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While back-to-school shopping has been under way, there’s still time to pick up much needed items for the school year. Now is also the time to catch end of summer sales. If you’ve had your eye on certain items and you’ve been waiting for them to drop, swoop in and get them at a reduced price. Employ some of these tips to snag some bargains at this time of year.
If you’re a freelancer or solopreneur, it can be hard to grow your business with limited resources. Outside of doing the work that you love, the demands of handling bank accounts, invoices, taxes, contracts, marketing and sales can be a bit overwhelming for one person. If you don’t generate enough revenue to off-load some of these responsibilities, it can be frustrating. This may call for more creative and strategic measures. Consider outsourcing in other areas of your life where it makes sense financially.
Staying current as a business owner can be overwhelming. There are a number of ways to reduce this feeling while moving forward. Here are three tips to educate yourself and grow as a business owner.
1. Read articles in your field.
Credit card expert and Consumer Advocate, Beverly Harzog is well known as the go-to person on credit cards in her space. While she has a background as a CPA and also holds an MBA, she is constantly quoted in major media outlets and appears on TV because she stays current in her field. She knows that doing this is what keeps her expert status in tact and separates her from the rest. She stays up on the intricacies of the fine print associated with credit cards and can explain what that means for the consumer. Becoming a sought-after, trusted source takes a lot of work and requires you to keep abreast of all topics that pertain to your field. It also allows you to be seen as an authority which can allow you to command more money for your expertise.
We often set up reminders for scheduled appointments, meetings and other important occurrences. As a freelancer, solopreneur or small business owner, we need a similar reminder to keep better track of the money we make. If you’re struggling to do this, here are 3 tips to do so.