‘[tweetmeme source=”RoseA_smallbiz” only_single=false]’ Let’s say you’re already convinced that you want to steer away from your career path, resign from your post in the office and start your own small business. Have you already thought of what you need to know and how to go about implementing it? Here are some instructions to prepare you for your noble endeavor.

  • Set a mission. You have to know your target market and pattern your business model after it. You can make a SMART objective which would help you realize your goal or your aim in business. It should be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound.
  • Act on it. Once you have your objectives and goals all laid out, you would need to grab the bull by the horns and start marketing your products and services. The more people know about you, the better visibility of your business.
  • Expand your network. You never know what you are going to need. Even with the most careful planning, there are some things that may divert you into another direction altogether. By expanding your network, you will be getting more support than ever and it may very well be the key to your success.
  • Establish a good business reputation. Always remember that in business, your name is important and it’s the only way for you to get traction.

You have to find the time and make an effort to do a research on best practices in your line of business. That way, you’ll be in the right path to success.