Back in 2012, I first tried my hand at business – I opened a store for informals, which worked offline for less than a month. The loan after this adventure paid off another 3 years 🙁
I made all the mistakes that are possible. With that approach, things were doomed to failure, but it still hurts me.
Experienced entrepreneurs, for sure, will laugh at my fakaps. But for newcomers who are now on fire with an idea and are ready to put everything on it, my story will break pink glasses and help to look at my plans more critically.
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Personal experience: how I struggle with procrastination in social networks. Without fanaticism and masochism
IMHO, the main harm of procrastination in social networks – endless paging of the tape, excessive viewing of entertaining pictures / videos, reading fray in the comments, etc. – the death of productivity. Especially if it all starts right from waking up, and you’re a freelancer.
A typical situation: you watch 1-2-3 videos on YouTube, then new posts in a couple of Telegram channels, then you stick in the VK feed and flood chat, and then half a day has passed. And although you have not earned a single ruble, you are already tired and want to relax. Continue reading
Businesses with a subscription model grow like mushrooms, and this looks logical: with the “subscription” approach, both entrepreneurs and consumers win. Once convincing a customer to join, the service should no longer compete for each of its next purchases, but may concentrate on the quality of services and recruiting new consumers. Business becomes more predictable, because payments are received regularly.
At the same time, buyers also benefit – they get the service or product they need at a bargain price, and can free up their time and attention for more interesting activities than routine purchases. Continue reading