- Have a colleague in a non-competitive business write an endorsed letter on your behalf to his/her clients. You write the letter and take care of the mailing expenses. Offer your friend editing rights to make him comfortable.
- Go to local chamber of commerce and offer to help them with their accounting for free for 6 months (your success will generate referrals). Think of them as a center of influence with 1,000+ businesses they might refer you to. Read more
When running a small business it is very important to lay out a plan of where your business is, what you would you like to bring to the world through your business, where you want to take it and the best way to get there.
This can be a formal business plan, which is an excellent strategizing tool to develop for your business, which you can update and refocus from time to time. Or you can start with a more informal mission statement and assessment of your strengths Read more