ย 
Search

10 Steps to Successfully Start Your Own Business


Thinking of starting your own small business?

Get the lowdown in our 10 steps so successfully start your own business.



๐Ÿ”Ÿ Steps to Successfully Start Your Own Small business โšก


1: ๐—ž๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜ - Ask yourself why would your potential clients/customers choose you over a competitor. Your honesty is vitally important to your short and long term success. โœ…


2: ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ, ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€ - The more you know the easier it is to plan, to be able to solve your audience's problems and to share valuable content. โœ…


3: ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ต ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ด๐—ผ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜€ - Plan your road map to success in great detail. Take your time and define your budgets for marketing, business apps, running costs and website etc. โœ…


4: ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ- It goes without saying how important having a website is so pick a practical domain name and get it registered. Also, trademark your brand name plus any of your own products. โœ…

5: ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐˜‚๐—ฝ ๐—ฎ ๐—ฏ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ธ ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜- This will make your income easier to account for. From an organisational point of view, it becomes a lot easier to manage and divides your personal and business funds. It also looks more professional when invoicing. โœ…


6: ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜…๐—ฒ๐˜€- Itโ€™s best to start your entrepreneurial life on a good footing. Start with good habits. Registering for tax will obviously steer you clear of any HMRC trouble and if you can afford an account then do so, it will save a lot of headaches. โœ…


7: ๐—š๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ณ ๐—ฎ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜๐—ฒ - A high performing, conversion-focused website is essential for any business type. This is your 24/7 sales team. Answering your customer's objections within your website copy is a great way to boost online conversions but also save you time answering wave after wave of enquiries. โœ…


8: ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฎ ๐—ฆ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฎ - You donโ€™t have to be on every channel, to begin with so spend some time deciding which platforms your ideal audience prefers to consume their content. If youโ€™re an e-commerce store selling clothing youโ€™ll most likely be on Instagram. If youโ€™re a B2B company providing manufacturing services you should be looking at LinkedIn for example. โœ…


9: ๐—ž๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ฝ ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฎ ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—ณ๐—ฒ - You have a responsibility to keep your clients/customers personal information protected. โœ…


10: ๐—Ÿ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ผ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ฒ - Your audience can provide valuable insight into how youโ€™re brand is perceived. They can also offer ideas of how to improve your products, your customer service or

your online presence. โœ…


โ“QUESTION TIME โ“


What made you decide to quit your job and become an entrepreneur?


Do you want independence and freedom?


You needed a challenge and to achieve something big?


Do you want a better life for your family?


All of the above?



If you need help setting up your new business, training or outsourcing get in touch today and have your free consultation with us!

Armed-Forces-Corporate-Covenant_edited_e
ย