We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.
Here's the best advice we discovered for starting an artificial plants business:
#1: Sharon Demmery, founder of Demmerys LTD:
We chatted with with Sharon, founder of Demmerys LTD ($50K/month). In our interview, Sharon says:
Finally, my website was launched. But guess what, nothing happened. No phone calls, no emails, no orders. I hoped the next week would be better, but it wasn’t. I was busy trying to do Instagram, Facebook postings and still nothing happened.
Do your research and find a freelance marketing guru who is relatively local and answers the phone when you ring. And seek out their reviews and testimonials before taking the leap and working with them.
If you are starting a business, I’d recommend assessing your situation. Do you have money that you can afford to lose if the business is down? Is there a way you can work part-time elsewhere for some security?
Read the full interview ➜