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7 Tips for Starting an Online Clothing Shop

Online fashion sales have been rising over the past decade with more and more people opting to make their clothing purchases online. It’s no wonder, then, that a lot of retailers both new and old are now improving their presence on the internet by being active on social media and by setting up online clothing sites. Are you one of those planning to start your own virtual store? Or do you have … [Read more...]

5 Crowdfunding Projects – From Genius to Stupid Yet Successful

Established initially as a source for raising money for publishing books, crowdfunding has become fashionable these days. Internet became the host of such funding campaigns back in 1997 when the British rock group Marilion managed to raise $60,000 for their tour in the USA. Since then crowdfunding has gained more popularity than ever and in 2016 there were over 2,000 crowdfunding sites offering … [Read more...]

The Little-Known History of Crowdfunding

With the rise of internet based crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, GoFundMe and Indiegogo, it's easy to believe that the concept of crowdfunding is a 21st Century invention. Nothing could be farther from the truth, however, as the concept has its roots in practices that date back centuries. Here is a brief overview of some of the historical practices in which modern day crowdfunding is … [Read more...]

Making A Great Pitch For Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has quickly become a very popular way to raise money through nontraditional means. People with a great business or charity idea simply make a public plea for people to help them generate the funds necessary to pull it off. No complicated bank processes or heavy debt loads, just a simple request for people who would like to be involved. Of course, the request is becoming a little … [Read more...]

What Does The IRS Have To Do With The EIN?

The IRS, or Internal Revenue Service, performs a crucial job for the American government- the collection of taxes. The IRS collects taxes from both individuals and businesses, and that money goes to fund a variety of programs and organizations.  Most individuals are familiar with the tax process from an “employee” standpoint- your taxes are deducted from your paycheck throughout the year, and you … [Read more...]