You’re... Not *Quite* Ready
Congrats on completing the Do you have what it takes to start your own business? quiz! According to your results, you might need to slow your roll and do a bit of research before striking out on your own...You might have a promising idea and all the passion to back it up, but without some basic entrepreneurial know-how, your path to high profits might be riddled with roadblocks – but, no worries, we're here to help!Three easy tips to make your startup a smash hit success...1. Content is keyCan you think of a successful business that doesn’t have an Instagram profile, Facebook page, or blog? Probably not.Why, you might ask. Well, creating engaging, highly-shareable social media content is key to getting your brand out there. On top of that, it helps establish you as an expert in your field, so potential customers or clients feel that they can trust your products or services!2. Get to work networkingThis tip is an oldie but a goodie... Success isn’t about what you do as much as who you know. When you invest time not only in meeting entrepreneurs from your industry, but also going above and beyond to help them, you’re building a support system. While competition certainly has its place, camaraderie can go even further in ensuring your business stays afloat.3. Refine your brandYou’re more likely to buy from a friend than a business, but, luckily, your brand can *and should* be both.This comes down to a few things… First, make sure your product or service aligns with your message. On top of that, use consistent messaging across all social media platforms and that you know your ideal customer or client like the back of your hand! This’ll let them know that they mean more than you than just another sale."Who’s behind all these business tips?" We're glad you asked...Hey there 👋 We're North Metro Denver SBDC. Since 1989, the North Metro Denver SBDC has helped existing and new businesses grow and prosper by providing free and confidential consulting and no-cost or low-cost training programs.Consulting experts work in partnership to provide entrepreneurs with crucial information that can mean the difference between success and failure. Our vision is to be the premier, trusted choice of Colorado businesses for consulting, training and resources. Let the SBDC help you create and retain jobs, secure loans, increase sales, win government contracts, develop strategic business/marketing plans, and more.Not sure where to begin? Check out these resources for some lightning-quick clarity...1. Like us and follow us on Facebook! We post every other day. We are continuously providing high-value content as well as promoting online workshops and special events 🙌2. Visit our website. You will find more information about us, and important resources that will help on your entrepreneurial journey.