Hobby 2 Business Classroom
This guide takes you on journey from taking your hobby or something you do in your spare time for little or no profit and turning it into a full blown business. Whether your a part
time designer, gardener, or photographer you can take your passion and turn it into a profitable business with some work.
Chapter 1: Defining “Hobby” &“Business
Chapter 2: Structure a business plan
Chapter 3: Registering your business online (LLC,Trademark,etc)
Chapter 4: Defining a revenue stream (Ads, E-Commerce)
Chapter 5: Market Research (Niche, Audience, Stats)
Chapter 6: Setting up your web domain (Domain Name)
Chapter 7: Setting up your website (Blog/Site creation tools)
Chapter 8: Marketing your business (Social Media)
Chapter 9: Managing Clients/Employees (Invoicing Services)
Chapter 10: Expanding the business (Summary/Future)
This guide is for anyone who may be spending time on a hobby of theirs that they feel could become a successful business and or anyone with vision to work in something they’re truly passionate about. Young or old its never to late to get started. This course is for those who may be stuck and evaluating whether or not the risks of starting a business are worth it.
The stars never fully align when to start your business. It’s a series of evaluation and process that takes time to decide when you need to take the leap. This course poses some key questions to ask yourself throughout the whole journey.
It starts by defining what exactly a hobby and business are what separates them and how you can access your situation with some easy questions. From there it gets into the registration process of a business. Trademarks, copyright, business plans and more. After establishing your business the guide details ways to research your market, find your nice, and defining your stream of revenue. The leap from hobby into a business is a big one and the guide illustrates some scenarios you want to take into account before & in the process of starting your business. A business in the end is about it’s mission statement and it’s profits. From there you’ll learn about marketing your business via the web 2.0 age. Social media is a big new force in our world and whether your local or global business why its important to post out to the world and interact. Additionally throughout the course you’ll find great resources from services & sites both free and paid that you can use to apply to your business. Services range from things to help you with the accounting end of your new found business all the way to setting up your site. Walking you through deciding and registering your domain name on the web & then building a site from there. Outlining the importance the whole way through so that you can understand why each move is key to structuring your business for success.
The latter half of the guide looks at taking your established business and growing from there. Developing payment structures to fund your business and employees. As well as methods to receive payments from your customers and clients. No matter what your business is payment is a key foundation of all businesses and the guide hits on all different type of structures. The business from there needs to grow and expand as the years go on. Goals are a key asset in visioning the future for your business. A business without a vision doesn’t tend to last very long. The last chapters talk about applying everything you learned and growing from there. Setting a 5, 10, 20 year outline for yourself and business to grow. Deciding what needs to change and adapt as time goes on.
Overall this guide looks at taking something you are truly passionate about and building it into something that can be sustainable and profitable. Accessing each step of the way the what, when, and why of each decision you make. Providing key examples and highly recommended services to use throughout. Getting into detail each step of the way for you to understand you don’t have to be a developer, designer, financial background to run and manage your business. The age of the internet has brought so many tools to our disposal that for little to nothing we can all set up our own websites and begin to find ways to monetize them. The course covers services such as Google Adsense and using that to your benefit to make profits from things you may have already been doing like Youtube videos or blogging. Taking situations your comfortable in and adding a layer of monetization to it without ruining the content. Most importantly this guide teaches the importance of genuinely caring in your passion. If you don’t believe in your product or service than neither will the customer. That is a key lesson the guide tries to illustrate. That as a new found business owner you’ll encounter a series of obstacles and questions on whether its time to take something to the next level and expand or decide when something isn’t worth the time and moving onto another project or business. You start out doing something you enjoyed and did for fun but now with the weight of profits etc you need to know if your built for the task. These are the risks involved and the only way you’ll only know is by starting. Taking advantage of the internet age and ease to create a international brand. Flipping simple hobbies like babysitting, photography, or design and bringing into a full LLC with a professional website and multiple employees. From getting started with an idea and a passion to a profitable and prospering business.
So what are you waiting for?
- Lectures 9
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 5
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self