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Securing Your First Sales in a New Business

When you start out in a new business you will probably find that the first customers you get are the toughest but also the most rewarding.

Getting started on selling any sort of service or product is extremely hard work and you might even find that you are tempted to give up before you even get started. In order to give your new venture the best possible chance of success here are some steps you should take in order to secure your very first sales.

Things to consider when starting a business – Part 1

In yesterday’s post we gave mention to some great Female Entrepreneurs. They may all now be doing very well for themselves but it’s worth remembering that they all had to start somewhere. At some point most of these business owners will have either been sitting at work, having a coffee at home or perhaps daydreaming during a university lecture, wondering if they could possibly start their own business one day. Their success stories show that it is possible to start your own profitable business, so could you do it? Over the next few weeks we’ll be looking at a few important things to consider when starting a business. I originally intended to put it all in one post but as I was writing it seemed to quickly be turning into a book rather than a blog post so today we’ll just look at 3 points to consider.   

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5 Business ideas for kids

Setting up a business isn’t something that comes naturally to a lot of people at an early age. Most people choose to do it during their mid adult life when they’ve become sick of working long hours for low pay and they see how much money their boss is making! There are some young kids though who seem to have that entrepreneurial spirit right from the get go, a natural born desire to make some money. Sometimes all they need is an idea and they’re off. So here we have 5 business ideas for kids that are easy to start up and will have you bursting the piggy bank in no time.

What Is Holding You Back from Setting Up Your Own Business?

It is often said that you can never become truly rich while working for someone else. It is true that you stand more chance of earning a lot of money if you work for yourself, so what is holding you back? The truth is that there are a number of reasons why most people don’t take the chance and go it alone.

How to manage risk when setting up a business

Running your own business – it’s the dream for many people out there. For most, it will remain just that – a dream to cling to when things aren’t going so well at work. But if you do decide to take the plunge, where do you start, and how do you make sure you minimise the risks that all new businesses face in the crucial early stages?