Owning and starting your own company is a difficult task, but it is possible as long as you have an idea that can be sold. Unfortunately, however, in order to succeed you need to maintain an almost faultless start.
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It only takes one to see it! What you will face raising money for your startup. Raising money for a startup is a difficult and time consuming task that takes your focus away from scaling your business. But, it is a necessary function.
When a business creates a product off data that they do not directly control or own then that business runs the risk of being at the whim of the data owner.
In the 30 or so years we’ve been working as specialists alongside family businesses one thing has become clear – only one-third of them will survive the transition to the second generation. And of that one third that gets through to the second generation, only one-third will survive to the third generation. That’s not very good odds.
When it comes to a home based business, you must consider the right timing before moving forward. With today’s precarious economy and more households than ever needing two incomes to make ends meet, now is the perfect time to start a home business.
With New Year just around the corner, business owners – and those contemplating starting a business – are turning their minds to goals and plans for 2013.
Every entrepreneur who has ever dreamed of setting up or forming their own business start up is fully conversant as to how tricky it can be
The failure of small businesses is so high because business start-ups think too small.
What do I think? I think you are all f*****g mad. So disengaged from reality it’s not even funny. It’s a f*****g TV commercial. Nobody gives a shit.
Ray Kroc, the founder of McDonald’s, understood that to have his business grow up and run itself, he would need to pay attention to all of the Seven Elements of a Business – so he did.
You’re probably wondering why the strange number? It’s because the three marketing strategies below aren’t just based on targets we’ve set for them – you know, expressed as always in round numbers such as 20%.
I was talking to business minded people lately and they were discussing how its all online these days. ‘that’s the future? exclaimed the one ‘soon we won’t need shops’ replied the other, and so they went on agreeing wholeheartedly with each other that the internet had revolutionized the world and as such, the brick and mortar store was a thing of the past.
Before buying a business get your thinking right, because the quality of your choices will play a large part in your success.
Chances are you know things that others would like to learn. If you get that information out of your head and onto your website, it will give you a great magnet to attract leads to your website and help give you power by positioning you as an expert in your niche.
Over the last few years I have helped many businesses over come challenges that have threatened it’s continued existence, almost always these challenges arise, not because the business is not viable but because the business owner(s) lack the skills and/or the experience necessary to over come these challenges.
We receive hundreds of emails requesting guest posting each week and I would say 99% of them have Gmail email addresses. Every email that comes from a Gmail account is instantly deleted for three reasons.
Today I found an email I had sent to my husband a couple of years ago – it contained tips from a Donald Trump book called ‘The Way to the Top’. All the tips are from Business Leaders – they are true classics in my opinion and worth considering often in good times and when we are being challenged.
This is really my first proper article on how to start a business. Today we will cover your idea, and the importance of researching before you begin a business.