Wednesday, April 12, 2017

5 Crucial Steps for Launching a Business This Year

Establishing your own business can be one of the most exciting parts of your career. Starting your own business offers many opportunities and allows an entrepreneur to choose his or her own hours and spend more quality time with family. You may have more fun at work and even be able to choose the people you work with at your startup. I started my first company when I was 23 and I recently started another one in the online invoicing space called

Launching a new business takes a lot of time, energy and courage. If you skip steps, you could set yourself up for failure. Start your 2017 off right with these five crucial steps every new business needs to be prosperous.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

6 Things You Must Do to Make Your Idea a Reality

“That’s a great idea, you should take the initiative and make it a reality.”

How many times have we heard that line? And what typically happens next? Most of the time – nothing. Most great ideas stay dormant because we lack the courage, resources, time and/or money to take action. But even when we have those things, giving our ideas life is like giving birth to a child (or so my wife tells me): before the joy comes great pain and sacrifice. You must own the responsibility regardless of the circumstances because no one will ever understand your idea or the dynamics associated with it like you do.

Monday, March 13, 2017

6 Bootstrapping Secrets for Building a Successful Business on a Shoestring Budget

Many entrepreneurs feel they cannot start a business because of lack of capital. Of course, capital is necessary, and sometimes difficult to come by. But, what many don’t realize is that today it is possible to build a successful small business on a shoestring budget. Bootstrapping is absolutely doable, and many businesses have been very successful doing it.

Although no two companies are the same, we’ve highlighted six ways anyone starting their own business can cut costs, without cutting any corners.