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Starting a second business

I have a great primary business but it is very seasonal so I need to find something to do in the off season. I love being a business owner and all the freedom of that comes with owning your own business. I have been looking for a business that fits well with the current workload of my other business so I can work all year round and have enough income for a comfortable life. This blog has some tips on starting a second business when you already run a business, including tips on time management and managing multiple cashflow streams.

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