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Do you have a startup? Don't make these 10 mistakes

|Aug 13|magazine7 min read

It goes without saying that running a business can be hard. Rewarding? Absolutely! However, it’s 2015—times are tough and if you’re new to the game, then mistakes can be made. But it’s these mistakes that can often lead to a long list of consequences, such as losing money and ultimately having to shut down your company.

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Below, Business Review Canada has provided an infographic that lists the top 10 mistakes all startup businesses should avoid making. Of course, depending on the specific type of company you run, these tips may or may not be appropriate for you. However, in general, this advice could prove to be quite helpful.

For example, the first rule of business is to build something that the public wants. After all, if there isn’t a need for your product or company, then how do you expect to make a profit and earn a living?

It’s also important to utilize social media. So many people are on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. If you want your startup business to become successful, then jump on the social media bandwagon; don’t ignore social media.

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Bottom line: By avoiding the mistakes that people have made in the past with their own startup companies, you may be able to find success that will actually last. After all, that’s the ultimate goal—to create a business that has some staying power!

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