Category Archives: SMB advice

Successful female entrepreneur Q&A: Windy Dobbs

To celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, we asked one of our female customers, Windy Dobbs, what it’s like running her own business.

Dekalb County Appraisal Services is a successful, 100% … Read more

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How to start your own home care business

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What is home care?

Unlike home health care which is medical, home care is providing non-medical care services in the comfort of the client’s … Read more

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Research shows women entrepreneurs are doin’ it for themselves

Remember that 1980s feminist anthem  – ‘Sisters are doin’ it for themselves’?

Inspired by the suffragette movement, it was written by Annie Lennox and recorded as a duet with the Read more

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Key findings from the InsuranceBee Risk Survey

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Would you risk it all?

Blood, toil, tears and sweat are what it takes to build a successful business. When you start out, everyone warns you about the sacrifices you’ll … Read more

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Top 5 tips to make your small business a success

5 top tips on how to make your small business a successRunning a small business can be hugely rewarding.

But it’s rarely the case that the money comes rolling in the moment you open your doors for business.

Success doesn’t happen … Read more

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Kickstart your startup – how to write a business plan

Want to kick-start your start-up? Having a good business plan is vital:

“Key to the success in the development of any venture, is preparing a Business Plan (BP)” says Michael Read more

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Turning your hobby into a micro business – what you need to know

Turning your hobby into a micro business

Ever thought about turning your hobby into a micro business?

Home-based craft businesses are popular, thanks to online marketplaces like Etsy and eBay. But more and more people are … Read more

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A Valentine’s special – how to woo new clients

felt love heart Freelancers and sole proprietors – you have so much on your plate.

As well as delivering your products, or services, on time, there’s all the admin.

Those invoices to send, … Read more

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Preparing for year-end: a freelancer’s guide

Freelancers guideIt’s that time of year again. When we vow we’re going to do all the stuff we didn’t manage to get done last year. Or the year before. Or the … Read more

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