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Starting My Own Business

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by givememoney777, Jul 27, 2009.

  1. givememoney777

    givememoney777 Newbie

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    Hello and thanks very much BHW !

    I just learned a lot with this forum and now is the moment to give it back.

    Im gonna start a real biz next month, I never did it before and Im gonna share here all my experiences, problems, solutions and other stuffs.
    The biz name will be something like Rossi Information Techonolgy and Internet Marketing LTDA and the services of the biz will be:
    - Sales:
    . computers, laptops and acessories
    . electronics ( cellphones, mp4, etc. )
    - Services:
    . installation and configuration of networks ( windows and linux )
    . internet marketing
    . website development
    . computers manutention ( formating, viruses clean, etc. )

    Im also will start a development of various sites from the biz, but its a future stuff.

    Now im writing and researchin about a business plan and this really is a lot of work. Its includes Business concept, Financial features, Financial requirements, Current business position, Major achievements, etc.

    Im from Brazil and im in São Paulo now, tomorrow im goona to the http://image52.webshots.com/152/5/75/17/2234575170015294880XiNFdI_fs.jpg search a supplier. Im think in use a United Stated supplier when i find a good one with good prices.

    If someone want to ask somethink or have an suggestion please post here.
    Thats all for now, regards.
     
  2. osmose01

    osmose01 Registered Member

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    good luck tho ... there is some software to help you to make a business plan ... ( but the one i know are in french ;) lol
     
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  3. pewep

    pewep Power Member

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    Good luck mate. God speed.
     
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  4. givememoney777

    givememoney777 Newbie

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    thanks dudes.

    yeah, its truth, right now im translating to portuguese this article: http://www.entrepreneur.com/startingabusiness/businessplans/article38308.html#exec
    i need to know the basics and thanks for the advice.
     
  5. positivebunny

    positivebunny Junior Member

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    Good luck!...no matter what you do though...just don't give up on it. Keep working at it everyday, and you'll be up and running, and successful in no time. :)
     
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  6. givememoney777

    givememoney777 Newbie

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    thanks a lot man, every msg and incentive are very important to me :)
     
  7. brembo

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    Don't be discouraged by minor (or major) setbacks. They are inevitable and will only make you a better entrepreneur! Learn from everything... mistakes, successes, EVERYTHING. Most important of all, keep a positive attitude at all times.

    Do not think "I hope I succeed", change this thought to "I will succeed".
     
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  8. givememoney777

    givememoney777 Newbie

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    this post makes me chills, thanks a lot for the advices man.
    and im sure you will succeed too man!
     
  9. scrupio

    scrupio Junior Member

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    business plan? who needs a business plan :p . lol every business i've done I just jumped right in. lol .
     
  10. moose

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    And how successful have you been? If you've just jumped right in with every business, it sounds like you've tried several times.

    If you want this to become successful, take the time to go meet with SBA professionals, your local SCORE chapter (if you have one), and things of that sort. You want to do it right the FIRST time, not the second, third, or for that matter, fourth.

    A business plan really does help, trust me.
     
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  11. viroid

    viroid Junior Member

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    Some reading material I would recommend:

    "Guerrilla Marketing Handbook"
    and
    "The E-Myth"
     
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  12. GloCk99

    GloCk99 Regular Member

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    One word of advice:

    Fail to plan and you plan to fail.

    Fortune favours the brave, show them what you've got.
     
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  13. brembo

    brembo Newbie

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    This is one mistake that I, too, have made. My first business (White Hat - currently still operating :)) lacked a business plan. I dove in head first with no real sense of direction. I have made mistakes and lost out on profits due to a lack of direction. Even though creating the business plan seems tedious, it absolutely gets your head in the right place so you have somewhat of a path to follow.

    mooseweb is ABSOLUTELY right! A business plan is a great thing to invest your time and thought process in to!

    I'm going to check these out as well, thank you!

    Awesome post, great adage!
     
  14. tztplife

    tztplife Registered Member

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    good luck and have a successful business
     
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  15. viroid

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    Hey Brembo,

    I think the 2 books i recommended are in the DL section here at bhw. just do a search for them.
     
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  16. brembo

    brembo Newbie

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    You were absolutely right, viroid. I wasn't able to track down "The E-Myth" by Michael E. Gerber, but here is a link for anyone that would like to check out the other book that viroid generously recommended!

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    Found in http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/member-downloads/43882-get-kayznes-huge-real-books-thread-continuously-updated.html
    Robert J. Kaden "Guerrilla Marketing Research: Marketing Research Techniques That Can Help Any Business Make More Money"
    Kogan Page | 2006-03-01 | ISBN: 0749445742 | 232 pages | PDF | 1.3 MB

    Code:
    http://depositfiles.com/files/etmgooup2
     http://rapidshare.com/files/177366209/GuerMarRes.rar
     
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  17. ricaum

    ricaum Registered Member

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    I have an IT startup biz on Brazil too and many material on business. We can talk!