I Am Starting a Business

Let's hear your business start up stories. 52 People

    Starting Up Is Hard!

    I am trying to start an online gift shop.  Just some background on that one first. I live in the most rural of backwater places on the planet. My closest neighbour is a 7 minute drive away. I am originally from the city, and had always planned my life for that setting. Two...
    viciouscircle viciouscircle
    31-35
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2008

    Hi everyone, I just took the plunged of

    becoming a business partner in the coffee and weight loss arena. I am just starting out and already am wanting to quit! However, I have a support system that is cheering me on. I just need that one more business partner and then I will be able to say... yes, I step forward!
    Madeah25 Madeah25
    26-30, F
    Dec 7, 2014

    Truck Driving School

    I just started a bussiness whith my father it was a very demanding field it was truck driving. The idea came to me and my father in 2007 when I had just joined the army now here I am in Kirkuk iraq finishing out my tour when I go home Ill have a great job im so exited I can...
    zaltorfer zaltorfer
    22-25, M
    Nov 21, 2010

    B.O.S.S.

    Unable to find employment, I have reluctantly become an entrepreneur. My business B.O.S.S. - Back Office Support Staff - "Freeing you to be the BOSS" - offers small business owners / operators, administrative services. Everything from basic bookkeeping tasks to interviewing and...
    Ceridwyn Ceridwyn
    46-50
    1 Response Feb 18, 2013

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    you must see this video.. See how powerful is this app - https://youtu.be/CWW8xJMXq0s
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 6, 2015

    I am in the process of starting a landscaping

    business with my family. Is a bit stressful but hopefully everything will work out.
    iAMgina90 iAMgina90
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 4, 2014

    4 Months

    Well i started a business today i am giving myself 4 months from now 2 june to oct 2  to get all my stock going. i looked at another lades business selling dog and cats crafts and she is doing so well she say she work 7 days a week. I am going to get a lot of stuff together do...
    penny9 penny9
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 1, 2012

    Iv Had 3

    this is my third company...the first want a great idea and it fell apart within the first year (the golden year that makes or breaks ya) the second i was 28 and maybe months away from early retirement (i had a lucrative t-shirt and jewelry concession deal up and down the east...
    seideltracy seideltracy
    46-50
    Mar 28, 2013

    Technically...

    My puppy mill has been up and running for a while, but I need some help getting it off the ground. I've been asking friends to buy puppies from me and they've been neglecting to answer any of my several phone calls and messages. I'm pretty desperate for cash with my kid and all...
    meowlucy meowlucy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2011

    Yes I Am Starting a Business 12/8/2009

    My life was spent goofing off, working here and there, the Army for 3 years, collage on the GI bill, and a career as an Industrial Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer.  I have changed jobs 7 times and 5 was because of reduction of force.  I choose a great profession but...
    sharoncd sharoncd
    51-55, T
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    I'm starting an exclusive plus size boutique

    business and I'm trying to get donation towards startup cost is hard to find people to suppose the cause but I believe so I will and I know it will be successful and lucrative.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 26, 2014

    Greetings! I live in southwestern Burlington

    County, New Jersey. I have been unemployed for over two years. No one will hire me due to my age. Therefore, I am starting an Electronics Repair Business. I am repairing electronic musical gear like guitar amps, bass guitar amps, P. A. systems, electronic pianos and organs and...
    KingsPawnRepairs KingsPawnRepairs
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

    Doing Something For Me.

    I am finally doing something for me. I decided to start up a business as an independent contractor with Temptations Parties. I  am considered to be a romance consultant. I have been doing this for about a month thus far and I am doing well.  Aside from my business...
    dimples2000 dimples2000
    26-30
    Apr 18, 2009

    Embroidery Business

    I hope to start up a embroidery business. I have been wanting to do this for 10 years now.  Just to get up and running is very hard.  I don't seem to have the motivation to do the first steps to start up. I am hoping i start tomorrow i am going to do 2 hours a day to start with...
    penny9 penny9
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2012

    And am trying to figure out how to leap over

    the hurdle of landing my first contract! Aaaghhh!
    RavenRider2014 RavenRider2014
    31-35, F
    Jul 8, 2014

    Professional Pet Care Provider

    I am only 20 years old, but I am starting a pet care business. I have over 10 years experience and I cant believe its really happening now! I am getting bonded and insured, I have business cards on the way, and I already have a great client base because I work in a groom shop. I...
    IndependentGrl IndependentGrl
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 3, 2011

    I've been working in my field (nursing)

    since 2007 and have seen a need for quality patient education outside of the hospital and physician offices and so I have developed a program to provide this service. Now, I need to validate my idea by explaining what I am going to do and getting some feedback about it. Anyone...
    epariseau epariseau
    31-35, M
    Jan 14, 2014
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