Options for the Ambitious Mother

Thursday, August 26, 2010 @ 11:08 AM
Author: Chris

When you really think about it, motherhood could be considered a full-time job. This is especially true when the children are so young as to require constant attention. It’s a small wonder, then, that so many ambitious women find the time to rear their kids and take part in a business venture on the side. If a woman decides to take a leave of absence in order to spend more time with her children, that doesn’t mean she can’t have a few irons in the fire anyway.

A home based business opportunity is perfectly tailored for the stay-at-home mom, as it requires much less of a time commitment when compared to a day job. Most of the day-to-day business operations can be handled over the phone or online, and women have the luxury of setting their own schedule and working at a comfortable pace. Best of all, working from home allows mothers to keep one eye on their kids even as they fulfill a sense of limitless ambition.

Property Means Earning Potential

Thursday, August 12, 2010 @ 11:08 AM
Author: Chris

As the housing market begins to rally from a recent rough patch, property owners are rebounding as well. Anyone thinking about taking the leap by renting out apartments or condos should understand what the title of landlord entails. Once they own a piece of property, landlords find a tenant and enter into a leasing agreement. The lease should include any restrictions imposed on the tenant – for instance, it might prohibit remodeling or keeping pets in the space.

Once an agreement is reached, the landlord begins his or her regular duties. Depending on the language in the lease, landlords might accept responsibility for apartment maintenance and similar services. The main draw of owning and renting property to others is the passive income it generates in the form of rent. Now that the national economy is back on track, passive income opportunities are more feasible than ever.

The Internet as Marketing Tool

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 @ 01:07 PM
Author: Chris

Starting an online business can seem like a daunting task, but it’s rather simple once you get your priorities in order. Ideally, an entrepreneur will approach each step with care and put plenty of thought into every decision. Every business starts small, so most of the legwork will be up to the founder of the enterprise. By finding innovative marketing methods, you can increase the likelihood that your online endeavor will succeed.

Social networking sites have become increasingly popular commercial tools. Sites like Facebook link millions of people together and facilitate an easy means to find a target demographic. Once you discover the power of social networks, you probably won’t return to stale marketing methods ever again.

Create a Sense of Urgency in Customers

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 @ 01:07 PM
Author: Chris

A sense of urgency and immediacy can completely change a customer’s buying habits. If you don’t believe me, ask yourself how those late-night infomercials can be so effective. By constantly reminding viewers that a deal is “only available for a limited time” and that it’s crucial to “call now,” even the least glamorous and useful products will sell like hotcakes. Even popular department stores implement a similar technique.

When you’re told that a sale ends soon, you feel an added impetus to purchase right away. This approach is known as direct response marketing, and there are a number of ways to put it to good use for your web-based business. If you’re involved in e-commerce, it’s beneficial to highlight certain products and to advertise limited-time offers. Don’t be afraid to use whatever marketing tactics you have at your disposal to get a leg up on the competition.

Creating Your Own Income in a Bad Economy

Monday, June 28, 2010 @ 01:06 PM
Author: Chris

If you’ve recently had a baby or you’ve recently learned that you’re pregnant, you might be a bit concerned about the job situation. Many mothers used to be able to safely take time off work after they had their children, but in today’s economy, a few months gone might mean that your job will be taken if you try to return. For this reason, many new mothers are looking for ways to supplement the family income while still being able to stay home with the kids.

If you are wondering how to make money from home, consider starting an online business. Whether you’re able to sell things on online auction sites or you have a particular skill that can be translated into an online business, the key is playing to your skill set. After all, with a relatively basic understanding of the internet, anyone can start their own web business. It’s just a matter of finding what you’re good at. If you have a nose for bargains, perhaps reselling items online would be a good option for you. Or maybe you’re an expert at making scrapbooks. Whatever the case, find your marketable skill and throw yourself into establishing that into a real business.

Tips for Building Wealth

Monday, June 14, 2010 @ 01:06 PM
Author: Chris

There are a lot of different theories on how to build wealth; some work, and some don’t work. However, there are a few core principles to building wealth that people often neglect. First of all, in the world as it is now, credit is king. Having good credit goes a long way in making all major purchases. It’s also important to avoid stocks. While the stock market can be quite profitable for millionaire investors, for the person who doesn’t have a whole lot of money, stock market investments are risky and often have more risk versus reward. Instead of investing in stocks, invest in bonds which have more reliable interest rates. It’s also a good idea to maintain a bank savings account with a small amount of money added each month, even if it’s $20, just in case of emergencies.

When building wealth, a lot of people choose to do multiple jobs. In fact, having a primary and supplemental source of income is a trait many millionaires share. Having a full time job in addition to committing to a wealth system or side business is a great way to make extra cash.

