Join Now! /


Top 5 To Do List apps

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th November 2012
Ever get the feeling that you have a million and one things to do yet you just know you’re bound to forget one of them? Well, if so, you’re not alone. Whilst we may set out with the best intentions every morning, chances are that at times things can go amiss. With increasingly busy working and social lives, as well as countless daily distractions, it’s pretty easy to let somethin...
Read Post »

Tips on managing your time when self-employed and working elsewhere

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th November 2012
Being self employed can be more of a juggling act than many other career paths because of the increased responsibility which is places upon you. The problem with self-employment is that most of the time unless you work with a business partner or employ staff, you have no one apart from yourself there to manage your responsibilities, duties and time. Often you can become disrupted, distracted by s...
Read Post »

A Common Startup Mistake & learning to say No

by: Startacus Admin ~ 6th November 2012
Matt Turner (aka Turndog Millionaire) is writing a book based on his interviews with hundreds of entrepreneurs. He is documenting part of this journey here on Startacus and we start this feature by learning a valuable lesson in saying No! If you own your own business, I'm sure you understand this pain. If you don't, and are thinking of crafting your own journey, this is something to look out for. ...
Read Post »

A 'wannabe' Entrepreneur tells Startacus his tale and some tips too.

by: Startacus Admin ~ 5th November 2012
Tim Knight is the founder of Modern Creative Magazine, previously known as The Amaze Project and/or Amaze Magazine. A creative-media magazine title for undiscovered talent, plus the best new competitions/projects from around the world. He tells Startacus his story. I guess you could say I am a ‘wannabe’ when it comes to being an entrepreneur as although I have done some great thi...
Read Post »

Dealing with your Tax Returns online

by: Startacus Admin ~ 4th November 2012
Yes, the deadline for sending your paper Self-Assessment tax return has now passed (31st October) but don’t worry you can still file your tax return online. Steve Girling from itab gives Startacus the lowdown...The deadline for sending your tax return online is 31st January by midnight. Sending your tax return online can be quite straight forward and the advantages are that at least you...
Read Post »

Top 5 Social Media Management Tools

by: Startacus Admin ~ 1st November 2012
If you’re in the process of starting or running a small business, one of the best resources to help forge customer relationships and create brand awareness is of course Social Media. It’s hard to remember a time when we weren’t using it and for marketing and business development alone its’ impact has been massive. However, actually managing Social Media properly is a job in...
Read Post »

Intellectual Property - a basic guide

by: Startacus Admin ~ 31st October 2012
If you’re in business or are planning to be, protecting your Intellectual Property is paramount and if you’re in a creative enterprise, especially so. However, rather than bombard you all with legalistic jargon and terminology we thought we would simply outline in simple terms, the basics that you need to know.What is Intellectual Property?In basic terms, Intellectual Property (IP) ref...
Read Post »

Innovating & collaborating with people - Power to the People!

by: Startacus Admin ~ 31st October 2012
With Startacus' own collaboration platform on its way very soon, the subject of ideas, innovation and collaboration is close to Startacus' heart. Guest Writer Clare Griffiths asks; Innovating with people? What’s that all about?Many people mistakenly limit innovation with technological developments. However, as I have already asserted in this series, innovation is much more than that – ...
Read Post »

The Advantages of a shared co working space for Startups

by: Startacus Admin ~ 25th October 2012
Peter Ames of Office Genie makes a case for why your startup could benefit from a leap into the world of shared offices...  Life as a home-based startup owner can be difficult: there are a myriad of potential distractions in the home. Distinctions between work and personal lives may begin to blur. You may start wondering if life might be better in a more focused environment. This is where a ...
Read Post »

Choosing a Trade Fair - some basic tips

by: Startacus Admin ~ 23rd October 2012
Trade fairs and exhibitions can be one of the best ways of promoting your business or craft and getting your name out there. The organisers of these fairs and exhibitions all tend to be experts in sales and marketing, promoting their particular event as being the biggest, the best, the most unique or whatever. Deciding then which event to attend can be pretty difficult, since they all claim to be ...
Read Post »

Raising Capital - your options for funding your Startup...

by: Startacus Admin ~ 22nd October 2012
Do forgive us if you feel the language used in this article is rather basic, however, most new self starters and startups can be forgiven for not appreciating or understanding where and how they can go about raising money to fund their start up. So, look at this as being our ‘beginners guide’ to finance and raising capital - and hopefully these nine financing options will help you out ...
Read Post »

The Elevator Pitch

by: Startacus Admin ~ 15th October 2012
Whether you are looking for investment or simply to get a new customer, perfecting your Elevator Pitch is a must - these basic tips should help...Whether you’re looking for funding from an investor, communicating with a potential client or you simply casually meet someone at an event or otherwise, describing who you are and what you do is vitally important in determining how they view you im...
Read Post » | Comment

Why not Sign Up?
Create Projects
Edit Projects
Self Interviews
Self Starter of the Year
Product Giveaways
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Check us out at our Google+ page!