Category Archives: Self Employment

The Big Leap: Domains for Change

With the launch of botashombre.org and participation in The Big Leap, GoDaddy is helping Kenny Foster make his charitable dream come true. Kenny and his wife travel to Guatemala to purchase handcrafted boots from local artisans. They sell the stylish botas to … read full post

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The Big Leap: Sculpting Success with Website Builder

Soft sculpture artist and The Big Leap contestant Anne Tochka says she’s got what it takes to live her entrepreneurial dream: “I have all of these skills. I have all of this passion. And I’m ready to just go full-steam with … read full post

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The Big Leap: GoDaddy Online Bookkeeping Supports Etsy Seller

With GoDaddy Online Bookkeeping in her small biz toolbox, The Big Leap contestant Adrienne Hubbard is well on her way to realizing her entrepreneurial dream. As she writes on her Crafty Little Gnome blog: “I am currently a finalist in a contest with GoDaddy where … read full post

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New Organization Hacks for your Workspace

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Shoeboxed, the fastest way to turn a pile of paper receipts into digital data for effortless expense reporting and bookkeeping. Getting and staying organized is one of the easiest ways to boost productivity … read full post

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How to be a CEO (Chief Everything Officer) of Your Business

As owners of our own online businesses, we need to fulfill just as many functions as all the departments in a major corporation: Purchasing Marketing Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable Order Fulfillment (Shipping) Inventory Control And let’s not forget Research and Development … read full post

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We’re Celebrating YOUR Independence Today!

Today we’re celebrating America’s independence. But when we think back on our forebears and their decision to wrestle 13 colonies away from the mighty British Empire, we can’t help but think of anther group of courageous folks – our customers. … read full post

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What Sole-Proprietors Should Know About The Affordable Care Act

In just a little over six months on Jan. 1, 2014 the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act will be fully implemented. The law’s extensive provisions have three main goals: increase the number of Americans covered by health insurance, streamline the … read full post

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As a small business owner, how should I pay myself?

If you’re anything like me, you started your business not only because you wanted to spend more time using your natural talents on a job you are passionate about, but also because you wanted to make some money.  Well, after … read full post

Posted in Getting Paid, Self Employment, Small Business |

Time-Tracking Tools to Ensure You’re Paying Contractors Just Enough

This guest post was brought to you by Timesheets.com – the simplest way to keep track of projects and customers so you can get paid. You’re a small company but not small enough to handle everything yourself. So you hire a contractor … read full post

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4 Ways I Use Outright to Organize and Grow My Freelance Business

It doesn’t matter if you’re a freelancer, a lifestyle entrepreneur or a small business owner; it’s tough to keep everything in order while still making a profit. Many of us are both the boss and the employee, which means we’re … read full post

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