Wednesday, October 5, 2011

I Want to Start a Business

Well, this is a wide open subject. The statement "I want to start a business" leads to the obvious question, what kind of business? Believe it or not, I've had conversations with people who have no idea what kind of business they want to be in, they just know that they want to be their own boss and control their own destiny. Though I admire the entrepreneurial spirit that drive this dream, I know what the real story of business ownership is.

You certainly need to know what kind of business you want to own/operate, there is a foundation to lay and things you can do that will be a strong base for any business. Let's jump in and look at Business Basics 101.

9 comments:

Darcy Grubaugh said...

For beginners, it’s ideal to start a business with the help of internet. Capturing the attention of wider audiences is possible with just a click. It also gives an advantage since it has low start up cost.

Boris Atkinson said...

I agree. It’s also ideal to search for tips online regarding web design for effective internet marketing. What’s important is to start a business by following what you really love and what you want to do.

Sage Aumick said...

Hmm, running a business because of dreaming to become a boss? I hope it’ll work for them. Do you agree that people should understand first what they really want to do, and what they love? Just like what Boris is trying to say. I believe that success is just within reach that way.

Glenn Evans said...

Knowing what kind of business to start with is really becoming a dilemma for others. I’d say that it’s best to know what your specializations are and what makes you satisfy. Anxiety leads to nothing, and will just affect your pace. Be creative and try something new. Those are the few things consumer want these days – something unique and eye-catching.

Carlene said...

In starting a business, you should first know your interest. Of course, you wouldn’t want to venture into something that you dislike or know nothing about. Also, determine your target market, and make sure to be creative and unique enough to stand out from the rest.

-Carlene Schnitzer

Phyllis Stoffel said...

Often, the idea of starting a business is simply comforting for some people. This is a critical decision, but to fuel their interest on business I would like to give this advice: Choose a field you know you love. And then you can go on considering the factors regarding the business side of things like your target market, legal structure, business plan, etc.

Phyllis Stoffel

Jamie Shellman said...

If you’re planning to start a business, it must be something close to your heart. It must be something you’re very good at or something that you have been aspiring to become. Like, if you love to cook; then start a restaurant. If you like to make dresses, then go and make yourself a boutique. That way, you’ll enjoy handling your business and you’ll provide more creative input because you love what you’re doing. =)

Clint Shaff said...

I agree with Darcy’s suggestion about utilizing the Internet. And aside from that, you can also find some friendly tips on how to start a small business the right way. Some experts and experienced entrepreneurs are sharing their experiences in the world of business online. Starting your own business may sound tough, but everything will pay off when you’re prepared and knowledgeable of great points of view.

Tianna Flemings said...

Before anything else, be sure that starting your own business is what you really want to do, because once you cross that line, going back will be expensive. Prepare yourself, mentally and financially. Then, you can use the internet to help brainstorm for ideas and choose one close to your heart or something you’re passionate about. Go only for what you know and what you like so that you’ll always have this burning drive to be more successful in your business.

-Tianna Flemings