I remember staring my first business, “Family Computer Consulting Services,” over 12 years ago. I had no clue what I was doing and just grew my business, helping clients, by the seat of my pants. I did have Inc Magazine, which helped give me insight on how other businesses were growing and the challenges they faced, but that’s about it. I dissolved the business (it was profitable!) and morphed into Smallbiztechnology.com.
I wish I’d had Jill Salzman’s book, “Found It. A Field Guide for Mom Entrepreneurs.”
Her easy to read book, with cute imagery, is focused on moms and their entrepreneurial journey but (shh) it’s really a great field guide for a dad or anyone starting their business.
The book is chock full of short, to the point and very useful information, in fact 51 tips, including a resource section. (more…)