If you’ve got that entrepreneurial fire burning in you but don’t want to jump head first into something as uncertain and unpredictable as starting a new business, then you came to the right place.
We love helping out fellow entrepreneurs with inside tips and tricks and useful advice, giving them all the important info they need when starting a business.
The number one piece of advice anyone can ever give you when you’re out there trying to start a business is – don’t throw away everything because of it. Sure, there’s a one in a million chance that you’re going to hit the jackpot as soon as you start. But, the reality is that starting a business is a slow and uncertain process, and one that’s best done if you’ve got a safety new beneath you.
That safety net, of course, is your day job. And as hard as it might seem, staying focused on it is of the utmost importance.
So, how do you manage to keep your job and start a business? Preferably one that’s going to succeed? Well we’ve got a few tips for you.
Create a website for free
Establishing an online presence for your new company is crucial if you want it to succeed. Creating a website is no longer a tiring, expensive project reserved for professionals. Thanks to SITE123, creating a beautifully designed, fully responsive and completely free website has never been easier. Its intuitive interface and easy to use features, along with dozens of pre made layouts and designs have already made it a favorite among small business owners across the world.
You can create a fantastic website and upload content to it during your lunch break, meaning no precious time is lost.
Get on social media
Let’s face it – you’re always on your phone, so why not make good use of that time and start building a social media presence for your business. Share interesting images of anything and everything you think your followers will like and help them get a better idea of what your business is about.
Uploading images and videos is super fast, and managing your accounts and answering comments won’t take up that much of your free time.
Create an online store
Ecwid is the leading ecommerce platform that integrates seamlessly with SITE123. With just a click of a button, you can have a gorgeous, fully operational online store on your website.
Ecwid is a fantastic app that manages your orders, keeps track of your inventory, and provides 24/7 customer service, along with other useful things like calculating the shipping rates based on your customer’s IP address.
That means that your only real job is shipping the items your new company will sell, which depending on the amount of orders you get, doesn’t have to interfere with your strict 9 to 5 schedule.
These things won’t prevent you from focusing on your day job, and won’t take up that many hours of the day. What they will do is help your business grow and put it on the map.
Just by creating a website with SITE123 will help automate most of work needed when managing an emerging business, and will leave you with enough time for important things.