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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.

Why I Find Link Building Incredibly Fun

Fraud Despite its initial perception as a mundane task, link building offers a puzzle-solving thrill, the opportunity to build valuable connections, a creative outlet, the excitement of competing with peers, continuous learning, and the gratification of tangible blog growth. Read on for more.

Navigating Challenges: Emerging Technologies and the Entrepreneurial Landscape

Engineering The entrepreneurial landscape is undergoing a profound transformation, shaped by groundbreaking developments in fields like artificial intelligence, blockchain, biotechnology, and more. In this article, we will explore the dynamic intersection of emerging technologies and entrepreneurship, shedding light on the opportunities and challenges that await those who dare to embark on this exciting journey.

How to Use Age to Your Advantage When Starting a Business Later in Life

Whiz Kid The popular image of an entrepreneur may be a Silicon Valley whiz kid, but like many things in life, perception is not reality. Across the U.S., more people are starting businesses later in life. If this sounds like you, read on to find ways to use your age to your advantage.

Self-Employment: What Stays the Same When Change is All Around Us

Boss After being a boss for over 30 years, Steven Cristol writes about lessons learned and going forward in today's world.

Best Side Hustles for Eentrepreneurs

Suit Entrepreneurs have unique skillsets. Because of this, there are potentially more side hustle opportunities available to them. Read on for more.

Choosing the Right Side Hustle

Dollar Want to start a side hustle but don't know what you might want to do? This article is for you!

How a Translation Strategy Boosts Business Development

Business Gathering Business development is essential for any company that wants to grow. When it comes to expanding into new markets, one of the most important factors to consider is language. A translation strategy is essential when entering international markets. Keep reading to learn how to create your successful strategy and the benefits of doing so.

The Digital Odyssey: How America’s Self-Employed are Embracing Nomadism

Digital Nomad The rise of digital nomadism among America’s self-employed demographic is more than just a trend – it's a new way of life.

Leadership Styles for the 21st Century

Leadership In this blog post, you will learn about different leadership styles that have been traditionally successful when meeting challenges posed by our increasingly connected digital world.

Optimal Strategies for Enhancing Profit Margins in Small Businesses

Chess In the competitive landscape of today's business world, small businesses often find themselves searching for effective ways to not only stay afloat but also thrive and grow. One of the key indicators of a business's success is its profit margin – the difference between its revenue and expenses. Enhancing profit margins is a constant goal for any business, and small businesses are no exception. In this article, we will delve into some optimal strategies that can help small businesses boost their profit margins and achieve financial success.

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