As an entrepreneur, I have seen several failures and successes. I have been part of startups, I have worked for startups that have succeeded and failed as well. I have also committed mistakes and learned several things that helped me to be successful. In this article we discuss Characteristics of Every Successful Startup.
While earning a profit is the greatest sign of business success, strong branding presents the identity of a company to the niche market. When it comes to startups, making their brand presence felt by the target customers is the most challenging task with plenty of big and established players already present in the marketing. Read on for Branding Areas to Focus on For Startups.
Having a website to help market your business is a must in this day and age and as Bill Gates, Microsoft Founder, once quoted, “If your business is not on the internet, then your business will be out of business.” Join us in this article as we discuss 7 Essential Web Design Tips for Startups.
There is no denying that when done right, marketing can boost the net income and profits of your business. If you do it wrong, on the other hand, it is like throwing your money into a bonfire. Because startups require everything they need to prosper, mastering all the nuances of marketing and sales is mandatory. This article, we discuss How to Develop Effective Marketing Strategies to Make Your Startup a Raging Success.
Many of you have transitioned from being full-time employees to freelance workers, but during that transition, you lost some direction. You may have been spending more time on client work than planning your own future, but we have some easy tips to help you get ahead while freelancing, even if you feel behind.
In order for your startup to be successful, you need to have done everything possible before rushing into business.
Every business starts with a great idea. Your idea is like the day one of school and the first earned dollar is like your graduation day. To give life to your startup and walking it towards the path of success, you are required to go through a whole slew of syllabus before you can ‘graduate’.
The basic first step is intensely analyzing the industry to determine whether your product has the market, what your potential competitors are doing, and how you can take your business above them.
Freelance bidding websites attract a lot of freelance projects. They do this by encouraging competition and cheap prices. In this situation, nobody wins. The customer only gets what they paid for (not a lot). And the freelancer can’t grow their business beyond the platform. To win a bid, you must compete on price. To lower your price, you must perform a basic service or reduce your costs. This goes against an advanced freelancers way of thinking. If you focus on adding as much value to a customers business as possible, everybody wins.
There are so many client personalities it’s hard to generalise them into just a few. But here I’ve noted the most common types that I came across and how I handled it.
Advanced freelancers are different to your typical freelancer in a few important ways. They are reliable when they take work on. They’re consistent in their approach. They do their particular service or craft as a full-time job and enjoy it. And they’re aspiring to create a reputation or brand to help grow their business in the future. But if you were to sum it up in one sentence; they reduce the risk for their customers.
Choosing a logo for your startup Business means finding the core and principals of your business. It’s a chance to show your business’ identity and business values in a way that is straightforward and expressive.