How do I start a business? How do I build a successful business from scratch? What’s the secret to starting or building a business from scratch? How do I grow a business with limited resources? What’s the business success secret of successful entrepreneurs and drop out billionaires? These are the questions I intend to answer in this article.
The questions above are real life questions asked by young entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs. Every entrepreneur aspires to become the next Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey, Aliko Dangote, Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, etc. But only few know what it takes to get to the level attained by these great entrepreneurs.
My mission of building this business blog was to help young entrepreneurs start a business and grow that business to the size of their dreams. And I have been doing it diligently, day by day. Everyday, I try to find a definite answer to the broad question; “how to build a successful business from scratch” but to no avail.
I have come to understand that explaining the secret to starting and growing a business successfully can’t be done in a single article so I came up with a great compilation tagged “The ultimate guide to building or growing a small business from scratch.”
The ultimate guide to starting, building and growing a business is an article compilation that encompasses all my previous in-depth articles on starting and building a business from scratch; and it will be updated on a weekly basis. If you are prepared to learn from the greatest business startup compilation on the web, then please read on.
The Ultimate Guide to Building or Growing a Small Business from Scratch
The ultimate guide to building or growing a small business from scratch is a resource that can be utilized by startup entrepreneurs, established entrepreneurs, business men, business women, women entrepreneurs, retirees and student or teen entrepreneurs. No matter your status in life, you can learn tremendously from this resource.
Now how does one start a business successfully? Well, before I begin rambling on how you start and build a successful business from scratch; I believe it’s worthwhile I share my personal entrepreneurial experience and the lessons I’ve learned over the years. If you are interested in tapping my business experience; then please read the article below:
Now back to the question above; how does one start a business successfully? Actually, there’s no definite answer to that question but if I am to suggest an answer, I will say starting a business begins with a change of perception; it begins with developing the entrepreneurial mindset.
And developing the entrepreneurial mindset entails preparing oneself for the task involved with starting and building a business; it involves knowing Why You Want to Become an Entrepreneur. Now how does one develop the entrepreneurial mindset and prepare to undergo the entrepreneurial process? The resource below will explain that in details.
How to Develop the Entrepreneurial Mindset and Become an Entrepreneur:
After developing the entrepreneurial mindset and making up your mind on becoming an entrepreneur, the next step is to either develop a business idea or find a good business opportunity. To develop a good business idea or find an excellent business opportunity, the resources below will help.
How to Develop Business Ideas or Find Business Opportunities:
After developing a business idea or deciding on a business opportunity to pursue; the next action step will be to carry out a feasibility study and draw up a smart business plan. A feasibility study and a business plan is a prerequisite for starting a business successfully and sustaining that business. To carry out a preliminary feasibility and write a winning business plan that attract investors; the resources below will be of help.
Now that you have your feasibility report and business plan in place; the next thing is to design your business to operate smoothly with or without your presence. The success or failure of your business depends on this level of planning because this is where you build the launching platform or scaffold for your business.
“A successful business is created before there is a business.” – Rich Dad
To help you create a solid pre-launch platform for your business and increase your chances of success; the following resources will help you out.
Now we’ve touched the idea development and planning phase; it’s time to get down to the real thing which is raising capital for your business. You can find in-depth details on the secret of successfully raising capital in the resources below.
How to Raise Capital for your Business Startup
You’ve raised capital for your business and you are probably ready to kick start your business. If you are in the launching phase of your business, then consider reading the resources below.
How to Start a Business
Now this is where we focus on growing a business? You’ve developed a business idea, drawn a business plan and started a business; what next? Well, this is where we grow the business. This is where we discuss small business survival and growth strategies. For tips on how to grow a business and survive in the face of stiff competition, the resources below will be of help.
How to Grow a Business plus Small Business Survival Strategies
As a final note, this is just the beginning of the ultimate guide to building and growing a business from scratch. This article resource will be updated weekly so I will suggest you bookmark it for future reference.