How To Keep Your Productivity at Its Peak Always

{}Life is demanding and it easy to be caught up in the rat-race trying to survive. Getting the balance between work and other things is hard. Often, people find themselves in awkward positions where life saps the strength of individuals. As a result, one’s productivity is compromised. It is crucial to learn how to remain […] Article by MakeMoneyInLife.com. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

How to Boost Office Productivity: 10 Ways (Infographic)

{}It can be hard to stay motivated and enthusiastic when you get into a routine, no matter how much you enjoy your job. With so many issues to address and… Read more » (c) Noobpreneur.com Article by Noobpreneur.com. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why It Took 5 Years to Build My Team

{}The post 5 Reasons Why It Took 5 Years to Build My Team from The Smart Passive Income Blog. Article by The Smart Passive Income Blog. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Feeling Stuck? 5 Tips to Restart your Content-Creating Brain

{} Blank space: Great when it’s a song by Taylor Swift, not so great in content marketing. No, wait. I already used that analogy. Now I need a clever new intro to this post about overcoming writer’s block and resetting your content brain. I’m staring at a white screen, trying to put words together, intimidated by all that blank space. Hey, that’s like the Taylor Swift song… no, wait. If you’re a … [Read more...]

Learn EXACTLY How to Set up an Online Business

How to set up an online business I was travelling years ago and picked up a copy of the “How to set up an online business” magazine at the airport. The book was so helpful I ended up reading it multiple times – earmarking pages, high lighting, underlining and making notes. I’ve read a lot of business books in my day and most offer one or two great ideas. This book was … [Read more...]

SPI 262: Habit Forming Products with Nir Eyal, Author of Hooked

{}How many platforms do you check every day, almost without thinking about it? What products are an unconscious part of your daily routine? These kinds of habit forming products are what today’s episode is all about. Here to explore how customers get “hooked” on products is behavior expert and author of Hooked, Nir Eyal. The most successful companies, Nir will tell you, have … [Read more...]

10 Things You Can Do RIGHT NOW to Improve Your Online Business or Blog

No huge intro needed for this post. Here are ten actionable items that you can do right now to improve your online business or blog. 1. Re-Evaluate Your Goals On a piece of paper (yes, paper), write down where you want your business or blog to be a year from now. Think about the following when doing so: Number specific items, such as: Earnings Traffic Sales Subscribers/followers Non-number … [Read more...]

Hire Better Salespeople by Discovering Candidates’ Soft Skills

Hire Better Salespeople by Discovering Candidates’ Soft Skills As a business owner, you know the importance of building a great sales team. Your business lives or dies depending on how well your sales team sells your products. You also know the “hard” qualities you’re looking for when it’s time to hire salespeople: you need go-getters who track down leads, build relationships and networks, and … [Read more...]

SPI 243: How to Create Your Life Vision Plan with Michael Hyatt

{}The post SPI 243: How to Create Your Life Vision Plan with Michael Hyatt from The Smart Passive Income Blog. Article by The Smart Passive Income Blog. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The 5 Online Business Systems You Need to Take Back Your Work Day

Tired of letting your work day run away with you? Want to get more done in less time? One of the best ways that I’ve learned to leverage my time to earn more money is by using online business systems. And there are five main ones I implement everyday. Here are the online business systems you need to help take back your work day. All of these are systems I currently use in my freelance … [Read more...]

Boost Your Bottom Line with a More Appealing Website

Boost Your Bottom Line with a More Appealing Website If your competitors are getting the best of you, it could be because your website needs an upgrade. Is your website visually appealing, for instance? Is it easy to navigate? Consumers have a wide array of choices these days, and if your website can hold their interest for just a little longer than your competitors’ can, your business is bound to … [Read more...]

5 Productivity Tips for Working from Home

5 Productivity Tips for Working from Home Does the nature of your business require you to work from home? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 24% of U.S. workers did their work partly or entirely at home. There are many who thrive in a home environment and actually find it to be quite conducive for productivity. However, there are others who dread the … [Read more...]

