All posts tagged "business start up"

  • 3 tips for retail newbies

    3 tips for retail newbies

    Starting your own business is equal parts exciting and challenging. But when 90% of new businesses are destined to fail, what can you do to make sure yours gets off to a good start? From...

  • 6 Things to think about when starting a business

    6 Things to think about when starting a business

    With access to a plethora of information on the Internet, you are likely to get ideas that will spark your urge to finally focus on something other than your career―starting a business. This can be...

  • Four famous business garages mapped out

    No matter what your job is, the chances are that you’ve daydreamed about the day you can leave the rat race behind and do your own thing, changing the world as you go. It’s easier...

  • 5 Reasons to start your own business right now

    5 Reasons to start your own business right now

    Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business but have never been brave enough to do it? What’s stopping you? It’s time to take the first step, get out of your comfort zone and...

  • How to avoid the common pitfalls of business partnerships

    How to avoid the common pitfalls of business partnerships

    Until last week I had never cried at work. But last Wednesday, after a particularly fraught and unpleasant board meeting, I was forced to retreat to the toilet – where I sat silently with a...

  • Tips for starting a wedding makeup business

    There were times when people use to spend long hours in searching for the perfect wedding dress, but ignoring bridal makeup. Today, many brides are searching for their dream makeup look long before finalizing their...

  • Important fundamentals to remember when starting your first business

    Ready to dive into the world of entrepreneurship? I know you are, as leaving the corporate world behind in favour of your own business marks the first steps towards charting your own destiny. However, before...

  • Establishing a photography business from scratch

    Establishing a photography business from scratch

    Photography is one of the most competitive fields for professionals and amateurs alike and getting your foot in the door can be a challenging ordeal. There are many things you’ll want to keep in mind,...

  • Starting your own small business: 5 things you need to be aware of

    Starting your own small business: 5 things you need to be aware of

    Starting a business isn’t easy. The statistics are sobering – around 80% of businesses survive the first year, but by year five, 50% of them have shut their doors for the last time. Poor cash...