10 Things To Do Before You Start Your Business

Written by Julia McDaid

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3.Find a good accountant, someone who is proactive and forward thinking. (See ď10 Things To Ask Your AccountantĒ)

4.Find a mentor. Either your accountant or other business advisor, someone inrepparttar same field who has done it already or perhaps someone fromrepparttar 117091 local enterprise agency.

5.Research your market. Make sure there is demand, but also check pricing and packaging options.

6.Write your Business Plan.

7.Decide where you are going to work.

8.Make sure you know how you are going to finance your new business. Have you plans to surviverepparttar 117092 first 3-6 months whatever happens?

9.Open a bank account. Keep all your business transactions separate from your personal ones.

10. Read The E-Myth Revisited By Michael E Gerber. It has to be THE book for new business owners.

As I said, this is not a comprehensive list, there are probably hundreds of other things that people might add. But this should give you a good base to start from.

Julia McDaid www.startupright.co.uk

Julia McDaid is a business coach and author, specialising in helping business start ups. The first 10 readers to contact her on coach@startupright.co.uk will receive a free Kickstart coaching session and the first Module of her eprogramme Start Up 101.

For more information see www.startupright.co.uk

The True Secrets to Success for Home Businesses

Written by Erik Gassler

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There is NO business that will MAKE YOU rich.

It does not exist. Iíve heard many people talk about it, and many network marketers will say they have foundrepparttar business that will, but reality is that no business on this earth will make you rich. It is up to you to make yourself rich. No matter what program you join or team you become a part of or even starting a traditional business, if you donít put inrepparttar 117090 work to make it successful, then it will not be successful.

Those home based businesses and mlm programs out their that claim you can work part time, and make a six figure income your first year, and all that other hype, they have people atrepparttar 117091 top of those programs. Those pictures you see of people standing beside a nice car or house, withrepparttar 117092 testimonial that theyíve made it. Those are all real stories, and all real people, but not a single one of them got where they got working part time a few hours a week. In fact, itís more likely that most if not all of them put in at least 50 to 60 hours a week into their business, with many people pushing 80 or 90 hours a week.

Why would they do this? Becauserepparttar 117093 sacrifice of time back then was worthrepparttar 117094 reward they have now. Because they sacrificed that time they have given themselves more time to enjoy their lives now, and will probably not have to worry about money ever again.

I hope people reading this are starting to realize that it doesnít necessarily matter which business they pick, there are a lot of good ones to pick from, for any situation, but no matter which one you pick, you needrepparttar 117095 motivation to stick with it.

And that brings me to another point. One ofrepparttar 117096 things you should look for in an online business or a home based business is something that interests you. If your business has a product or philosophy or maybe justrepparttar 117097 way they do business, and itís something you can get really excited about, it will help you greatly.

Take me for example, without going into too much detail. My business gives me a lot of reasons to get excited about it. One ofrepparttar 117098 biggest things is that I make my money by genuinely helping people. I sell and network market health products of various types, andrepparttar 117099 products themselves are another source of excitement for me. When I was first introduced to this company Iím with, I had never seen products that even compared to what I was seeing. And of allrepparttar 117100 numerous research Iíve done from before I actually joined withrepparttar 117101 company to now, I have yet to find a product that compares to any of my products that I sell.

Many of my products simply donít have competition. Another thing that excites me is I donít have to sell my products to sell them. And to explain what I mean by that, all I have to do is show my products, let my customers and prospects tryrepparttar 117102 products for free, andrepparttar 117103 product will do allrepparttar 117104 selling for me. When I ask forrepparttar 117105 product back, they basically say no and give me money instead.

I could go on but like I said I didnít want to go into to much detail. My point is that I have found a business that excites me and gives me numerous reasons to work hard at it everyday. And I recommend everybody looking at business opportunities to examinerepparttar 117106 opportunity and see if it has anything that excites them, and try to find something other than them saying youíll make $10k a month or something like that.

And again when you find an opportunity that excites you, go after with full steam. If you fail just get back up, examine why you failed and make adjustments, and go back at it 10 times harder. If you can do that you will be successful.

Living, Learning & Teaching for healthier living and a better quality of life. Owner of Zephyr Air www.zephyrair.biz

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