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 5 Top Tips To Becoming A Successful Young Entrepreneur
5 Top Tips To Becoming A Successful Young Entrepreneur

Being new in business and your own industry can be a daunting prospect. It is likely to be heightened when you are young and unknown.

30 Reasons to Start a Business
30 Reasons to Start a Business

Why on earth would you want start a business? Often the hours are long and the pay poor. Here are 30 reasons that may make it worthwhile...

Digital Marketing Tips For Start-Ups
Digital Marketing Tips For Start-Ups

Ok, so you've been funded and no it's time for the actual planning to begin! This is probably the most challenging part of the whole thing. There are so many options, where do you begin looking? PurpleFruit's guide can help you.

Does Your Start-up Pay Your Bills?
Does Your Start-up Pay Your Bills?

Clients are often surprised when I ask them this question. It is the last thing they've thought of. They have budgeted for a website, business cards and even stock, but have forgotten to plan for their living costs.

Excelling as an underdog: Some ways to beat big business...
Excelling as an underdog: Some ways to beat big business...

As an aspiring start-up, your path to prosperity can feel blocked from the onset. Lacking the huge promotional budgets of the major players, as well as the economies of scale, markets can seem impenetrable.

Planning is the Key to Success
Planning is the Key to Success

You need to have a focus and a direction in running your new business and this will drive you forward to success.

The Mindset of the Entrepreneur
The Mindset of the Entrepreneur

If you have always wanted to be an entrepreneur, it is important to discover whether you have the mind-set of an entrepreneur.

The Number One Reason For Small Business Failure and How To Avoid It!
The Number One Reason For Small Business Failure and How To Avoid It!

Nearly half of all small businesses fail within the first two years of operation. The number one reason for business failure is inadequate planning. The second reason is under-capitalization.

Want to Start your own Business – NLP can help!
Want to Start your own Business – NLP can help!

Every New Year brings new ambitions and dreams, and for many of us those dreams can easily fade into the background when the reality of daily life takes hold.

Why stubbornness can make startup growth unnecessarily taxing
Why stubbornness can make startup growth unnecessarily taxing

The outlook is bright for SMEs in the UK, but entrepreneurs need to remember that their own pride and stubbornness can severely restrict their companies' growth prospects.

Why You Should Consider Getting an MBA if You Want to Be an Entrepreneur
Why You Should Consider Getting an MBA if You Want to Be an Entrepreneur

Owning and running a successful business is a dream that is now easier than ever to achieve, and there are now more small business owners and self-employed people than ever before.