Is the era of low-cost startups over?
It’s getting harder and harder for small businesses to grow without the capital, talent, and market that big companies have.How can small enterprises survive in this cruel market competition?As an entrepreneur, how to make their company survive and develop.I hope this article gives you some inspiration.
In the internet age, you don’t need to have lot of money, to rent office, to hire people, don’t need to have a lot of Social Occasions. All it takes is a computer and an Internet cable to start a business from your own house. Even a phone you can start your own business.That is call low-cost start a business.
Buts ome people think that that the era of low-cost entrepreneurship is over, why？
Let’s review how the Internet has affected entrepreneurs:
Before 2000, the United States was in a cycle of relatively low interest rates, around 4%.Liquidity begins to flood into emerging economies represented by Internet enterprises. At this time, enterprises and entrepreneurs can easily get support by online sales of B2C B2B concept and execution ability, so as to obtain resources and development.
Everybody is winner ,no loser，The nasdq index climbed steeply，Analysts, investors, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and Banks are all in a frenzy.
From 2010 to 2015, the Internet is driven by the operation capacity, and there is also the Internet demographic dividend. Not only the products need to pass the standard, but also the community and users need to be well operated. Enterprises begin to pursue the amount of exposure and fans.
These big companies are going to dominate the market：Amaon, ebay, Jet, Rakuten, newegg.
The post-2015 Internet is driven by technological capabilities. The technical ability requirement here refers to the breadth of various abilities and the depth of core abilities. All the simple problems are basically solved, leaving a lot of complex problems to be solved. Business model construction is no longer just a pure online social networking website or software, but a combination of online and offline, product and operation, now and in the future…Has reached a very high level of technical integration.
As a small and medium-sized enterprises or an entrepreneur, our living space is decreasing? Personally, entrepreneurship has never been in the same era, no matter it is low cost or high cost. And the Internet marketing market is growing every year. As long as you make great efforts to make the product and service the best, you will be successful.
There are many successful startup examples:
Nate Martin, founder of Puzzle Break
A self-proclaimed “worst student to ever succeed in business.”，
They started with a $7,000 out-of-pocket investment Puzzle Break
Under his leadership, Puzzle Break has opened escape rooms in metros all across the country.
This is his advice to everyone: “Make something! Now! You don’t need to wait for that degree, or that funding, or that job. Just sit down and make something today and go from there.”
MaryBeth Hyland, founder of SparkVision
Her difficult childhood gave her special skills that helped her successfully start her own company and build a better working environment for others.
As an engagement specialist, she is known for turning low-return young professional courses into a national best practice model for the world’s largest nonprofit organizations n
Ski and snowboard, founder of Jen Gurecki
A CEO, who drives 80 miles a day and runs a company that makes skis for women, manage the company remotely through slack and skype。She built her career on her passion for the outdoors. She says, “everything seems doable, because I did one of the most difficult things.” As long as the work is well prepared in advance
Like our cool create studio is just a small business. Three months ago, several of our friends sat together and talked about this life, thinking about developing our own career. So we step by step, from the name of the studio to today’s studio website set up. We know that this is just the beginning, there is still a long way to go, we do not know whether the success. But like our motto：Let’s dream together, and make together.
Stick to it! The victory will go to you in the end.