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1st-year students tackle unique challenges posed by remote semester – Work from Home

Instead of decorating a dorm room as planned, Schroth spent some time creating a study space in her room to give herself a similar environment to work in.  "I have no other places to study in my house to study without interruptions," she said. Schroth said she also faces internet connection issues, as other members of her family are working from home as well.  "It's kind of hard because my mom's a teacher, so her teaching virtually from home, and my dad also works from home right now, so there's a lot of internet usage throughout the day, so it's hard to get stuff done because I don't have the best internet in my room, and going outside my room, I get distracted," she said.  Many freshmen are feeling disconnected from the university and fear they are missing out on key elements of the overall college experience because they are…

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Christmas with COVID, what’s going to happen with Delivery over Peak 2020? – Amazon Selling

It’s Day One of the early Amazon Black Friday deals today, signally the official start of the holiday selling season, but it’s safe to say that this year it will be unlike any other and your plans for delivery over Peak are more crucial than ever. The Coronavirus pandemic has led to unprecedented ecommerce growth with consumers now buying more online than ever. This volume uplift looks set to continue, with UK online spending expected to reach £73.4bn by the end of 2020 (+18.1% post-Covid), and it’s estimated Black Friday will be 14% bigger than the last. These are big figures, especially when retailers and carriers have been managing peak-level volumes throughout the year already. So, could we be seeing a “peak on top of peak”? But while Covid has helped some businesses thrive, 2020 also saw some of our favourite retailers and brands sadly collapse into administration. It’s also…

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How to Write a Lean Startup Business Plan – Start Online Business

One of the key documents every entrepreneur needs when starting a small business is a business plan. When we think of a business plan, we tend to think of its traditional format. A traditional business plan is typically 30-40 pages long and written 3-5 years out into the future. This comprehensive, detailed document allows entrepreneurs to map out goals and milestones they plan to reach with their small business. It also gives entrepreneurs the chance to request capital and funding from prospective investors. Writing a traditional business plan, however, may not fit the needs of every entrepreneur. Some entrepreneurs may prefer to work with a less-intensive document. This is where a lean startup plan comes in handy for your small business. Let’s take a look at what this plan does and how to write a lean startup plan. What’s a Lean Startup Business Plan? There are plenty of differences between…

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Why You Should Build a Personal Reputation Before Starting a Business

If you're the entrepreneur of a successful business, you'll automatically build a reputation for yourself. But there are many advantages to cultivating a better professional reputation before you start your business in the first place. October 26, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Before you start a business, you should consider building a personal reputation. You might be able to do this naturally by accomplishing noteworthy achievements in your field. But for most people, that means going out of your way to build up a personal brand on social media.Why is your personal reputation such an important factor for success in entrepreneurship, and what steps should you take to develop it?The value of developing a reputation earlyIf you’re the entrepreneur of a successful business, you’ll automatically build a reputation for yourself. But there are many advantages to cultivating a better professional reputation before you start your business…

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9 Best Business Bank Account Promotions & Offers – October 2020 – Latest News

Unfortunately for small-business owners, solopreneurs, and freelancers, most of the best bank account promotions on the market right now cater exclusively to consumers. Indeed, many of the United States’ best online banks seem to favor personal account holders rather than business owners and their lieutenants. But not all banks give business owners short shrift. You just need to know where to look to find potentially lucrative account-opening and referral opportunities. Let this list guide you to entrepreneur-friendly banks hungry enough for your business to pay you for it. Best Business Bank Account Promotions (October 2020) These are the best business bank account promotions this month. Unless otherwise noted, all are available to businesses of all sizes, including sole proprietors and freelancers without formal incorporation. However, some accounts impose minimum balance requirements, monthly maintenance fees, and other requirements or restrictions that can impact their suitability. And all accounts must be open and in…

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How to Market Your New Digital Marketing Agency – How To Guides

The hardest business for a digital marketer to promote is often their own. You need to stand out among the competition, but with thousands of agencies, startups, and even individuals promoting online, how can you possibly establish your own prominent identity? The way you present your business will be the first demonstration of your marketing abilities to potential consumers. Consider this more than just a chance to promote your services; it’s a way to showcase your abilities through quality content, rich SEO and a seamless sales funnel that engages, informs and converts with ease. Check Your Web Development Does your site have all of the essential qualities for modern marketing? People are going to look at your own website and wonder whether you could make their own look just as good. If your site comes off as cheap or contains nothing but thin, promotional content, you’ll wind up driving people…

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Christmas with COVID, what’s going to happen with Delivery over Peak 2020? – Amazon Selling

It’s Day One of the early Amazon Black Friday deals today, signally the official start of the holiday selling season, but it’s safe to say that this year it will be unlike any other and your plans for delivery over Peak are more crucial than ever. The Coronavirus pandemic has led to unprecedented ecommerce growth with consumers now buying more online than ever. This volume uplift looks set to continue, with UK online spending expected to reach £73.4bn by the end of 2020 (+18.1% post-Covid), and it’s estimated Black Friday will be 14% bigger than the last. These are big figures, especially when retailers and carriers have been managing peak-level volumes throughout the year already. So, could we be seeing a “peak on top of peak”? But while Covid has helped some businesses thrive, 2020 also saw some of our favourite retailers and brands sadly collapse into administration. It’s also…