Business and Legal

3 Tiny Shifts That Made a Huge Difference in My Business

[ad_1] In this post, I walk you through three tiny changes that made a huge impact on my business. Pat Flynn January 23, 2017 In one of my all-time favorite books, The One Thing [Full Disclosure: As an affiliate, I receive compensation if you purchase through this link.], authors Gary Kellar and Jay Papasan describe the …

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Bootstrapping a Startup with Nathan Barry from ConvertKit

[ad_1] Nathan Barry is back, and in this episode, he’s giving you a look under the hood at his own email marketing company, ConvertKit. If you’ve ever wondered how to bootstrap a business, this is the episode for you. Nathan has built and grown ConvertKit using customer funding and money from his own pocket—and that’s all. He’s here …

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What Are Vision and Mission Statements and Why Having Them Is Essential

[ad_1] In business, just as in life, it’s important to have an understanding of who you are, where you’re going, what you want to achieve, and why you want to get there. You need to have goals, and those goals need to serve an overarching purpose. But, to get there, it takes effort. That’s why …

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An Online Business Success Story. . .in Knitting, with Lauren from Girly Knits

[ad_1] Online business owners often say that you can build a successful business in any niche—even “in knitting,” as the cliché goes. Well, today’s guest proves it can be done: She’s built a booming online business creating totally awesome knitting patterns, and she’s here to tell us how it’s done. Lauren creates custom knitting patterns and earns a passive income selling them through her …

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5 Reasons Why It Took 5 Years to Build My Team

[ad_1] For the first five years after starting my online business, I did about 99 percent of the work on my own. There were a few one-off projects here and there that I had help with, such as getting voiceover work done for my study guide at GreenExamAcademy.com (which I actually did try to do …

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Don’t Be Your Own Boss. Be the CEO.

[ad_1] I used to think that, as an entrepreneur, being your own boss and being the CEO of your own company were the same thing. I was wrong. By definition, the CEO, or Chief Executive Officer, is someone who is the most senior corporate officer in charge of managing an organization. Depending on the legal …

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How Lucas Hall Built and Sold an “Ultimate Resource” Blog

[ad_1] Have you ever wished your online business could be the “ultimate resource” for your niche, the one-stop shop for your particular audience? Today’s guest did just that. His name is Lucas Hall, and he’s here today to share how he built—and later sold—Landlordology.com. Landlordology started out as a teaching resource Lucas created for himself. The …

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9 Tips for Managing Your Business Finances—Guest Post from Dave Heistein

[ad_1] Look underneath the surface of any good business, and you’ll typically find finances that are well-managed and in order. This is why I wanted to invite my personal CPA, Dave Heistein from ProfitwiseAccounting.com, to write a guest post to talk about what we as entrepreneurs can do to best manage the finances of our …

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Money and Legal Considerations for Starting Out

[ad_1] In today’s episode, I’m digging deep into one of the murkiest, most mysterious territories for beginning business owners: the legal ins and outs of running a business. I see too many entrepreneurs abandon their great ideas thanks to legal confusion or copyright snafus, which is why I’ve brought two lawyers here today—Richard Chapo and Alena Herranen—to …

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