea that you are passionate about. Let us provide you with some ideas which will help you start your own business. Online Businesses You can Start with just 1000$ Start a Blog People who have a creative hand in writing, you can probably take your blogging activity to a whole new level. … [Read More...]

5 Ways to Protect Your Startup in it’s First Year

Startups and small businesses might discount their exposure to cyber liability issues because they do not have the depth and volume of information that is maintained by larger and more established companies. Verizon’s 2013 Data Breach Investigation report, however, contradicts this perception. A key finding in that report indicates that almost two-thirds of all data breach attacks are aimed at small businesses. For a variety of reasons, almost 90% of all startup businesses fail within their first year. A startup can control many of the causes of failure, including procuring cyber risks insurance to protect against financial losses associated with a data breach attack. Startups can enact … [Read More...]