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How to start a business without any money


What should you do when you have a fantastic business idea but need extra money? It may seem like you will never be able to make your dream of being an entrepreneur come true, there are actually a few routes you can take. Try one of these great options to help you start a business. 

Take Out a Loan

One of the quickest ways to get cash to start your business is by taking out a loan. Stop by your personal bank and speak to a representative about your loan options. While you can opt for a business loan, these can take a while to process.

Quick cash loans are likely your best option as it will only rely on your own financial history rather than your new business plan. You can get a quick cash loan through an online lender after an easy application process.

Once approved, the money will be transferred into your account within one or two business days. You can then spend the money as you wish- you no longer need cash.

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Keep Your Job

If you are able to start your new business without an excess of cash, do so as soon as you are ready. However, be sure to also keep your current job to generate the money you need to live.

You can work on your new business after you get out of work and on your days off. Yet, you will still have a steady paycheck you can rely on.

Eventually, as your new business progresses forward, you will be able to quit your job and focus on being an entrepreneur. 

Choose what is Free

There is a lot you have to pay for when starting a business but there is also a lot you can get for free. For example, you can build your own website for free or just start a Facebook account for your business which also has no price tag.

See if you can use a skill you have to barter or trade for something that you need for your business.

If you are opening a bakery, maybe you can make a cake for someone who can then print your business cards.

Make a list of what you need for your business and see what you can get for free. 

Ask Everyone

When you are opening your new business, you are likely excited and also consumed with everything that has to do with getting your doors open.

Tell everyone all about it! Talk to your family and friends and let them know all about your business plan. Get them excited about your new venture and then see if they want to chip in.

Your family and friends believe in you and your dream so if they are enthusiastic about your project, they will likely want to support you in any way they can- cash donations included! You just never know who may be your biggest investor. 

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