Running a Successful Business of One

18 Awesome Ideas for a One Person Business

Many people considering starting a one person business know the daunting task that is ahead of them, but they believe the risk is worth the reward. How do you get your business off the ground, and how do you attract the big clients you need to grow? Showing your prospective customers that you can deliver…

12 Money Management Tips for SMEs

12 Money Management Tips for SMEs

There are many challenges when you start your small business and begin managing it daily. How do you strike the balance everyday between incoming and outgoing cash flow? Many small business owners have money concerns at the top of their list. The good news is, there are many ways you can give your business a…

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8 Quick Payment Terms and Conditions Tips for Small Businesses

Picture this: it’s your end of year. You’re poring over your spreadsheets, and things just aren’t adding up. You’re pulling your hair out, wondering where you went wrong in your small business’ accounting this year. Finally, you realize: it’s not your accounting that’s off, it’s your payments. Specifically, you still have a handful of active invoices.…

Billdu Advice Ways of Avoiding double invoicing SMB

6 Reasons Double Invoicing Happens and How to Avoid It

Small business owners have a lot to handle on their own financially. Many find themselves handling billing and invoicing along with other management duties. Writing an invoice can be detailed enough, but things can get complicated when you have to send multiple invoices to people. Double invoicing is a problem that could cost you time…

Billdu Advice Creating successful startup Part 5

How to Create a Successful Startup – Part 5.

Halfway there. Your product/service is out there, you’re analyzing user behavior like a pro and offering high-quality customer support to your users. Time to focus inward for a bit and take a good hard look on the inner working of your company, the work-flow, the workforce, how to iron out redundant tasks and effectively focus…

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How to Create a Successful Startup – Part 4

Three parts down, a lot more to cover. Last time, we discussed social presence and how to direct your marketing properly and leverage all the tools that can be found online. In part 4 of our Startup series, we will look at launching demos and production versions, analyzing user data and customer support. Product demo…

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How To Create A Successful Startup – Part 3

Design, development and deployment. These are topics that we discussed in the last part of our Startup series. We have also shed some light on how to easily and effectively create and use forms and surveys, mockups and wireframes. In this week’s Startup series, we are going to be going into detail about social tools, marketing,…

Billdu Advice 6 big mistakes of startups

6 BIG Mistakes Most Startups Make

Plenty of factors can contribute to a business venture’s failure. A lack of consumer interest or bad marketing tactics just to name a few. But perhaps the most deadly contributor to startup failure is not knowing how to manage your business finances. In this article, we will look at 6 big mistakes, that are being…

Billdu Advice 10 Most Profitable Small Businesses

10 Most Profitable Small Businesses

Planning to start a business? If you’ve read the first part of our startup life series and are stuck on the first step to a successful startup – the idea generation, let us inspire you with the following compilation of the 11 most lucrative, trending and profitable small business ventures, that are currently on the rise. These ideas…

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How to Create a Successful Startup – Part 2

In the last issue of our Startup series, we discussed the issue of idea generation, naming, domain names, hosting and the ever-important market research. In our second part, we will focus on less “preparatory” steps and more on actual doing of stuff. Intrigued? Read on for the next 5 steps on your personal startup path and some…

Billdu Advice Professional Invoices For a Modern Business

Professional Invoices For a Modern Business

Invoicing and invoices have been here since the beginning of business and like everything else, it too has evolved over time. Professionals no longer rely just on paper invoices, hand signed and stamped with their company’s logo. In today’s digital world, we have more modern, more practical means of creating invoices and we should indeed…