The Self-Employed Woman-Pt. 2

The Self-Employed Woman Part 2Episode 6-The Self-Employed Woman-Pt.2

Many people look at a popular show like ‘Shark Tank’ and think that being an entrepreneur is super cool. While there are lots of positive things about being self-employed, it takes patience and tenacity to grow a successful business.

Helen King, a freelance writer/editor and the owner and operator of ‘Write Words’, an editorial service, will share the secrets of her entrepreneurial success.

During our interview, we will explore how to monetize your passions. We will also discuss the marketing tools necessary to grow your business. Finally, we deal with managing the many tasks of owning and operating a business.

 

Free Resources for Entrepreneurs

 

Prezi

Prezi allows you to create presentations using a large canvas format, as opposed to traditional slideshows. The service allows for zooming in and out of images, which they say is a more natural and effective way to communicate ideas. Prezi is available as a desktop, iPad, or “Meeting” account, which allows you to work on and share presentations with others in real time.

A free account allows you to create presentations and download them, while paid accounts of $59 or $159 per year offer other features such as the ability to make presentations private, work on a Prezi offline, or receive more storage space.

cooltext

CoolText generates logos and other graphics for free. After you submit a form describing the kind of logo you need, CoolText custom-generates one. You can also create buttons for use on a website. CoolText hosts the images online and provides an HTML code to link to. The site also offers more than 1,200 free fonts.

While you may want to hire a professional graphic designer for your main company logo, this can be a great way to make quick logos for campaigns or individual promotions. It can also help you get started if you simply don’t yet have a budget for your startup. This service is completely free.

Google Docs

Google Docs is a completely free online spreadsheets and document management tool that comes with your Gmail/Google Account. The spreadsheet feature (which doesn’t quite have all of the features of Excel) is particularly useful when you need to have multiple people working on the same spreadsheet at the same time (something you can’t do with Dropbox). It’s also very useful for collaborative editing of documents (including text files). There have been massive improvements to Google Docs in the last year (e.g. offline editing) and it looks like it will only get better in the coming years.

The Self-Employed Woman- Pt. 1

The Self-Employed WomanEpisode 5–The Self-Employed Woman- Part 1

Being self-employed offers exciting opportunities and wonderful freedoms that traditional jobs don’t always allow. However, being an entrepreneur comes with a myriad of challenges and possible pitfalls.

Special guest, Angela Paul, is the owner and the chief executive officer of Math Plus Educational Services. She will help us look at the common trouble spots that come with being a entrepreneur and discuss solutions for solving them.

 

 

Discussion topics for this episode are as follows:

 -Is self-employment right for me?

 -What do I do about setting up a home office, scheduling, etc.

-How do I manage the finances of my business?

-Who can I talk to about my business if I need more help?

 

Helpful Online Articles for the Self-employed

Useful Resources for Self-Employed People

Resources for Self-Employed Business Owners

25 Essential Entrepreneur Resources

 

Iron Sharpening Iron Podcast

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Welcome to the Iron-Sharpening-Iron Podcast!

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.  Proverbs 27:17

Cindy Rushton is your host for Iron-Sharpening-Iron Podcast. Iron-Sharpening-Iron is YOUR show where we talk about topics that are sure to encourage, exhort, empower and equip you to step up to your call. Topics include:

  • Leadership
  • Developing leaders and leadership qualities
  • Principles of Success
  • Pursuing your dreams and your life purpose
  • Setting and reaching your goals
  • Developing a Christ-like, healthy mindset and entrepreneurial/ministerial thinking
  • Developing your vision and personal mission
  • Balancing all we are called to do
  • Organizational essentials
  • Becoming your most productive and prolific
  • Staying on the cutting edge

Here at Iron-Sharpening-Iron our purpose is to:

  • Instill leadership principles
  • Share organizational essentials
  • Help you to become your most productive and prolific, while staying on the cutting edge

We are here for you whether you are an entrepreneur, minister, spiritual mother and father, coach, mentor, writer, speaker or business owner. We are here to help you: establish, strengthen, and maintain your ministry and business; build a business or ministry not simply a BOOK or a PRODUCT, and, of course, build a legacy!   Each show will bring you:

  • Inspiration and empowerment
  • Practical how-to’s
  • Easy implementation
  • Continuing training
  • Action guides
  • Bonus Interviews with the giants in business and ministry!

Iron-Sharpening-Iron Podcast will encourage, empower, and equip you:

  • To step up to your calling!
  • To go for your dreams!
  • To live out your life purpose!

Get connected with us today by subscribing to our feed, joining our email update list, and following us on social media so that you don’t miss even one of our shows.

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.  Proverbs 27:17

About Cindy Rushton…

 Cindy Rushton is a Christian author, speaker and minister who currently lives in Greater Nashville Area. She is the mother of Matthew (31) and Elisabeth (28) and Mimi to Joshua (7), Achilles (5) and Oliver  (2). Cindy is the author of almost 150 books, Bible studies, Action Guides and homeschool resources. She has produced thousands of audio workshops and online classes/conferences/podcasts. If that is not enough, she also manages her own website found at CindyRushton.com and her own blog: Cindy’s Desk(Top!) and she hosts and produces the popular online radio show, Iron-Sharpening-Iron Podcast (another featured podcast here at UCPN). Cindy can be found online on social media (see links at her website to connect with her). Cindy also enjoys working as a background actress for shows like ABC’s Nashville and various movies/videos.

Go check her out today and get to know Cindy and all that she has going on. You will find a friend who will come alongside you during your journey. She will be there to encourage, inspire, empower, and share practical ideas that are sure to help you step up to the call.