Self-Employment

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9 Low-Cost Business Ideas for College Students
Low-Cost Business Ideas

9 Low-Cost Business Ideas for College Students

It can be difficult for students to balance a part-time job with a heavy class schedule. Here's a list of 9 low-cost business ideas for under $100.
Rose Leadem
The 7 Best Freelance Sites to Find Work
Freelancers

The 7 Best Freelance Sites to Find Work

Searching for the so-called 'gig' economy? Here's where to find it.
Ellie Martin
12 Low-Cost Business Ideas for Introverts
Low-Cost Business Ideas

12 Low-Cost Business Ideas for Introverts

Many introverts excel at running their own startups or being self-employed. Here's a list of low-cost business ideas that maximize on the skills of introversion for under $1,000.
Rose Leadem
3 Ways Glowing Health Unlocks Locks the Door of Success
Personal Health

3 Ways Glowing Health Unlocks Locks the Door of Success

Exercise makes you more productive and better looking. Everybody wants to work with someone like that.
Ben Simkin
7 Things Buzzfeed Superstar Matt Bellassai's Learned About Building a Brand While Drunk
Entrepreneurs

7 Things Buzzfeed Superstar Matt Bellassai's Learned About Building a Brand While Drunk

The writer-turned-comedian went from working under the radar to winning a People's Choice Award and becoming a household name in less than a year.
Lindsay Friedman
Why the Self-Employed Will Finally Have a Bigger Voice in 2016
Self-Employment

Why the Self-Employed Will Finally Have a Bigger Voice in 2016

With contract work eclipsing traditional full-time jobs, issues plaguing the growing on-demand economy need to be addressed this year.
Alex Chriss
10 Myths of Self-Employment You Need to Know Before It's Too Late
Ready To Launch

10 Myths of Self-Employment You Need to Know Before It's Too Late

People who are self-employed must be unemployable, lonely and desperate. Or, not.
Neil Patel
6 Obstacles to Working From Home Successfully
Working From Home

6 Obstacles to Working From Home Successfully

Some home offices are too distracting to allow productivity. Others are hermit chambers where people use work to escape from life.
Jeff Boss
Know These 5 Realities Before You Take the Entrepreneurial Plunge
Starting a Business

Know These 5 Realities Before You Take the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Being your own boss has an intoxicating lure but to succeed you have to stay clear headed.
Grant Cardone
How Business Deductions Could Keep You From Getting a Loan
Ready To Launch

How Business Deductions Could Keep You From Getting a Loan

Entrepreneurs looking to buy a home or take out a home equity line of credit may face some challenges.
Steph Wagner
Will Work for Praise! How Waiving Your Fee Will Grow Your Business.
Ready To Launch

Will Work for Praise! How Waiving Your Fee Will Grow Your Business.

The willingness to be paid in testimonials and referrals is good strategy when casting about for your first customers.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The Rise of the iPro: Entrepreneurs on the Go
Entrepreneurs

The Rise of the iPro: Entrepreneurs on the Go

More and more employees are finding there's life beyond the corporate door.
Maite Baron
Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere
Starting a Business

Study: It's Better to Start a Business While You're Still Employed Elsewhere

A new study finds that entrepreneurs who start companies while still employed at their day jobs are a third less likely to fail.
Nina Zipkin
Entrepreneurship Is Both Job Creator and Job Alternative
Economy & Small Business

Entrepreneurship Is Both Job Creator and Job Alternative

Sift the economic data and you find entrepreneurs are both seizing opportunity for themselves and creating it for many more.
Bill Clerico