Start Your Own Business (now over 12 years old) contains information and advice but, unlike other start-up sites, it also contains details of LOCAL organisations who can help you. The firms listed on each page have declared themselves to be 'new business friendly' and will welcome your enquiries.
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Over the years, we have amassed a large collection of articles which we believe you may find useful. The vast majority of these have been kindly supplied by experts in each relevant field.
Getting involved with online & local networking groups is a very good way to build the relationships which will over time help to grow your business.Don't expect to turn up, deliver your pitch and get instant business from the people in the room on the day...it takes time to build the connections that will most certainly lead to business recommendations in the future.
Always make sure there is and will be enough cash in the bank. Cash flow is king!
The temptation when you start a business is to create an extremely detailed business plan covering every future business scenario. A business plan is great but don't get bogged down in the detail, things always change so instead make sure you remain focussed on your number one objective and how you intend to hit that objective. Lots of people are willing to give advice but remember, if they don't run their own business they know little more than you, so keep focussed on your number one objective.Keep a website simple to...your customers will thank you for that www.gozoot.co.uk
Where Attention Goes,Energy Flows,Result Shows.Eg. ensure you business finance has costing done well and cash flow management is very important. Note -"Cash is King"
Never be afraid to ask friends and family to help. They usually work for free!
In addition to the information that applies to start-ups everywhere, we have also created LOCAL sections to help you find the help and support that is on your own doorstep. This includes, business advice, networking, funding & grants, accountancy, web design, and much more.