2017 Content Excellence Challenge: The April Prompts

It’s April! Don’t ask me where March went, because I have no idea. But it’s time once again for a pair of Content Excellence Challenge prompts. Each month this year, we’ll give you two prompts — one intended to make you a better writer and one intended to make you a more productive one. This month’s prompts both share a creative dimension and an ultra pragmatic … [Read more...]

Book More Clients: 9 Things to Do When Business Clients Are Scarce

For the past three months I’ve been struggling — like really struggling. My business has been going through a scarcity period and I’ve only had 1-2 clients. I was barely able to pay my bills. It’s been an extremely stressful and trying time for me. This isn’t like anything I’ve experienced before and up until a few weeks ago I thought I might quit my business … [Read more...]

7 Important Points to Consider Before You Buy a Company Car

7 Important Points to Consider Before You Buy a Company Car If your business is such that a company car is essential, or if you spend most of your working time on the road, the purchase of a company car might make a lot of sense. If you have decided that the purchase of a company vehicle is in your business’s best interests, you have a lot of things to consider before you make your move. You’ll … [Read more...]

How to Motivate Your Workers in 5 Simple Steps

How to Motivate Your Workers in 5 Simple Steps It’s not always easy to keep your workers motivated, especially if you can’t hold one-on-one meetings as often as you’d like. When the orders are flying in and there’s work to be done, it’s easy to get caught in the flow. Sometimes you forget that your team may not be as excited at the prospect of extra work as you are. After all, what benefits do … [Read more...]

4 Common Financial Mistakes Every Small Business Owner Should Avoid

{}Every entrepreneur and business owner will make a few financial mistakes during their journey. Those who aren’t savvy in accounting often overlook the need to brush up on their financial IQ. Truth is, these little financial errors can lead to some serious cash flow problems if you aren’t careful. Here are four financial mistakes you can easily avoid so you can protect your bottom … [Read more...]

Pricing Intelligence: The Online Retailer’s Secret Weapon

Pricing Intelligence: the Online Retailer’s Secret Weapon Only a couple of decades ago, Mom and Pop could stroll down Main Street to their competitor’s store, take a look around, and decide right then and there to lower prices as soon as they walked back their own store. Alas, those slow-paced days are gone, for along came the big-box stores, with their advanced strategies and their … [Read more...]

9 Fees You Should Never Pay Your Merchant Services Provider

9 Fees You Should Never Pay Your Merchant Services Provider   Deciding which payment methods to accept for your business? It can be a tough choice. Operating a cash-only business is basically a death knell. Sure, you bypass credit card processing set up, fees and middlemen, but Americans are using cash less often, according to Gallup, and mobile payments are on the rise. That said, there are a … [Read more...]

5 Steps to a Successful Start-up

Five steps to a successful start-up Are you thinking of becoming your own boss? Have you spotted a gap in the market and have an incredible business idea? Most people will need a little help to get their bright ideas off the ground. Here are 5 simple steps to help you build a solid and successful business. Research and planning Having that spark of innovation is the first step, but you need to sit … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Build a Better Pool Business

5 Ways to Build a Better Pool Business Are you a pool builder? Are you looking for ways to make your business better? Ways to boost your bottom line and get more people talking about your business? Then offer your customers one or more of the five unique touches you’ll read about here that will make their backyard pools the talk of the neighborhood. According to Wikipedia, the very first swimming … [Read more...]

SPI 246: SPI Podcast Best of 2016

{}The post SPI 246: SPI Podcast Best of 2016 from The Smart Passive Income Blog. Article by The Smart Passive Income Blog. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Promote Your Business with a Blog: 5 Simple Steps

Promote Your Business with a Blog: 5 Simple Steps Starting a blog to promote your business doesn’t have to be complex and costly. As a matter of fact, lots of people start their own blogs every day. The cost is minimal, and the entire process should only take you an hour or less. We’ll talk here about setting up a blog on WordPress, which is the most popular blogging platform. If you want, though, … [Read more...]

If You Could Accomplish One Thing in 2017, What Would It Be?

{}The post If You Could Accomplish One Thing in 2017, What Would It Be? from The Smart Passive Income Blog. Article by The Smart Passive Income Blog. Read entire story here. … [Read more...]