All posts by BB101

What Is It Like Being A Full-Time Freelance Writer?

If you read my business resource page, you probably know that I owned a little freelance agency once upon a time. While it is certainly one way to own a business, it was definitely not my favorite way. However, for some people, freelance writing may be the ideal way to start your own business. As […]

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5 Best Portable Monitors for Laptops to Use as Second Screen

It is quite hard to find an office without a double-monitor setup nowadays. There is good reason for it—it dramatically boosts productivity. But until recently, double-monitors means that you are constrained to your desk because LCD monitors are big, bulky, and need to be connected to an outlet. That is no longer the case, portable […]

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Square Versus Stripe Payment: Payment Processor Comparison

As a small business owner, you’ve no doubt heard plenty of hype about payment services like Square and Stripe Payment (or Stripe), each of which was founded as a way to give small businesses more control over how and where they accept payments from their customers. Each company has founded to serve a different type […]

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How to Start Your Own Accounting/CPA Firm

It’s no secret that entry-level accountants work ungodly hours, especially if working for a Big-4 firm. So it’s no surprise that many get burned out. And if you are one of the ones burned out, you might be looking for other options, such as starting your own accounting firm. If that is your goal, you’ve […]

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How to Start Your Own Restaurant

Let’s me start off by saying that the majority of restaurants fail. That is a commonly-known fact. Restaurants are known to have thin margins with high overhead costs and long hours. According to CNBC, nearly 80 percent of restaurants close their doors before the 5-year anniversary. However, they don’t all close because they are unprofitable. […]

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How to Start Your Own MMA Gym

MMA has become very popular in recent years due to the increased popularity of UFC and Bellator. As a result, more and more people are taking interest in participating in the sport, either as a form of exercise or to eventually fight professionally. This increased interest is an opportunity to profit for those willing to […]

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How to Start Your Own Web Development Company

Several years ago I had a web development and design business. I’ll be the first one to tell you that I do not know how to code. But that did stop me. I saw an opportunity to leverage other people’s skills and turn it into a profitable company. So if you are looking to start […]

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How to Start Your Own Law Firm (Complete Guide)

So you’ve been working for someone else for awhile and are thinking it is time to start your own law firm. Although BigLaw is known to grind their associates, don’t think that starting your own law firm is easy—it is not. Although you are no longer required by partners to put in long hours, you […]

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Types of Businesses With the Highest Profit Margins

In order to sustain your business, you need to profit.  And as we know, profit is the total after taking your cost of doing business and subtracting it from your revenue.  What determines how much you profit is your margin.

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What You Need to Start a Service Business

Services businesses provide a need for people in exchange for money.  This can be lawn care, gardening, manicures, haircuts, social media consulting, fixing computers and phones, the list goes on.  I’ve ran service businesses before and since then I’ve gotten away from that because I’ve fallen in love with information businesses (providing information to people). […]

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