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Startup Tips

Starting a side business? Here are 10 steps to avoid getting fired

Avoid treading on a gray area to successfully launch a side business while on contract.

If you are thinking of starting a side business, it is your duty to make sure you will be legally in the clear.Depending upon your employer's point of view and the contracts you signed when you started your job, operating a side business is ...

by Ryan Robinson  | April 21, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

5 ways to make time for your side hustle

Use these time-management tricks to get all things done when working.

There are loads of people out there who have a brilliant idea for starting their own business. You may even be one of them. Yet a significantly lower number of people actually go on to start their own business.So what’s keeping you from ...

by Paula Rizzo  | August 01, 2015 09:00:00
Business Ideas

10 high-paying jobs you can do on the side

Do you need to earn extra income? Here are side jobs you should consider.

Brie Reynolds, the director of online content for FlexJobs, an online service specializing in telecommuting and remote work, says "side jobs" are defined as anything part-time, including freelance, temporary, short- or long-term, work-from-home, or in-person flexible gigs.To qualify for the list, each ...

by Jacquelyn Smith  | July 27, 2015 10:00:00
Startup Tips

7 musts to make part-time entrepreneurship work for you

Keeping your day job while building your startup is possible if you follow these tips.

Many experts will tell you that you can't succeed as a part-time entrepreneur, as any good startup will require a 100 percent commitment of your time and energy. But not many of us have enough savings to live for a year or more ...

by Martin Zwilling  | April 20, 2015 11:00:00
Startup Tips

The difference between a solopreneur and a side-gigger (Infographic)

Are you a 'solopreneur' or a 'side-gigger'? Know the difference between the two.

There are millions of people working as freelancers or independent workers globally. But, there are huge differences within this independent, entrepreneurial cohort.One big divide: the 'solopreneurs' and the 'side-giggers.' 17.9 million 'solopreneurs' work more than 15 hours a week independently, according to ...

by Kate Taylor  | April 11, 2015 06:05:00
Startup Tips

Make solid perfume in 5 easy steps

Either as an addition to your personal care line, or as a giveaway product, there is a good market potential for solid perfumes.

Solid perfume has been around since the early years of perfumery. In fact, English women had used it as pomanders--perfume in containers used as pendants. "Through the years, liquid perfume became more popular and the use of solid perfume slowly declined. But ...

by Mishell Malabaguio  | June 26, 2013 10:00:00
Business Ideas

On the art of freelancing

Filipino freelancers love the idea of having control over their own schedule.

If you have a day job, freelancing can help you earn extra money to start a business or save up for something special. On the other hand, while full-time freelancers enjoy the freedom of dictating their own schedules, staying competitive and managing ...

April 23, 2013 01:00:00
Business Ideas

10 sideline ideas for Valentine\\\'s Day

Valentine\\\'s Day also presents numerous opportunities for entrepreneurs to cash in.

Ah, Valentine\\\'s Day. The yearly holiday for hopeless romantics, those with significant others, and suitors who want to take things to the next level --- and an annual event that most singles dread (particularly the “bitter” ones). We\\\'ve got exactly two weeks ...

by KC Calpo  | February 01, 2012 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Going freelance

Do you have the creativity, discipline and resourcefulness to be a freelancer?

Every once in a while, you come across people who owe their allegiance to no single employer and observe no strict office hours. They work at their own pace and don’t get regular compensation. Yet they flourish, operating outside the safety nets ...

by Dante Gagelonia  | December 19, 2011 12:00:00
Business Ideas

Part-time business idea: Dance instructor

Use your talents for profit.

Do you like dancing? It’s never too late to start making extra cash from your hobbies. And if shifting careers is too daunting for you, do it on the sidelines. You can conduct dance lessons after work, on the weekends and on ...

November 16, 2011 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Part-time business idea: Bartender

Do what you like and earn extra cash.

Do you like mixing drinks and socializing with people? It’s never too late to start making extra cash from your interests. And if shifting careers is too daunting for you, do it on the sidelines. You can do events on the weekends ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | November 14, 2011 02:00:00
Business Ideas

Part-time business idea: Home stylist

Do what you like and earn extra cash

Do you have an eye on how furniture should be arranged in a home? Have you always dreamed of becoming an interior designer but never pursued it and opted instead for a 9 to 5 corporate job?It’s never too late to start ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | October 19, 2011 12:00:00
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Need extra cash? Here are 10 part-time ideas to try

With Christmas only three months away, it becomes harder to budget your expenses with all the get-togethers and gift giving happening during the season.If you are based at home or holding a corporate job but looking for ways to make some extra ...

by Joyce Roque  | September 09, 2011 02:00:00