“Bootstrapping” is the process of launching your small business using only the resources currently available to you. What if you have no resources? What if you’re starting with nothing? Steve Jobs once said, “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in square holes.” If that sounds like you, you might be ready to do what it takes to grow a successful business from scratch.
If you’re truly starting from nothing, it helps to know how you can save the most amount of money while still working to get your business off the ground. Why not start by looking for places to get great free stuff? Not by stealing it, but by seeking out platforms such as Honest Society. Some Amazon sellers have developed ways to provide free or nearly free products to potential users in exchange for a review. By signing up to this platform you’ll get free products for next to nothing, and all you have to do is write a review of each. While you’re getting these free products, you might also be looking for an office in which to put them. But as a solopreneur, you don’t really need an office. You just need a place with Wifi. Even your local Starbucks will do. There are plenty of ways to get around many of the costs of launching a small business. You just have to know where to look!
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