I Run a Small Business

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 33 People

    I have stepped away from safe drudgery

    and stepped out onto the water top of earning money in a society highly dependent upon paper currency. I am a times unsure of how I will sustain and amazed at the depths of integration and dependency that our currency has created. There is a locked in system created by the high...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    Oct 30, 2014

    I am making money today in a way I want.

    Letting others do the labor while I do admin and logistics. Now to repeat on a growing balanced scale...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    Dec 6, 2014

    I have got a new hope

    and vigor. Finally landed a contract.
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 29, 2014

    On the side. It's lucrative.

    Just haven't had any 'good looking' clients to flirt with.
    AtypicNic AtypicNic
    22-25, M
    Dec 18, 2014

    Slolwly Winding Down

    I have started several Sole Trader businesses. The current one derives income from IT services, however with the rapid changes in throw-away technology it is not an area I particularly want to be in. The tax burden is another reason why I'm scaling down and only providing for...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Mar 3, 2008

    I Want My Wedding and Events Business.

    This is one of my biggest dreams, to have my wedding and event planning business.  This would be the ultimate service, including travel.  I will someday achieve my goal, I hope. *sighs*
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 7, 2009

    I employ 21 people and I'm 18.

    .. I'm happy with this aspect of my life, and I hope that it will only grow :)
    Markybubbb Markybubbb
    18-21, M
    Jan 8, 2015

    So small. I am grateful beyond words

    for each person who orders the goods or services I offer. I really need to balance my life out so I quit cooperate alarm install and started my own thing. I clean, do art, act, and I am currently earnestly seeking a fourth source of income. But I would rather struggle like this...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    Nov 14, 2014

    So my first business just folded

    after just under a year of trading... Feeling quite depressed about the whole thing :(
    Markybubbb Markybubbb
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 16, 2015

    And I am sick with bronchitis.

    The employees right now are my wife and I... So she is at work and I am trying my best to do nothing besides let the meds work their magic. Kind of a warped feeling but I need to stay here so I can get back to it 100%.
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    Nov 19, 2014

    Small, Businesses - Essential To America's Future

    $1+ Trillion of TARP money for big businesses -- Auto, Finance and local governments - and unemployment remains at extremely high levels. Suppose small businesses were given the same funding at 0% interest or in a combination of tax credits and cash, what MIGHT have happened...
    girlfancier girlfancier
    1 Response Dec 15, 2010

    I run a business named Chadwick design

    marketing with my sister. Right now we have iPhone 4 & 5 cases available and a acne treatment. Soon we will expand to soaps and other bath products & a skin treatment for things like acne scars and other problems. If you want to know more or interested in buying products feel...
    CDMargaret CDMargaret
    22-25, F
    May 21, 2015
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