Congratulations on your decision to slough off of the traditional job for the greener pastures of business ownership. Starting a business in 2014 is not going to be easy, but it’s the best way to go if you want to carve out your own niche in the months and years ahead. If you don’t already have a well detailed business plan in place for 2014 you really need to read some of our posts at the Job Crusher website. Or do you think your game plan is rock solid?
TechStars NYC announced yesterday it’s 2013 class of top shelf brands. Having thousands of other businesses to compete with, getting into this elite class is no easy task. Besides the list we just published of startup categories for 2014, there are still other areas like public transportation that still need a lot of help but the ideas above should get you headed in the right direction. Which one of these suggested categories interests you most and why?
Online advertising is big business. Take Google, for example. The company generated $13.1 billion in the second quarter of 2013 alone. The only obvious question is: How can you make a little bit of that money flow your way? Jump over to Job Crusher and find out!
Anyone who has been paying taxes long enough will tell you that it is never a bad idea to talk to a tax professional about your unique tax situation. While it is not your job to stay on top of changes to tax laws and cost-basis reporting rules, it is theirs, which can save you time and money in the long run. Do you have any tax advice to share with other business owners or maybe a CPA to refer for year-end questions?
In case you are too busy to drop everything and pour all of your time into an idea that you might want to invent it is important to know what steps to take. This way you can save time, continue to work your regular job and figure out how to turn that crazy idea into a million dollar invention. Check out our blog and then let us know, if you have any advice to offer a new inventor on any steps you feel should be taken that weren’t cover?