Better Biz Better You

January 20, 2019

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister, activist and 1965 Nobel Peace Prize recipient who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.

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In life, to paraphrase Forrest Gump, "stuff happens". Adversity is an inescapable part of the human condition. Ever since humans began drawing on walls and writing on clay tablets, we’ve recorded adversity — death, accident, illness — as well as inspirational words to help us keep going. If you are ...

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It is important as a blogger to know your blog’s analytics. Analytics allow you to know how your blog is doing, what type of readership you have, and which posts have proven to be the most popular. Companies that are looking for bloggers to do sponsored blog posts for them are also interested in ...

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Anyone writing a blog knows the frustrations of not being able to put words to paper or on a screen. Writing can seem difficult at times but having writer’s block isn’t something to be too concerned about. It happens to all writers from time to time. What you want to avoid are the common mistakes ...

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If you’re considering adding sponsored posts to your blog, you may wonder if doing so will benefit your regular audience. You know getting paid to do sponsored blog posts can help you financially. You’re also sure writing them will benefit the company sponsoring the post. How can you be sure your ...

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Bloggers often begin writing a blog to document what’s happening in their lives. They might be having their first child and want to share the experience with family and friends. Another common reason people begin blogging is because they have an intense interest in a particular topic and want to ...

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If you’ve decided to start writing sponsored blog posts, you may want to know how much you should charge for doing them. Some companies that hire bloggers to write posts for them have a set amount they pay per sponsored post. If they don’t have, you need to decide how much to charge.  It is ...

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Just like taxes are required to keep you in business, insurance is necessary for the same reason. There are many types of insurance that you may even be required to have depending on your type of business. Other types are voluntary but good to have. Your best bet for business insurance is to ...

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If you are writing sponsored blog posts and publishing them on your own blog, you may wonder how often you should publish them? You know your readers and don’t want to publish sponsored blog posts too often. If you wonder how often you can, or should, publish sponsored posts, keep reading. Below ...

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Bloggers write their blogs because they want to share information they have. Some write for family and close friends to keep them up-to-date on what’s happening in their lives. Some bloggers write to share their faith or help encourage others. Some will write because they want to help the audience ...

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Being more assertive at work and at home can enhance your life by making you feel more confident, get more things done, and avoid distractions that you don’t need. But becoming more assertive when it’s not natural for you can seem difficult. These tips hopefully will help you. * Decide That ...

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Procrastination is putting off what you need to do until the last minute - or worse, not doing it at all because you procrastinated so much that you just didn't have time to get it done. * Stop Thinking – A lot of people who procrastinate tend to have an all-or-nothing mentality. Plus, they have ...

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The truth is, everyone has a method of inspiration that is truly their own. Different things motivate, enhance, and inspire people based on their personalities. One thing won’t work for everyone. Even so, this list will give you some options to choose when you need to get inspiration.  1.

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The Better Biz Better You would like to wish all our readers a very  Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year.  Thanks for all your support over the year.  I look forward to serving you in 2019.  

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When you’re more self-reflective, it simply means that you have the ability in any situation to look inside yourself to find out what you could do differently. When you are more self-reflective, you tend to have strong emotional intelligence, act with integrity always, and be a lot more confident ...

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Being personally effective requires that you are aware of the resources you have at your disposal, both personally and professionally, to reach your goals. It means that you are aware of what your strengths and weaknesses are, and how to enhance your strengths and mitigate your weaknesses so that ...

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Now that your head is likely full of all the things you’ve been given to think about in the last six articles, let’s talk about why you probably want to hire a professional bookkeeper or a certified public accountant (or an entire company) to help you keep your business finances balanced. * ...

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Let’s talk about keeping your business and personal finances separate. This is the very best way to keep your business finances balanced. It’s too confusing to mix everything up, even though it’s quite common.  Aside from not having money to pay taxes and other bills, another reason a lot of ...

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There are numerous options, free, low-cost and pricey, that you can choose for bookkeeping. The trick is knowing exactly what you need. You may only need to keep track of income and expenses, or you may need to track 1099 contractors or employees - in which case you need to keep track of payroll.

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Now that we've given a little overview of all the financial things you must be concerned within a business, let’s talk about how to best keep track of it. We are living in amazing times - the time of technological automation.  Today, once you get your books set up, almost everything can be ...

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Just like taxes are required to keep you in business, insurance is necessary for the same reason. There are many types of insurance that you may even be required to have depending on your type of business. Other types are voluntary but good to have. Your best bet for business insurance is to ...

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When you start a business, one thing that needs to be on your mind right away is taxes. From the first dollar you earn, you must be thinking about taxes. In the USA, aside from income taxes there are employment taxes, excise taxes, property taxes, sales and use taxes, estimated taxes, and ...

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When you start a business, it’s imperative that you understand something about business finances to keep your business finances balanced. One of the main reasons a lot of businesses go out of business is not because they’re not making money; it's because they didn’t keep track of their finances and ...

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There are some things that you should do and some things you should not do if you want to ensure that you have plenty of self-confidence that keeps building in an appropriate way. * Set Realistic Goals – One way to build self-confidence is to experience success. But, you don’t want to start off ...

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If you want to do one thing to improve your self-confidence, choose exercise. Exercise is great for helping you in all aspects of your life, including this one. Let’s look at all the ways in which exercise can improve your self-confidence. * Improves Posture – Confident people typically stand up ...

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When you think of ending toxic relationships, you may conjure up a lot of negativity. But, you can get rid of toxic relationships in a positive way. Remember that it’s important for yourself to end these relationships. You’re not doing yourself or even them any favors sticking to something that is ...

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Some people have just as much problem dealing with compliments as others have to deal with criticism. But it’s important to learn how to deal with compliments because they can be a way to build up your self-confidence and start believing what others say realistically. * Say Thank You – When ...

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If you want to do one thing to improve your self-confidence, choose exercise. Exercise is great for helping you in all aspects of your life, including this one. Let’s look at all the ways in which exercise can improve your self-confidence. * Improves Posture – Confident people typically stand up ...

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If you really need to boost your self-confidence fast, these self-confidence boosters will work every single time. Just pick one and do it whenever you need it, and keep them all in your arsenal for any time. * Visualize Success – When you visualize the thing you want to do ending successfully, ...

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Over the years, technology has had a huge impact on branding. We’ve created more avenues to meet the audience, get to know the audience, and impact the audience, as well as created new products and services for the audience. But, to do it you’ve got to start using the new technology - at least try ...

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