I Started My Own Business

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 234 People

    deleted deleted
    Sep 3, 2015

    Quit the grind. Start a biz.

    It's not easy, but it is better!
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    Feb 26, 2015

    I had to quit an unfulfilled poisonous job I've

    been wanting to start my own business editing and photography and advise on getting started?
    AsrielAsItGets AsrielAsItGets
    26-30, F
    Dec 22, 2015

    i registered a group of companies.

    including, architectural, construction, Mechanical, Electronics, Interior Designer and General Order Supplier. and also i started garments export business too.
    YaminMalik YaminMalik
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2015

    I Turned What I Love Into A Business

    I LOVE candles! I love my house smelling good and I love the calming effect scented candles have on my mood! I recently turned that passion into a business. It's slow going at first but sooo much to do! I am so very excited though! I started an online candle shop, joyful...
    joyfulscents joyfulscents
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 17, 2013
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2016

    Quit my job...due to a hatred.

    Quit it due to a hatred of management. So sincere was this loathing and now I started a cleaning company with my wife. I enjoy it. I should say I enjoyed setting it up, doing all the front end work but now that I have done everything I am struggling to get customers... Now I am...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2014

      I started company in Dubai.

    www.scartmedia.com I'm Really confuse how to get sales leads any suggestion. Thanks
    adilashrafa adilashrafa
    3 Responses Feb 27, 2015

    Ariel's Niknka's

    i have started my own business about 2 weeks ago. i signed up for my website and they make it to where u spen $1,000 or more and then real u in after for more money. they want advertising money becuase they don't do that, search engine search for more money then don't give u the...
    arielsniknaks arielsniknaks
    Feb 6, 2009

    I buy sporting goods in bulk

    and then resell them online. I started doing this a few months ago and I'm already turning a pretty good profit.
    davidginsberg davidginsberg
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2014

    Working with partner with t shirts wholesale

    business now in www.nisionclothes.com. Fighting!!!!
    sara052807 sara052807
    26-30, F
    Nov 23, 2015
    realcomplicated realcomplicated
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jan 8, 2016

    Last Spring, I quit my very good corporate job

    to start my own consulting business. I was off to a good start with three clients, two of which have stuck with me so far. But I have not gotten very far with attracting new clients. I am certain I can obtain new clients though my personal connections and by doing what I have...
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    3 Responses Jan 6, 2015

    My job was to install alarms.

    . Which I did meticulously and very well by company standards. I was one if the best. But I got sick of it. I hit bottom. I started to hate it intensely... I had to get out if the biz... The company became public traded and just got ridiculous to the max. I'm glad I'm out but now...
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    Aug 31, 2014

    Payment system for online business:

    which one to choose?Founder of the online platform 2Polyglot (https://2polyglot.com) for linguistic freelancers (translators, language tutors, copywriters, guides) Andrew Prudko told about the experience of choosing the most convenient payment system for a startup.As our...
    AaronFields AaronFields
    31-35, M
    Sep 8, 2015

    Loving What I Do

    I started my own business over a year ago and I am loving it!!  It was fairly inexpensive to get started (considering some of the start up costs for some businessess) and I made back my investment with my very first party.  I will admit that I was a...
    BettyBoopsPassion BettyBoopsPassion
    36-40, F
    Nov 28, 2009

    I just started my own business of makingall

    leather shirts and jacketsThat have a never before seen designand I have been invited to do a one person show.In CA. this coming July 2016.With friends helping me to meet with the buyers.
    GayellCaygo GayellCaygo
    26-30, F
    Mar 24, 2016

    I started my own business

    when I was 17 and have been an entrepreneur ever since. I dislike working for other people so even If business gets slow sometimes I still hang in there and don't give up. I'm considered the jack of all trades, I've done everything from Auto Repair, to restaurants to wholesale...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 27, 2016

    I Started Mine Yesterday!

    it's quite ridiculous to not really work for myself.  i'm proud of taking the first steps, but it's going to take more than just a website to make it work.  i have to wait to get money so i can file an LLC w/ the state.  i did look up my business name though and...
    dreamraider dreamraider
    36-40, F
    Jul 19, 2008

    What a Ride So Far!

    I owned a Brick and Mortar Financial Services business several years but was forced to sell it when I went through my divorce.  However, since then I have been longing to break away from the 9-5 of working for a company and having to request to take my kid to a doctor...
    alawsum alawsum
    Nov 3, 2008

    What a Ride So Far!

    I owned a Brick and Mortar Fincnaial Services business several years but was forced to sell it when I went through my divorce.  However, since then I have been longing to break away from the 9-5 of working for a company and having to request to take my kid to a doctor...
    alawsum alawsum
    2 Responses Nov 3, 2008

    Great At Starting... Follow Thru Not So Much...

    I started a business. 2 exactly but the follow thru on my part has been spotty! I am great at conceptualizing and planning but doing the actual work to get the results I desire- that's not my strong suit. This is why I am great at consulting. haha I have not given up. I will not...
    aniave aniave
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2011

    I Love Being A Mum And I Own My Own Business!

