Tips and Resources for Starting a Business

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Author: Kody Wirth

Kody Wirth

Kody Wirth

6 min. read

Updated April 30, 2024

Your startup journey will be different from every entrepreneur. Sure, you’ll follow the same big steps to get up and running but that’s where the similarities end.

The ideas, customer interactions, big wins, and hair-pulling challenges will all be unique. But that doesn’t mean you’re on your own.

While your business journey is your own, there are many seasoned entrepreneurs who have come before you to learn from.

That’s what you’ll find in this guide. A selection of resources curated by experienced business owners, covering:

  • Finding work-life balance as an entrepreneur
  • Setting your new business up to grow
  • Starting your business in unique scenarios
  • Additional tools and resources to help you start

If you’re just starting out and need additional guidance, check out our complete startup guide for detailed steps. Otherwise, jump in and start learning!

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Content Author: Kody Wirth

Kody Wirth is a content writer and SEO specialist for Palo Alto Software—the creator's of Bplans and LivePlan. He has 3+ years experience covering small business topics and runs a part-time content writing service in his spare time.