Frugal Small Business Start-up Tips: Step 3- Determine Your Available & Potential Resources

Determine Your Available & Potential Resources

Though most entrepreneurs may understand that enough money is needed to get their new businesses up and running, the truth is that no business can pass the start-up phase to become a successful, operating entity unless there is also adequate know-how and time. Before you get too far into the business start-up process, you will […]

Frugal Small Business Start-up Tips: Step 2- How to Calculate Your Start-up Costs

How to Calculate Your Start-up Costs

If you consider yourself to be an aspiring entrepreneur, then you should also add another title: amateur accountant. One of the first steps of new business creation and start-up is to figure out how much money it will take to turn your idea into an actual, operating business entity. The Small Business Start-up Budget When […]

Frugal Small Business Start-up Tips: Step 1- Conducting Research & Development

Conducting Research & Development

The very first step in starting up a new small or home business is conducting the necessary research and development to successfully put your product or service on the market. This is a must! Many a business idea has flopped because the owners failed to invest enough time, money, or effort into this stage. Keep […]

Starting a Business With Little Money: A Frugal Guide to Small & Home Business Start-up

A Frugal Guide to Small & Home Business Start-up

Do a quick search on Google for a “small business start-up checklist” or a “guide to small business start-up” and you’ll get back many really informative articles (a few of which I will reference here). But what if in your case there is very little money available to turn your idea into a viable, operating […]

17 Alternatives to eBay in 2013 for Online Sellers and Small Businesses

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This post was edited on February 21, 2013. For the majority of online buyers and sellers, eBay has become synonymous with the online marketplace. But even with hundreds of millions of registered users and over $9 billion in revenue, many are not happy with the platform. Here are 17 worthy (and often cheaper) alternatives to […]