Category: Entrepreneurship

Joel Salatin gives a tour of Polyface Farm. Here he stands inside electric netting surrounding a flock of laying hens and their portable coop, dubbed an Eggmobile.

Joel Salatin: Doing What Matters as a Farmer

I was delighted to run across this video in which farmer, writer, and speaker Joel Salatin explains how to build a “do what matters, make it pay” lifestyle business. In just under seven minutes, he covers many of the key...

Jigsaw And Measuring Tape On Table

Create a Micro-business in Construction

Last time, I promised an example of what it looks like to create a microbusiness from what matters, what you love, and what do you do well. To do that, I’ll share the story of Curtis, a construction entrepreneur. Why Curtis became an...

Do what matters, make it pay-- finding what matters, and what will pay.

Step 1: Decide What Matters

If you want to do what matters and make it pay, you must first decide what matters. Although most “find your passion” books begin with a straight line premise that your “thing that matters” will directly be the thing that...

Get Ready for Tax Time

Get ready for tax time with organized records A guest post by Carol Topp, CPA If you have been keeping an organized record of your income and expenses, you will find tax preparation easy. If you are unsure how to...

A simple bookkeeping system for small business and home business.

A Simple Bookkeeping System for Small Business

A Simple Bookkeeping System for Micro-business A guest post by Carol Topp, CPA Small business owners need a simple bookkeeping method. The system described here uses single entry bookkeeping, not double entry bookkeeping that is taught to accountants. Record keeping can...

Microbusiness for Teens: A Curriculum by Carol Topp, CPA

Working with an Accountant

A guest post by Carol Topp, CPA Small business owners might delay working with an accountant until they think they can afford it, but this can be harmful to a new business. Knowledge that is too little or too late...

Microbusiness for Teens: A Curriculum by Carol Topp, CPA

Keep Simple Business Records

Keep Your Small Business Records Organized A guest post by Carol Topp, CPA How do you know if your business has been profitable? In theory, you can look at the “books,” the financial records of the business, but only if...

Ways to use Pinterest in your micro business.

How to Use Pinterest for Business

Pinterest is one of the most dynamic of the social networking sites. It’s not just fun and engaging; it can also be a very powerful tool for sharing what you do in your microbusiness and networking in a positive way....

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