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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.

Tips for Effective Bookkeeping


Why You Need to Write a Business Plan

Chart Every business plan will take you step-by-step through the process of starting and running your business. Your business plan is a road map on setting up, building, and expanding your new company. It's a way of thinking about your company's most critical points.

Business Management Tips That Will Help You Save Time and Money

Lightbulb If you want to have a great, robust and reliable business, it's extremely important to think about business management. If you implement the right strategies and ideas, you will be able to help save time and quite a lot of money. But what business management tips should you consider implementing? Here are some ideas to keep in mind!

Summary and Review of The Four Hour Work Week

Books In this post, I'll be giving a short and detailed summary of The 4-Hour Workweek (T4HWW) by Tim Ferris.

How to Navigate the Early Days of Your New Small Business


COVID-19 Pandemic and Your Small Business

Business Person Wearing Mask The COVID19 crisis has severely impacted small businesses. Unfortunately, they overrepresent the hardest-hit sectors like retail, hotels, food services, entertainment services, and construction.

How Can a Kid Start a Small Business?

Lemonade Stand It's fun to set up a business when you're a kid or a teen! It brings the potential to gain childhood skills that will assist you in becoming a successful adult. Also, there's profit to be gained! But how do you create a business as a child or a teen? Regardless of age, you'll have to follow the same revenue rules as an adult when starting.

6 Legal Mistakes That Can Tank Your Small Business

Closed Business Hindsight is 20/20. But the last thing you want is to see where you went wrong in your business after it failed, especially if the mistakes could have been prevented. Sometimes, a legal oversight leads to a business's demise – something you forgot to do or didn't do correctly.

9 Tips For Starting A Small Business

Conference Space Starting a small business is a difficult path, the complexity of which does not depend on the number of funds invested. It requires knowledge, skills, and continuous learning. We do not frighten you and do not ask you to go astray, on the contrary, we sanctify the realities that you will have to face. It is enough for you to develop a plan, not be afraid of difficulties and be decisive, then your business will surely be successful. Today we'll share 9 tips for starting your own small business.

Authentic and Professional Branding Strategies for Your Business

As a self-employed professional, you want your brand to be a positive representation of who you are. But developing a brand image can be a long, arduous process, particularly for those who lack a marketing or design background.

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