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5 Online Business Ideas for College Students

by Kevin Mercadante June 3, 2013

With the cost of a college education now hovering well out into the stratosphere, many college students are looking for income sources to not only help pay for their education, but also to minimize the amount of debt they will carry after graduation. While a part-time job is usually the preferred source of income for [...]

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PayPal vs. Dwolla: Which is Right for You?

by May 1, 2013

PayPal is one of the largest financial transaction tools available online. Boasting over 128 million accounts and exchanging payments in 25 currencies, PayPal is a dominate leader in online commerce. Of course everyone loves to hate PayPal, too. The company has had its fair share of negative press: from high costs for users to incompetent [...]

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How to Conduct Productive Meetings

by Kevin Mercadante April 23, 2013

Do you ever feel that most of the meetings you attend at work are something close to a waste of time? Do you ever feel that meetings that you are conducting are not terribly effective? Unfortunately, that probably describes most meetings. But there are ways to conduct productive meetings . . . . 1. Keep [...]

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5 Low-Cost Business Ideas You Can Start Today

by Miranda Marquit April 10, 2013

Economic troubles, combined with recent leaps in technology, have provided unprecedented opportunities for entrepreneurs to step out on their own. The idea of owning a business is a powerful one. When you own a business, you have greater control over your income, and the ability to boost your earning power in accordance with your business [...]

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4 Challenges Faced by Solopreneurs Working from Home

by Miranda Marquit April 2, 2013

Most days, my “job” is a dream. I’m a work-from-home, solopreneur, freelance writer, so I get to make my own hours, and even choose my clients. On top of that, there are days that I don’t get dressed until lunch time. However, even though I don’t have to choose between being a stay-at-home mom and [...]

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Professional Development: Benefits of a Mastermind Group

by Miranda Marquit March 26, 2013

I belong to a mastermind group on Skype. We bounce ideas off each other, and those with better knowledge in a specific area can share their expertise, whether it’s giving tips for how to use a useful plug-in, or whether I’m giving tips on how to price out writing tips. From SEO tips to discussions [...]

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Caught in AWeber’s Web – Why All Marketers Need a Backup Plan

by December 10, 2012

Everyone needs a backup plan. For everything. You need to back up your computer’s hard drive, you need to back up your photos and your music, and you need a backup plan for your finances. If you are a small business owner, you need multiple backup plans – one for each major aspect of your [...]

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