The Becoming an Entrepreneur topic area on Bright Hub’s Entrepreneurship Channel is dedicated to providing insight and advice on what it takes to become successful in the real world. While it is true that there are a few ideas that are so great that they sell themselves, most of us need a little help moving our vision further along the path from “idea” to reality. Our talented writers and experts will share their knowledge on a wide variety of topics, including analyzing the skills of successful entrepreneurs, looking at the reasons many entrepreneurs fail, and exposing some of the myths associated with entrepreneurship. While most successful entrepreneurs will tell you that enthusiasm and hard work are the real keys to success, there are also some tips that can help you get moving along a little faster and learn from the mistakes that others have made.
Seldom, if ever, is the Industrial Revolution framed as a labor revolution. Yet that’s undeniably what it was. Is it any coincidence that the dawning industrial revolution — fed by the Internet of Things, virtual reality, and the like — is stealing the limelight from the spread of contingent work?
Are you looking for a way to make extra money in your spare time? Who isn’t? If you like cruising garage sales and have an eye for value, you could turn your coins into folding money. It’s not a career, but with some research, legwork and luck it can make a nice paying hobby. Is it for you?
If you paint, sculpt, take photographs or make any other physical form of art, I’m sure you love what you do, but you also deserve to get paid. Not enough artists make a living doing what they do. No one’s going to change that for you than you, however. Time to change your own life.
Thinking about starting a new career selling cars? Learn from my experience to discover whether you will likely fall short or make it big in automobile sales.
Can you become the next ebook best seller? You never know! Learn what you must do and approaches you should avoid from my own personal experience.
Many pieces have been written and recorded comparing eBay and Amazon. Which platform should you sell on? Which is more profitable? Which is better for sellers? This will not be one of those pieces.
Ride sharing is an industry that did not exist a few years ago. Uber launched its smartphone app in 2011 and Lyft followed the next year. Is driving for Uber or Lyft a legitimate job? What do I need to do it?
Look online and you will see lots of pictures and videos, but mostly words. Heaps and piles of words. You know what? Someone was paid to write most of them. Why not you? You are already an expert on a few topics. Can you enlighten someone on science, literature, technology or whatever you’re studyin
Starting out on your own business venture can be a daunting experience. With so much to think about you might find yourself wondering if you made the right decision, especially when you are confronted with numerous hurdles before you can even get started.
Do you have a brilliant new idea for a product? Here’s how to obtain a patent in order to protect yourself legally.