It’s not a hobby

August 26, 2018

Are you ready? Ready to turn your idea into a business? This podcast is going to help you turn your idea into a part-time or full-time business. This is not a hobby, so don’t treat it like one. The podcast along with the mini business plan below will help you get started.  If you have any questions, post them here, or in the comment section on the Facebook group page.

I know you have questions. Ask!

Over 40 Killing it, Kimberly Ann Hawes, KAH Stylist

Mini Biz Plan:

  1. Get your domain name for your business
  2. Mission Statement
  3. What problem are you solving for client
  4. What services are you going to offer
  5. Define your client – create a name for him/her
  6. Read magazines to assist you in defining your ideal client
  7. Choose an email provider – do this at the beginning
  8. Create an email campaign – very important
  9. Will your business be a; sole property, LLC or a corporation
  10. Setup an accounting system
  11. Hire an accountant
  12. Set monthly goals (money, gaining new clients)
  13. Do you have a unique slogan you want to trademark?
  14. Foresee any obstacles and try to have solutions for them when they arise.
  15. Create you brand colors
  16. Business cards
  17. Create a business vision board
  18. What are you 6 months and yearly goals
  19. Social Media Sites
  20. Website
  21. Design your marketing campaign
  22. Stock photos – choose a company that will fit your needs and budget
  23. Get professional pictures taken of you. Take some pictures showing behind the scenes, a couple of street styles, and food pictures.
  24. Create an eBook (pertaining to your business)
  25. Setup a Public Relations campaign. Get your business out there; local, national and internationally.
  26. Create an about me page
  27. Guest blog on high traffic blogs.
  28. Create an event in your local area
  29. Have a giveaway on your social media sites
  30. See about writing an article in your local newspaper

Remember it’s not only about the startup prep but EXPOSURE, EXPOSURE, EXPOSURE!

Here are the services I use are;

I use affiliates sites on my blog from shareasale.

You’ll see below, Scentbird is one of my affiliates.

I hope this information is helpful in getting your business up and running.

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Everything is better, “Over Cocktails or Coffee!” ~~kah

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