Developing A Niche

How to Build a Successful Service Marketplace

You might have seen the success of leading marketplaces like Amazon, eBay, and Etsy, and are inspired to start your own in order to see a profit. However, building a successful service marketplace is not something that happens overnight. With that in mind, here are tips that will help you on your mission. Research if the Marketplace Idea Is Valid First and foremost, you need … [Read more...]

Carving out Your Niche in the Gig Economy

The numbers of gig workers in the workforce continue to surge. This means that the opportunities to offer your own services on your own terms have never been more promising. With so many upsides, including picking and choosing your clients and projects, as well as your hours and fees, it’s no wonder as much as 40 percent of the U.S. workforce is involved in gig work. The … [Read more...]

Think Again with Matt Grisafe of AV Programming Associates

This interview is part of the “Think Again” series, in which Businessing Magazine talks to small business owners about how their companies have evolved and how things don't always go as originally expected. In this interview, we asked Matt Grisafe of AV Programing Associates about how his business has grown and changed in the last 20 years. Tell Us a Little about Your … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Get Your Company Noticed in a Big City

There are huge benefit to having your business become well-known in a specific location. Not only do potential customers feel loyalty to a brand that is strongly associated with where they're from, but also people love to support a homegrown company as part of the local economy. Getting your brand established in a small area with little to no direct competition poses no … [Read more...]

How to Market Yourself as a Freelancer

It’s hard enough to create a compelling resume and cover letter when you’re job hunting for a regular job. But when you work for yourself as a freelancer, you’re constantly hunting for new work. Freelancing can be a feast-or-famine business, and the only successful freelancers are the ones who know how to successfully market themselves and put themselves out there on a … [Read more...]

An Interview with Fiona Dai of CouponBirds

For this Businessing Magazine feature interview, we talked with Fiona Dai, Account Manager at CouponBirds, a company that provides visitors to their website with coupon codes. CouponBirds was launched in 2015, with a mission to provide users with real-time and effective coupon codes, and also boost sales for their merchant partners. The company has an aggressive goal to occupy … [Read more...]