Startup

Advice to My Startup Self: Jessica Dawson of Founder Nonfiction

Jessica Dawson is the Editor-in-Chief at Founder Nonfiction, a publishing house dedicated to telling the stories of business owners and entrepreneurs. She and her team collaborate with business owners who should have books, but who don’t have the time to devote to learning the fine details of writing and publishing. In this interview, Jessica talks to Businessing Magazine about … [Read more...]

5 Things to Consider Before Starting a Business in 2018

Every single year there are entirely different things to consider when starting a business. A few years ago it was the financial crisis which still weighed heavily on everybody’s minds and it had certain repercussions. Now, however, we’re in an entirely different era. That means there are different opportunities, and different headaches as well. What are some of the biggest … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know Before Launching Your Tech Startup

Launching a business of any kind can be terrifying, no matter how much experience you have. Today’s market is highly saturated, and that means it’s incredibly competitive. The tech world especially is seeing considerable growth for business, from large to small. You must be prepared before kickstarting your business. You must know your goals, your initial plans, what you’re … [Read more...]

Funding a Startup with Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding has become popular for startups looking to launch, and it’s no wonder. It’s (commonly) free money, which you do not need to repay. And you can get these funds without needing to surrender any ownership or control over your startup. Plus, it can help you to ascertain the appeal of an idea or a prototype or invention, since there is no sense in proceeding if there is … [Read more...]

How to Start a Venue Business

Owning a venue business opens a door to countless opportunities, but it also requires doing a lot of work, investing large sums of money, and dealing with tedious permits. However, it is also liberating, as you can tweak the space and use it and rent it for an astoundingly diverse range of events as you create new contacts and quality business connections. It is also a … [Read more...]

How to Make Sure That Your SMB is One of the 70% That Hits the 2-Year Mark

Running a small business is no easy task. You’re constantly spinning plates, trying to develop and maintain a loyal customer base while still making money in the process. Luckily, 70 percent of small businesses last at least two years. To make sure your business is a part of this majority, here are a few steps you can take. Grow at the Right Rate Common sense says that the … [Read more...]

How to Get Through Your First Year as a Startup

According to numerous surveys, 9 out of 10 small and medium businesses (SMBs) and startups end up in a failure. Sure, they don’t all fail for the same reason, nor do they fail in the same way, but one thing they all have in common is that most of them go down during their first year. Those who manage to get past this important milestone might just pull through. With this in … [Read more...]

How to Build a Successful Ecommerce Business

With the world of ecommerce developing rapidly, it’s become quite easy and inexpensive to enter this type of business. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean that success is guaranteed, since there are many aspects you need to get right if your wish is to create a sustainable and growing business. The safest way to building a successful ecommerce business is to learn from those … [Read more...]

Top 5 Tips for Starting a Small Business

Coming up with a business idea and dedicating your life to it is an exciting yet terrifying transition in one’s life. To make things even harder, the process of starting your own business is never easy – there are so many things you need to worry about and, honestly, odds of succeeding are rarely in your favor. Namely, statistics show that 90% percent of startups fail, meaning … [Read more...]