Holvi Blog for Makers and Doers

The best tips for running your business and insightful news from the world of entrepreneurship.

6 signs you’re dealing with a difficult customer (and how to handle them)

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Entrepreneurship | 10/10/18 11:39

Sooner or later, every entrepreneur comes into contact with them: customers whose difficult and irrational behavior can leave you wondering why you went into business in the first place. They flood you with angry emails, expect you to be reachable 24/7, and always, always know better than you. They demand your full attention and demand, quite literally, the world.

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Find your passion, and start a business from home

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Entrepreneurship, Digitalisation of entrepreneurship | 25/09/18 08:49

Do you have a passion or a hobby that you could develop into a business? Or do you have a special talent that could bring joy to others? Maybe it never occurred to you, but people might be willing to pay for your special skills.

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Join fellow entrepreneurs who already have a head start.

A farewell to a shoebox – how one entrepreneur evolved her bookkeeping strategy

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Entrepreneurship, Financial Administration and Bookkeeping | 20/09/18 11:51

This is a tribute to my long-term relationship with a shoebox. A box that drove with me across the city for years, a box that I handed proudly to my bookkeeper. "Here, my bookkeeping," I would say with a smile.

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How Holvi helps entrepreneurs succeed

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Entrepreneurship | 10/09/18 11:55

Entrepreneurs from around the world are using Holvi to help them in their daily business tasks and routines. Read on to discover the challenges Holvi has helped users solve, and find out what our customers have to say about Holvi.

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Tips for beginners – how to set prices for products and services

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Entrepreneurship | 27/08/18 08:55

If my goal is to reach the same level of income as I earned with my full-time job, how much should I charge for my work? How much do I need to earn to cover all my business expenses? What if I set my prices too high and it scares away potential clients or customers?

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How to turn your passion into a business

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Entrepreneurship, Digitalisation of entrepreneurship | 22/08/18 14:25

Dreaming of starting your own business? Many of us do, but taking the first steps to make this dream a reality can be difficult and a bit terrifying. Oftentimes when the moment and opportunity arrives, we back out in favor of preserving the status quo.

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Creative way to get money for your small business without going to the bank

Entrepreneurship, Fintech Trends, peer-to-peer lending, small business, Small Business Tips, sole trader | 27/02/15 13:24

Banks used to be the place to go if you needed to borrow money to fund the growth of your small business. Banks have high rates for borrowers, cumbersome application process and they are not that eager to provide credit to entrepreneurs, sole traders and small businesses. Luckily, today banks are not the only way to get financing – online peer-to-peer lending is the new kid on the block that has grown big within the recent years.

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Starting a business in the UK? This will save you time and money

bureaucracy, Entrepreneurship, government, Small Business Tips, startups, technology | 03/10/14 13:26

Our Be your own boss series continues its voyage across Europe for another brief instalment. This time, we want to provide you with some great references that will set you well on your way to opening up a business in Her Majesty's land.

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So, you want to be a maker and doer. Now what?

Entrepreneurship, How to use Holvi, Digitalisation of entrepreneurship | 24/09/14 15:15

Over the last two weeks, we have been covering the first few, basic steps you can take in Ireland and Finland to open up your own business and start making and doing (we hope to expand this series to other countries soon!).

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