Category: Start-up Guides

6 Reasons You Should Build a System for Your Startup

A system can be defined as a series of repeatable activities aimed at achieving a given purpose. Okay, back up. I am beginning to sound like a schoolteacher. This does not make the above statement any less true though. Even in our personal lives, there are…

9 Non-Negotiable Reasons Every Entrepreneur Should Join a Mastermind Group

  You need to join a mastermind group! You should have even done it yesterday. Yes, time is running out. You want to know why you should join a mastermind group? Fine, I will tell you. But let me ask, have you ever found yourself in…

7 Proven Strategies to Grow Your Startup

If you have a startup, then you must be worried about the rate at which most other startups fail. I have been too, and I have clearly outlined why most startups fail, and the dumb mistakes every startup must avoid. But avoiding those mistakes is not enough,…

10 Crucial Steps Before You Move From Employee To Becoming an Entrepreneur

Are you toying with the idea of transitioning from being an employee to becoming an entrepreneur? Do you want to take the risk and be your own boss? Are you tired of helping other people grow their own businesses, and you want to become and entrepreneur…

10 Dumb Startup Mistakes You Must Not Make

Startups fail or succeed and will continue to fail or succeed. This is an undeniable reality in business. A corollary to this would be to say that entrepreneurs fail or succeed and will continue to fail or succeed. Every entrepreneur can relate to and probably give…

7 Foolproof Strategies for an Effective Startup Marketing Campaign

If you own a startup, you will understand that feeling that comes with having a product or service that you just can’t wait for people to know about and buy. But that will not be possible if you don’t do an effective startup marketing campaign. Now…

5 Killer Tips to Getting a World Class Business Name for Your Startup

There a numerous challenges a startup faces in setting up and getting the cart rolling, especially when it comes to choosing what should serve as a world class business name. To most people though, getting funds is the greatest challenge. But it shouldn’t be so, because…

5 Reasons You Should Not Get a Short Term Business Loan

One of the major sources of headaches most entrepreneurs experience is getting funds for their businesses. It could either be during the start-up stage or when there is a need for expansion. And at this point, getting a short term business loan will definitely look like…

4 Reasons Smart Small Business Owners Invest in SEO

Do you have a small business, or you look forward to starting one soon? If you do, you are probably wondering what search engine optimization (SEO) has to do with anything? I understand you completely, and that is why I wrote this, because I used to…