Was Starting Your Business A Good Idea?

Don't give up, the beginning is always the hardest

It all started from a small seed of thought planted in your mind.

Perhaps someone saw your handmade products and said to you: ”You’re really talented. You could start a business selling those.”

And so the idea was born.

You started your handmade business or online shop. There was much enthusiasm from your family or friends. You even got a couple of orders.

And then reality hit! It was going to take more than your little fan club to run a business.  You needed customers.

So you tried dabbling with social media. You tweeted about your products and posted them on Facebook. But the results – to put it mildly – weren’t what you hoped for.

And then the creeping doubts began to appear, clouding your initial excitement. Was starting your business … a bad idea?

Does this sound familiar?  [Read more...]