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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.

Skills of a Successful Entrepreneur

Skills Starting your own business can be extremely challenging, but it also comes with extraordinary opportunities. With that in mind, every entrepreneur needs to have various skills to achieve success. While some are related to the entrepreneur’s industry, there are also some general skills that every entrepreneur should have.

Cybersecurity Basics for Small Businesses

Hacker Cyberattacks on small enterprises pose a significant threat. Small companies are an easy target for hackers and other criminals because they have fewer resources available to maintain and monitor networks and fewer safeguards in place.

5 Tips How to Hire a Good Designer For Your Project

Colors Have you ever wondered about how to find and identify a good graphic designer? Here are some great suggestions!

10 Apps for Creating a Digital Business Card for Your Small Business

Business Card A digital business card's objective is straightforward: to let you interact with more prospective customers, friends, and neighbors. The goal of a digital business card is to dynamically allocate an easy-to-share file that has all of your contact information. As a result, the recipient will have little difficulty following your social media accounts or contacting you using the information provided.

Why Should Self-Employed Professionals Create Their Own Website

Website Becoming self-employed is a dream come true for many professionals, regardless of their industry. And while stepping away from the corporate world comes with many benefits, there are also a few challenges. One of them is that it might be challenging to find new jobs, not to mention you need to invest in marketing, which is why it can be a great idea to create your own website. But what kind of benefits can you get from making a personal website?

How To to Find Your First Customers

Shopping Every new company owner wonders, "How will I attract my first customers?" regardless of the sector they're in. Identifying and attracting your initial consumers is essential to your long-term success. Here is some excellent advice to help you find your first customers!

Business Owners Must Mentor Each Other

Mentor For a business owner, finding a mentor is important to help you grow and learn.

How To Build a Strong Leadership Team

Teamwork Your company's success is built on the hard work and dedication of the employees, not your brilliant business plan. But unfortunately, a lack of internal organization and leadership may derail any brand, no matter how critical.

When to Take A Break?


How to Stay Accountable as a Business Owner

Respect Accountability is critical in every business. Apart from creating a booming business for yourself and your team, it also helps to build trust. Being accountable is as simple as not exceeding deadlines, carrying out your duties, or taking up some specific responsibilities.

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