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The Business of Photography Worry 1 vs Worry 2

Everyone thinks owning your own business is heaven on earth.  No boss!  No schedule!  No time clock! No twenty-something, generation-whatever, telling you what to do and acting like you are totally, utterly, contemptibly stupid. Just you and the open success highway!  Nothing in the rear view except a dead-end career as a Walmart greeter.  A future of five star hotels, jets, and exotic locations for extremely cool and sexy clients.
And…yeah….no.  Until you’ve owned your own business, you don’t know.  You can’t.  It’s something, like an orgasm, that’s impossible to understand …

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Beefing Up Your CV

You could be the most amazing person for the job, but your potential employer isn’t going to see that without your CV telling them the same thing. There are so many people out there that could be the perfect match for a role, but they haven’t spent enough time working on their CV and so are completely overlooked. In this day and age, you need to be doing all you can to beef up your CV and get one step, your an entire staircase, ahead of your competition. The role …

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3 Tips for Starting or Growing Your Business

Entrepreneurship is on the rise, as many Americans are turning to self-employment and starting small and medium-sized businesses to earn a living. There are many advantages to entrepreneurship, such as tax benefits and flexibility with your working hours. Most importantly, it’s about breaking the dependence on a job or an employer to pay your bills. When you’re running a business, you’re spreading your risk significantly, because you usually have more than one client or customer. If you want to start or grow your business, you’re certainly not alone, but how …

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Starting Your New Business After Christmas

If Christmas has left you with a bit of a downturn in finances, and you want to capitalize on the public mindset of grabbing as many sales as they can during the few months at the beginning of the year, get ahead of the rest. Starting a new business after Christmas is a good thing to consider, as usually the rush before New Year and the calm after the 2nd January means you’re making plenty of money at your current job but still have a little breathing room for planning. …

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[6 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on Understanding Leases: When Lawyers are Crucial | ]
Understanding Leases: When Lawyers are Crucial

A lease is essentially a contract to pay for the use of a property over a certain amount of time. In the world of apartments and condominiums, these leases can last 12 months or up to 3 years. Leases protect both the landlord and tenant from any misunderstandings. However, it’s important to know what is being promised within the paperwork. Get to know why a lawyer might be necessary in these leasing instances so that you’re protected during a permanent move.
Deciphering the Fine Print
Although you may be leasing a studio …

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[4 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on 5 At-Home Jobs that Can Actually Support You | ]
5 At-Home Jobs that Can Actually Support You

Nobody likes commuting to work every day, and nobody likes having to sit in a tiny cubicle for 40 hours a week. If given the choice, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who would choose to go into the office if they could work from home. The comfort, flexibility, and all-around convenience just can’t be beat. And yet, so few people recognize that there are many opportunities out there to work for yourself from home, while still making a livable income.
Here are five types of jobs that can actually provide …

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[2 Dec 2017 | Comments Off on The Ins and Outs of Set-Asides in Government Contracts | ]
The Ins and Outs of Set-Asides in Government Contracts

A small business set-aside is a government program that aims to assist small businesses in competing and receiving government contracts as a small business sub-contractor. Under this program, federal agencies that are procuring goods and services are obliged to provide small business owners with opportunities to win procurement contracts. If the market study determines that there are small businesses that can deliver the products, or perform the services being obtained by the government, then it is a requirement.
It is important to note that the price of the services and products …

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[30 Nov 2017 | Comments Off on Steps To Successfully Budget A Fundraising Event | ]
Steps To Successfully Budget A Fundraising Event

The only downside to a fundraising event is one you can eliminate with proper planning: the expense. With a little bit of time and legwork, so to speak, you can put everything in place in order to raise money for your organization or event. The following article will help bring the most important aspects into a single place for reference.
Establish The Purpose For The Fundraiser
Figuring out, specifically, the purpose of your fundraiser is paramount to the the resources you’ll have available. Let’s say you want to make use of the …