So you decided to call it a day from your 9 to 5 job, get rid of your boss as you feel you have enough experience, contacts, client lists and quality work that’s enough for you to start your own start-up company and now be the boss of a few employees. Note: Things going to change once you start working for your own company, you will be working day and night and even on weekends to meet the deadlines you promised to meet with your clients and you will realize all the pressure that your ex- bosses had on you was worth it after all you will be earning more and you are an entrepreneur now.
So what does it require to start a start-up?
One of the biggest hurdle in a stating a company, you tend to break into your savings, look for suitable financial partners or investors or at max look out for a personal loan or a business loan. The initial cost of new offices, hiring new employees, registering the company etc. are some of the charges you will have to consider.
Building a brand involves marketing, advertising, social media marketing or viral marketing to create an initial buzz during the launch of the company and to be honest it’s worth the cost involved.
The first client:
Your first client will be your first official word of mouth marketer or the first possible influencers of your brand. Showcase your first project to your future ready to be clients and also get the valuable testimonials from your first customers to be placed on website, newsletters and on social media sites.
‘”Customer first “’ that should be the motto for any company to have a long-term success , customer feedback, customer support are some of the other important valuable suggestions you get from your customer or clients that can achieve your company success in the long-term .
Recommended Reading :
High Tech Start Up, Revised and Updated: The Complete Handbook For Creating Successful New High Tech Companies by John L. Nesheim its a classic , you can purchase it from amazon.com.