10 startup tips you never hear…

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1) It’s lonely at the top. A business man once told me that entrepreneurship is a lonely life. I didn’t think much of it at the time but as time went on I realised how true that statement was. When you’re an employee, you have collegues. When you’re the business owner, you have employees. You […]

What type of business should I start?

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To decide on a type of business, we first have to consider your work experience and your skills. Your work experience refers to what you have gained from your external environment ie past jobs, whereas your skills are internal facets of your personality that makes you inherently better at certain things than others. These skills […]

How to manage risk with new customers?

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Running a business is risky and having to protect yourself from unscrupulous “clients” can be frustrating. The big question is, how do you know if you can trust a client or not? It can sometimes feel like a roll of the dice. Certain industries carry more risk than others. For example, in industries that deal […]

How to choose a business name

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Startups with big budgets have the luxury of hiring a naming company to help them choose the ideal name but most of us simply can’t afford that. Naming your business can be a daunting and sometimes frustrating task. My aim with this article is to give you a few tips that will assist in coming […]

Understanding website costs

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Understanding website costs Every business should have a web presence these days but getting a website can be a daunting task especially when website costs range from free to astronomical proportions. Here’s a quick summary of what costs are involved when setting up a website. I tried to keep this as simple as possible so […]

 
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