How much does it cost to start a business? Part 2

How much does it cost to start a business? Part 2

    In part one of my ultimate guide, I outlined several of the marketing costs for a start-up business. These included a business plan, a marketing plan, branding and tone of voice, and website development. In this second part, I’ll outline further costs involved in starting a business and get you well on your way to planning and budgeting for success.       The...

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How much does it cost to start a business?

How much does it cost to start a business?

The ultimate guide to start-up marketing costs So, you’re thinking of going out on your own with an education-based business? You’ve got the skills, the experience and the enthusiasm. And you live for making people’s lives better through education. You can totally imagine your life running an education-based business where you get to make a difference in people’s lives. But you’ve got no...

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100 day challenge – Getting started

100 day challenge – Getting started

New Year - new 100-day challenge? Why do a 100-day challenge? Fueled by a desire to finally get things happening, after 2020 gave me the gifts of high-level procrastination and serious FOMO as we watched everyone else smash their goals in lockdown while I juggled remote-schooling, running a business and keeping three kids safe and happy. My 2021 goals aren't huge - just get all the things that...

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What jobs can I do from home?

What jobs can I do from home?

If 2020 gave us a gift, the ability to work from home in our leisurewear is surely up there.  If the thought of heading back into the germ-laden world, a hectic daily commute, and squeezing back into your corporate uniform have you searching the job ads for remote roles - we've got your back. Not all work from home jobs are created equal - so before jumping in, consider the type of role you're...

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5 little habits that help me work from home more productively

And still get time to put the washing out.   In late 2017, I started working from home full time.   For anyone who has made the journey from commute/office days/lunch breaks to working for yourself, you’ll know the struggle to actually get anything done.   There are dishes to be done, washing to hang out, school committee meetings you get invited to once they know you’re at home. Not...

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99 Days of Content Planning Made Simple

Content Planning to end blank pages and get your audience engaged. It seems like we’re always on the countdown – almost Christmas, starting school, Easter, tax time…  And while that’s great, because we can measure our successes, and drive our goals forwards, it is also a challenge, because it passes all too soon when you count it. So, people keep telling me how fast this year has gone – and here...

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What does career success look like for me?

Career success is that dream that everyone wishes for. The best way to know when you get there is to know where you are going. To do that you need to set goals. According to Personal Plan over 80% of people do not set goals! Just think of how ahead of the game you will be if you take the time to not only set goals but achieve them? Long-Term Goals Think about your ultimate place in life. You...

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Upskill while working at Job

Upskill Twenty four hours are not enough. It can feel that way if you are trying to find time to better yourself. Continuously learning is the perfect way to keep from being replaced and not being able to find a new job. Think about all the people who worked in Manufacturing for years and then suddenly found themselves without a job in a world that had moved on. If you continued your development...

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10 things you can do while waiting for your career change to happen

Are you sick of setting resolutions every year, and it gets to mid-year, and you realise your dreams are still just that?   Maybe you're plugging away at your study, burning the midnight oil and the candle at both ends, but the end seems so far away? Maybe you're on the right track, things are all falling into place, but they're just not quite there yet. Here are 10 things you can do to keep...

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10 things a Directory Model Business needs to be successful

In the latest of the 10 ideas series, I'm exploring 10 things a directory based business needs to be successful. If you've been around some of the business groups on Facebook recently, you've no doubt come across someone with a directory site (even if they don't necessarily advertise themselves as such). For those who haven't come across them, a directory model is basically a catalogue of...

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Tanya Abdul Jalil writes on topics from running your own business, SEO, writing your brand story, and education marketing.

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