Welcome to our free enterprise startup guides. Read our articles on a wide range of subjects about achieving business success. Explore our articles on starting an enterprise ranging from customer service and developing business ideas to sales and marketing.
Or perhaps you would rather learn to how to develop a compelling business plan? Or how one hires employees?
Our aim is to help your business grow, whatever your type of business. We’ll help you get your business off the ground. We explore the strengths and weaknesses of working with venture capital investors. Learn how to carry our market research- we share insights on small business knowledge for all kinds of business owners.
Inofrmation for sole traders and larger company startups. No matter your product or service we try to answer questions before you ask them. From hiring office space in the UK to launching in the United States. We work hard to add vales to all types of startup.
Starting a business isnt easy. There's so much to learn and there's no such things as a magic blueprint. But there are some tried and tested forumulas for reducing your risk of startup failure.
From social media tricks to writing an executive summary for venture capitalists. We make it our business to gather information aimed at helping you to start a business. Whatever your target market or even if you just want to send a link to one of our articles that catches your eye to your friends and family- we’re glad you dropped by.
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WWhen it comes to how you operate and the "form" your business takes, it's fairly simple. If you make £50k or less profit a year then trading as a sole trader might have tax benefits.
Whether you go the Limited company route or form a partnership; knowing your options in terms of company formation is important.
CCarrying out market research for startups before you start a business is vital. If you don’t you will increase your chances of early business demise. It’s a vital step in the startup process to help check if there’s enough demand for your product or service.
OK, so it’s a bit tedious but the more research you do at the outset, the better your chances of long term success will be. Changing tack or approaching a different market segment once you are up and running can be a costly affair. You need to be confident that customers will buy your product before you spend a fortune on dead inventory.
HHow do you stand out from the crowd? There's no doubt about it- creating an identity for your business is a big focus for the startup entrepreneur.
Get it right and word will spread. Mess it up and you could find yourself rebranding sooner than you think.
We take a look at some of the thing things to consider when forging an identy.
YYes,it takes a ton of hard work & sweat to set up and run a successful enterprise.
You need to sell, manage, administer and stay legal. And look after your customers, suppliers, and everything else.
That might be one reason why, in the UK, many business startups do not to get off the ground at all, and around half of those that launch will fail.
Perhaps there simply isn’t enough support for startups? Or maybe it’s because being good at your day job doesn’t mean that you can crack it in the world of enterprise...