All posts tagged "business start ups"

  • The perks of opening your own hotel

    The perks of opening your own hotel

    Sometimes we simply get sick and tired of being in the same job for our whole lives and the idea of going to and from the office every day can feel like a huge drag....

  • How to stop holding yourself back in business

    How to stop holding yourself back in business

    What have you decided being successful in business is… that is holding you back from business? It’s usually all the ways we think business is, that we are not. They are the reasons we won’t...

  • Online is a great place for business: Know the basics

    Online is a great place for business: Know the basics

    The internet is a great place for budding entrepreneurs. An online business has the potential to reach millions of customers with minimal resources. In fact, all you really need is a laptop, a wifi connection...

  • Top 5 tips for success as an Olderpreneur

    Top 5 tips for success as an Olderpreneur

    The phrase ‘olderpreneur’ could apply to me because as an over fifties baby boomer, I am finally now my own boss. Age discrimination does not exist when you are your own boss. See below for...

  • If you’ve got a business idea and you think it could really make a splash in the market, it’s up to you to make it a reality. But to make that happy, you need to have a way of paying for the creation of your business. It’s not cheap to do that, but it’s something that you should definitely think carefully about. If you’re not sure where to turn to make your business turn to reality, here are some ideas that you should consider. Pitch to the People With Cash There are some people out there whose sole job is investing in businesses that might help them make even more money going forward. These are known as angel investors and they have plenty of money to spare. These are the people you should be pitching to if you think your business idea really is innovative and has the potential to make big money in the future. Earn, Invest and Save You don’t necessarily have to turn to other people when you’re in need of cash to get your business started with. You could simply stay in your job for longer and save that money. You should also invest some money so that startup capital has the chance to grow. Commercial investment properties might be for you if you want to grow your cash. In the end, that money will help you start your business. Go to Your Bank This is the most obvious and straightforward option, but it’s not necessarily always the best for everyone. If you want to get money, it makes sense to head to a bank where they have lots of it. Their loans might come with harsh interest rates that could cause you plenty of problems further down the line though. That’s not the case with the other options on this list, so keep it in mind. Crowdfund It Crowdfunding has really taken off in a big way over the last few years, so if you’re in need of cash and you think this is something that has the potential to get people excited, you might want to try this funding model. The sooner you get started and get creative with your crowdfunding campaign, the sooner you’ll start to draw more people in. Apply for Startup Grants Grants are great for people who don’t know where else to turn. If you have an unusual idea that investors and banks are scared of and crowdfunding doesn’t seem like a realistic option for you, it makes sense to apply for startup grants. These are often give to niche startups that don’t have anywhere else to get financing from, so explore the grants that you’re eligible for. You can’t do anything with that business idea of yours until you’ve found a way to get it financed. It’s something that you need to think about carefully because each of the options that have been discussed here has its own benefits and its own drawbacks; don’t forget that when you’re making your decision.

    How to finance your business idea

    If you’ve got a business idea and you think it could really make a splash in the market, it’s up to you to make it a reality. But to make that happy, you need to...

  • A short guide to starting a business

    A short guide to starting a business

    Starting a new business can seem confusing and hard if you don’t know where to begin. On the other hand, some people think it’s going to be easy to get their new business off the...

  • How to start a business without the internet

    How to start a business without the internet

    Focusing on relationships is key to business grow. It sounds old-fashioned and it sounds like hard work, but somewhere along the line we ditched meeting face-to-face, for phone calls, then email. Yet trust me, face-to-face...

  • 5 simple ways to make more money

    5 simple ways to make more money

    Wish you knew how you could make even more money? You’ve come to the right place! With the 5 simple tips in this guide, you could bump up your income in no time at all....

  • Remove the need for luck in business by mastering 7 simple factors

    Remove the need for luck in business by mastering 7 simple factors

    Going it alone as an entrepreneur is always exciting. Then again, it’s impossible to ignore the fact that modern startups are far more likely to fail than succeed. The ones that crash and burn may...