It won’t happen overnight Some new businesses have ideas of grandeur, thinking that because they have an idea and want to sell it, people will buy into it instantly. Whatever your idea is, it won’t become successful overnight. Every single business takes time to build. Amazon took 7 years to … [Read more...] about Start Up Tip 30
Your CopyRights There is actually no form of paperwork or regulation for something to hold or be protected by Copyright. If you think that your idea holds some weight of originality and needs to be protected then your best bet is to read my article on Copyright, Trademarks and Patents to get a … [Read more...] about Start Up Tips 29
Paranoid Peter Occasionally a start-up may ask me to sign a non-disclosure agreement and it does make me smirk. It is commendable if you have one and if you feel you really need one then get one but in all honesty don’t waste a lot of time or money creating one. The chances of anyone stealing … [Read more...] about Start Up Tip – 28
You won’t believe how scary the word “Re-Brand” can be to business owners. If you're reading this then I know you’re a business owner. I know you like art and I know you love colour but what I also know is that like most businesses owners you’re probably scared of the word DESIGN. The … [Read more...] about Are you Scared to Re-brand?
There are certain expectations that associate itself with the word professional: Visually – Formal, Suit & Tie, Clean, Personal Character – Courteous, Punctual, Polite Communication – Well Spoken, grammar, education These expectations derive not only from a corporate world but … [Read more...] about Are you Profitably Un-Professional?
There are dozens of reasons why you shouldn’t be self-employed or start a business: The economy The children The mortgage The money The bills Your job Fair dues! You do need a cash flow and you can’t just put your family aside when starting a business but to be honest none of the … [Read more...] about Starting a new business? There’s no time like the present.