I know a lot of busy professionals who would give anything to start a business by the side, but don’t have the time to do so. Is that your story? What if I told you that there are profitable businesses you can do just during weekends and still thrive?
Having worked in the bank for a while, I know what it is to be busy. Though I wanted to run my own business by the side, my daily schedule did not give me any breathing space. Unfortunately, I never did start any business until I finally quit my job.
Professionally speaking, it is always better to start and grow a business while still working. That way, you can test your new product or service and get feedback. You will equally validate the business idea, and start generating income before you quit.
Thankfully, your case can be different and better than mine. Sure! If you play your cards right, you can start your business and grow it to a reasonable extent before you quit your job.
Are you a bank executive, a lecturer, a doctor, a dentist, a lawyer, a research consultant or an engineer? Do you want to start your own business but have always thought it was an impossible feat because of your busy schedule?
Not to worry, below are 12 weekend business ideas that every busy professional can explore:Continue reading
So you’ve got your blog up and running, and you want your traffic to increase. Maybe you even put up some high-quality blog posts on there for your visitors to read and have their fill.
Just when you think you’ve got everything all going really well, your Google Analytics gives you the real picture of what’s actually happening to your blog.
In the past week, you’ve had only a handful of visitors coming to your blog and not a single comment on any of your blog posts.
Okay, take a breather. Next week’s going to get better. But NO! The analytics say that nobody’s dropped by.
What could be wrong? Is it the blog posts? Nobody finds you interesting?
The truth is that a reader stopping by your blog is not a guarantee that they’ll keep coming back. You need to do a little extra to make sure that that visitor becomes a devoted reader.
Here are some savvy strategies that will make people read your blog and drool for more.Continue reading