How to fund a side hustle

Nowadays, more American workers than ever have a side hustle — an additional job (typically some kind of gig work or a profitable hobby) alongside their main form of employment. But in order to make it grow, understanding how to fund a side hustle is vital.

Taking on extra work to make ends meet or have a little extra spending money is especially common among younger generations: Nearly half of all millennials have a side hustle of some kind. That could mean one of the more lucrative side hustles like web development or design, or even driving for a rideshare service.

Let’s say your side hustle becomes successful, and you decide it’s time to invest more in your operations. Maybe you need a website redesign, an influx of new inventory, or a new piece of crucial equipment. This is the first step of turning your side hustle into a legitimate … Read more

Spring 2020 What’s New in Websites + Marketing

This spring has been momentous. In addition to the changing of the seasons, March, April, May and June have seen major challenges for entrepreneurs in the form of COVID-19 and calls for racial justice and change. While there is still a lot of uncertainty and challenges, we are so inspired by the stories of entrepreneurs who have been able to adapt and overcome their obstacles.

Because this is such a long post, here are the major sections so you can jump to what interests you:

#OpenWeStand (even on the app)

When “business as usual” became a thing of the past, we dedicated ourselves to creating the #OpenWeStand sub-site specifically to help small- and medium-sized business owners come together and find resources to stay open, even if … Read more

How to use Twitter chats for your business

Twitter chats are an underutilized social media tool for businesses to communicate with their followers and audience, share knowledge and strategies — all while promoting their brand. If you’ve seen a Twitter chat on your feed but never ventured into this virtual activity — you are in for a treat.

As a participant, you can gain valuable insights and meet individuals with shared interests. But as a host, you can use Twitter chats to drive meaningful engagement, promote campaigns, and increase your reach. If it seems like a complicated or foreign process, don’t worry!

How to use Twitter chats for your business

In this ultimate guide to using Twitter chats for your business, I spoke with experts who’ve driven results with this social media strategy (as well as learned from their mistakes).

Complete with examples, I’ll help you understand the logistics of a Twitter chat, the benefits for your business … Read more