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Starting Small: Advantages of Owning a Small Business

Starting a business is no piece of cake. It requires knowledge of the industry and industry prowess. However, the payoff is well worth it, if done right. Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur but if you want to try your luck in business, it’s a good idea to start small. Here’s why:

Being your own boss

If a 9 to 5 office job drives you crazy and you hate having a boss to answer to, then maybe becoming a small business owner is the right path for you. Being your own boss gives you the independence that working for another person can never give you. Mind you, it also comes with a lot of responsibilities so you best be prepared.


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Whether you’re thinking of doing your business full-time or on the side, small businesses are a good source of income. Of course, you will have to finance everything from the equipment to the manpower you need. When your business venture becomes successful, that’s when you can reap the most benefits.

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Small businesses have the advantage of market flexibility. Because your business is small, you can easily adapt to the latest marketing trends. When people start favoring a particular product or service, large corporations or conglomerates have to spend so much to incorporate these changes into their business. Small business can swiftly respond to the needs and wants of consumers.

Hello, I am Janique Goff, business expert and avid supporter of green projects. Follow me on Twitter for business tips and advice on how to go green.