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If you’re starting a small business or looking to expand your current business to a larger one, you don’t necessary have to fork out lots of money to buy new assets outright. You can hire larger space or offices to work in, and you can hire cars if this is a necessity for your business. For example, if you’re running a taxi service, a delivery company or a mobile service which requires a vehicle to get you from one place to another, hiring a car comes with lots of advantages. You don’t have a large amount to pay at the…

Every business owner knows that the first year is a critical and defining year for any start-up because of the high possibility of failure. This is when all the plans begin to materialize and without proper discipline and determination, your actions within the first year could make or break your business. Here are some mistakes to avoid. Not Doing a Thorough Market Research It is one thing to have a business idea, and another thing to implement it. As such, the first year presents you with an opportunity to test a lot of things including the viability of the business…

The best brands are probably built on the greatest stories. With technology and social media interlaced with almost every part of our lives, everyone has a story to tell. In this scenario, it has become increasingly important for businesses to promote a story that would lead to a successful brand building. It is also not unknown that people respond to visual media like images or videos, more than plain text. Video engages us on a visceral level. It helps us connect to an idea or a product through visual storytelling, and make people understand and internalize your message. This leads…

Video production shouldn’t be something easily dismissed as the quality of said video content can resonate heavily with how a project unfolds or catches on to the public. The results of hiring a professional videography company vary differently based on the type of project, initiative, business or ultimately just end that you are trying to achieve. However, as a general rule, not going for the cheaper solution of a freelancer or amateur is actually going to save you a lot of money in the long run. Pumping out video content for the sake of it might not be the best…

Despite the many joys and advantages of being your own boss, mental health rarely comes up in the conversation when it comes to being a solopreneur. Related: Content marketing tips for Solopreneurs That being said, loneliness and depression amongst remote workers is a very real phenomenon which can be attributed to a number of factors including: Lack of face-to-face communication with others: when working from home, we rarely are afforded much in terms of human interaction Health problems associated with being sedentary and not getting out of the house The “lone wolf” mentality: this isolation eventually drains us as we…