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You need to be a millionaire to start your own nonprofit foundation, right? Wrong. Determined people of relatively modest means launch foundations all the time. It’s an effective way to support the causes you care about without outsourcing the work to outside groups that may or may not be accountable to your wishes. Here’s how to get started. Find Your Passion First, find a cause you’re truly passionate about. It could be an injustice that tugs your heartstrings just so, or a difficult circumstance that directly affects you or your family, or a pressing need that you believe is not…

Are you using enterprise technologies to your advantage or are you still storing all of your business dealings on in-house hardware and software? If you haven’t already begun the migration to the cloud or checked out any of these other enterprise technologies, now is the time to move forward and join the digital world. 1. Cloud First Strategies During the past few years, business owners have slowly started transitioning from using in-house hardware and software to operating largely in the cloud. Because hardware and software licenses can cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars, an increasing number of businesses are…

Real Estate: Large Sums Regarding real estate, getting involved with certain business credit solutions makes a lot of sense—you can have cash on-demand. There are a number of reasons why, but primarily the sums involved are the key factor. When large sums of money are involved, sometimes fortunes can flip overnight. Purchases and liquidations may require credit. According to BusinessLineOf.Credit, securing a business line of credit for real estate investors has many advantages, as the site says: “Similar to a credit card, a business line of credit is a form of flexible revolving credit. … Look at your business’s cash…

It’s easy to get caught up in the glitz and glam of New York City – especially the shopping scene where there are plenty of popular department stores and posh outlets for global brands. Yet, New York City is home to more than the likes of Sak’s Fifth Avenue, Prada, and Armani. It also features a flourishing small business scene with locally-owned businesses tucked into every nook and cranny of the city. Check Out These 5 Locally Owned NYC Businesses “In the digital era, it’s easy to forget that people still visit physical shops and establishments,” digital marketer Puranjay Singh…

One of the big reasons managed chat appeals to car dealers is that you don’t have to worry about staffing your chat window, making sure your response times are within prospects’ patience thresholds, or frustrating prospects by going offline when you close your dealership doors. Managed chat means that call center operators trained to answer queries about your inventory and turn them into leads are always available to answer questions and engage with prospects 24/7, 365 days a year. In today’s world, people don’t have time to leave the office or get away from work long enough to give a…

You need your website to beat your competition which is why it’s important to hire the best agency or web developer in Sydney for your business. Your website is often one of the first things that people see so it’s important that you work with a web developer that is competent and reliable and one that you can trust to help your business grow and succeed online. Here are 5 tips on hiring a great agency or web developer in Sydney: 1: Try out a web developer or agency  before employing them Don’t just jump in and employ the first…

When was the last time you had a really good feeling about how your small business was doing? In the event it has been a period of time now since things have truly gone well, have you been looking at possible solutions? When the term solutions comes up, this means those that are for the long run, not just temporarily patch things up. For many small business owners, that feeling of gloom and doom can set in sooner rather than later, leaving them wondering if even getting into business in the first place was smart. Before you end up in…