Scalability is everything. In this post we reveal the secrets of the agile startup by interviewing the people who have already made it happen in their lives and who have created successful businesses. In the first part of the series we asked – what is scalability? – in this second part we uncover exactly what your business needs to know to become an agile startup.
Can you scale? It’s a question many small business (SME) owners and entrepreneurs are asked as they flex their expansion muscles and get ready to take on the world. The real question, however, should be – what is scalability? And how do you do it effectively?
Beginning a startup is one of the scariest things you’ll ever do. If you loved theme park thrills as a kid then you’ll really love the excitement of the startup scene.
A startup without a simple, effective website? How is that going to work? The answer is, it isn’t. So how do you start your business with a website that rocks?
There are so many clichés around starting your own business: lying on a deck chair, dictating your own hours, and so on. If you are thinking of starting your own business, then ditch all these ideas right away. However, don’t work until you drop, just work intelligently and with the right financial advice.
The startup scene for 2016 has been so sizzling that it has dominated the business headlines, and there have been some really impressive startups taking shape across the world. The past few months have felt a lot like they’ve been directed by James Cameron, and these entrepreneurs and startups are adding plenty of entrepreneurial action. Here are six of the most exceptional and exciting startups of the year, so far…
There are two things which most startups don’t have a lot of: time and money. Both are of inordinate value, both are a rare and precious commodity. Unfortunately, when it comes to building, promoting, driving and marketing a startup, there has to be a social media strategy which will either cost money (hiring experts), time (doing it yourself), or both. Fortunately, there is enough insight and information available to help you get started and avoid some major pitfalls.
SMEs, or small- to medium-sized enterprises, are the fulcrum around which an economy moves. Agile, creative and flexible enterprises can shift and adapt far more quickly than big business, and that alone is critical. In an economy where change, innovation and the allure of the new are pivotal, startups can and do thrive.