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Where do Guys Shop for Affordable Clothes? 10 Stores I Recommend

As a millennial, I'm not accustomed to going into the men's section of a department store and leaving with an entire outfit. There are just way too many brands I love that I usually can't find in these stores. If you're looking for a good place to find affordable clothes on a budget, there are a ton of options both online and offline. Why pay any more than you have to, right? I'm going to share 5 brick and mortar stores and 5 online [...]

By | 2018-03-26T20:52:26+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Living on a Budget|0 Comments

What is Online Arbitrage? A Guide for Beginners on a Budget

Deep in the corner of the e-commerce ecosystem is online arbitrage. If you're not familiar with the concept, it basically is a way to source inventory online you intend to resale on marketplaces like eBay, Amazon, Craigslist, and dozens of other online sales channels. Or even in a retail store if you have one. Part of this challenge is finding low-cost items on one website, and selling them for a profit on one of these marketplace platforms. If you're starting with a low sourcing [...]

By | 2018-09-19T20:58:54+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Business Efficiency|1 Comment

11 Tips for Starting a Lifestyle Apparel Brand on a Budget

In this blog, I want to share a few successes and mistakes I encountered when starting my own lifestyle apparel brand. If you've got an idea for a clothing company but don't know where to start, this is for you. There are a few things I wish I had known when getting started that you will want to avoid or simply pay attention to. 1. First, figure out what will make your brand unique Before deciding on a name, or even a niche, it's [...]

By | 2018-03-26T20:55:59+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Business Efficiency|2 Comments

5 Key Steps to Convert a Spare Bedroom into a Home Office

Having a dedicated office space is critical to growing any small business, but how can you possibly get anything done in your home with all the distractions? Having a dedicated office space is a great option, but for small businesses on a budget, it may not be practical. In this blog, I'll cover 5 important steps to convert a spare bedroom into an awesome office space: Decide what kind of storage you need Depending on the type of business you are running, you may [...]

By | 2018-02-10T03:38:07+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Business Efficiency|0 Comments

Zebra LP 2844 Review – Complete Setup Guide, Drivers, and Cost

Today I'll be reviewing the Zebra LP 2844 thermal label printer. If you're looking for a great thermal printer for a low budget, this is a pretty good choice. I use mine for printing out eBay shipping labels, and it's a huge time-saver. Being as old as it is, there are a few things to keep in mind before you purchase. I'll break down what I like about it, how to set it up (including installing drivers), and where you can pick one up [...]

By | 2018-05-02T18:36:34+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Product Reviews, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heat Press vs Screen Printing vs DTG: What’s Best for Your Budget?

If you're looking into printing t-shirts (or even hoodies) there are a lot of factors to consider that can save you a lot of money in the long run. Are you a business owner, or just need a few dozen shirts printed? In this blog, I'll share a few tips for comparing the heat transfer, screenprinting, and DTG printing methods and how to choose the one most cost effective for you. Before you decide between DTG, screen printing, or the heat press method, here is [...]

By | 2018-03-30T14:12:47+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Business Efficiency|1 Comment

8 Memorable Outdoor Bachelor Party Ideas Under $100 Per Person

If you're prepping for a big bachelor party blowout, money can be tight for you and 10 of your best friends. Your groomsmen probably need to shell out some money for a tux rental and whatever else is required, but you still need to have a sweet bachelor party. If you don't want to burden friends with an expensive on a trip to the Bahamas or Vegas, there are some other great options. Here's a quick list of  7 outdoor bachelor party activities all for [...]

By | 2018-03-26T20:56:52+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Living on a Budget|0 Comments

How to Dress Well on a Budget as a Guy – 5 Outfits for Around $50

If you're anything like me, you want to look good for your first day at work, your mid-week date night, or for a simply confidence boost. We've seen all of the ads on Instagram, Facebook, billboards, and television commercials, but who has $200 to spend on a button down shirt and pants? The truth is you don't have to drive brand new BMWs or a penthouse apartment to wear the same brands. There are a few ways to get the look you want, wearing [...]

By | 2018-01-18T05:31:02+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Living on a Budget|0 Comments

How to Take Good eBay Pictures Under $100 – A Beginner’s Guide

Taking good pictures for eBay or any other e-commerce business can be the deciding factor for consumers considering a purchase. Do you have the most attractive angle? Can you read the fine print on an item? Are the colors accurate? There are many factors that can go into taking great pictures for eBay, Amazon, or your e-commerce store, with some solutions being alot more expensive than others. In this blog, I'll break down the basics for taking great pictures for your e-commerce business all [...]

By | 2018-09-19T20:59:29+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Business Efficiency|0 Comments

How to Organize Inventory for a Small Business on a Budget

If you find yourself running a small business out of an apartment, townhouse, or a single bedroom - inventory is eventually going to become a problem. For small business owners, storing your inventory might not be a problem - but finding it once orders start pouring in can be a challenge. I've had inventory lost, and believe me, it's not a fun experience for you or your buyer, and can jeopardize your entire business if it continues to happen. Whether you are selling on [...]

By | 2018-01-07T06:33:52+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Business Efficiency|0 Comments