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Why is it so valuable to consider creating your own Facebook group?
When you create a small Facebook group in the topic addressed by your business, you can invite the people you are targeting, and then let the community thrive and grow on its own.
In the fifth of our series, here are some more examples of freelance businesses that need little or no money to get going.
Working independently to earn a living while continuously making dedicated efforts to achieve pre-set goals is known as freelancing.
If you have a Facebook group but it hasn’t made any progress/isn’t seeing any activity, then there’s a strong chance you might fall into that category.
Read on to see what you’re doing wrong and how to course-correct.
In this series we have already looked at eight different service businesses you could start pretty quickly and with minimal budget.
All the business ideas I have suggested so far serve some basic human needs. Needs which are always there, regardless of the economic climate.
This time I am going to extend the scope a little and suggest some businesses which serve “wants” rather than “needs”.
They may be less recession-proof, but they all have the potential to be solid income generators.
Having clear goals is essential when you run your own business.
Setting goals is more than just wishful thinking.
If you think you can succeed just by hoping or by doing ‘stuff’ until things turn out right, you are wrong.
A goal setter is different from a wishful thinker.
You get places when you have a very clear intention on where you are heading.
If you have recently lost your job, you may need to find a replacement stream, and fast.
So far, in this series, we have looked at several service businesses which you can start from home on a limited budget.
In this edition I suggest three more ideas for you to consider.
When negative people face a problem, they moan and sigh.
A person with a positive thinking mindset doesn’t see problems as a problem.
They call them challenges.
When you call your problems ‘challenges’, immediately the attitude
towards them changes.
As we discussed in part one, having a great work history and ethic does not guarantee that you will keep your job.
The only real way that you can keep your job is not put yourself in the position to be fired or laid-off.
You have to become your own boss.
Below are two more examples of service businesses that need little or no money up front. And because they serve some basic human needs, they are likely to be recession-proof if run well.