    Even though I still work full time in my current job, I have recently started a venture that will give me in the long term the chance to stay at home with my kids. This has been a long term dream and goal which is starting to become a reality. I look forward to the day when I...
    Sugarmumsarein Sugarmumsarein
    36-40, F
    Dec 27, 2010

    Market America And Shop.com

    Interested in becoming an entrepeneur? For anyone interested in attending an informational event being held in Springfield, Mass, I have a couple of guest tickets on hand and can get more if needed. I realize this is very short notice, as it's this weekend (Nov. 17, 2012). I...
    steve7744 steve7744
    36-40, M
    1 Response Nov 15, 2012

    I enjoy yard work i've done yard work

    for may years and now gone pro with rake and some trash bags full of pine straw .
    Doug24 Doug24
    Oct 15, 2014

    Aulë Is What I Am

    Aulë is what I am. I had lived to learn, to create, and to invent. I had been a software designer for most of my life. It was what I had lived to do. For the longest time, being inside the code was the one place where I had actually felt really happy...
    Aule Aule
    46-50, M
    Apr 19, 2010

    I started my own law firm in the EU not

    so long ago. Things are ok for now, but it takes a lot of time to build a client portfolio. I finished the website but I still have a lot of promotional material to draft and seek more connections. If anyone knows of ways I can promote the law firm's services I am open to...
    IndicinaJuris IndicinaJuris
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2014

    Morgenstunde LLC....one Step Closer To Global Domination!

    Nah, in reality you realize a company really is not a big deal, it is just adding a little more paperwork to your life. It has a number of perks thou and gives your business a sense of validation and makes doing business alot easier now, people take me alot more seriously now. To...
    deleted deleted
    Dec 13, 2011

    Day two fast almost completed.

    Wife got a job today...that is improvement but not what I am after. Also was able to meet and bid on a job today...nice but not what I am after. I am going to keep going until I get the breakthrough I am seeking.
    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy
    36-40, M
    1 Response Dec 11, 2014

    I started working from home a couple of years

    ago. Check out my opportunities below. http://greentechnologymlm.weebly.com/make-extra-cash-anywhere.html
    economysafe economysafe
    36-40, F
    Jan 5, 2014

    I Really Do Love My Boss...

    Lots of work, and I get to try creative interventions, solutions OH YEAH!  This is very satisfying.
    mysticsovereign mysticsovereign
    56-60, F
    Nov 3, 2008

    I Make $200 A Day From Home Processing Emails

    You can too!! You will earn $25 for every single email you process from the comfort of your own home with this unique system! Visit my site to get started! http://www.ProcessEmailz4Cash.com
    Feb 4, 2013

    First major setback today: Lost one of my

    major clients without warning, and through no fault of my own. I gave myself 24 hours to feel sorry for myself, and now back to the grind. I have learned enough to know this is a marathon, and there will be setbacks. Besides, there might be an opportunity to get some new...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 9, 2015

    Pay It Forward!!!

    After being hustled by online business gurus and losing money in hyip funds I finally came up with an idea where everyone wins! Simply by paying it forward!!! I need 5 business partners for this project and no investment is required!!! Please message me if interested...thank you...
    basedSoul basedSoul
    26-30, M
    Sep 16, 2013

    Jb Hi-fi Breaking Out – Share To Buy

    http://evafonda.bravesites.com/entries/general/jb-hi-fi-breaking-out-%E2%80%93-share-to-buy-2JB Hi-Fi (JBH) is a chain of electrical stores, selling leading brands of hi-fi, speakers, televisions, DVDs, cameras, car sound, home theatre, computers, white goods, portable audio and...
    lindsaywhite lindsaywhite
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 13, 2013

    I Started My Own Internet Franchise

    I started my own business, an Internet Franchise by Market America and Shop.com, and it's been going well putting in the effort working mostly from home. I mention working mostly from home because I do get out to attend various workshops, seminars, and trainings in order to...
    steve7744 steve7744
    36-40, M
    Jul 30, 2012

    Customer Relationship Management by Axia

    Consultants Quickly and easily gather your CRM system requirements, prepare your RFI & RFP, and evaluate vendor responses This ‘CRM RFI/RFP Template’ covers nearly everything you need for gathering CRM system requirements, preparing your RFI and RFP (for issue to software...
    jnnahdlund jnnahdlund
    31-35, F
    Sep 6, 2015

    I started my own business through National

    Wealth Center. Everyone should definitely check it out. It's simple and amazingly helpful. My goal is to help people become financially free. http://nationalwealthcenter.com/?id=owilkins
    BananaPancakes88 BananaPancakes88
    26-30, F
    Sep 7, 2014

    MEIR EZRA: As The World Knows Him “I

    believe life is what I make it to be, always has been and always will be” – the words of Meir Ezra, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Securant Inc. clearly establish the persona of one who has built and now running 24 companies that operate in 27 countries around the...
    musrus musrus
    26-30, M
    Jul 14, 2015

    So You Want To Start Your Own Business?

    Starting a business is an option many people take and is becoming increasingly popular in todays economy. Whether you are fresh out of college or want to follow an entrepreneurial flare, deciding on a business to run can be a very hard task. People often recommend that if you are...
    BallerinaNina BallerinaNina
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 27, 2012

    Wrapped In Style.

    itsamby itsamby
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 10, 2012
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