Essential business skills - have you got what it takes?

Essential business skills - have you got what it takes?

So you've got a great idea and want to start your own business, but have you got what it takes to be successful? Are you going to be able to ride the rollercoaster of business ownership, or will you fall at the first hurdle?

This is a great short article from the Small Business Development Corporation that highlights some of the basic skills that you will need.

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Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

Most people reading this will know first-hand that running a small business isn’t easy. Cash-flow management is extremely crucial and marketing budgets are small, which gives many the idea that they can’t compete with larger businesses. There’s also a popular idea that regular and consistent marketing for a small business is not necessary and an unneeded expense.

So, what can a small business learn from their larger cousins to help them to grow and become more profitable?

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