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Start a business and be your own boss

  1. 1. START A BUSINESS AND BE YOUR OWN BOSSIf you fail to plan, you plan to fail!START A BUSINESS AND BE YOUROWN BOSS
  2. 2. START A BUSINESS AND BE YOUR OWN BOSSIf you fail to plan, you plan to fail!Your business needs a strategy. If you are not makingmoney and want to turn around your business, Visithttp://www.business-plan.co.za and get started! ClickhereStart a business of your own with an idea, and a bit ofimagination. Starting a business can be a difficult decisionthat you are not sure if you have what it really takes to bean entrepreneur. Dont worry; everyone starting out, inbuilding any type of business has those same thoughts tosome degree.How are you going to become self-employed and start abusiness of your own?First, you should think about how you can start abusiness. You can start a business from scratch, and thismeans without buying any type that is alreadyestablished. This is one of the riskiest paths of self-employment but one that many have done successfully inthe past. Every day new restaurants, retail outlets, stores,
  3. 3. START A BUSINESS AND BE YOUR OWN BOSSIf you fail to plan, you plan to fail!service centers and the like are being established, freshand new to the market. This is your clean slate, whereyou start your own reputation; your own name in theindustry, and you put forth your own thoughts and ideasinto the business world.The advantage to your own start up business is you willlearn from your mistakes, making changes on the way. Ifyou were to hire the wrong type of employees, or if youhave the wrong location, you can change these things.You make the decisions; no set patterns or ideas you mustfollow to get additional sales for your business.Another way you can start a business is to purchase anexisting business. You can purchase an existing businessand start in the industry with a reputation and customerbase already established. You will thrive in business, asyou will be following an established pattern of business,and ideas, selling products and services already known inthe marketplace.
  4. 4. START A BUSINESS AND BE YOUR OWN BOSSIf you fail to plan, you plan to fail!The advantages to purchasing an established business arethat you will gain the reputation of the business you takeover. You will have a client base that will know andrecognize the product, service, and the business name.The existing location is an added bonus, saving you time,money and errors as you learn while starting out in anybusiness.You have yet another choice in starting a business, andthat choice involves purchasing a franchise. Your choicesare vast in starting a business. If you want to start abusiness where the volume of people is high, purchasing afranchise could just fit your expectations perfectly. Youwill have a well-known business name; a reputation thatwill draw customers, and a business plan to follow that willenable you to be successful while still being your ownboss.The advantages of purchasing a franchise involve that youwill have a set business idea to follow, along with a namethat will bring customers, sales along with a well-knownbusiness name. You gain access to the parent companymarketing and advertising as well as being able to fall
  5. 5. START A BUSINESS AND BE YOUR OWN BOSSIf you fail to plan, you plan to fail!back on the skills that others in the franchise have alreadyobtained so you can draw upon this expertise tostrengthen your own business.About this Author
  6. 6. START A BUSINESS AND BE YOUR OWN BOSSIf you fail to plan, you plan to fail!David Gass is President of Business Credit Services, Inc. His company publishes a weekly e-newsletter on Starting and Growing a Small Business athttp://www.smallbusinessconsulting.com You can sign up for their free newsletter by visitinghttp://www.smallbusinessconsulting.comArticle Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=David_Gass

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