Hello and welcome to my business basics series of posts about starting a business and my A – Z of what I consider to be the basics that you need to be working on. This is the thirteenth post in the series so obviously – M
You can catch up with the ones you missed by using the search bar in this blog.
I wanted to share with you how Pinterest skyrocketed my business because I wanted you to know that it can do the same for yours. Tip: don’t miss the update at the end of the post for some exciting news!
I know, I thought it was just a place to share recipes and knitting patterns too but BOY was I wrong! Here’s what I found out once I looked into it properly…
Are you looking for free websites for small businesses? Good you are in the right place.
Website creation can be off-putting for a small business owner. You either have to bite the bullet and overcome your fear and create one of your own, or you have to outlay cash to someone else to create it for you, and this can be expensive.
But it doesn’t have to be scary or expensive. I kid you not, you can build a website in just a couple of hours for freeOR you can get one built for you for just £200. Interested in learning how to do this? Read on…
Make sure your new business isn’t one of the 80% that fail in their first few years.
The “Quick Start” Programme is a training programme that I developed for my business customers a couple of years ago to help them promote their new businesses successfully online.
Or, to put it another way, to help them to build an automated, systemised business that attracts customers directly to them every day and on auto-pilot – Remember those 5 important systems that every business needs?
I hope you
said yes because in this post I am going to be talking about the different ways
of learning the business know-how that you will need. It is this knowledge and
the skills that you develop as a result that will help you to build a really
successful business and start making a living as a business owner.
But, before we start talking about business matters and how to attract customers to your blog, I want to talk to you about something that involves you personally that might affect your chances of becoming the successful business owner that you want to be and have the business that you love.
“Success is simple. Do what’s right, the
right way, at the right time” Arnold H Glasow
Okay, so you thought you’d
become a business owner. You’ve done loads of research, read lots of different books
from lots of different authors and learnt one lesson from all of them – you can
make it as a small business owner.
Have you ever wondered why
most new businesses fail?
What I’m going to talk about in this post will probably make you feel a little uncomfortable, and maybe a little annoyed, as it will definitely make building a successful business a longer process for you. But I guarantee that if you take the advice within it, you will have a successful business that is both attracting new customers AND making money for you much faster!
Okay, let’s explore some of the reasons why most brilliant new businesses fail.