Having a business of your own is hugely rewarding. So if you are thinking about starting or running a small business, this few tips will help :
1. Have a plan
Having a clear plan and goal and sticking to them from the beginning will help you achieve great success. So put your thoughts on paper from day one, outline your source of funding and identify your strength, weakness and opportunities.
2. Look for what people want to buy not what you want to sell.
Do your research very well before starting your business.
Don’t just set out to sell without identifying your Customer base or understanding the market dynamics. Before you plan to sell anything, know who want what and who needs what.
3. Meet with other small business owners
A little chat with a few small business owners can give you the needed boast you need to grow your business. Don’t just remain in your comfort zone, stroll out, reach out to others, share ideas and have fun.
4. Start Small.
Once you have identify your Customer base and outline your source of funding, Start straight ahead, don’t wait for everything to be Perfect, start with what you have and add up as your business grows.
5. Measure everything you do.
Develop a method to measure and grow your business. You can’t understand how effective your Marketing strategies is, if you don’t measure it. So develop a method, measure and grow your business.