Entrepreneurs

How to Use Credit Cards for Small Business

Credit cards can be an important source of company financing — they can provide capital on demand and help manage cash flow. Plus, “using a credit card with cash-back rewards can help you grow your business in the long run,” says Barry Choi,...

A Guide to Developing Your Marketing Strategy

Chances are you're always looking for ways to market your services to bring in more clients. What business owner isn’t? As a freelance writer, I'm constantly marketing my skills and seeking more connections that can lead to more work. Doing this,...

6 Signs It’s Time to Close Your Business

Starting a business is tough. But, as some owners have experienced, closing up shop can be even tougher. While you may hate to admit it — I know I did — it’s emotional. Cody McLain, the founder of SupportNinja and digital creative agency...

Why Every Successful Woman Needs a ‘Housewife’

If you’re a high-achieving woman with a career to navigate or business to build, you probably want more hours in the day, more energy, and more money. But what you might need most of all is a “housewife.” It’s so very 1950s, and yet I’d argue the...

5 Apps for When You Can’t Afford a Bookkeeper

When I started my own freelance business, the most common advice I received was, “Hire a bookkeeper.” My formal education included exactly zero accounting training, and managing the money side of my business was initially out of my comfort zone....

When Working for Myself Lost Its Glamour

I always knew I’d become a writer. My eyes were somewhat starry. I thought I’d get a journalism degree, graduate, and immediately become Carrie Bradshaw. The reality was that right out of college, I landed a job copy editing at an educational...

10 Flexible Side Gigs to Bring in Extra Income

Making extra money is always a bonus. No contest. Even better? When you can do it in your pajamas or while binge-watching Broad City. Whether it’s because you can’t currently expect to make more at your day job or need an extra few thousand to...

Stop Comparing Yourself to the Competition

I’ve had the same group of friends since middle school. We are a pack of 14 — if you can believe that. And it is them I blame for my lack of education on the topic of competition in business, especially when it comes to female rivalry. After I...

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