Archive for the ‘Entrepreneurship’ Category

Running Your Business Solo? Don’t Waste Your Time On These 7 Tasks

If you’re running a small business all by yourself, you’ve likely become a master at figuring things out. Maybe you’ve taught yourself how to create a WordPress blog. Design a logo. Manage your finances. But just because we micropreneurs have our fingers in multiple pots doesn’t mean we’re particularly good at most of them. For me, design is the bane of my existence. I want my logo and website to look good … and that means I need to get out of my own way and let a professional handle it.

Resources for Every Size of Small Business

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about sizes of small businesses. Up until recently I — and maybe you too — lumped them all together. But the truth is: not all small businesses are created equal.

Are You Ready for a Freelancer?

Now that we’ve established that you’re a micropreneur like me, let’s address the fact that you do too much. Far too much. It’s time to learn to delegate.

What It Means To Be A Micropreneur

I recently had an epiphany that I shared on my first Forbes post: while I’m a small business owner, I’m a very specific kind: a micropreneur. Call me a solopreneur, mom and pop shop…whatever. The fact is, I (and maybe you) am the smallest of the small type of business. On the opposite end of the spectrum are businesses with fewer than 500 employees. From where I’m standing, that’s a pretty big small business.