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 umbrella brand:
#1: Jim Rowland, founder of JDK & Associates, LLC:
We chatted with with Jim, founder of JDK & Associates, LLC ($3K/month). In our interview, Jim says:
We took course after course and paid numerous people way too much money to help us drive traffic. Our organic searches have been the most successful tool through the years and we continue to learn better ways to invest in other traffic sources.
I do not recommend going at it alone. If you want to succeed in business, you need partners, associates, employees, and friends to bounce ideas off of and share the workload. There are just too many details needed to follow up on to succeed on your own.
There is no other success that compensates for failure in the home. A successful business and a failing marriage is no success in my eyes!
Read the full interview ➜