2. Count costs
Once you start to develop your business idea, put a pen to paper and add up how much it will cost. Be realistic here because there are more costs than usually come to mind. You’ll need to cover all aspects – location, rent, supplies, marketing, insurance. Now that you have a realistic figure in mind… multiply it by four. There are so many unexpected costs that come with starting a business. It’s better to be well prepared than to realise you haven’t saved enough when the bills start to arrive.
3. Speak up about your business
Don’t be modest. If you think this business idea is going to be enough of a success to put it into action, don’t keep it to yourself. Scream it from the rooftops, post about it on social media, tell everyone you know! You’re trying to sell your business and if you’re not outgoing enough, you’ll need to start pretending to be. Starting a business involves a lot of talking about yourself and about your new business. Remember, if you convince yourself that your business is going to be an amazing success, you’ll be able to convince other people too.