Why Miami is the Ideal City to Start Your Next Business

Miami is known more for the beaches than business, but the city is among the best places to start a business in America. The city is so high in business based on several metrics, including business survival rates and affordability of office space.

About 10 percent of the workforce includes people who work for themselves. This means there’s always some room for new ideas, services, and products. If you’re wondering why Miami is the perfect city to start a business, here are the factors you should keep in mind.


Low cost of living means you can find affordable labor as the market does not push residents to work extra hard to afford to live in the area. If you’re starting a business, you should consider Miami.

While it’s a city considered expensive, it offers one of the most competitive housing markets, especially when you consider the low-income areas. Also, you can find affordable office space to set up your business and get started.

If you want to own a home in Miami, homes sell on average $500,000, but the opportunities for an entrepreneur are incredible, so you can repay the amount if you have a good mortgage plan.

For a new homeowner, you can use down payment assistance in the form of a VA loan, a Homeownership Voucher Program, or an Energy Efficient Mortgage program. You can find a consultant in Miami on Oasis Consulting Group for assistance on setting up the business and establishing yourself.

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Hiring a Freelance Designer: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Designing and developing a website or app is tedious work. It requires extensive knowledge of UX, design, and code. While hiring an in-house developer might seem like the best course of action, many small businesses cannot afford to employ such a developer full-time. Therefore, entrepreneurs should consider hiring an independent contractor or freelancer.

There are plenty of platforms on which you can find skilled app designers and developers. But what do you need to know in order to hire the right person for your job?

Here’s a primer on hiring a freelance designer or developer.

Know your business

As the saying goes: you have to know where you are to know where you’re going. Before you start the hunt for a web designer, you must first look at your own business. Who are you? What do you do? What sets you apart from the competition? The answer to these questions will dictate how you start your search.

Think of it this way: you’re selling yourself to a freelancer just as much as they’re selling themselves to you. In order to create a compelling partnership, you must present a knowledgeable, stable front.

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Cheers to Another Year! Here’s to Whatever Comes Next.

Be safe no matter how you celebrate!

Did You Know: If Santa is the most common symbol associated with Christmas, then Baby New Year is the symbol most commonly associated with….you guessed it, New Year’s! Baby New Year is often seen in a diaper, black top hat, and a sash showing the numbers of the new year. Myth states that he matures into an old man during the year.

How are you celebrating your New Years Eve?

Today is Christmas Day!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Team at Oasis Consulting Group!

Did You Know: Santa Claus did not always dress up in red clothes – Santa Claus initially wore clothes that were in green, purple, or blue. For many years, this was the common theme for the jolly old man at the North Pole. However, Coca Cola decided to dress him up in colours that match their brand and that stuck. So this is why he is always in red clothes now!

What was your Favorite Christmas Gift you have ever received?