As businesses, we all try to provide solutions for our customers’ biggest problems and challenges. It’s our aim to make their lives easier, either through offering them a product or selling them a service. Why, then, when a business has an impressive solution that everyone needs, are so many of them seemingly intent on making the process of buying or finding out information so difficult?
When you start a new business, you often have dreams of it turning into an international corporation. You want to expand overseas and make so much money that you can retire early. However, many new entrepreneurs have no idea how to make that happen.
I still remember my first personal computer! The fantastic ZX Spectrum of Sinclair Research Ltd. It was an 8-bit personal computer without a monitor and hard drive having just 16 KB RAM! Exotic technologies at the time!
There are so many startup guides on the internet. Some of them are great, others less so. The issue is they are mainly generic and as such hard to apply to your business. There is something to say for this, however, as it forces you to think of ways to apply the tips to your business which of course helps as it stokes ideas and pushes you to think in depth about aspects you never considered.
When it comes to starting a business, it can be seriously difficult to know where to begin. Businesses are often so multifaceted that it can feel like many of them must have simply sprung up from the ground, fully formed. Of course, that’s not what happened.
Working from home is becoming a more practical and sensible option for many business start-ups. However, revealing to clients that you run things from home can come across unprofessional and convince people that you’re only a small business, when you may want to look big.