Fashion design is a form of art. To work as a designer, you should have an artistic and creative personality. You also have to be good at drawing and able to express your ideas in sketches. You don’t necessarily have to be a great artist, but you must have some special skills for combining colors,…

Could a stranger enter your office and operate your business? They could if you have a business model that defines each step of your business process. Create one by using a simple business template that provides actual business processes. Start with an outline of what you do each season of business. Sell Product or Services…

A great small business always starts out as an idea, but you have to transform that idea into action. That’s where many individuals can start to feel overwhelmed. It’s understandable to freeze up at the deluge of things that are required to get a business started, but getting going is actually easier than you might think.…

Stuck in that ridiculously low paid law firm job? Here’s a thread of alternatives for Nigerian lawyers. Disclaimer: I am not advising anyone to resign please. These are just suggestions on other things you can look at. The first good news is that as a lawyer, you have awesome transferable skills. You are an asset!…

Most companies seem to be large amounts of data these days. The projection is that 40 zetta bytes will be created by 2020. Regardless of whether you are B2C or B2B company, data is relevant to the overall working of your business. Not only does it help you accurately target prospects, but helps address privacy…

When you first set up your business and decided that you were going to sell things to customers, you probably started thinking about the costs that were going to have to go into a store. You will have to find the location and build it, hire employees and manage them. You will have to make…

I often speak to groups of small business owners and I keep hearing the same comment over and over again with many of them saying that marketers don’t matter or marketing doesn’t matter anymore. There are many reasons I’ve heard as to why marketing doesn’t matter: “all my business comes by referral,” “I never spent money on…

6. Practice Your Pitch You are the greatest salesperson for your business startup. Whether you are looking to secure funding from an angel investor or looking to gain more customer loyalty, you need to have a pitch on the ready to tell anyone and everyone you come in contact with. Be concise in your approach…

Every entrepreneur can use some advice when it comes to making sure their business startup gets off on the right foot. From the best way to run your business to following your dreams, these tips offer sound recommendations that can help your business startup maintain its operations and find success at every turn. Sure, your…