Category: Idea Validation

5 Ways a Business Mentor Can Help Your Business Succeed

5 Ways a Business Mentor Can Help Your Business Succeed

Successful business people who were once young, brash, and then hit up hard against the walls of their own making are the first to step back and say, “Maybe I don’t know everything there is to know here.” Indeed, with success often comes humility. As a successful entrepreneur, Daymond John, Founder of FUBU, says, “As… Read more »

Can You Test If a Business Idea Will Really Work?

Can You Test If a Business Idea Will Really Work?

So, you woke up in the middle of the night and — kablam-kablooey — you had the bestest of best ideas ever for the hottest business this side of the Atlantic! The idea was so magnificently magnifique that you’re ready to take all your kids’ tuition fees and splurge them all into this amazeballs startup!… Read more »

How to Trademark Something — a Step-by-Step Guide

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Every country has a slightly different process on how to trademark something, but the general steps are the same. Here is all you need to know about how to trademark your products, goods or services and so protect your intellectual property.   Can I trademark my business name? The first thing to understand is that… Read more »

6 Things You Must Always Do When Starting a New Business

Can You Test If a Business Idea Will Really Work?

Starting a new business is an exciting undertaking. Nothing beats the thrill of bringing a new business idea to life. There are several crucial steps which must always be taken when starting any new business. A company can forget to market, can even forget to do any selling (sometimes, products sell themselves) but the following… Read more »

6 Time Management Tips to Boost Productivity

6 Time Management Tips to Boost Productivity

Time is money, and if you don’t know how to manage time in your business, then you’re going to end up losing both. Time management has two main facets: Being more efficient in the time you have. Finding more time. In this article, we’ll cover some ways that you can do both.   1. Work… Read more »

15 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your New Business

15 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your New Business

Knowing what mistakes to avoid when starting a new business can save a lot of heartaches — not to mention a lot of unforeseen costs. Plenty of startups are created by people without any business experience. What might seem obvious to those of us with extensive business experience is not obvious to them. Seventy per… Read more »

10 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Manage Stress

10 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Manage Stress

Only entrepreneurs can understand the stress involved in getting a startup off the ground. Pop culture leads us to believe that starting a new company is all about the glamour, the high-life, seed rounds and then hitting that fabled spot of Unicorn. Alas, the reality is more like biting one’s fingernails to the quick, rubbing… Read more »

10 Lessons from the Most Successful Entrepreneurs of Our Time

10 Lessons from the Most Successful Entrepreneurs of Our Time - Start My Business

There is no need to reinvent the wheel. By learning from previous entrepreneurs, new entrepreneurs can maximise their chances of success. Here are 10 tips and lessons from some of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time.   Elon Musk “I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Bullied as… Read more »

How to Find a Business Idea That Leads to Success​

How to Find a Business Idea That Leads to Success​

Trying to find a good business idea can be tough. A startup business idea might sound great in one’s own mind but really be quite terrible when put into practice. There needs to be a system to test innovative business ideas before investing too much capital in them. This article delineates some key steps to… Read more »

5 Simple SEO Tips and Steps to Optimise Your Website

SEO is utterly crucial for the success of your online business. Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is required in order to be visible on the major search engines such as Google or Bing. The subject of SEO can get pretty complex. It is a technical subject, and ever-changing. Because Search Engines change their algorithms so regularly,… Read more »