Beginnings are fraught with many challenges. If it doesn't kill you, it will make you stronger. Learn about the business as much as you can before starting. Always allocate necessary money for operating the business. And just hang in there!

Remember also what Francis Bacon said: "If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties."

“First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

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Tips on Creating a Video Game Company

Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

A few years ago I worked on a game that was nothing more than financial black hole. It was a project of passion, and as is so often the case with projects of passion, it took my money, gave me nothing in return and left me broke.  Fast forward a few years and I tried […]



4 Business Expenses to Take Care of Before Opening Day

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Opening your business is exciting. The day you open is the day that your dream becomes a reality. Before you start your business, however, there are some expenses that you’ll want to have taken care of. This might mean investing some of your own money upfront. But, don’t worry, you’ll be able to earn your […]



Being Your Own Boss: 4 Tips for Staying Financially Secure While Becoming an Entrepreneur

Monday, March 18, 2019, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

So, you want to start a business. Congratulations on making the decision to be your own boss! There are few opportunities that offer you freedom and flexibility the way that being an entrepreneur does. You get to be passionate, purposeful, and on point in a way that significantly changes your perspective of the world. Here […]



Have You Got What It Takes to Start a Business in 2019?

Thursday, December 27, 2018, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Becoming an entrepreneur is a dream for many people; perhaps it has been a dream for you for a while now. Some decide to pursue this dream and make a big leap forward. Others are more careful about how they pursue their dreams of starting a new business and becoming their own boss. Let me […]



4 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Home-Based Business

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Starting a home-based business is stressful. For many first-time entrepreneurs, the hardest part isn’t filing the paperwork or getting your first customers, it’s navigating the world of business ownership all on your own. It’s easy to make mistakes when you’re figuring it out alone, but in the business world, small mistakes can cost you big. […]



Can Promotional Products Help Your Startup Explore New Markets?

Monday, December 10, 2018, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Digital and mobile marketing campaigns are the new-age forms of marketing, but promotional products are the traditional form. So, when someone juxtaposes promotional products with marketing campaigns of start-ups, it seems a little baffling. Startups follow new-age business workflows, and they have modern marketing strategies. Using traditional promotional campaigns for these enterprises seem somewhat counterintuitive. […]



Top Marketing Techniques to Make Your Business Sustainable from the Start

Friday, November 16, 2018, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

There’s a statistic that claims that for a startup to become self-sustainable, it may take between 6 months and two full years. The problem with this statistic lies in the fact that A) the discrepancy between 6 and 24 months is huge and B) there are startups that don’t fall within this time frame. Depending […]



4 Qualities You Should Always Look Out for When Looking for a Payroll Company

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Initially, very few people had ideas of owning businesses. As a matter of fact, most people preferred being employed as this meant that they would get a lot of benefits from their employers. As time progressed, many realized that employment was a risk because they could be fired at any given time. Then, some people […]



3 Tips You Should Always Follow When Starting a Business

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

Being your own boss is one of the best ideas you can come up with. This is what rings in most people’s minds when someone mentions something like starting their own business. What they forget is self-employment can be as difficult as your daily grind; this is according to elitedaily.com People don’t understand how challenging […]



The Hidden Costs That Must Be Noted For Any New Business

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 6:00 PM | Leave Comment

Whenever a new business idea is mooted, it would be fair to say that most people mull over the “stereotypical” costs. These are usually the so-called headline-grabbers; the things like premises, marketing and so on. Unfortunately, in and amongst these big costs are some hidden ones that are often forgotten about. This is what today’s […]