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Bootstrapping your business

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What is bootstrapping and why do you need to know about it?

If you don’t understand bootstrapping you probably should. It’s a great way to get your business moving.

What do you need to get your startup firing on all cylinders? Angel investors? Crowdfunding? Lots of meetings with banks? Well possibly. But for those resourceful individuals who want to go it alone there is another way – bootstrapping. Our introduction to bootstrapping will give you pointers on how to run a lean, mean operation, how to multi task like a pro, the fine art of networking and the smart way to create a buzz on a budget. Sure, bootstrapping can seem a bit daunting. But if you’re up for the challenge, it can be a richly rewarding experience. 

"How to start a business without maxing the credit cards"

They say ‘You’ve got to spend money to make money’. Do you really though? 10 efficient ways bootstrapping entrepreneurs can get the ball rolling is the definitive manual to financing your company differently and running it your way. 

Mark Blanchard
Mark Blanchard Discover Content Team

How bootstrapping entrepreneurs can get the ball rolling

Starting a new business is tough – doing it on your own dime is tougher still. Read our essential guide to setting up on your own WITHOUT getting into debt.

How bootstrapping entrepreneurs can get the ball rolling

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