Tag Archives: small business

Are You Suited to Be a Small Business Entrepreneur?

So you’re thinking of opening your own business – starting a bed and breakfast, opening a restaurant, or setting up a local grocery store. Before you set off on your entrepreneurial journey, there are certain things you need to think about and get sorted out. First of all, you need to assess yourself.

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Meet the Author: John Deans

Flying a drone is an exciting hobby – and it offers a lot of opportunities to make money! If you’re a wannabe drone entrepreneur there are certain things you need to do before launching your business: get a drone (of course!), apply for appropriate certification, and… get the new fully updated edition of Become a U.S. Commercial Drone Pilot by John Deans! Why is this book a must read for drone pilots? The author explains in today’s interview.

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Meet the Author: Jay Currie

The topic of marijuana retailing is getting hotter each day. Are you thinking of opening your own dispensary or pot shop? Good news, a new book on starting and running such a business is coming out in September! Meet Jay Currie, the author of Start & Run a Marijuana Dispensary or Pot Shop (October 2016).

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Book event: Jack Borden’s book signing in Kelowna, BC

On March the 19th, 2016 (Saturday) at 12 pm Jack Borden will visit Mosaic Books in Kelowna, BC. He will sign his new book, Avoid Small-Business Hell. The book signing will take two hours (until 2 pm) so you will get a chance to talk to Jack about Small Business Hell. Continue reading

Manufacturing at Home

A fascinating opportunity in home-based business is quickly emerging: manufacturing small items in moderate quantities at home, using robotics. So far, this has been a phenomenon mostly restricted to geeky hobbyists (a device called the MakerBot leads  the market), but changes are happening that I believe will transform this into a viable home-based business opportunity.

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How to Lower Your Phone and Internet Bills

business-woman-82x110If you’re running your own small business, you need to be careful with your budget, which is usually limited (if it’s not, then good for you!). Here are some simple steps you can take to lower your costs for common expenses like phone and Internet bills.

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