How College Students Can Start Their Very Own Small Businesses

As a college student it probably seems like you have little time to do anything but study and work. The free time that you do have, you probably have to spend studying, doing homework, doing laundry, or grocery shopping. Even when you do find the time to hang out with friends or spend an evening out on the town, you probably don’t even have that much money to burn. It takes money to have fun in college and with the cost of books, tuition, and other living expenses it probably seems like you will never get ahead financially.

College students

With all that being said, you might be surprised to learn that there are a variety of different ways that college students can start their very own small businesses to help supplement their income.…

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7-Step Checklist to Successfully Launch Your Startup

Launching your business takes a lot of hard work and determination. However, many still believe that launching a startup is like switching on the light. Having launched a couple of businesses, I’ve realized that launching a startup is like launching an aircraft. You need to keep pushing till you hit the right speed and take off. It doesn’t happen overnight. Most entrepreneurs are so focused on their product or service that they don’t realize that it’s only a part of the puzzle. There are many more things you need to put in place before you can “launch” your startup.

Here are 7 things to take care of before you launch your startup.…

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B2B or B2C – Which Should My Startup Choose?

Opening up a new startup company comes with many decisions. Where are you going to work? Who is going to be working with you? How are you going to sell your product or service? It is this last question that is the focus of this article.

B2B vs. B2C for startup

When it comes to selling your product or service, you typically have two primary options — you can sell it directly to a customer, or you can sell it in bulk to another company and let them sell it to their customers. It is a major decision for your new company to make, and as such it is not one that should be taken lightly.…

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3 Ways to Cut Upfront Costs When Starting a Business

Starting your very own new business is an exciting time, but what isn’t so enjoyable is working out how you’re going to pay for everything that you need to get things going. It can cost thousands and thousands in the beginning to get everything up and running as you want, and then all of this will need to be made back later when you’re actually making money.

Cutting startup costs

Ultimately, the less you can spend on getting things going, the better. You’ll earn profits sooner, and things won’t be as difficult in the beginning, as you won’t need as much cash. Here are three cost-cutting tips you should follow when starting up a business:

Be Tight With Your Money

The first point is obvious really.…

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