Everyone Could Use Some Tips For Starting A New Business

Monday, May 24, 2010 @ 12:05 PM
Author: Chris

Setting up a new business requires a lot of planning.  It is also because of the large range of choices that makes decision making difficult.  We must realize that we might have to change our lifestyle, even give up things we enjoy doing before starting our new business.  We will have to go through a lot of soul searching before we can even start sending the first introductory letter.  And assuming that we have finally nailed down our choice, we will also need some useful tips for starting a new business and begin to make money from home.  (later on we’ll go through how to make the choice of what to do – there is definite research that should be done first)

Of course, you want your home business to succeed. Before anything else, you should discuss your plan with members of your family. Somehow, their lifestyle will be affected too, so it’s always best for them to be positive about your plans. Then, tackle legalities. All businesses need to be registered. You should make sure that all requirements are covered. Determine a specific location where you can set up a small office in your home or a rental space somewhere for your business. Furnish it with the right tools – a desk, computer and telephone will be very basic. However, be very careful with your expenses from the beginning.  Keep them to a minimum until you start making money.  There are endless opportunities on the internet, so it is very easy to get overwhelmed, side-tracked, and spend money where it is not needed.  Work with a knowledgeable party from day one to help get you started properly and stay focused.  This will end up saving you time and money in the long run.   Plan out the steps of how to start and proceed with your business. (if you are unsure of this, again, don’t worry, we’ll be covering these steps in the near future).  Move consistently and steadily on with your project  and before you realize it,  you will be on your way to a successful new business.

Income Opportunites without Technical Now-How

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 @ 04:05 PM
Author: Chris

We’ve talked about the growing and endless opportunities on the internet but not much about the income opportunities for people who just aren’t sure they can learn all the “techy” stuff.  Well, believe it or not, you could but that’s for a later time.

Right now, let’s talk about something that is super easy, fun, and can fit into almost anyone’s daily schedule.

It’s taking pictures with a digital camera.   You may have to learn how to move your pictures from the camera to your computer and then “upload” the pictures to specified sites, but that’s it.  If you don’t know how to do that, it is something that can be very easily learned.  It’s really not complicated.  In fact, you probably already have a bunch of pictures in your computer that are just sitting there – and they actually could be making you money.

Another very nice feature of this income opportunity is that just about anyone can do this.  It doesn’t take alot of time and most people can fit this into their already busy  schedules.  There is no start-up or ongoing cost.  There’s not even anything to sell.  One of the most inviting features is if you work at this with a certain mind frame, you can develop a very significant, passive income from this process.

Take care and till the next time,

The Burns Team

The Internet Paves The Road Of Opportunity

Friday, May 14, 2010 @ 12:05 PM
Author: Chris

The rise in popularity of the internet paves way to a great deal of business opportunities. For one, surfing the net has been a common practice around the globe, making it the best place for advertisements. Thus, internet becomes the center market of most advertisers. This did not only work for the big company owners but to the individual entrepreneur as well. The internet leaves plenty of room  for everyone to advertise small companies’ products and even ordinary people to make them known through blogs and video-streaming.  To put it another way is that it levels the playing field for the different size businesses which is a wonderful opportunity for the small business operating on a very small budget!

Given this, it is not surprising that the World Wide Web had already opened doors for virtually everyone to take part in home based internet marketing. Being the “network of networks” as how they phrased the net, it is where most entrepreneurs seek help to reach more customers. An ample amount of people even found their success within the web where just a little creativity and entrepreneurial skills can work wonders.

Take Advantage of Great Business Opportunities

Monday, May 3, 2010 @ 04:05 PM
Author: Chris

Today, business opportunities abound, both online and off.  The Internet alone offers hundreds of ventures, all promising stellar performance and income.  Not all however, ought to be trusted.  Trade experts warn of some frauds and cheaters among those who guarantee gargantuan gains from various enterprises.  They repeatedly advise business-seekers to be more cautious and to know more about a company and its products before investing.  While there are truly commendable individuals and companies who propose sound investment opportunities, it is a sad fact that illegitimate operators exist as well.
Thankfully, there are online business systems that are considered winners, and that continue to thrive and flourish.  They are run by caring professionals who genuinely wish to impart their knowledge and resources to others, that’s why they steadily attract patrons.  Examples of these are a few pay per click programs and the Google ad words.  Both let online denizens earn residual income through a simple yet effective process. If you have a website and you’re interested to make more money from it, it is important to employ a variety of internet marketing to maximize your clientele.  You might also want to put up a search engine that would create more traffic to your site and to other websites, thus acquiring more business.