business

This Is the One Skill You Need If You Want to Work for Yourself

You've dreamed of starting a business (or maybe you already have) but if you don't master this entrepreneurial skill, your enterprise will be doomed.

Are You Ready to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business?

Hey! You've gotten pretty good at your hobby, and everybody says you'd make some real money at it if you tried. But should you?

Starting Your Dream Business Is Easier Than You Think — Here's How

Do you dream of starting a business? Stop waiting for the right time, the right plan, or the right partner, and just get started!

Best Money Tips: Businesses You Can Start Online

Today we found some awesome articles on businesses you can start online, saving money at the drug store, and principles for growing wealth.

Ask the Readers: Do You Use Business Cards? (Special $100 Giveaway)

Tell us if you use business cards and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card or a set of die-cut business cards!

Best Money Tips: Find Business Attire for Less

Today we found some awesome articles on finding business attire for less, ways to cut your expenses, and benefits of a smaller home.

13 Business Leaders Who Failed Before They Succeeded

If at first you don't succeed...

Best Money Tips: Side Business Ideas You Can Start Today

Today we found some awesome articles on side business ideas you can start today, money lessons every college grad needs to know, and tips to haggling your ideal mortgage.

5 Money Making Activities You Can Do Today

With these money making ideas, you just might be able to live comfortably ever after!

Execution, Not Ideas, is Key. Duh!

Do you have many ideas but you've never put them into action? Admit it, you are lazy, and you lack the talent of initiation.

Book Review: Becoming a Category of One Second Edition by Joe Calloway

In Becoming a Category of One, business consultant Joe Calloway writes about how companies can successfully beat their competition by creating their own category of business and be

Ramp Up Your Business by Specializing

As an entrepreneur, you would think that precluding certain types of customers in favor of a smaller – but specialized – market would be akin to shooting yourself in the foot. But

Can't Get A Bank Loan? 8 Other Ways To Finance Your Business

Starting a business can easily become a money pit. So for those of you thinking about launching a new venture, what financing options do you have? Well, there's the possibility

Sam's Club Giving Away a Free Membership and $100 Gift Certificate to One Lucky Wise Bread Reader

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on the savings that small businesses can realize by taking advantage of warehouse deals. Are the savings significant? What can “new memb

Easy weekend business: sell used books

When I started blogging I wrote an article about saving money in college. In this article I wrote that I made money by selling used books. Some people were curious as to how I co

How a Teenager Started A Multi-Million Dollar Online Business with a Parrot. UPDATED

Sit down and grab a cup of your favorite beverage. I’m about to tell you the remarkable story of a young man who has built a successful online business; one that makes in excess of

101 Tax deductions for bloggers and freelancers

Anyone here like doing taxes? Didn’t think so. We all have to do them; we all have to pay money to Uncle Sam (although some get away with paying much less than others). But as

Making a good and memorable first impression.

As a professional ad man, I'm ashamed to say that I'm really not good at advertising, well, me. That goes double in social situations. I never know where to stand, how to eat, how

Book review: Internet Riches

If you've never considered starting an internet business--but now that I mention it, it seems like a good idea--this is the book for you. If you've considered starting an internet

How I got two CEOs to listen to my complaints

Here’s a shining example of how Wise Bread writers not only read each others stories, we also follow the advice. And in my case, it worked like a charm. I’m two for two, and I plan