Self Made: NASE's Blog

Welcome to the Self Made. This is a blog focused primarily on the self-employed and micro-business and full of fantastic posts by not only our team of experts but by YOU!  We realize that there are many ways to help the small businesses out there which is why we invite other business minded individuals to post here and help the rest of the community as well.

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Being a small business can be tough. The days are long, clients can often be demanding, there are huge responsibilities to consider that many new business leaders are not familiar with. Whilst it is tough, small businesses play a role in the success of the economy.
Posted on Oct 08, 2021

When you first launch a business, your primary goal is to establish your brand image and use it to grow. This is a long and complex process that requires hard work, patience and attention to detail. It’s important to remember to value and nurture your existing business while you focus on growth. Let’s explore a few methods businesses are using to support their business while they focus on growth and development.
Posted on Sep 01, 2021

Owning a business can be so enriching, and give you a real sense of accomplishment, aside from the joy of being your own boss. But with these great elements come great responsibility, which can sometimes overwhelm business owners both at work and at home. Let’s explore 10 steps business owners are taking today to help improve their overall quality of life.
Posted on Aug 24, 2021

Having a high-performing product is fantastic, but the perceived value of a brand is just as significant as the actual value it provides. It's reasonable to say that any company that customers value with high esteem possesses the Midas touch, a quality that can propel a brand to incredible heights of success.
Posted on Aug 13, 2021

If you want to lose weight, you eat less. If you want to progress in your career, you educate yourself. The first half of 2021 has been a fascinating rebirth of the earth, and in some cases, the creation of a new and very different world, and therefore, more opportunities for growth and success. Maximize the second half of 2021 by following a few simple steps.
Posted on Aug 12, 2021

Holding yourself entirely responsible for the direction of your life, taking ownership of your experiences, and staying accountable to your choices whether they’re wonderful or painful, can be scary. Still, we can all agree that practicing accountability is one of the fundamental reasons for personal and professional success.
Posted on Aug 10, 2021

Last month we partnered with Dell to survey our members about their technology usage and needs. From the impacts of COVID-19 to work-from-home to monitors and docking stations, this survey was insightful and very helpful. Thank you to everyone who participated. If you are interested in the results from this survey, follow this link to learn more.
Posted on Jun 24, 2021

The world has changed a lot since 2020, and it has not been easy for self-employed businesses and small businesses. However, those that have adapted to the new world faster and better than their competitors have managed to not just survive, but also thrive. Being able to handle the changes is crucial if a business is to go the distance.
Posted on Jun 17, 2021

Tens of millions of Americans have become freelancers in recent years. While this includes those who are simply looking for a side gig, many are steering into the self-employed lifestyle as a full-time career pivot. In fact, in 2019 it was reported that nearly a third of freelancers were working full time.
Posted on Jun 17, 2021

Wages are one of the touchiest subjects of the entire freelance lifestyle. When you’re a third-party worker looking into an organizational system from the outside, the question of compensation can be confusing, intimidating, and overwhelming.
Posted on Jun 02, 2021

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