All posts by: Julia Valdez

  • Javelin Board
So what’s next after coming up with an awesome minimum viable product (MVP)? Once you have your MVP all set up, you’re ready to start talking to your potential customers. It’s time to float the idea of your exceptional new product or service. But you want to be able to...
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  • Minimum Viable Products
Finding the perfect version of your minimum viable product is one of the important steps for any bootstrapped startup. Cashflow is tight when you’re starting a business, and especially so when running a lean operation. You need to know how you can pinpoint the best version of you minimum viable...
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  • monthly goals template
Are you looking to take your startup planning a step further? This monthly goals template will help you to plot out each month in detail. If you have done your Startup Planning Quarterly Goals and found it useful, our monthly goals template is a logical next step. Taking your planning...
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  • startup planning
Did you complete a startup planning process before you launched your business? Startup planning is very important, even if what you have is just a short list or chart based on your general goals. You need to be able to see where your company will be after at least the...
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  • startup vision
Are you an aspiring business owner? Have you struggled with your startup vision? You are not alone. Many entrepreneurs find this small piece of paper a daunting challenge. I’m sure that you know who you are. And I’m guessing that you have a pretty good idea of what you want...
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Startup founders can have such a great time launching a business together. It can sometimes be tricky, however, if you end up stepping on each other’s toes all the time. Dissolving the partnership and going off on your own is not the only answer to this problem. It may not...
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  • startup expenses
So you have this awesome skill and you know you can sell it. But what would your startup expenses be like? Starting a business can cost you big time. Even if it’s just you building a presence to get the word out, you can end up bleeding cash. It doesn’t...
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  • research your competition
When starting a business, one of the first things that you need to do is research your competition. You need to know who else is in the line of business that you are about to enter. This is an important step because it shows you what you need to do...
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  • pros and cons of drop shipping
No issues associated with inventory, no problems handling shipping – drop shipping sounds like a real live get rich quick scheme. Drop shipping is not all wine and roses, though. It does have some huge advantages, but we want to present you with a comprehensive list of the pros and...
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  • Startup Mistakes
A lot of numbers get thrown around when talking about the startup mistakes that lead to business failure. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, one out of ten businesses fail within the first two years, and another four within the first five. Only a third of them will...
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