A Winning Strategy

A Winning Strategy

Whether you’re looking to work from home or running a publicly listed, transnational company, having a good strategy is critical to ensuring that you achieve your goals. Like business, poker requires a good strategy to ensure you are successful in your games. Playing poker without a strategy, however, would be like opening a shop without any idea of what you’re going to sell, to whom or for how much. Often, poker and business strategies go hand in hand. Protect Your Information Economic theory describes imperfect information as being a scenario where…

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Spending your Bitcoins on the go: Prepaid Bitcoin Cards

Spending your Bitcoins on the go: Prepaid Bitcoin Cards

Bitcoin is known amongst most business and investment circles as ‘digital gold’. It’s a commonly traded asset, and just like gold, acts as a store of value. On the other hand, bitcoin is much more than just an asset to hold onto until the time is right to sell it. Instead, bitcoin can be used and spent on the go. With the introduction of prepaid bitcoin cards, users can now store their bitcoins onto their prepaid card, which can subsequently be used to complete online and physical purchases.  You might…

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The Key to Business Survival: How to Stand Out from Your Competitors

As of 2018, one fifth of new businesses fail within their first year, while almost 50% close during year five. This means that while many entrepreneurs dream of starting their own business, less than half of them manage to build a successful company. This means that for many an aspiring business owner, survival is a key and ongoing consideration. While you can take proactive steps to reduce business expenditure in order to boost cashflow and promote growth, in an oversaturated market, you must also think about the competition. To help…

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Why Loyal Consumers Need to Head to The Stock Market

Consumers Need to Head to The Stock Market

We all have our own favourite brands or companies we trust and want to see do well. What’s vital is that we don’t pigeon-hole ourselves as just consumers. If you truly love a brand or product & think it will still be around in 30+ years’ time, then becoming an owner in the underlying company needs to be a strong consideration. There’s a place to go to buy small pieces of companies with the aim of making a return. Of course, I’m talking about the stock market. A lot of people…

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5 Finance Platforms Every Trader Should Know About

5 Finance Platforms Every Trader Should Know About

The financial market is more lucrative than ever, mainly because it is more accessible and easier to navigate. Even when you are completely new to the market, you can start trading your favourite foreign currency pairs, commodities, or stocks in a matter of minutes. Before you can start trading and banking profits, however, the most important step to take is in choosing the right trading platform based on your objectives and personal preferences. There are 5 finance platforms every trader should know about, and we are going to review them…

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Using affiliate marketing to earn money from dating websites

Using affiliate marketing to earn money from dating websites

It’s every entrepreneur’s dream to set up a business model that, once properly implemented, can be set to one side while it generates a good turnover. This, essentially, is the ethos behind a successful affiliate marketing scheme. These programs involve retailers providing links to their products which small traders can post onto their own web platforms, in return for receiving a slice of commission. Provided due attention is taken to the cardinal points – choosing the optimum product and promoting it effectively – there is no reason at all why…

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How to make money while at home

how to make money from home

If you are currently based at home, you may be looking at ways to make some money. It might be that you have quit your old job and want to embark on a new career from your own property, or perhaps you are at home after becoming ill or injured. The great news is that modern technology, such as the internet, allows for you make money easily while at home. There is no longer a need to physically be in work premises to work, which opens up a whole world…

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Use a Micro-Business to Make Extra Money

Etsy Small Business

If you’re looking to make some extra money, the chances are you’ve googled it at least once. You were probably met with hundreds of articles on how to make extra money. Whether it’s completing surveys, selling things online or completing reviews – there are so many different ways that you can top up your income.  However, you may not have come across setting up a micro-business. A micro-business is a small business that doesn’t take much time to run and usually only consists of you. In this case we’re talking…

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How to Boost Your Business Visibility Using Current Events

Opening Ceremony

FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony 2018. The modern world is one of interconnectivity and global community; meaning that there is more pressure than ever for businesses to keep their finger on the pulse. With the advent of social media and the internet age, there is no longer any excuse for not being up-to-date with the latest trends and news. Incorporating current events into the public presence of your business can have far-reaching and long-lasting effects, kickstarting an enduring partnership or boosting your visibility for the duration of an event. Here…

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Who are the Richest People in the World and What Can We Learn from Them?

