The Top 10 Reasons Why Anyone, Anywhere Can Start a Micro Business Today

  1. The only things that you need to get started is internet access and an idea.
  2. The hours are flexible.
  3. You can work on your micro business as much or as little as you want.
  4. There are minimal start-up costs. So far it has cost nothing to start my micro business.
  5. You don’t need a college degree or any other fancy, expensive pieces of paper to get started.
  6. You don’t have to answer to anyone; you’re your own boss.
  7. No meetings.
  8. If you need help with anything, you can read, use Google, or ask others to find the answer.
  9. You can do everything yourself but you don’t have to. You can hire freelancers from Elance.
  10. You don’t have to pay for advertising. As your value to people increases, they will tell their friends about you. Word-of-mouth advertising at its finest.
  11. As you help others, others will want to help you; usually for a low-cost or even free.

 

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2 responses to “The Top 10 Reasons Why Anyone, Anywhere Can Start a Micro Business Today

  1. I started as a mirco business start-up myself and a since my time and expertise was the product I was selling, I had really no start-up costs to get functional. Of course things like incorporating your business, adding a professional web site, etc will add up over time…you can choose when you’re ready to tackle those.

    • That’s awesome to hear that you’ve been successful! Like you said, I and anyone else with a micro business, will eventually incur fees but they are not as necessary in the beginning as they would if someone had a physical storefront. By starting your business online, you don’t have to pay rent, insurance, and other costs associated with a storefront. My family and I went the physical storefront route at the beginning and let’s just say we wish we didn’t. Oh well, lessons learned!

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