Have you been running your own business part time for a while and are now pondering if you could make it a full time thing?
Or perhaps you’ve been dabbling with the idea of starting your own business but haven't quite taken action yet and jumped right in.
Those who choose to run their own business do so for various reasons. Maybe it suits your family more, or perhaps you are following a dream. Whatever your reason is, deciding to take the plunge and start running your own business is a huge step - it takes confidence, funding and a robust plan of action!
Here are some important points to consider when making the decision to finally go for it and make the leap:
Starting an online business is hard work; you need to make sure you have the mindset and willingness to give it 100%.
If you are driven, enthusiastic and passionate about your business idea, then you should sit down and carefully think about what it takes to run your own...
Forget about those ‘celebs’ in the jungle, they’ve got it easy. Surviving your first week in online business is a difficult challenge that doesn’t get any easier, no matter how experienced you are.
To help you to make it through that first few days as an online entrepreneur and e-business owner, we’ve put together some helpful tips to ensure you make it out to the other side.
Be bold. Be courageous. Be curious.
This is what it is going to take. Growing an online business is as much about mindset and attitude as it is about technical skillset.
There is no hiding behind your computer wishing your first customer into existence. You will have to, at somepoint, get out there in the real world and have a real world discussion. Whether this is through your voice in blog posts, your conversations on social media or in person face to face - or more likely, all three! Business is...