Learn from the richest people

Getting rich, generally speaking, doesn’t happen overnight. In most cases, years of planning, researching, and hard work have gone into taking an entrepreneur from an individual with a good idea to someone able to live in a world without any financial worries.   The fundamentals of having a successful business revolve, amongst other factors, around learning how to use your time well and getting in the right mindset to make money, but looking at the very richest individuals in society who have made it to the top for inspiration can…

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4 Ways Technology Has Changed The Way We Work

Technology changed how we earn

We live in a progressively technological world, so it should be no surprise to you that technology is drastically changing the way we do a lot of things in our life. It’s changed the way we eat, the way we shop, and, of course, the way we work. All it takes is one swift glance around your workplace for you to see just how much technology is out and about. Even in a home office, there are computers, printers, smartphones, tablets, and so much more, and all of these things…

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App Paye – A third party payroll provider of PAYE services for the Self Employed

Fintech Desk

Anyone that knows my history will know that I started out in the world of computing as a contractor. Contracting offers you a lot flexibility in terms of what you go to work since you tend to change your job role every few months however that in itself also brings its own troubles when it comes to getting paid. App Paye is a first of its kind smartphone app that is designed to make life easier for both the freelance contractor AND the payroll company. It doesn’t matter if you are…

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Are You Sitting on a Goldmine With Your Home?

Are You Sitting on a Goldmine With Your Home?

We can all struggle with money at times. When your bank balance isn’t looking too healthy, it’s easy to assume there’s not much we can do about it until payday rolls back around. But actually, the answer to your problems could be right under your feet, and you could be sitting on a goldmine with your home. Here are some ideas for how to make money with it. Rent out a spare room If you have a spare room at home, have you ever considered renting it out? Working professionals…

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How to earn money online – just by sharing your knowledge with HowNow

HowNow share knowledge

Have you ever put a video up on YouTube or posted a blog that took you hours of work and you get loads of engagement but unfortunately there’s little to no monetary value? I write a lot about how to make money and one way to do that is to sell your knowledge and expertise by teaching people online. But where to start?   The best site I’ve found for this is HowNow. It’s similar to YouTube in that it’s easy to use and you can monetise your content, however…

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The Downsides of Delegating Tasks to Contractors or Employees

employee or contractor

Conventional wisdom in the Information Age dictates that web entrepreneurs or like-minded business folk hire contractors or other lesser-paid workers to perform tasks for the company owner. Indeed, there are benefits to delegating work, as reported by People HR. Whereas assigning others tasks that don’t need to be done by a person who runs a self-employed business, for example, can save time for the person at the helm, such a move isn’t always as beneficial as touted. As a person who runs a successful publishing company, I’ve experienced the downfalls…

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Why SEO can help your business

Why SEO can help your business!

When posed with the question of ‘What digital marketing approach is best for your business?’, it is important to gain an understanding into the different types of digital marketing and how they can help improve your overall digital marketing approach. What is SEO? SEO or Search Engine Optimisation, put simply, is the process of getting traffic from the organic search results on search engines. In order to make web pages appear higher in the search results, the process of SEO is used to shape a website according to Google’s algorithm.…

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Getting Started With Shares – Useful Tips For Beginners

getting started with shares

Do you want to increase your assets, boost your savings and have a healthier retirement fund? Shares could be the answer. A tempting avenue for would-be investors, the stock market has a lot of potential for you to grow your income. It sounds like a dream, but the stock market can also be a nightmare – especially if you’re a novice. Before you begin investing in stock, you need to do your homework. This will help you get your investments off to a safe start and build your confidence up…

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Getting ready for Matched Betting during the World Cup with HeadsandHeads

HeadsandHeads World Cup Offer

A lot of people view the gap between the end of the football season in May and the start of the new one in August as the ‘dry season’ for Matched Betting but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Of course, there are weekly race meeting with a whole raft of offers running and on top of that there is England Cricket and Wimbledon with it’s endless in-play offers but this year we have the mighty 2018 World Cup to bring us even more risk free money! With this…

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Five Tips For Surviving Your First Year As A Freelance Writer

Five Tips For Surviving Your First Year As A Freelance Writer

Today we’ve got a guest post from the amazing Ruth over at Ruth Makes Money. This girl is a freelance juggernaut and what she doesn’t know about surving the self employed lifestyle isn’t worth knowing! Your first year as a freelance writer is inevitably one that’s peppered with wins, losses, ups, downs, and a whole load of lessons learned. There’ll be days when you feel like you’ve cracked it, and there’ll be days when you wish you’d never even started in the first place. By the end of the 12…

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TotallyBlogging – The best FREE Resource for bloggers on the Internet

TotallyBlogging setting up Awin

Totally Blogging is a fantastic new FREE resource that is for bloggers of all abilities. At the moment there is sadly a trend online of people wrapping up information that you can find online for free about how to run a blog and charging for it with some of these courses costing in the 3 figures! For a while now it has annoyed me that I see people charging for this kind of ‘all the information in one place’ type offering and so I wanted to create a site to…

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