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How I Went From Unemployed to Running a 6-Figure Business

In early 2009, I had just begun a new job at a digital agency. Just seven short weeks after starting, I was called in to a conference room and laid off. As I sat listening to the CEO explain the situation, I looked around the room and noticed...

Time-Saving Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs

Every entrepreneur wants to run her business like a pro. Whether it’s managing your money, client leads and sales funnels, or being more productive and maximizing the minutes you spend at your desk, we all know there’s room to improve. But when...

The Security and Satisfaction of a Side Gig

My first child, a daughter, was born in 2009, just as the economy seemed to be crumbling all around me. New layoffs and company collapses were announced weekly, and I felt like I was bringing my newborn into a scary, unstable world. I had a...

Want to Earn More? Here’s What You Have to Do

A few years ago, when my business and DailyWorth were both in the toddler phase of development, I wrote an article on this site about learning how to charge vastly more for the work I did. That article was the most widely read article on the site...

How a Home Buying Site Went From Beta to Bought in 18 Months

Michele Serro had a terrible time buying her first home in 2006. Her agent didn’t seem to “get” her or her needs. “My confidence went down,” she says. “There were multiple moments where I wanted to throw in the towel, and I thought maybe I...

How My Daughters’ Diagnoses Spurred Me to Start a Business

Imagine this: You have two young children under the age of three, a toddler and an infant. A few months before your toddler's third birthday, she is diagnosed with autism. Ten months later she is also diagnosed with a rare white blood cell...

Working on Your Dream Business? Get a Job!

Seven years ago, with certification in hand and high on my new-found health, I decided: It’s time to quit my full-time job. I had just graduated from health coach training and was certified to finally pursue my dream job: coaching people. I’d...

4 Key Ways to Create Brand Loyalty

Trained by countless hours of surfing and swiping, today’s consumers have the upper hand. There’s a waiting list for their attention, and only the brands that take the time to get things right will stand out from the pack. It’s easier than ever...

How I Decided to Start My Own Business

I am often asked the question “What is the first step in starting your own business?”  A number of things immediately come to mind: Develop your business idea, write a business plan, decide on a business name, find a mentor, work out the...

The Real Story Behind The RealReal

Web veteran Julie Wainwright is changing buying habits with her fast-growing online consignment platform

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