Small business beginner or new to Flying Solo? Start here.
With over 2,000 articles, podcasts and videos and the busiest business forums in Australia, where do you start as a small business beginner? Relax, we’re here to help you find the most relevant information about starting a new business in a few easy steps.
If your primary appeal is to dive into our friendly forums, please read ‘Tips for new players to the forums‘.
Step 1: Dive into our ‘must-reads’
Here’s a selection our most popular articles that get to the heart of what it means to be a soloist:
- INSPIRATION: We are the soul traders
- MOTIVATION: Seven tips for effective goal setting
- ACTIVATION: Steps for putting your business plan into action
- ARTICULATION: Refining your elevator pitch
- CONTINUATION: Improving business productivity
- CONTEMPLATION: Understanding your needs as a soloist
- SELF-ACTUALISATION: Business mantras for soloist success
Step 2: Clarify your priorities as a small business beginner
Our surveys reveal that marketing, getting clients and overwhelm are big issues. We suggest you write a list of your top five priorities then go direct to the articles that meet your needs.
Use the search field in the top right or access sections via our navigation bar. And don’t forget, the forums are an excellent way to get instant advice.
Step 3: Get involved in the community
Membership allows you to speak up, ask questions and share your expertise via comments and forum posts. You’ll also be able to download our Micro Mastery eBooks and stay in touch via our newsletters.
Premium Membership brings extra exposure, a mass of professional development tools and generous cashbacks, discounts and offers from some of Australia’s favourite brands and retailers.
Finally, if you want to curl up on the couch and take it all in at your own pace, we put all we know about running your own business into our bestselling business book for small business beginners wanting to get going or established businesses wanting to reinvigorate, Flying Solo: How to go it alone in business. Grab a copy here.