Utilize your greatest resource – people!

  Everything is now in place for your business to be a success, including those complicated finances; however, you aren't supposed to know how to do everything by yourself. Trust me, I know that’s overwhelming. There are so many aspects to owning a business that you simply can’t completely understand on your own, especially at …

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Keeping up with finances and staying organized

Alright, so you’re raking in the money with your awesome product, and your recently named startup is progressing well! Now…it’s time for Uncle Sam to get his cut. Keeping up with your finances is equally important for organization and tax purposes. Having all of your tax information in order requires detail and concerted effort; however, …

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Ready to open your business? It’s time for marketing

Passion? Check. Vision? Check. Location? Check. The next step is to open up shop and start marketing! Marketing is the most important aspect of entrepreneurship. If people don't know that you exist and that you have a product they might be interested in, you will quickly run out of money and have to close. Knowing …

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The first step of business practice is finding a location

Once you have your mindset and your vision straight and are ready to put your business into practice, the first task to accomplish is finding a place to work. Odds are you won’t have much startup capital, so this will have to be somewhere you can work for the cheapest rent possible. The ideal location …

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A vision for the future shapes your business model

  After discovering the passion that I discussed in my last post and looking to what other successful individuals in that field are doing, the next step is developing your own vision for your company’s future. Loving what you do is the most important part of this entire process. It makes the hard parts easier …

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