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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.

TOP 30 Ways Repackaging Can Help Your Business!

Open Box There are many, many reasons why a company would want to repackage their product. In this article, we explore why and how best utilize this practice to help grow your business.

From Payroll to Paperless, Here's Where New Business Owners Should Save on Expenses

Ideas Starting a business means that you need to be smart about every decision you make whether large or small. Finding smart ways to save on expenditures is critical. Read this article for a few creative ideas.

5 Ways to Improve Communication Within a Small Business

Communication Whatever size your business happens to be, it's playing an important role. It's contributing taxes, providing a service or products, and keeping a roof over your head. However, even the smallest business benefits from a reliable structure. Improving your communications procedures should help your business prosper.

How To Merge Technology with Your Business

Technology With the 21st century came the advent of a lot of technological advances. The world as we know it evolved and life became marginally better with the help of technology. There is virtually no aspect of human life where you do not find one form of technology or another. From electric, self-driving cars to dishwashers, down to smart houses and what have you.

Myths & Facts About Small Businesses

Myth Over time, there have been many generally-held misconceptions about small businesses. In this article, we will attempt to demystify some of these myths.

7 Reasons Reviews Matter for Your Small Business

Reviews Small businesses can't afford to overlook the importance of online reviews. Positive reviews can quickly bolster your online reputation and set you apart from the competition. Likewise, too many bad reviews can put a serious dent in your credibility and send potential customers in the direction of rival businesses.

Using a Business Mentor

Plan Even though most individuals can turn to family, friends, or coworkers for moral support when challenging circumstances, only a tiny percentage of people have access to trusted advisors.

Lesson from Three Business Moguls

Suit In this post, we've compiled some inspiring stories of successful business moguls who started as small business owners, built their businesses to an international level, and what lessons we can learn from them.

What Are the Benefits Of Social Media For A Business?

Social Media If you are a business owner, one thing is certain; if you want your business to survive and thrive, you have to be willing to take advantage of social media. The social media wave is not going anywhere anytime soon, so you better embrace it. More and more people are joining social media. This presents a huge opportunity for new businesses and existing customers to reach out to you as the owner.

What is a Poison Pill? How Do They Work and What Are the Benefits?

Stock Trading In business, there are a variety of tools and strategies that can be used to protect a company from hostile takeover. One such tool is the poison pill. This is a strategy that can be employed by a company to make it less attractive to potential buyers. In this blog post, we will discuss what a poison pill is, how it works, and some of the benefits of using this strategy!

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