Simple tips to invoice like a pro!

Invoicing is perceived by many to be the most boring of chores a businessman can suffer. There is a small minority that finds joy in its repetitive nature, mostly perhaps it brings them one step closer to getting paid for their services/goods. Nonetheless, as with so many other things in this life, it’s mandatory and it wouldn’t do any …

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Top 7 self employed jobs

Don’t like being an office drone? Hate the corporate cubicle? Can’t stand pointy-haired bosses telling you what to do? Tired of the daily nine to five routine? Would rather be your own boss? Well, join the club. No, not the club of disgruntled and disillusioned corporate employees (though, you probably belong there too) ― but …

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Business budget planning tips for SMEs and freelancers

Budgeting – a process feared by the unprepared and a useful tool on the hands of every successful small business owner. Every new beginning in life needs a little bit of planning before testing the waters.  Before opening your own small business it is crucial to have a good estimation of your finances and how money is …

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The advantages and disadvantages of becoming a freelancer

Freelancing is one of those things that tend to polarize people. Some consider it their dream career. These people are determined to jump in and follow through even if they’ll never make as much as in some corporate job. Others find it too stressful and demanding. They wouldn’t even try it if they were assured they’d be making …

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Do you have what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur?

The 1 billion dollar question every young person aspiring to become the next Mark  Zuckerberg asks themselves: “What makes a successful entrepreneur?” Is it a degree from an elite education institution? Is it having a Type-A personality? Or is it just good old luck? There are examples of success stories that include all those traits, but Bill …

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5 good excuses to quit your job (and start a business)

If you think quitting your job is crazy, you can stop reading now. Clearly, you are not prepared, psychologically, financially, or otherwise, for making such a jump. Or you are perfectly satisfied with your job, which is totally cool too. If on the other hand, you have been having an urge to quit your job for a …

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5 essential but often overlooked techniques for great customer service

Working toward customer satisfaction should be every firm’s first goal. Regardless of industry or type of contact, good customer service skills can go a long way. Interpersonal communication, whether it’s over the phone, via e-mail or face-to-face is a key factor in gaining more customers and retaining them in the long run. A happy customer will always be an asset to …

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Blogging for your business: taking the plunge

Αre you a small business owner or freelancer? Then unless you already have a blog, you’re seriously missing out — and hurting your business in the process. “But haven’t blogs gone out of style?”, you might ask, and “isn’t it all about social media this and Facebook that, now?” Not really. While personal blogging faded out since …

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