“Starting a Business is Hard” You’re absolutely right, starting a business is hard. There I’ve said it. Because I used to say it wasn’t hard. But then I realized that when I said starting a small business wasn’t hard I was doing myself and other small business owner a disservice and that wasn’t my intent.Continue reading “Starting a Business?”
The graduating class of The $1,000 Start-Ups Consortium’s Entrepreneur and Financial Management Course and Grant Program welcomed area small businesses and area residents to their first Small Business Fair at Macedonia AME Church on Saturday, August 28, 2020. The purpose of the three small business fairs is to allow the entrepreneurs, who’ve completed the didacticContinue reading “$1,000 Start-Ups Small Business Fair Introduced New Businesses to Fernandina Beach”
The Prototype Fair We held the $1,000 Start-Ups’ Prototype Fair last Saturday. The Murray family hosted the inagural class on their beautiful property. (We masked and maintained social distancing guidelines during the event, except during our photoshoot.)
Why Every Start-Up Should Conduct a Competitive Analysis When you’re launching a low-cost business start-up it’s tough not to be overwhelmed by the number of steps required just to get your product to market. Taking the time to conduct a competitive analysis can seem like a waste of time. However, you have the advantage ofContinue reading “Conduct A Competitive Analysis”
A competitive analysis includes identifying the top competitors in your marketspace, comparing their products and services to yours, and planning how you’ll mitigate those risks.