Month: June 2016

How to Start your Own Tattoo Business

When starting any business, it’s important to gain any required training and/or education. When starting a tattoo business in particular, there may be certain training, certification and other requirements that must be met prior to opening a studio. Because of the nature of business, you will need to know how to properly sterilize the equipment and educate customers on how to care for their new tattoo in order to prevent infection. The best way to learn about local license and/or industry requirements is to call the local business office and explain the type of business that you would like to open.

Once your training and any necessary licensing are both successfully completed, it will be time to apply for a business license. This piece of paper is very important and must be displayed in your tattoo studio each and every day. The best way to do this is to place … Read More

Starting A Business With A Family Member

Copyright (c) 2009 Elizabeth Ross

Running a business requires time, effort and money. Having to manage it with a family member is much more difficult. Misunderstandings would come your way. Here are some tips on how to prevent arguments within the family concerning the business.

A business not succeeding brings so much pain and frustration to all the members of the family. In some cases, when a couple divorces, it becomes a start of a failing business which was once established and successful. Despite the many challenges, are there ways to keep the business in the family?

Build a strong relationship. Starting a business with any family member – a spouse, a sibling, a relative – requires a strong foundation. In order to build a strong family relationship, open communication plays a big role. This is especially true for couples since small problems can easily go out of hand without … Read More

Home Based Business Review , Is ACN a Scam

To scam is basically to defraud or swindle, usually with the purpose of making money

Using the above definition we will review ACN to determine if it is a scam or legitimate business proposition

Is ACN a Scam -A fraudulent Business Scheme ?
To fully address this we need to consider two key points. Firstly is ACN a legitimate Company and secondly is the ACN opportunity a legitimate business ? So lets take a look at the company.

ACN is a telecommunications business. ACN is an anacronym for American Communications Network. Founded in 1993 by 4 partners, ACNs goal is provide quality telephone and internet services at reduced rates

Currently operating in 19 countries ACN is one of the biggest telecommunications service suppliers on the globe. They have a global staff of over 1000 direct employees and have annual revenuesof over $500 million.

In its 15 year history the company … Read More

California Global Warming Solutions Act (ab 32): an Introduction to Refrigerant Gas Management

How to stay ahead and address the early action requirements for Stationary Equipment Refrigerant Management to be included in updates to AB 32.

The California Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32), first passed in 2006 with additional early actions taking effect in 2010, is a broad and comprehensive directive with the goal of reducing greenhouse gasses (GHGs) by approximately 25% by the year 2020. This objective of the early action stems from increases in carbon equivalent emissions in California since 1990. The intent of the legislation to reduce greenhouse gasses to their 1990 levels, thereby reversing 16 years of pollution in less than 14 years.

As part of the California Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32) the Air Resources Board (ARB) has approved an early action measure to reduce high-global warming potential (GWP) greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions by establishing new legislation and defining requirements related to improved monitoring of AC/HVAC … Read More

Black Business – The Black Owned Business

Starting a new business requires a proper strategy of effectively and efficiently using the resources. If a person wants to achieve more as a leader, as a team member, or as an individual, one of the most important things you can do is get more connected to the people whom you are working with. In this way the black entrepreneurs handle their resources in an efficient manner and achieve success in their black business.

The black entrepreneurs gather a lot of knowledge about the market through dedicated research in order to make their black business a success. It is in the hands of the black entrepreneurs to jump start their black business and gain popularity. A lot of dedicated research needs to be done before actually starting the black business. The black entrepreneurs have to be clear about the business basics and they have to confident of themselves.

One can … Read More

Different Business IT services Los Angeles

However, there are different services they need to access like direct links to the server, storing information and ensuring all the paths are clear to make it easier to store and send data. With a fully fledge IT services Los Angeles and solutions, it becomes easier for the company to deal with these challenges and enjoy professionalized services. At times, the system does not work well, in terms of storing the data and this means that the company has to wait for the solutions to be resolved. With the activation of the business services, it becomes faster since the company offers first hand information to deal with problems occurring in the storage centers, and accessing. Some of the issues arise in the company level and include poor storage methods, slow computers, and virus attacks, which limit access to the data backup centers.

The IT services Los Angeles come in handy … Read More

Start a Santa Letters Business

Why Start a Santa Letters Business

Is there a child that doesn’t love getting a letter from Santa? If you’re looking for a home business that will allow you to make extra cash at holiday time — and year round — playing Santa might be the perfect home business for you. It’s surprisingly easy to start a Santa letters business. If you have a computer and a printer, you’re well on your way to starting your own successful business mailing personalized letters from Santa to children.

What’s Involved in a Santa Letters Business?

It’s not difficult to run a successful home business writing letters to children from Santa. Here’s how it usually works.

– Create a web site for your business. It should include a simple form that parents can fill out to tell you about their children’s ages and interests. It should also have a shopping cart and a … Read More

Working on your business vs working in your business

In Australia over 97% businesses are small to medium businesses. Roughly half go out of business in the first five years!

There is little reason to expect the world wide trends to be any different.

Its easy to start a business. All it takes is an idea, something to annoy you in your existing job, a market downturn, a moment of entrepreneurial valour, a touch of envy when you see someone making a killing at something.

Why dont most businesses make it?

One reason is that business owners lose sight of the importance of working ON your business and not in it.

Working on your business, means just that, spending time working on developing your staff, systems, business plan, budget, products, doing your own accounts, sorting out legal issues, vision casting, developing a marketing plan, and so on. It is strengthening the foundation upon which your business will sit.

Working … Read More

How To Be A Business Success

Through observing business people who have been successful, and how they achieved their success, I have concluded that there are a number of factors that must be present for business success to occur. As I like to keep things simple, these success factors can be condensed into a formula. It is:

Success = Startup Business Person + Product/Service + Market

Let us look at this formula in a little more detail. Firstly, what is success? The definition of success depends on what you want to get out of the venture, that is, what your goals are. Business success usually means creating a viable entity (business) that returns its investment and earns a profit.

Appropriate and realistic goals include to be challenged, to achieve, and to build something good. For example, your definition of success could be to earn $100,000 a year from your home business so that you can replace … Read More

For Corporate Tax Planning, Los Angeles Businesses Turn To A Professional Long Beach Cpa

In the early spring is when many California businesses start to look for a corporate tax planner.  Los Angeles companies will want to find an expert Long Beach CPA who is knowledgeable about all of the local, state and federal tax laws, and who is up-to-date with recent legislation concerning corporate taxes, in order to be able to take advantage of every applicable tax credit to which your corporation may be entitled this tax season.

Corporate Tax Planning—Los Angeles Enterprise Zones  

A Long Beach CPA can advise you about your location in an enterprise zone and how this can affect your corporate tax planning.  Los Angeles is home to some of the state’s forty-two enterprise zones, and if your company resides in one of these zones, it can have an impact on corporation tax planning.  Los Angeles enterprise zones have been developed in order to bring businesses to areas that … Read More