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Start Your Own Business Idea – What to Do Between First Thought and Getting Started

A light bulb went off inside your head and you now have the greatest business idea ever.
What do you do now?
Go out and start your own business!
Is it really that easy? Yes, it is exactly that easy to get started. However, the rest of the story is not just a walk in the park. There will be lots of work. It will take time away from family and friends. Plus there is still that 9 to 5 job of yours. You know, the one that brings in the money to pay your bills?
So, let us take that idea and get started.
Logically, we should start with a plan on how to finance the adventure, right? No, not necessarily.
First we should go to Amazon and see if there are any books written on the subject or topic of your business idea already. How much are they …

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Have a Business Idea? Tips For Getting Started

One of the most pertinent questions to ask once you have a new business idea is also quite simple:
Has someone else already tried it?

If they have tried it already, what happened?
Often, it is tempting to believe that any new business idea you have will be an overnight success. However, if the idea is a really good one, it is highly probable that other people have already tried it. It is worth checking first, to see what the results were for these early adopters, and if they failed, what the causes were behind their failure(s). If the causes included poor execution of a great idea, then perhaps the idea is still worth exploring further. Nevertheless, superb execution of a poor business idea can still lead to failure or only minor successes, so it is important to understand the historical background of your business idea first.
If they have …

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